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 […]

The Top Three RSS Readers for PC Users

The Top Three RSS Readers for PC Users

In previous weeks, we have discussed the best RSS Readers for the Web and the Mac. This time we will be talking about the desktop-based RSS Readers for the PC. 1. FeedDemon FeedDemon is an application, made for the PC, created by the people behind NewsGator. It has numerous functionalities that will help enhance your RSS […]

Lancelot: An Alternative KDE Menu

Lancelot: An Alternative KDE Menu

Many KDE 3 users swear by the K menu and would dare anyone to challenge it with something better. Fortunately for those people, KDE 4 retained that menu version as an option. For the rest of us, there are a couple of more robust menus that offer a variety of features. Lancelot is a third-party […]

Skitch – Powerful Screen Capture Application for Mac

Skitch – Powerful Screen Capture Application for Mac

I never thought that I would find screen capture utility as one of my indispensable tool. But I do. So it’ only natural that I keep on searching for the best alternative to fill in my need. Once I’ve settled with Jing, a nice multi platform screen capture app. Then one of my Mac-user friend […]

How to create a WiFi Hotspot using Mac OS X

How to create a WiFi Hotspot using Mac OS X

WiFi is pretty ubiquitous these days, with devices that support WiFi and places that offer Internet over WiFi as a service, mushrooming everywhere. At least that’s what I used to think till about last month when I found myself in a hotel with no WiFi and just one Ethernet port that I was expected to share […]

Preview of Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

Preview of Kubuntu 9.10 Karmic Koala

The release of the newest version of Ubuntu is only 10 days away. Many sites, including MakeTechEasier have covered its pending arrival and given you a glimpse of the Beta version. Today we are going to take a look at Kubuntu, the KDE-based version of Ubuntu.

6 Useful Web Apps To Help You Job Hunt

6 Useful Web Apps To Help You Job Hunt

Job hunting these days is a battle. With fewer jobs available in certain industries, one needs to be efficient, streamlined and spot on in their quest for employment. Below are some things I personally use or have used to keep abreast of possible opportunities. Even if you are happy in your current career or company, […]

Linux: Access 100+ Games Instantly With DJL

Linux: Access 100+ Games Instantly With DJL

(Update: The site was up and running when this post was published, but now it seems that it is down for unknown reason.) (Update: The site is up and running again.) For those who always feel that gaming is not suitable in Linux OS and it is always an hassle to install and get games […]

Three Free RSS Readers for Mac Users

Three Free RSS Readers for Mac Users

More and more, people are relying on RSS feeds for their way to get their news, videos, audio, etc. An RSS Reader is a must-have for anyone who is reading RSS feeds on a daily basis. It provides a way to organize RSS feeds in a way that makes it easier to manage. Before, I […]

How Not to Place a Deleted File in the Recycle Bin

How Not to Place a Deleted File in the Recycle Bin

Whenever we need to delete a file/folder in Windows Explorer it does not delete the file/folder totally. Instead it places a copy of the file/folder in the Recycle Bin. And again we have to go to the Recycle Bin, locate the file & then delete it again to remove it completely. But let me show you how to tweak the settings of Windows which will completely delete a file/folder whenever we delete a file using the Windows Explorer.

Google Wave – Round 2

Google Wave – Round 2

We here at MakeTechEasier got a lot of positive feedback on our coverage of Google Wave, along with quite a few requests for additional information. So here, by reader request, is the second installment of Wave. Today we’ll be covering some of the more advanced and detailed features that didn’t fit into the original post. […]

5 Tips for Google Spreadsheets

5 Tips for Google Spreadsheets

I see posts on business oriented sites almost daily shelling out tips for every inch of the Microsoft Office Suite. An equal number of sites talk about Gmail, giving tips and ways to be more productive while using it. What about Google Docs? Docs can do some equally fancy stuff too. Slowly but surely Google […]

The Many Ways to Copy, Move, Rename, and Archive in KDE 4

The Many Ways to Copy, Move, Rename, and Archive in KDE 4

In my last post, I covered some of the features in Dolphin that I find particularly useful. In this post, you will learn about some very basic features that everyone uses, but you may not know all of the various easy methods of accomplishing them. In KDE, there are several ways to copy, move, rename, […]