How to Make Your Android Phone Look and Feel like Ubuntu Touch


While Android and iOS get the most recognition and attention, there are plenty of other mobile OSes out there. Some of them are reasonably well known, like Blackberry and Windows Phone, while others are new or only serve a limited market. One of these lesser-known, newer OSes is Ubuntu (mobile). You might have already heard […]

Get that Stock Android Look and Feel – Without Rooting or Flashing Your Device


There are quite a few types of Android users out there. First, we have fans of stock Android. These folks generally go with a Nexus device, or root and flash their Android tablets and phones to turn them into stock Android-powered devices. Next we have those that like carrier customizations, including UI changes found in […]

YouTube 2.0 for iPhone Enables Multitasking Within the App


In a past entry, we have already looked at video applications that could replace the official YouTube app for iPhone and found that, while capable, it was hard to recommend any third party app over Google’s official offering, since it was their app the one that offered the YouTube experience that better resembled the real […]

How to Enable Email Notifications For Shared Google Docs Spreadsheets


Google Docs are a great way to share information with associates or anyone in general. Although sharing is great, another feature you should implement when two or more are working together is notifications for when changes are made. With Google Docs, you can set up notification alerts to be sent out when a spreadsheet has […]

How to Speed Up Your Older or Budget Android Phone


Android is a robust platform that is designed for extreme versatility and flexibility. If a manufacturer wants to install a custom skin or fork the OS completely? Not a problem. Maybe they want to install the OS on a quad-core super-phone, or maybe they wish to bring us a single-core budget device? That’s fine, too. […]

Plants vs Zombies 2: Tips for First Time Players of This Original Tower Defense Game


Of the countless games available for iPhone users on the App Store, only a very select few can be considered instant classics. Plants vs Zombies is a great example of this: A tower defense game that has you planting different kinds of plants and vegetables with varied powers to defend your home from invading troops of […]

How to Set up and Use CheapCast, the Chromecast Alternative


You might already know about Chromecast: the ultra-cheap $35 dongle that allows you to quickly stream content from your Android devices (and even the PC) right over to your big-screen television. If you like the idea of being able to quickly push online content from your mobile device to your TV, then Chromecast is certainly […]

3 Free or Inexpensive Desktop Monitor Apps for Mac


While Macs stand for simplicity and ease of use, that doesn’t mean they’re perfect and you don’t need to monitor it. In fact, as with any piece of hardware, your Mac will last longer and perform way better if you keep tabs on some of its most important metrics, such as temperature, hard drive space, […]

How to Get Notifications of Social Networks At One Place in Chrome


With all the social networks we’ve signed ourselves up for, it can often be difficult to always keep up-to-date with all the latest and greatest. Instead of manually checking them all, you may install Chime for Chrome to get all the updates displayed in a nice format via a dropdown menu on the toolbar. Chime […]

How to Get Back DVD Playback in Windows 8 Through VLC


Despite what naysayers might tell you, there is a lot to love about Windows 8 (and Windows 8.1) To name a few things: Windows is more secure out of the box than Windows 7, it boots faster and it provides a unique interface that can be great for mobile devices or even for hooking up […]

How to Clean Up Old Desktop Items Quickly Through Command Prompt


Your desktop is probably the first place to get cluttered. Without a download manager, most files end up on the desktop alongside text documents, pictures, etc. for easy access at any time. A problem can quickly arise when your window is nearing it’s capacity but you still want to add more items! Instead of dragging […]

SMAPP Review: iOS App for Learning Filmmaking and for Experienced Filmmakers


If you have ever been interested in the craft of filmmaking, then you surely know how intimidating it can be to learn about it, especially considering how broad it is in its scope. On the other hand, you might think that making a great film is a perfectly manageable task and that all it takes […]

9 Reasons Windows 8.1 is Better Than Windows 8


Microsoft has officially announced Windows 8.1 is on its way, with a rollout starting on October 18th. Whether you hated Windows 8 or are simply looking for an improved overall experience, Windows 8.1 is sure to be a welcome treat. While technically a minor update (at least compared to Win 7 to Win 8), there […]

How to Pin Your Favorite Sports Team to Windows 8 Start Screen


If sports interest you then it’s likely that keeping yourself updated with sports news from across the globe is something that interests you too. The question is what might be the best way to do that, especially for your favorite sports team if not all teams or sports. Windows 8 users don’t need to think […]