In Linux, the terminal is a big deal, and you’ll spend time working with it. Why not customize it to your liking and make it look good?
If you’re tired of the default OS X El Capitan app icons and want to give them a new look, here’s how you can customize them using built-in Mac tools.
When you create a shortcut in Windows, a small arrow icon is displayed on top. Don’t like that default arrow icon? Here’s how to customize or remove it.
If you’re bored with the Windows 10 Command Prompt and desperately want to change up the look, this tutorial will show you how to customize it.
XFCE is a great desktop manager that is both lightweight and customizable. If you are tired of Gnome or KDE and are planning to switch to XFCE, this tutorial will show you how to customize the XFCE desktop.
Are you bored with the folders on your Mac? Even though some folders may have different icons on them, they’re all the same boring blue. Are you looking for a quick and easy way to create custom folders for your Mac to make the important folders stand out? If so, Folder Magic is the perfect application for you.
While most of us are not designer, we do love to customize stuff to our liking, including our browser. Finding the right theme for a browser can be difficult depending on personal taste. Here is where an extension like Stratiform for Firefox comes in handy.
In Windows 8, you will be at either the Desktop mode or the Metro mode. Here is how you can change the size and position of the Windows 8 Start Screen so you can access your desktop as well as all your tiles at the same time.
Are you bored with your current Mac Login screen or just looking to change it up a little bit? Here is how you can change the Login screen’s default background image and logo in a matter of minutes.
How often do you use the Google Bar – you know, that black bar that sits at the top of most of Google’s websites? If you’re like me, you probably don’t use it often because it’s a bit of an inconvenience. Here’s how to customize the Google Bar so that it will work for you.
The Android OS is the most customizable mobile OS, even without any rooting or hacking. In this article, we will show you how to create a minimalist look on your Android.
Most Linux distro comes with a package manager that allows you to easily install binary package (DEB or RPM). However, if you are planning to customize the software you are installing, like adding additional features, then you might want to use the source packages and compile them yourself. Here is how you can do so.
Internet Explorer 6, 7 and 8 were a terrible mess. but IE 9 does come with some cool and useful features. Here are 7 ways you can make good use of Internet Explorer 9
The standard Twitter profile is fine for the casual user who just wants to stay in touch with friends. However, if you are tweeting for a business or are managing a brand, you really should have a representative profile on your Twitter page, particularly the background and the color scheme. Big companies with big fat […]
If you are using Ubuntu Natty, and the Unity desktop, you will surely know that there are very little configuration options available. If you wanted to make any change, your best bet is to install the CompizConfig Setting Manager and search through the vast list for the options that you want to change. If you […]
One of the most under utilized parts of an Android phone is the notification bar. While it is useful for alerting you of emails, calendar appointments and SMS messages. The Android navigation bar can do so much more. Previously on Make Tech Easier, we showed you how to put a reminder note in your Android […]
If you have upgraded to the latest WordPress version (3.1), you will discover that it shows the WordPress Admin bar for you and your logged-in users. While the WP Admin Bar is supposed to make your life easier by providing useful links at the top of the page, it does not provide any form of […]
Does this sound familiar to you? You have taken the plunge and install Ubuntu on your computer. The next moment, you have no idea what to do next and where to head. Now, before any doubt creeps in and you are wondering if you have make the right choice leaving the comfort zone (Windows or […]