Looking for a cool dock for Ubuntu? The official documentation describes Plank as the “simplest dock on the planet.” Here’s how to install and configure it.
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Looking for a new mouse for your computer or laptop that adds additional features and boosts your productivity? This mouse, with natural touch gestures, is for you.
The Expose feature in Mac allows you to view all open applications at once. However, there is a bug in Mac that cause Expose to stuck. Here’s the fix.
Do you prefer the translucent look of the Mac dock found in Mountain Lion? If so, here’s a quick tip to make the Mac dock translucent in OS XMavericks.
This quick tip will show you how to pin the Mac dock to the top or bottom corner of the screen, on the right of left side, via Terminal.
The Mac dock is a useful tool in OS X that holds all your favorite apps and or folders, giving you quick access. For those of you who want more out of your Mac dock, there are some great tools available to get more out of this great OS X feature.
The dock in Mac has done a good job in auto-hiding itself when not in use, but it will be better if it comes with the intellihide feature – intelligently hiding itself when there is a need to. Here is how you can add intellihide feature to the dock in Mac.
The dock in Mac can get messy very fast if you minimize a lot of windows at the same time. Here is a simple trick to quickly reduce dock clutter.
Android phones are growing with leaps and bounds. There are a lot of ex-Apple users who have switched to Android devices. In my opinion, people use Android phones because they can customize them more than iOS and Blackberry devices. One way a desktop Apple fan could make their Android feel more comfortable is adding a […]
KDE has always given users the ability to add launchers to its panel, and it has always had a very usable task manager. Until recently, however, there has not been a comprehensive and well-designed merging of the two. The Icon Tasks widget has changed all of that. It is a robust plasma widget that includes […]
There are several reasons why you may not wish to make the upgrade to OS X Lion: If you still rely on Rosetta to launch applications with PowerPC code, if you have an earlier Intel Core Duo Mac which cannot run Lion or if you simply do not wish to spend the money and time […]
There are many reasons to change the icons that appear in the Dock on our Mac, and it’s easy enough to do, leaving you no reason to have to stick with the ones that are automatically attached to files and folders. If you want the dock icons to be something more personal to you, to […]
As we all know, Ubuntu Natty comes with the Unity Launcher that many people love to hate. While it comes with the autohide and quicklist feature, it is unlike AWN or Cairo dock that is fully customizable or configurable. For those who have turned off Unity Launcher (by switching to Ubuntu classic) but wish to […]
While it may not have the world’s catchiest name, Googsystray is a heck of a useful app. That is, if you use a lot of Google apps like GMail, Reader, and especially Voice. It doesn’t just show you unread counts like so many other utilities, Googsystray integrates tightly with the Google services to give you […]
In Windows 7, its super easy to see what windows you have open for each application without leaving the window you’re currently in. In OS X however, this is not the case. While there is always Exposé, this requires an extra key-press or gesture, and takes you away from your currently active window. In trying to solve this problem, […]
More than a year ago, we reviewed Cairo Dock for Linux and how you can install and configure it in Ubuntu Intrepid. Fast forward to the present moment, Cairo Dock (now known as Glx-Dock) is still very much alive and has become one of the best dock application for Linux. The release of the latest […]
How much functionality can you pack into a 64×64 square? That’s the basic question behind many dockapps – utilities that can be run on the “dock” of many popular desktop environments. While most of them are designed for Step-type window managers such as Windowmaker, these dockapps can also run in things like XFCE, Fluxbox and […]
Command + M minimizes any given window in OS X’s Finder, but getting the window back from the dock is a different story. Unfortunately, Finder’s poor management of “un-minimizing” a window is maddeningly inconsistent and seemingly an obvious omission given the importance of such a feature. Here are five ways to un-minimize windows in OS X.