One of the reasons that many hated the Unity desktop in Ubuntu is because there is a lack of customization option. People switched from Windows/Mac to Linux is mainly because Linux offers them an environment where they can customize everything to their liking. When Canonical reduced your ability to do what you want with your […]
I don’t always want to listen to my own music on the iPad. Many times I simply enjoy listening to the radio. I have an app that I have used for years on the iPhone and now use it as well on the iPad. However, it has become very outdated and wasn’t working as well […]
If you own an ebook reader, the popular Kindle Fire or NOOK Color, I am sure that you won’t want to read your PDF files on it. PDF is a great file format for printing and sharing documents that don’t require edits, but for ebook reading, it is definitely not the preferred format. Amazon Kindle […]
The application that most individuals always try to look for are productivity and organization applications. These applications keep people on track with errands, and as a result, being useful for anyone at any age. However, very few applications are standalone to-do apps. Many productivity applications out there are highly complicated, albeit feature packed. Anxiety for […]
Few days ago, Laura discussed how you can use the Splashtop app to access your Windows/Mac remotely from an iOS device. The bad thing is, it only works on Windows and Mac (though the app is available for Android too). If you are using Linux, or more specifically, Ubuntu, the remote desktop client is already […]
The standard Twitter profile is fine for the casual user who just wants to stay in touch with friends. However, if you are tweeting for a business or are managing a brand, you really should have a representative profile on your Twitter page, particularly the background and the color scheme. Big companies with big fat […]
Apple’s own web browser may have fluctuated in popularity over the years but recent iterations have seen it become much more stable, swift and flexible in a bid to keep up with the innovation seen in competing browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. The result is a default web browser which is powerful and […]
Even before Microsoft released its flagship version of Windows, there was a lot of talk about Windows 7’s shortcomings. Some people don’t know whether their decision to upgrade from Vista was well-made, but even more people who currently own Vista refuse to upgrade to Windows 7 because of all the myths going around about it. […]
Being the default file manager in Gnome and Ubuntu, Nautilus has done its job well. You can add bookmarks to your frequently used folders, view folders in tabs, connect to a remote server, right-click to extract zipped files, synchronize with Ubuntu One and many other useful stuff. However, sometimes you may find that it is […]
I don’t do a massive amount of traveling, but I do travel once or twice a year, usually something that combines fun with visiting family. Booking your own flights online has made great strides since the early days of the Internet where consumers were basically using travel agents’ systems to build their own itineraries. While […]
If you were on the Internet today, you saw that Facebook released their Timeline profile to everyone. While you may have some sort of opinion about the Timeline, it’s here. There are a lot of really cool features and customizing you may want to get the hang of before it’s forced on you and you […]
When catching up on the news stories missed while sleeping, it can sometimes involve visiting multiple websites or checking our email newsletters. This can make the task time consuming to find reputable news stories to read while enjoying breakfast or commuting to work. However, Flipboard, an application that collects news stories and presents them in […]
Another quarter, another superphone. This time it’s the Google Samsung Galaxy Nexus, with its pimped out 4.6” 1280×720 Super AMOLED display and the tasty Ice Cream Sandwich update to Android. How does it stack up to the recent competition, you might wonder, read on to find out!
I don’t know if you’ve heard about Microsoft’s plan on a kill switch, but this is the news: Microsoft will be able to kill apps bought from the Windows 8 app store. Even if you did, you should listen up about the new kill switch Microsoft is offering for Windows 8 and a couple of […]
It happens quite often that we encounter errors while trying to run an update in Ubuntu. There are several type of errors and in this post we will see how to solve some of the most common errors encountered during update of packages in Ubuntu.
If you are bored of those single player games, why not try out these multi-player games and go head-to-head with either an offline player, or some online one. These six iPhone games are multi-player games that every user must try if they play games on the iPhone and have an active Internet connection.
KDE has an easy-to-use system for configuring programs or scripts to run at startup. Linux distributions also have methods of starting programs at boot, but there are some unique instances when it would be ideal to start a script at the moment KDM starts, in between the start of X and the start of your […]
This is something I’ve been thinking about for awhile. If we can use our iOS devices as remotes for desktop computers, and if we can run desktop computer screens remotely from another computer, why not run desktop computer screens remotely with an iOS device? Researching it, I found there are many apps claiming to do […]