Archive for January 3rd, 2011

A Word from our Sponsor

January 3, 2011
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Console management technology enables more efficient vehicle navigation and handling. New computer-aided power steering allows for smoother turns and reverse maneuvers than before, and some cars now have satellite navigation abilities that replace the paper map. These navigation systems keep the driver on the right path both in the states as well as abroad,...
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Hot Tech Deals [Jan 3rd]

January 3, 2011
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Hot Tech Deals [Jan 3rd]

If you’re in the market for a new computer, laptop, mobile phone, games and other accessories; don’t waste your time searching online. We’ve taken the liberty of locating the best tech deals and unifying them into a single post for your convenience.
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5 Things To Consider Before Buying A Netbook

January 3, 2011
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5 Things To Consider Before Buying A Netbook

For anyone with even a mild addiction to the online world, a netbook is an attractive bit of kit. The ability to surf the net anywhere with a wireless or 3G connection, using a real keyboard and operating system whilst retaining lightweight portability is… well, awesome.
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Ubuntu and the price of Unity

January 3, 2011
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“Disagreements about the shape and form of the free software interface, and issues around the politics of licensing are not new. GNOME itself came into existence in the late 90s when problems were identified with the licensing of the Qt toolkit used by KDE, which was the first truly integrated desktop environment for...
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Despite anti-Oracle hysteria, firm is an Open Source powerhouse

January 3, 2011
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“Oracle bought Sun Microsystems, one of the IT industrys most hard-working firms in the fight for open standards and against the Redmond juggernaut, the Evil Empire of Redmondia. Sun was also one of the most unrecognised firms by FOSS pundits, despite its vast contributions to the open source movement, be it in the...
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Get Organized in the New Year with Postbox 2 [Giveaway]

January 3, 2011
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Get Organized in the New Year with Postbox 2 [Giveaway]

Postbox is a sophisticated email client, with a myriad of robust productivity options to even satisfy the needs of users that declare themselves exclusive to webmail. This email client is compatible with both Windows and Mac; and is real easy to set up.
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Open Source Contribution Etiquette

January 3, 2011
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“Some developers, when faced with fixing, or adding a feature to an open source project are under the mistaken impression that the first step before any fixing takes place, or before adding a new feature takes place is to make the code “easier for them” to work on.
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Tuxera Releases GPL-Compliant FAT32 Replacement Package for Android

January 3, 2011
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Tuxera Releases GPL-Compliant FAT32 Replacement Package for Android
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Thank You To MakeUseOf Friends!

January 3, 2011
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Thank You To MakeUseOf Friends!

It’s time to say thanks to our friends who, once in a while, tip us great articles, help out on projects and in some cases offer their services at discounted prices. Thank you, guys!
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Cool Websites and Tools [January 2nd]

January 3, 2011
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Cool Websites and Tools [January 2nd]

Check out some of the latest MakeUseOf discoveries. All listed websites are FREE or come with a decent free account option. You can make use of them without spending a dime. If you want to have similar cool websites round-ups delivered to your email daily email subscribe here.
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