The Basics of iWork Pages for MS Word Users


For new Mac users, coming from Windows means that most likely their word processor of choice was the powerful MS Word. However, while Word is definitely the most popular and widely used word processor out there, Apple’s own Pages (part of the iWork suite of applications) is a great alternative that has a few, distinct […]

How to Find the Password of Your Wi-Fi Network in Mac OS X


One of the best things about being an internet entrepreneur and running a blog (the one you’re reading) for a living is that I can work from almost any place that has internet, or more precisely, a Wi-Fi network I can connect to. This liberty has had me hopping from one coffee shop to another, […]

3 Great Mac Calendar Tips For a Better Experience


If you have a Mac, then the Calendar app might be one of your most-used applications. However, most users (like me for example) don’t know that there are a few more things that you can do with it to make your event scheduling a lot easier. Here are some of them. 1. Open Files for […]

How to Choose the Disk Format While Formatting an External Drive on Mac


For Mac owners, one of the most annoying/inconvenient aspects of owning a Mac is the external drive compatibility. In many cases, we learn that the native format of external drives that work seamlessly with our Macs simply won’t work (or will just work in some limited form) with Windows PCs and other devices (like your […]

How to Easily Download Facebook Videos On Android


In my usual aimless Facebook browsing session the other day I came across an extremely funny video that almost had me in fits of laughter. Now, this isn’t the first such shared video I was watching on Facebook. I come across many of these now and then. However, this particular video made me think about […]

2 Mac Disk Utility Tips for Beginners and Advanced Users


In past entries, we have already mentioned some of the important things that the Disk Utility application can do for your Mac. This native Mac utility does not just serve for basic disk maintenance, though, it can also perform far more advanced tasks and improve your Mac’s performance as well. Let’s take a closer look […]

How To Create An Animated GIF Using Photoshop


Animated GIFs are perhaps some of the most entertaining and used files across the web. They can be used equally to have fun or to drive a point home in a fast and didactic way without taking much space on a website. However, while seemingly complex, GIFs are actually not that hard to create. In […]

How To Adjust Your Privacy Settings on Chrome, Firefox and Safari


There is no doubt that privacy is one of the most delicate aspects of browsing the web. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that browsing has become increasingly risky, with most websites storing and pulling important user information without users even knowing. Because of this, it is essential that you know how to protect […]

How To Overlay Transparent Text Over Any Image Background in Photoshop


When browsing the internet, most of us stumble across a series of neat effects and finishing touches that websites tend to add to enhance their presentation. Now, while the nice finish of some of these elements might lead you to think they are hard to accomplish, some of them are in fact quite easy to […]

How to Use Preview to Combine Multiple Images, Batch Resize, Rotate and More


A lot of us who have Macs and don’t rely entirely on smartphones (yes, there’s still a few of us left) like to do at least some basic image editing from time to time. However, sometimes we tend to believe that only advanced programs will suit our needs to do so. Nothing could be further […]

How to Create a Screen Saver Using Windows Photo Gallery


We still use screen savers, don’t we? Well, the question is, what purpose it serves and what content do you like to display. My main reason is to have my photo collection on display when I am away – a little entertainment for the people staring on my screen. So, do you know how to […]

How To Remote Download Games To PS3 and PS Vita


In previous articles, we have discussed several tips that can greatly improve your experience using your PS3, your PS Vita and your PSP. Sometime ago, Sony introduced an online store for users to buy digital games directly from it. However, it is just recently that it has allowed gamers to not only buy games and […]

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Ultimate Chrome Productivity Guide

Guiding Tech readers would be happy to know that we’ve launched our first ebook: The Ultimate Chrome Productivity Guide. As the name indicates, it explores various methods and tips to make Chrome work faster and better for you. Chrome is a powerful and feature-rich browser but unless you know how to customize it properly and […]

How to Make the Most Out of the Windows 8 Weather App


The live tiles on Windows 8 start screen are meant to serve a purpose. They are meant to give you some basic pieces of information like calendar events, latest IM messages, etc, in real time of course. However, these tiles can be customized and personalized for specific and required information. We’ve demonstrated that before in […]