How to Easily Create a Custom Lightweight Desktop Environment

How to Easily Create a Custom Lightweight Desktop Environment

Gnome and KDE are great – they give you a beautiful desktop with all the tools and utilities you need. On either system, you’ll find a solid window manager, desktop icons, a panel full of applets, the works. That’s all well and good for your average desktop PC, but what if you need something lighter, […]

How to Secure Your Mac

How to Secure Your Mac

As Apple’s Mac computers grow in popularity, so too will the frequency with which they are targeted in attacks. While the debate about whether or not Mac’s truly are inherently more secure than PC’s rages on, and probably will for some time, its inarguable that being extra secure is never a bad thing regardless of what system […]

How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4

How to Jailbreak and Unlock iPhone 4

At last, I have laid my hands on iPhone  4. I only have 3GS running on iOS 4 and I don’t expect to actually do the jailbreaking and unlocking of the latest release of iPhone 4. The process has been smooth and as easy as jailbreaking an iPhone 3GS, so, if you will do this […]

How to Automate Your WordPress Backup With iDrive

How to Automate Your WordPress Backup With iDrive

Make Tech Easier has covered several solutions to backup your information remotely. Dropbox is probably one of the most popular. iDrive is a solution which may appeal to a wider audience. Like many of the backup options out there, you have the choice of a free or a pay option. The pay option of iDrive […]

How to Remote Control VLC With Your Android Phone

How to Remote Control VLC With Your Android Phone

The best thing about living in 2010 and owning an Android phone is the incredible number of apps. My mission over the past few months has been to find the best apps that I can use to control my PC with my phone. I have tested a number of free and paid apps and put […]

4 More Ways to Clean Up Your Ubuntu Machine

4 More Ways to Clean Up Your Ubuntu Machine

It doesn’t matter if you are using Windows, Linux or Mac, as long as you don’t maintain it, it will grow out of hand and become very messy. Previously, we have discussed 8 useful ways and Bleachbit to help you maintain a clean lean Ubuntu machine. This time, we are going to show you 4 […]

How to Create High Quality Drum Beats with Hydrogen

How to Create High Quality Drum Beats with Hydrogen

Linux is known for a lot of great things, but you rarely see it listed as a platform of choice for multimedia production. Some of that poor reputation for multimedia has long been deserved, but in recent years the quality of Linux’s audio and video applications has been steadily increasing. One of the best loved […]

Preview of KDE 4.5

Preview of KDE 4.5

When KDE 4.0 was released, it was clear that it was not finished and not ready for production. By version 4.2, the completely redesigned and recoded desktop environment was starting to regain the stability and depth that many loved about KDE 3, while also adding new features that make KDE a unique and rewarding desktop […]

How to Normalize Your MP3 Files In Windows

How to Normalize Your MP3 Files In Windows

For those who have a great collection of mp3 songs, did you come across instances where some songs are louder, and others are softer? I have several thousands of songs in my Music collection. When listening to the songs, the thing that disturbs me most is the adjustment of the volume. At one instance, the […]

How to Juice Up Your Podcasts on Windows or Mac

How to Juice Up Your Podcasts on Windows or Mac

We wrote recently on gPodder, an excellent podcast receiver for Linux. Not to leave Windows and Mac out of the equation, we’ll be covering Juice, an extremely useful and versatile program for managing multiple podcast downloads. Juice will make it simple to find, monitor, download, sync, and manage all the audio files for your favorite […]

How to Enable Multitasking Feature on Your iPhone 3G

How to Enable Multitasking Feature on Your iPhone 3G

One of the best technological breakthroughs in the 21st century is the iPhone. The fact that it became an overnight success is evident that majority of the population all over the world cannot resist its sense of usability, practicality and fashion. A lot of people would say that iPhone is a perfect gadget. However, when […]

How to Organize Your Mac’s Desktop using DeskShade

How to Organize Your Mac’s Desktop using DeskShade

I love my Mac because of the way it runs. It’s speedy, as well as easy, and never slows down with time. Another reason I love my Mac though, is because of its aesthetics. In my opinion, MacBooks just look nice. Part of what makes them look so nice though, are the personal touches we put on them. For many, […]