Latest Articles tagged with Application

7 Useful Apps and Services For College Freshmen [iOS]

7 Useful Apps and Services For College Freshmen [iOS]

Many high school students are in the height of the spring school year. With Advanced Placement, SAT, and finals over, the next focus is to get ready for a new lifestyle in university. While high school has prepared students for the college workload, high school can only help so much with getting accustomed to a […]

Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

Forecast for iPhone: Foursquare Check-In Ahead of Time

There are many location-based applications available on the App Store today for the iPhone. From FourSquare to Gowalla, you have many choices, unique of each other, to choose from. They are great, but there are many times when I know I have a dinner with some friends that night, but forget to check-in. In another […]

10 Back to School Apps for Mac

10 Back to School Apps for Mac

The beginning of the school year can be quite hectic, however resources available to students online can make the year a lot easier. The Mac App Store can be a great starting point for students. The store allows you to download applications on a system that you use each day, your computer. Here are a […]

How to Make Good Use Of The Android Search Button

How to Make Good Use Of The Android Search Button

Are you one of those people who is constantly doing something on your Android phone? If you are anything like I am, you likely use the search function a fair amount. Once you start to use the Android search feature, you can find and navigate to things with less hassle. One of the most powerful […]

How to Limit Application CPU Usage In Windows

How to Limit Application CPU Usage In Windows

Previously, when we discussed the way to limit CPU usage of any process in Linux, many of you were asking how you can achieve the same effect in Windows. So here is it, the way to manage your application CPU usage in Windows. There are several ways that you can do so, but the easiest […]

How Much Are You Willing to Pay For A Mobile Application? [Poll]

How Much Are You Willing to Pay For A Mobile Application? [Poll]

The poll last week was “Do you prefer full or partial RSS feed?” and the results were out. 85% of you prefer to read full RSS feed while the other 14% of you prefer partial feed. Only 1 of you mention that you don’t use RSS feed. A total of 78 votes were casted. Poll […]

Backup All Your Mobile Data With m:IQ

Backup All Your Mobile Data With m:IQ

We talk a lot about backing up on Make Tech Easier, but generally this is with respect to computers. Backing up mobile phones is still in its infancy as mobile internet has just recently started to become more ubiquitous. The two leading smartphone operating systems, Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, both have some backup functions […]

How to Install Multiple Windows Applications In Only 6 Clicks

How to Install Multiple Windows Applications In Only 6 Clicks

Have you ever been surfing the web or reading an article and came across a application or site that solves a very simple problem? A problem that, up until that point, you just dealt with because that’s how things are? When you read a little about this amazing problem solver you say “DAMN! I wish […]

3 KDE Add-ons Worth Trying

3 KDE Add-ons Worth Trying

One of the remarkable features of KDE 4 is the extensibility. Developers or even regular users can contribute to the rich collection of artwork, software, widgets, and visual improvements. Ever so often, I look around for rather random add-ons that make my desktop experience more pleasant or occasionally even serve a meaningful purpose. They range […]

How to Run your Older Programs in Windows 7/Vista

How to Run your Older Programs in Windows 7/Vista

Sometimes, it can be very annoying to get an older program to run in Windows 7 or Vista. These programs are often not compatible with your current installation of Windows, and yet they are essential for your daily usage. So what can you do about it? Luckily, there is this Program Compatibility Wizard in Windows […]

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 […]

Three Free Clipboard Managers for Mac

Three Free Clipboard Managers for Mac

Ask anybody who uses computer what command he/she uses most and you will likely have Copy, Cut and Paste among the tops. Basically, everytime you Copy or Cut an item, it will be stored in the clipboard to be put wherever you do the Paste command. These are extremely useful, not only for text-related activity […]

Mac: Switching Your Windows Easily With Witch

Mac: Switching Your Windows Easily With Witch

How many applications do you open at one time on you Mac? One? Not likely. Ten? Possible. My MacBook white always runs at least three applications at a time, with several windows for each and a constant switching among them. I’m not much of a mouse person. I prefer to use keyboard and shortcuts whenever […]

Instantly Track Popular Software with Wakoopa

Instantly Track Popular Software with Wakoopa

Wakoopa essentially emerges as an application that’s entered the realm of socialism on the web. What this application allows you to do is share with the world what software you’re using and become a nosy tech by snooping on what other software people are using too. Wakoopa offers a straightforward registration; once you register on […]