If you are running Ubuntu 13.04 there are new and updated features. One of these concerns social networking and other online accounts and you can add Facebook Twitter, Google and so on to the system. Other apps can then access the information you have on these services. Here is how to add them and how to control which Linux applications can access them.
The obvious way to access Chrome's settings is to go to the menu button and select Settings. There are many more settings, but they are hidden and you won't find them unless you know the secret command to access them.
One of the first things that you learn when you switch to Google Mail is to use labels to tag messages. That is useful, but what you may not be aware of is the way that labels can be used in the search box to perform advanced filtering.
There is a missing feature in Android that I wish it had. It is in the iPhone and a really miss it on the Samsung Galaxy S4 (and any phone or tablet running the latest version of Android). It is lock screen notifications. What you need is NiLS
Samsung Galaxy S4 has a 13 megapixel camera. Do we need all these pixels in a phone camera? Are more pixels better?
I have somehow managed to get onto a foreign language spammers email list. They get through the spam filter because they are in a foreign language. Here's how to rid your inbox of those pesky foreign junk emails.
It might not seem to make sense because hard disk drives are so big these days that it is becoming increasingly rare to run out of space. However, there are several situations where you might need to compress files and folders.
There are some big changes in Windows 8 and one of these is the new Task Manager. It has been rewritten from the ground up and it is now much more powerful. You may not have discovered the new views that are possible.
There are some great photo sharing services on the web and sites like Flickr, Instagram and others are fantastic places for people that like photos. On Instagram you can select people to follow, such as fashion or landscape photographers, celebrities and so on. On Flickr you can browse the latest uploads or explorer galleries. Photowhirl offers a different view.
If you haven't already heard, there is a new Google app called Keep. Well, new-ish. It is around two weeks old. This is a free app that is available for Android phones and tablets, and it can also be accessed using a web browser from a computer because uses Google Drive for storage. Continue reading...
Ccleaner has been around for years and it is a small utility that cleans up the rubbish that is created on the disk drive by Windows and applications. If you have never come across this utility before, you should check it out because it is really good and it is free too. Version 4 has just been released.
The Mac's built in apps are simple, but useful and TextEdit is fine for creating basic documents, writing letters and so on. It has some hidden features that you may not be aware of. Here we will take a look at some of them that will enable you to perform functions you never knew existed.
Windows 8 comes with a variety of bundled Start screen apps and one of these is Poeple. It is a sort of a cross between a contact manager and social network. It stores contacts, but it also shows their Facebook and Twitter comments. A little known feature is putting people on the Start screen as tiles.
I knew Google was going to discontinue Reader, but I thought it wasn't going until July. However, It has gone from the (UK) Google home page menu already. Apparently 500,000 people have switched to Feedly. Should you switch too?
When you are in a town or city that you don't know very well and wonder what is around you, there are many apps to choose from. Is there room for yet another app? Google obviously thinks that it can offer something different with Field Trip for iOS and Android.
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