Linux: Improve Your Battery Life With PowerTOP

Linux: Improve Your Battery Life With PowerTOP

There are plenty of things that I love about Linux, but when it comes to maximizing battery life performance, there is very little to desire. On the frontend, you might be running very few applications, but unknown to you, there are actually plenty of applications running in the backend that are quietly draining away your […]

How to Easily Mount Your iPhone As An External Drive in Ubuntu

How to Easily Mount Your iPhone As An External Drive in Ubuntu

For those who own an iPhone/iPod Touch and at the same time is an Ubuntu (or Linux) users, here’s is a good news. You can now easily mount your iPhone in your Ubuntu without having to jailbreak your phone. In the past, the dirty but effective way to access the iPhone from your Linux system […]

How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi

How to Create Your Own USB Linux Distro with LiLi

Linux Live CDs have long been well known as a handy tool in PC repair. Personally I’ve used Linux CDs dozens of times to repair Windows problems, from virus scans to file retrieval to partition adjustments. As great as Live CDs are, they still have a few drawbacks, like an inability to save any new […]

How to Configure Custom Shortcuts in KDE

How to Configure Custom Shortcuts in KDE

Perhaps Mac users know this better than anyone else.  Shortcut keys do exactly what they say, give you shortcuts, saving you time. On my previous computer, my “C” key had worn off the keyboard because I spent so much time copying with “Ctrl-C” rather than going to the menu each time to select “copy”. Whether you […]

42 Useful Portable Apps For Mac

42 Useful Portable Apps For Mac

A while back I posted 10 Useful Portable Applications to Run On Your USB Drive. I thought it was time to do the same type of post for all of the Mac folks. If you do not find something in this list to suit your needs, with a few Google searches you are likely to […]

Five WYSIWYG Plugins to Enhance the WordPress Built-In Editor

Five WYSIWYG Plugins to Enhance the WordPress Built-In Editor

The WordPress built-in editor has the minimum features to create a blog post. It’s one of the reasons that many bloggers use desktop-based blog editors that provide them with additional features that is lacking in the WordPress editor. Here are five WordPress plugins that will give you the functionality as a desktop-based editor without leaving […]

6 Google Sites You May Not Know About

6 Google Sites You May Not Know About

By now you may have guessed I’m a big fan of Google. Not because they are the biggest kid on the playground, but because they have an awesome approach to what they do. They see people needing something and they solve the problem for free. How can you not succeed when you give people what […]

How to Set Up Push Notification For Gmail in iPhone

How to Set Up Push Notification For Gmail in iPhone

Few days ago, Google announced that they have released the push notification support for Gmail for mobile devices such as iPhone and Windows Mobile. Today, let us show you how you can set up a push Gmail account on your iPhone. By following this tutorial, you can also configure it to sync your contact and […]

How to Install and Use Ubuntu Netbook Remix

How to Install and Use Ubuntu Netbook Remix

As time goes on, netbooks are getting more and more popular. These small, cheap, portable computers are gaining popularity in situations where you want the flexibility of a laptop, but don’t need the raw power or price tag of a high-end machine. Some come with Windows, some come with Linux. Unfortunately, the pre-installed Linux on […]

3banana: A User-friendly Note-taking Application

3banana: A User-friendly Note-taking Application

Banana is never a synonym to technology, but 3banana Inc. somehow manages to merge them together by creating an useful web-based note-taking application and call it 3banana (yes, without the ‘s’). For those who have tried and used popular note-taking apps like Evernote or Reqall, you’ll be surprised at how simple 3banana is, without losing […]

Visual View of Your Firefox Web Search History With History Tree

Visual View of Your Firefox Web Search History With History Tree

Update: This extension is no longer available. Having a visual view of something is usually helpful to many people. It’s one of the reasons that charts, graphs, and mind maps are widely used as an aid to represent data that would just be numbers or text. Browsers (e.g. Chrome, Safari, and Opera) have started to […]

Jolicloud – The Innovative OS For The Web-Centric Crowd

Jolicloud – The Innovative OS For The Web-Centric Crowd

For those who are sick of using Windows XP on their netbook and wanted to try out a netbook-efficient and more user friendly OS, then Jolicloud could well be the one heading to your netbook. Jolicloud is a new Linux distro based on the Ubuntu Netbook Remix, but specifically optimized for netbook devices. What make […]

How to Use Digikam to Export Photos to Flickr, PicasaWeb, and Facebook

How to Use Digikam to Export Photos to Flickr, PicasaWeb, and Facebook

Digikam is a free and open source photo management software package for KDE. Many KDE-based Linux distributions either come with Digikam installed or have it available in their repositories. With Digikam, you can import photos from your digital camera or flash memory, organize and tag them, rate them, edit them, and export them to various services […]

What’s New in Snow Leopard? Technologies Review of Snow Leopard

What’s New in Snow Leopard? Technologies Review of Snow Leopard

If there were awards for the boldest announcement in personal computing history, maybe the introduction of Snow Leopard in WWDC 2008 would win. Apple’s Bertrand Serlet stated that the latest and greatest Mac OS X would have 0 new features. In the world where new features are always the major selling points of every new […]