Archive for January, 2011

Cool Websites and Tools [January 28th]

January 29, 2011
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Cool Websites and Tools [January 28th]

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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LCA 2011: Keynote speaker censured over sexual images

January 29, 2011
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LCA 2011: Keynote speaker censured over sexual images


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Mozilla sprints to improve developer documentation

January 29, 2011
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Mozilla sprints to improve developer documentation


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Lockerz – A Social Network For Entertainment & Rewards-Based Shopping

January 29, 2011
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Lockerz – A Social Network For Entertainment & Rewards-Based Shopping

Specialized social networks are a thing of the future. With the huge success of Facebook, it’s no surprise that a lot of the newer sites out there – and most of the ones I write about - feature some kind of social features or centralized community.
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Using Rules To Get Apple Mail Under Control

January 29, 2011
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Using Rules To Get Apple Mail Under Control

The constant flow of emails is no doubt the bane of many computer users. Emailing is among the fastest forms of communication, but you constantly have to deal with impertinent messages, spam, and online promotions.
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Editor’s Note: Replacing KDE4

January 29, 2011
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Editor’s Note: Replacing KDE4

Yes, I am one of those grumpy KDE 3.x fans who can’t deal with KDE4. So I’ve been trying out different desktop environments and window managers to replace my beloved KDE, and it has been fun and enlightening. In the past few weeks I’ve tested XFCE, LXDE, Fluxbox, FVWM, Ratpoison, IceWM, Afterstep,...
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Identify Slow Queries using MySQL’s Analysis Tools

January 29, 2011
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Identify Slow Queries using MySQL’s Analysis Tools


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5 Cool Things You Can Do With Bing Maps Aerial View

January 28, 2011
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5 Cool Things You Can Do With Bing Maps Aerial View

When it comes to online mapping, there are a few websites that are currently king of the hill. Those include Google Maps, Mapquest and Bing Maps. I think it’s safe to say that most of us here at MUO really like Google Maps. Mapquest deserves some coolness points too, with its ability to geotag...
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The Rise & Fall Of Google Video Player & Google Video

January 28, 2011
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The Rise & Fall Of Google Video Player & Google Video

Google is one of the giants of the tech world. Even the largest and most experienced technology companies can make mistakes however, or try to jump onto a ship after it has already set sail. Google’s forays into social networking are the most recent example, but several years ago Google struggled with another emerging...
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Pithos Best Pandora.com Client Player For Linux

January 28, 2011
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Pithos  Best Pandora.com Client Player For Linux


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