Hazel is an app for Mac to help you organize your files automatically and increase your productivity. Here are some custom Hazel rules to get started.
Gmail allows you to filter and automate the organization of your incoming emails. Here are 5 Google scripts that you can use to further automate your Gmail.
Running automated scripts over SSH can be a difficult task since it requires you to enter a password for every connection. Here is how you can overcome this problem.
Windows comes with an handy tool, known as Task Scheduler, that allows you to automate and schedule tasks. You can also use a third party software, like Shutter, to get the job done. In this article, we will show you how to schedule and automate tasks with both the inbuilt task scheduler and Shutter.
Have you ever wished your smartphone would start playing music whenever you get home? How about turning off social networks when you’re in the car? Automagic presents users with a very simple way to automate their Android phone with the use of easy-to-understand flowcharts.
It is easy to take a screenshot in Ubuntu, but what if you want the system to take a screenshot automatically at a regular interval, say every 5 seconds? Here is a quick way you can take screenshots in Ubuntu at regular interval.
Do you use various cloud services to save your documents, photos, videos, etc? If so, you may often do things to your files, like convert them to other formats or sync them with other services. What if these tasks could be done for you automatically?
Did you notice that you are doing the same things everyday? Once you are done with the emails and news, you still have to check out Instagram or the documents received in Dropbox. Wouldn’t it be good to have the Internet work for us rather than the other way round? IFTTT is the one for you.
If you have tried converting tons of documents from one format to another, you will know that it is a boring and unproductive job. In Linux, you can easily automate document conversion with unoconv. Getting the job done is just a command line away.
Are you looking for ways to improve your battery life in Android phone? Here is one method that can auto-toggle your Internet connection when the screen is OFF so it won’t drain your battery unnecessarily.
[Android only] If you have your WiFi turn on for most part of the day, you will find that your battery will drain very fast. Thankfully, here is a simple way that allows you to setup some advanced management of when the WiFi feature should be switched on and off.
Although the mouse transformed the computing world when it was inventented, it can actually become somewhat tedious, especially in repetitive operations. One piece of software, however, makes it possible to automate graphical programs by automating mouse clicks in Linux.
Tasker is one of the most powerful, yet confusing automation app for Android. In this guide, I will take some of the difficulty out of using Tasker. We will go over what features of your Android phone need to be turned on, how to create profiles, tasks and scenes. Let’s get to it.
Having different profiles for your Android device is super handy. You can set up different volumes and notifications for different environments such as work and home. While it is cool to be able to manually switch your Android profiles when you need to, automatic Android profile switching is even better. Llama is a great location […]
We here at Make Tech Easier have talked about many backup options. Each one has their merits and is well worth looking into. Depending on your needs, one may be better than another. That being said, SafeCopy is another automatic backup option for your Windows or Apple machine. The beauty of the automatic backups is […]
Managing files must be one of the most basic activities on every computer and yet also the most time consuming one. You create many different kind of folders and group different kind of files accordingly. Maybe you still can enjoy the first few hundred files, but at some point the whole process turns into an […]
We love Gmail, and we keep our faith in Google that they will do their best to keep their servers up and running at all time. But still, that doesn’t mean we should place our absolute trust in their reliability. What if one day, their servers went bonkers and all your emails are lost overnight? […]
Anyone who is on a few social networking sites knows that it can sometimes be a little overwhelming. It can take up a lot of your time, and so you are thinking of ways to continue being on top of your social media life without forsaking all the other things that are important to you. […]
Twitter has taken over the Internet by storm. In the last year and half, Twitter has become one of those companies that even the mainstream media keeps track of. Not even a single day passes by without a mention of Twitter either in the news or in newspapers. Twitter is the darling and a poster […]
The social aspect of the web is intertwining itself into everything new. Applications and programs are coming out daily to add a new social feel to old out-dated applications. Some combine two applications to make one super application. One such web based application is Packrati.us. The basic idea behind Packrati.us is to capture all of […]
Recently I had an incident with my netbook where I had to reformat the hard drive. I am glad that I had all of my really important data backed up. I personally use a variety of methods to back up my docs and info. I use a combo of Dropbox, Gladinet and was using Easeus […]
One of the internet activities that I love most is downloading. The feeling of about to get something new from the Internet reminds me of the nostalgic feeling of waiting for the postman to deliver a package from my overseas penpal. Thanks to the RSS technology, you could get automatic notifications of some regular downloads […]