One of the many things that Linux users boast of is the better performance of the hardware in Linux as compared to Windows. Unfortunately, it has not been true in many cases. One of the major issues with the latest Ubuntu releases (11.04 and 11.10) were a dramatic decrease in the battery life along with […]
Clear for iPhone is a simple application that has one thing on its mind, helping you remember your tasks in an easier and simpler way. This makes the application beautiful ascetically as well as in it’s motive. The Clear application also shows a lot about how technology is becoming less complicating, something we see in […]
Scriptogram is an web based app that harnesses the (public) sharing capability of Dropbox to turn it into a blogging tool, a dead simple one.
This tutorial gives you the basics to use Vim correctly, and then present a few tips that will allow you to learn on your own.
SMS messages are the preferred method of communication for many people these days. Unlike emails, SMS messages are short and simple and usually read right away. One thing email has the advantage of over text messages is you can retrieve them from the trash or back them up easily. Android phones have 3rd party application […]
Hello everyone! This week, we’ve been in short supply of questions, but they were good nonetheless. In “Ask a Windows Expert,” you get the opportunity to have a question of yours analyzed by a resident Windows expert and answered here every Wednesday. Today, we’re going to make an attempt to answer a couple of complex […]
With healthcare prices the way they are, and with insurance sometimes being difficult to muddle through, managing your healthcare on your own can be a good thing. This is where the WebMD app for iOS comes in handy. The first thing we do these days when we have a symptom is ask our friends for […]
If you are using Ubuntu Oneiric and Dropbox at the same time, you will find that the Nautilus Dropbox extension does not work as well as intended. While the Dropbox daemon is working fine and it will sync all files you place in the Dropbox folder, the sync icon and the Dropbox contextual menu is […]
As you all know, we launched the “Ask a Windows question” event a month back and we received plenty of responses for that. Thanks, everyone and keep the questions coming. I am glad to inform you that we are now extending the services to Android. So if you have any Android related issue, send it […]
There are times when you sit down to write an article, and you just can’t think of the right words to use. You wish you had a better way to phrase things, a way to make your point more prominent. A dictionary or thesaurus can help, but having a tool to translate your thoughts into […]
There are several reasons that I love using Linux. Ubuntu to be more specific. It’s definitely not for everyone, but if you can get by without the latest and greatest games, it’s generally a great operating system. Sure, there are some annoyances, but name one operating system that doesn’t have any. Want to know some […]
There’s been a lot of hype regarding Microsoft’s new Metro interface in Windows 8, but many people might be disappointed as the applications they know and love in previous versions of Windows might just go *poof* in Windows 8. While most Windows software that worked in previous versions will work in Windows 8, Microsoft has […]
It seems the travel industry is starting to come into the modern age. They seem to finally be realizing that our lives are conducted online and on the go. It’s been a long wait for an iOS travel app that could do it all, but the Travelocity app was worth the wait. Up until now, […]
Using your Android for a full day on a single battery is a pipe dream for many people. There are things you can do to get better Android battery life right on your phone. However, sometimes you need options in the form of an app. GO Power Master is an Android power management app letting […]
There’s a ton of talk out there about changing your logon screen manually, but many people – particularly those who are more tech-illiterate – would like a program that can magically do this with the click of a mouse. If you’re one of the latter group of people, someone from Finland appears to have been […]
Ubuntu has always been said as the Linux distro for beginners and entry users. It comes with plenty of free software and most of the things will just work after you installed it. However, if you have noticed, the recent build of Ubuntu is getting more and more resource intensive (with more animation and effects) […]