In Linux, it was called “workspaces”. In Mac, it was called “Spaces”. Even with different names, they were referring to the same thing – virtual desktop. And Windows doesn’t come with any by default. Few years back, we have covered several software that can create virtual desktop for your Windows, and nSpaces is yet another […]
Lets face it, the Android address book leaves a lot to be desired. And for many, your inbox and contact list is your livelihood. You spend a lot of time in your email program, be it in the office or on the move. Gmail seems to be the go-to email web app for those who […]
If you run a website, you’ve almost certainly heard of Google analytics. Many of you probably use it quite happily, but some of you might have wondered what other website statistic services exist. I’ve been using Statcounter for a few years now, and continue to do so quite happily. Their website can be found here.
Dropbox is more than simply a convenient way to share, store, and sync files. Thanks to some clever individuals in the development community, you can do much more with Dropbox. One of the more interesting and useful third-party applications for Dropbox is DropPages. It turns Dropbox into a simple web server, letting you publish static […]
In my previous article of the Android Widget Series, I gave a few examples of clock widgets that help keep you on time. In this weeks article, I will give examples of a few different “agenda” widgets. These widgets either place calendars, to do lists, or a variety of other organisational tools on your home […]
When you upgrade your Snow Leopard to Lion, you were probably expecting to find an experience that was better, not worse. Gestures that made your computing experience more seamless and not more fragmented. Apparently, this is not the case for some of you. There were a lot of hardware issue and software incompatibility. It get […]
In case you are not aware, Microsoft has released the first developer preview of their Windows 8 for the public to test out. If you do not have the chance to test it out, follow us to see what new features are there and what to expect in the upcoming Windows 8.
If you get caught away from your television set on Sunday, but still want to be able to catch up with the NFL football games, there are a handful of apps you’ll want to consider to keep you up to date. While not every fan has the ability to watch the games live on their […]
So you have downloaded the Windows 8 Developer Preview and wanted to give it a test in your machine. If you are planning to do a clean install, the fastest way is to burn the ISO file into a DVD and boot from it. However, as DVD ROM drive is getting obsolete, more and more […]
As a foodie, I know how important it is to find the best places to eat in your city. However, It is a harder feat than you may think to find these places. Some of the best locations to eat in your city are sometimes relatively unknown, unlike the big box fast food places in […]
Most of the apps in the Android market only do one thing and do it well. Few of them can combine plenty of features together and do them extremely well. ZDbox is an exception. It comes with plenty of features in one app and allows you to easily maintain your Android phone and keep it […]
PowerPC Macs have been discontinued by Apple but they’re still capable of basic computing tasks such as word processing, emailing and web browsing, the latter particularly true if not surfing with the resource-heavy Adobe Flash. Most of the tips covered here will be applicable to Intel Macs too – after all, the first couple of […]
A while back, we listed 8 Useful and Interesting Bash Prompts. That turned out to be one of our most popular articles, and still generates user response and feedback. This time we’ve found a few more gems, as well as some handy tips and tricks for having the coolest shell prompt on the proverbial block.
Part of the allure of an iPad is its portability. It does so much, yet is so much smaller and easier to cart around than a laptop. This makes it an obvious choice for travel. While there are great apps for using it to plan your next getaway or business trip, there are also things […]
What is a start page to you? Is it just a place where your browser takes you when you open it? Well, why not make it a place to store your favorite sites on the web? Make it a place that benefits you using Start.io. Your starting page can be a very useful tool if […]
The lockscreen is one of the most left out item in Android phone. When you turn on your phone, you will usually swipe the slider across (or down) the lockscreen and go directly to your Home screen, often not giving the lockscreen a second look. However, do you know that by adding some modification to […]
Back in 2008, Damien wrote an article going through various Firefox about page tricks. Well, Chrome has similar functions behind the scenes, whereby accessing various about pages lets you turn on and off features that you might not otherwise have access to. They can also provide a window into information that might be useful in […]
There comes a time when you need to convert one or more files to another format. Say, for example, you have a bunch of .rtf files that you want to turn into OpenDocument files. Chances are you don’t need to do that too often, but when the time comes, opening each file in a word […]