Weekly Wrap-up: Google Declares War Against Content Farms Edition

This week, we show you how to increase your iPhone battery life with JuiceDefender, keep track of Google Apps activities in the system tray, limit application CPU usage in Windows, remotely control kTorrents, access network files from your iPad and many more…

5 Most Popular Articles Of The Week

1. How to Install VLC-Shares In Ubuntu And Stream Videos to Android

2. Free Studio: One Multi-Purpose Converter To Rule Them All

3. How to Access Network Files From Your iPad

4. How to Use Your iPhone As A Wireless Hotspot

5. What is Thunderbolt Technology And How It Can Benefit You [MTE Explains]

Giveaway of the week

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News of the week

1. Google tweaks its search algorithm, finally declare war with content farms.

2. Google changes Picasa Web Albums policy, indirectly activate “unlimited storage option”.

3. Google disable contact sync in Facebook for Android

4. Internet words ‘bloggable’ and ‘scareware’ enter Oxford Dictionary

5. Apple releases Facetime for Mac in App Store, costs $0.99.

6. Windows 7 Service Pack 1 arrives

7. Google Cloud Connect now lets you sync Microsoft Office to Google Docs.

8. Yahoo Closes Down MyBlogLog.

9. Apple releases new MacBook Pro with faster processors, thunderbolt and HD camera.

10. Snooping Facebook On Android Is Simple

11. Antennagate issue returns to haunt Verizon iPhone

12. Android market now offers e-book purchase.

Other useful How-to articles

1. How to Force Your Mac to Stay Awake Indefinitely via the Command Line

2. How To Share Any Internet Connection With Any WiFi Device Using Virtual Router [Windows]

3. How To Install Mac OS X With Only 6GB

4. How to Host Your Website on Amazon S3

5. Get Notifications With A Close Button In Ubuntu

Software of the week

1. Touchegg – Add multi-touch gestures to Linux.

2. Google Cloud Connect – Sync Microsoft Office to Google Docs.

3. Pandora for Chrome – Control Pandora from Chrome address bar.

4. Facetime for Mac – make video call on your Mac.

That’s all for the wrap-up for this week. If you have any tips, tricks or any topics you think we should include, feel free to email us at tips [at] maketecheasier.com

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