The Play Store has most everything you need, but there are times when you need to install apps without the Play Store. Here’s how to do that.
Microsoft recently announced the Convenience Rollup update for Windows 7 users. Here’s what you need to know about it and how to install it.
An Arch fan has taken it upon himself to create Architect Linux: a tool that makes it easy to install Arch Linux from scratch. Here’s how it stacks up to other Arch installers.
If you are keen to start your own blogging site, then installing WordPress (.org) on your own site is the best way to go. In this article, we are going to show you the proper way to install WordPress using SimpleScripts, and it shouldn’t take you more than 5 minutes.
To test out a new version of a software in Linux, the usual way is to overwrite your current stable version with the newer one. This tutorial shows you how to test the new LibreOffice without losing your current install.
If you are an aspiring entrepreneur looking to start an online business, the first thing that you need to do is to setup your online shop. Technically, that means you have to register a domain, sign up for a webhost and install shopping cart (or e-commerce) software on your server. If you are not technically […]
Installing or re-installing Windows is a tedious and time consuming task. Other than the time spent installing the OS, we still need to restore all our favorite and essential software. Personally, I have a list of utilities and software that I install after installing Windows. Keeping this list made my life easier as it allows […]
If you need to test a software on Mac OSX, and it is not justifiable for you to get a new Macbook, a good way is to install the Mac OSX as a virtual machine in your Windows (or Linux) based PC. Both the two popular virtual machine software – Virtualbox and VMware, support Mac […]
I have just started using Kubuntu a week ago. Being a new user of the KDE desktop, I admit that I am have difficulty getting used to its terms. One of the thing I am always confuse is the difference between plasmoids and widgets. The two terms are used interchangeably and it took some googling […]
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 […]
If you have not heard, the Android Market is now available to view on your desktop browser. I was pretty excited to see the features offered in the web version of the Android Market. However, much like many of you, I have grown comfortable using Appbrain for my Android app searching needs. I’m not going […]
It is very common for WIndows OS to become sluggishly after some time, but when it reaches the point where you can’t get anything to run properly, you know that it is time to do a re-installation. For my Windows 7 machine, after countless installation/uninstallation of various applications (all for testing purpose), it starts to […]
If you are a graphic designer or a multimedia professional, you must need different kinds of fonts for your projects. Unfortunately, Windows does not have a variety of fonts installed by default. Even though there are quite a lot of fonts installed by default in Windows, if you are looking for some variety, you will […]
As Ubuntu Lucid is preparing for its grand launch on 29th April 2010, I am sure you should have already known what to expect in this release. The next usual question is: “what should I install after installing Lucid?” We have done plenty of “what to install after installing Ubuntu” articles previously, but this time […]
Few free software projects have had as large of an impact as OpenOffice.org. It is used by millions of users all over the world and is the primary competition to Microsoft Office in the desktop market. The latest version of OpenOffice.org (3.2) adds a number of notable features worth trying. Among them are: Faster startup […]
This is a guest post by Kajjah For those of you who like to keep their installations lean and swift, installing software can be a problem at times. There’s lots of useful software out there, but some can be really bloated and slow, while others are small themselves, but have large or many dependencies. This […]
After much consideration, you have decided to switch to Ubuntu as your primary operating system. You download the Ubuntu Live CD iso, burn into CD, boot it up and do a live install. When you finally boot into the new OS, start to use the browser and find that you can’t watch video on Youtube, […]