Do you know that your data in Evernote is unencrypted by default? If you’re on Linux, and are looking for a secure, encrypted alternative to Evernote, Turtl is one such open source app you should check out.
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New Pipe, a new Android app, is an open-source, front-end for YouTube. It copies a lot of features bundled with YouTube RED and is a very compelling YouTube replacement.
One of your decisions when you’re getting ready to download software is whether or not to use open-source or premium software. Do you prefer open-source or premium software?
It can feel like everything you download has some legalese attached to it. This article casts some light on the different open source licenses available.
Tagspaces is a non-cloud note and file organiser for all major platforms. It works offline, is open source, uses plain file formats & uses simple tagging. Here’s a closer look.
Citadel is a powerful email and collaboration suite that uses a ‘rooms’-based architecture for a unique workflow. Here’s an in-depth look at how it works.
There are advantages and disadvantages to open source software, but is open source software comparable to software sold commercially?
Technology myths are everywhere. On occasions, it costs you money and make you poorer. Let’s take a look at some of the technology myths that cost you money.
If you have a passion for free and open source (FOSS) software, F-Droid is a marketplace for you to find all the FOSS Android apps.
Free Software vs Open Source Software. Most people are always confused over them. Here are the differences between free software, open source and freeware
When it comes to using, developing and promoting software online, the numerous licenses that accompany them can be confusing for even the most adept computer user. Can Open source and proprietary license work well together or are they destined to drive developers and users even further apart?
Have you ever lost your computer? If so, you probably know how frightening of an experience it can be. Prey is here to help you find your lost computer or mobile device when it is lost.
Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.
You might have seen our article on Haiku, an open source implementation of BeOS. It’s not the only open source re-implementation of a classic computer OS. Icaros is a reimplementation of the classic Amiga OS for PCs. It’s based on AROS (the Amiga Research Operating System), but is available in a ready-to-run live version.
If you’re new to Linux and free/Open Source software, or even if you’re a more seasoned user, then you’re often looking for more information. Not just documentation, but also useful tips and tricks. The team here at Make Tech Easier works hard to provide as much quality information as we can. But we can’t write […]
Whenever software development or any other type of project requires collaboration, the process of exchanging files, saving them, revising, and re-uploading can be tedious. Because of this, developers have created revisioning control systems. These systems have even been used for documentation in collaborative tools like wikis. Sparkleshare is an extension of these collaboration tools that provides a […]
Remember a time when the most complex aspect of a game was unwrapping the packaging? It was a time when a first-person shooter truly was just about one person doing a whole lot of shooting and not much else. It was a time when RAM was still counted by the megabyte and 1024×768 resolution was […]
Moving all of your apps and information in the cloud has been adopted by a great number of people. However, there are also a large number who still prefer having a desktop application. Pretty much everyone like free. I am typically use Google Docs for my word processing and spreadsheets, but do on occasion tinker […]