Cooking with SliTaz – An Innovative (and TINY!) Linux OS

Cooking with SliTaz – An Innovative (and TINY!) Linux OS

I just found a new toy. It’s a Linux distro running a complete desktop, Firefox browser, multimedia utilities, FTP/SSH/IM/torrent/email clients, and a custom package manager… in a 30MB ISO. That’s right, it’s even smaller than Damn Small Linux. It can be run from CD or USB, and once booted it runs entirely from RAM, so […]

How to Share a 3G Wireless Connection in Windows 7

How to Share a 3G Wireless Connection in Windows 7

There will be times when you need to access Internet on multiple computers, but there is only one Internet access point available. What should you do? There is one solution: create a WIFI hotspot so you can share the Internet connection among multiple computers, or with your friends. Previously, we have covered how to create […]

How to Convert FLV Video to AVI Format

How to Convert FLV Video to AVI Format

Most of the videos that you download from the Internet comes in Flash Video format, or better known as FLV. The most annoying thing about FLV videos is that they are sometimes incompatible with the common media player applications in Windows. You can’t add a FLV video in a powerpoint presentation or you need to […]

How to Save and Share Bash Settings Using Pastebin

How to Save and Share Bash Settings Using Pastebin

As someone who earns part of my living by trying out Linux distros, I reinstall a LOT. Even my favorites rarely last longer than a few months before they’re wiped away to make room for something new. Invariably, one of the very first things I do after any installation is to tweak my shell to […]

How to Run your Older Programs in Windows 7/Vista

How to Run your Older Programs in Windows 7/Vista

Sometimes, it can be very annoying to get an older program to run in Windows 7 or Vista. These programs are often not compatible with your current installation of Windows, and yet they are essential for your daily usage. So what can you do about it? Luckily, there is this Program Compatibility Wizard in Windows […]

How to Create Custom Email Templates in KMail

How to Create Custom Email Templates in KMail

Many Internet users have turned to web-based email and use it as their primary means of electronic communication. Some corporations have even adopted “cloud computing” solutions, where their email delivery and retrieval is handled by an outside company. Nevertheless, there are many reasons why a user might still prefer a traditional email client.  Because of that, […]

How-To Guide to Twitter Lists

How-To Guide to Twitter Lists

In 2009, one of the biggest news that came from Twitter were the use of Twitter lists. Twitter Lists allows users to organize tweeple into smaller groups, which help in being able to view their tweets that could be missed otherwise. One of the great things about Twitter Lists is that you can add any […]

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

Setup a PHP/MySQL Environment on Windows The Easy Way

PHP is probably the single most popular scripting language on the Internet. Thousands of high profile websites including the likes of Facebook, Yahoo and WordPress.com are built using PHP. When used with MySQL, the PHP/MySQL combo is also an extremely popular stack for designing database enabled websites. One of the best things about the PHP/MySQL […]

Getting Started with Arch Linux

Getting Started with Arch Linux

We recently asked readers for requests on new articles you’d like to see (and thanks for all the great ideas!). One such request was a beginner’s guide to Arch Linux. As a Linux distro addict, I’ve heard of Arch many times over the years but for some reason, I’d never actually given it a shot. […]

6 Essential Tips to Speed up Windows 7

6 Essential Tips to Speed up Windows 7

Without a doubt, Windows 7 is a much better operating system than its predecessors, but that doesn’t mean it is the speediest of them all. Due to the hardware requirement, those who still have their old computer may not get the same performance as good as they had with Windows XP. Even if the computer comes […]

18 Must Have Google Chrome Extensions

18 Must Have Google Chrome Extensions

Google and its applications are fast becoming the backbone of the internet. They seem to be solving everyone’s problems with free stuffs. Just when you get happy with something like Firefox, Google comes along and makes a browser that’s fast, super secure and has all kinds of add-ons and themes to personalize it. If you […]

How To Run Android on Your Home PC with Virtualbox

How To Run Android on Your Home PC with Virtualbox

Google’s Android OS has been making consistent progress in the smartphone world. If you’re anything like me, you may have been curious about this mobile OS but not willing to spend much on a phone. Fortunately, the LiveAndroid project on Google Code provides a bootable LiveCD image that can be run on your home computer. […]