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Linux Gaming: Wine vs. Cedega vs. CrossOver Games

Linux Gaming: Wine vs. Cedega vs. CrossOver Games

In previous posts, I have highlighted some of the outstanding new native Linux games that are coming out soon or have been out but may not be well known. For many Linux gamers, however, the pool of native Linux games is still too small. As most already know, it is possible to play some Windows […]

SafeCopy – 3Gb of Automatic Backup Solution, Accessible Anywhere

SafeCopy – 3Gb of Automatic Backup Solution, Accessible Anywhere

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 […]

4 Tools to Edit The Context Menu in Windows

4 Tools to Edit The Context Menu in Windows

The context menu is the small window that popup when you right click your mouse. When you right click your mouse on a file/folder, the context menu will show a list of useful options for you to choose. The bad thing is, it is usually not configurable by default. For example, while keeping Firefox as […]

How to Resize Video In Mac, Windows and Linux

How to Resize Video In Mac, Windows and Linux

Occasionally, while editing videos, we might need to resize it and change the screen resolution. It could be because the video screen size is too big to be uploaded to YouTube, or you need to enlarge a small video to fill up your large monitor. Previously, we have mentioned several software for video editing, compression […]

How to Control Windows Startup Programs Without Special Software

How to Control Windows Startup Programs Without Special Software

It’s amazing how many special pieces of software there are for the simple task of managing Windows’ startup items. Especially considering the fact that Microsoft has long included a tool in most versions of Windows for just this purpose. It’s called msconfig, and it’s been there all along waiting to help you speed up your […]

Snippet: How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 in Windows

Snippet: How to Uninstall Internet Explorer 9 in Windows

For those who have installed Internet Explorer 9 beta last week, you will find your previous installation of Internet Explorer been replaced by this latest version. In addition, when you try to uninstall the application (via Control panel), you will find that you won’t be able to do so, simply because the IE 9 entry […]

How to Sync Folders Between Multiple Computers With a USB Drive

How to Sync Folders Between Multiple Computers With a USB Drive

The biggest problem with managing multiple computers is with the data saved in the respective hard drives and accessing them. Imagine you have to work with two computers daily – one in your office and the other one in your home. You have to keep the important files and folders synced from both computers, if […]

Cameyo: Virtualize Your Applications And Make Them Portable (Windows Only)

Cameyo: Virtualize Your Applications And Make Them Portable (Windows Only)

Portable applications are useful in that you can run it in any computers and without installation. The bad thing is, not every applications can be made portable. One of the solutions that we reviewed previously is to make your Windows XP portable so you can carry all your apps around. However, that can be an […]

How to Boost Your Game Performance With Game Booster v2

How to Boost Your Game Performance With Game Booster v2

When it comes to gaming, the hardware may be the most important factor that decide the game’s performance. Give a system more RAM, higher CPU and GPU power and it should tackle effortlessly most of the high-end games in the market. On the other hand, if you are not prepared to shell out the money […]

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder + Free Giveaway

Wondershare DVD Slideshow Builder + Free Giveaway

The digital slideshow is an effective means of displaying all your digital content. Instead of your family and friends viewing a static sequence of your holiday photos and videos you can dress it up in imaginative ways to provide an interactive experience. Simple products such as Microsoft’s Windows Movie Maker and Apple’s iMovie allowed early […]

IObit Toolbox – A Windows “Fixer” That’s Actually Worth Using

IObit Toolbox – A Windows “Fixer” That’s Actually Worth Using

We’ve all seen them – those ads on nearly every software website that offer to clean your registry or speed up your downloads. Many of us have learned to ignore them. Occasionally, however, you come across such an application that actually does what it says. It really cleans the registry, and it really can help […]

Safe Returner: An Impressive Post-Infection Malware Removal Tool + Free Giveaway

Safe Returner: An Impressive Post-Infection Malware Removal Tool + Free Giveaway

Have you ever experience (or seen) the situation where your computer is infected with virus, malware, spyware and your expensive antivirus software can’t do a single thing about it? Being a system administrator for several years, I have seen plenty of customers who have paid a high price for antivirus software. Yet when their computers […]

MDownloader: Easier Files Downloading From File Sharing Service

MDownloader: Easier Files Downloading From File Sharing Service

Those who use file sharing services on a regular basis know only too well that downloading files from these services can be a very daunting task. But most of us stuck in this “hate ’em but need ’em” kind of relationship and can’t break free. Luckily, others hate the problem as much as we do […]

Automate Repetitive Tasks with Action(s)

Automate Repetitive Tasks with Action(s)

How many of the Mac users out there need to use a Windows machine for work? One of the applications I really like on my Mac, is Automator. Action(s) is a similar Java based application offering this same functionality on bot Mac and Windows machines. If you are unfamiliar with the possibilities of an automation […]

How to Automate Your WordPress Backup With iDrive

How to Automate Your WordPress Backup With iDrive

Make Tech Easier has covered several solutions to backup your information remotely. Dropbox is probably one of the most popular. iDrive is a solution which may appeal to a wider audience. Like many of the backup options out there, you have the choice of a free or a pay option. The pay option of iDrive […]

How to Juice Up Your Podcasts on Windows or Mac

How to Juice Up Your Podcasts on Windows or Mac

We wrote recently on gPodder, an excellent podcast receiver for Linux. Not to leave Windows and Mac out of the equation, we’ll be covering Juice, an extremely useful and versatile program for managing multiple podcast downloads. Juice will make it simple to find, monitor, download, sync, and manage all the audio files for your favorite […]