Become A Technical Guru With Problem Steps Recorder

Become A Technical Guru With Problem Steps Recorder

How many times have you tried to teach your mum or old granny a simple task on the PC, but you never seem to be able to get the message across? Firefox? What is that? Browser? Browse what? … In MakeTechEasier, we understand how you feel, because we have been teaching people to do simple […]

How to Install and Test WordPress on Your Mac

How to Install and Test WordPress on Your Mac

WordPress is without a doubt the most popular blogging platform around. Not only is it a good piece of software but what makes it the best tool for the job is the awesome community that is associated with development of not only the WordPress core software, but also the various themes and plugins. For all […]

Using Kate As a Web Editor

Using Kate As a Web Editor

There are many applications out there that provide project-based web development tools and very feature-rich interfaces, but sometimes all you really need is a good text editor. For those times, there are few editors that can stand up to the KDE powerhouse called Kate. Kate is a multi-document interface (MDI) text editor, available for both KDE […]

How to Manage Multiple Google Analytics Accounts from Desktop

How to Manage Multiple Google Analytics Accounts from Desktop

If you are a blogger or a webmaster, you must be using Google analytics to get detailed data about your blog. Undisputedly, It’s the best free web analytics software out there and provides you with valuable information about how your site is performing in search engines and which sites are sending you traffic etc. If […]

The Safe Way to Change your WordPress Database Table Prefix

The Safe Way to Change your WordPress Database Table Prefix

Unless you have make an attempt to change the table prefix before installing your WordPress blog, chances are that your WP database is still using the default ‘wp_’ as the table prefix. With this default prefix, hackers can easily perform a SQL injection attacks on your database and wreak havoc to your site. The best […]

Amaya: A Simple, Yet Useful Alternative to Dreamweaver

Amaya: A Simple, Yet Useful Alternative to Dreamweaver

While on a project, where money was scarce, we were scrambling around looking for a free or open source HTML editor that can provide us the same functionality as Adobe Dreamweaver. During my analysis of the different HTML editor out there, I came across Amaya. What intrigued me about it was that it was created […]

Afloat 2.2 Adds Support For Snow Leopard and New Features

Afloat 2.2 Adds Support For Snow Leopard and New Features

When Snow Leopard was launched, many applications broke because of compatibility issue. Afloat was one of them (mainly due to the plugsuit issue). The good news is, Afloat 2.2 was launched to patch up the issue. Now you can get Afloat running smoothly in Snow Leopard. For those who have not heard of Afloat, it […]

10 Useful GMail Search Tips

10 Useful GMail Search Tips

Like many of you, I’ve been happily using GMail for years. While there are many things I like about it, one in particular has always impressed me: email search. It’s no surprise that Google would add powerful search features to their email system, but there are many great features that go laregely unnoticed by many […]

TonidoPlug: Your Personal Cloud Server in a Plug

TonidoPlug: Your Personal Cloud Server in a Plug

Putting all your stuffs and confidential data on the cloud may seems like a good idea as it allows you to access to them anytime, anywhere. However, it can become a totally bad decision when the security of the cloud server is compromised or the third party providers wind up their services and all your […]

5 System Administration Tools for KDE

5 System Administration Tools for KDE

Keeping any computer system running can be some work. It would be nice if we never had to do any type of maintenance or troubleshooting, but no operating system has reached that point. Many desktop Linux users have server administration experience and are quite comfortable dropping to the command line and tinkering with their system. […]

Unlock Hidden Mac OS X Settings With Secrets

Unlock Hidden Mac OS X Settings With Secrets

Mac OS X is a wonderful operating system with one of the best and easiest to use graphical interface among mainstream operating systems. It is amazing to see how much thought the designers of the OS have put into each element of the interface striving all the while to make it easier for the user […]

Manage your clipboard items in Mac with Shadow

Manage your clipboard items in Mac with Shadow

I use Cut, Copy and Paste commands a lot, and computer’s basic clipboard ability to hold only one item at a time really annoys me. That’s why one of my must have applications is clipboard manager. It allows me to copy as many items to my heart content without having to worry about losing any […]

How to Share Files Securely with OneSwarm

How to Share Files Securely with OneSwarm

There have been a few attempts over the years at making a safe and secure way to swap files or interact online. Projects like Tor and Freenet have give us some of what we’re looking for, but often have drawbacks such as low speed or complex installation. OneSwarm takes a different approach. Essentially, it’s a […]

Get Your Homepage Organized With 43marks

Get Your Homepage Organized With 43marks

A few weeks ago I was re-listening to an audiobook by Seth Godin called “Purple Cow”. One part talked a little bit about a person who randomly sent the people at Google an email if the word count got too high on the main search page. These emails help them keep the search page exactly […]