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Sometimes push notifications on your Android device can get a bit annoying. Some apps are constantly updating you every 5 seconds with a new push notification. With Notifications Off you can easily banish certain annoying notifications from ever showing up …Read More »
Are you a fan of tiled window managers? This window manager might just be what you’re looking for. Awesome Window Manager is a highly configurable, tiled window manager for X11. It’s one of the most unique and interesting window managers …Read More »
Have an LG Optimus L5 that you’re looking to root? This guide will help you! Follow the directions below and in no time at all, you’ll have your LG Optimus L5 rooted and ready for custom ROMs and mods!
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Have a Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet sitting around that you’re itching to root? This guide will help you! Just follow the instructions below and your Lenovo IdeaPad K1 tablet will be rooted!
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Want a modern looking desktop environment on your aging Linux PC? Check out LXDE. It’s specifically designed with lightweight computing and low memory usage in mind. This desktop environment could very well bring your old machines back to life.…Read More »
[Android] Combine regular text messaging and Google Voice text messaging in one app with Messaging + Google Voice
Ever get tired of switching between your stock SMS messaging app that you use for your carrier and your Google Voice app? If that’s the case for you, then Messaging + Google Voice may be the best thing ever. This …Read More »
Not a fan of Unity, KDE or Gnome 3? XFCE4 is one of the fastest growing desktop environments in the market today. The XFCE project’s XFCE4 comes packed with lightweight programs and an easy to use environment that you’ll quickly …Read More »
[Android] Wirelessly batch transfer files between computer and Android device via FTP with WiFi File Transfer
An easy way to transfer files between computer and Android is to use USB cord. However, many people probably prefer wireless methods. Yesterday we looked at WebSharingLite, which allows you to wirelessly share files between computer and Android. The program …Read More »
Have an LG Spectrum 2 that you’ve been itching to root? Consider this your lucky day. This guide will help you root your LG Spectrum 2 easily. In almost no time at all you’ll have a rooted Spectrum 2 that …Read More »
The best part about Linux is the fact that you can customize your experience. Luckily there are tons of different things to choose from. If you’ve ever wanted a Mac-like dock for Linux, Docky is one of the best options …Read More »
[Android] Wirelessy transfer files between computer and smartphone or tablet with WebSharingLite File/Media Sync
Ever get tired of having to constantly plug your USB cord into your computer and unmount your SD Card to transfer files between Android and computer? Don’t have the know-how to setup an SMB server? WebSharingLite File/Media Sync might as …Read More »
If you ever get tired of having to fiddle with options inside your Android device, Notification Toggle might be worth it’s weight in gold. Notification Toggle puts toggles (WiFi, GPS, Bluetooth, etc.) inside your Android notification bar so you can …Read More »
When you’re on a Linux system, there’s a ton of resource management programs to choose from, but few are any good. That’s where Htop comes in. Htop is a terminal-based process monitor. It can tell you almost everything there is …Read More »
Got a Sony Xperia T (LT30p)? Want to root it? This guide will show you how! Follow the simple steps below and your Sony Xperia T will be rooted in no time flat.
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Keeping your system up to date in Linux can sometimes be laborious. If you’re an Ubuntu user and you’re not afraid bash scripts, Ubuntu Always Up To Date is a great way to automate updates on your Ubuntu machine.…Read More »
If you’re looking for a simple notepad app for your Android device, you’re in luck. Notepad is a very simple and straightforward note-taking app for Android. It allows you to edit and save text files. Perfect for jotting down notes …Read More »
Recently picked up an LG Optimus G3975? Want to root it? This guide will help you with that endeavor. Follow the guide and before you know it your LG Optimus G E975 will be rooted!
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[Linux] Konqueror is a web browser that has a ton of native features: ad-blocking, email, PDF viewing, text editing, FTP, and more
Tired of mainstream browsers? Tired of Webkit? Want something exciting? Konqueror might just be up your alley. Konqueror is a web browser powered by KHTML web technologies, is open source, and brought to you by the KDE project.…
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If you’ve ever seen an iPhone and you’re an Android user, there’s a good chance you might wish that you had pop-up notifications too. Droid Notify Lite can help you with that problem. Droid Notify gives you pop-up notifications (all …Read More »
Have an Oppo Find 5 that you want to root? This guide will help you! Read on to learn how to unlock the hidden power of your Oppo Find 5!
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One of the great things about Android is the thousands of apps available at your fingertip. However, sometimes having a lot off apps installed on your Android device can be a pain. With most apps nowadays having push notifications of …Read More »
Not everyone is content to stick with the big five web browsers (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Opera, and Safari). That’s why browsers like Arora exist. Arora is a webkit-based web browser designed to be simple and fast. Though it does …Read More »
Just picked up a shiny new LG Optimus F7? Want to root it? This is your lucky day. This guide will show you how to easily root your Optimus F7 in just 4 steps!
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Are you a Linux user that isn’t too fond of desktop email applications? If you’re a Gmail user, you might just be in luck. CheckGmail allows you to have all the perks of desktop new email notifications without the bloated …Read More »
It is very easy to be trampled under the weight of app cache on Android. There certainly is not any sort of shortage for of that can clean system cache and SD cache files. However, it is very difficult to …Read More »
How to root Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 on Android Jelly Bean, and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
Just picked up a Samsung Galaxy Grand Duos GT-I9082 and want to root it? Here’s your chance. This guide will teach you how to install ClockworkMod Recovery and also root your Galaxy Grand Duos.
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[Android] Picturen Lite allows you to batch share photos and videos on Facebook, Twitter, Picasa, and Flickr
Image sharing and social media is a big thing nowadays, with the popularity of sites like Facebook, having a good app that you can use to share pictures is always a must. Picturen Lite is a great app that can …Read More »
Yakuake is a Kde based, drop-down Quake style emulator based on Qt. A Quake style terminal emulator is not a new concept. A few weeks back we reviewed Guake, a Quake style terminal emulator. Guake is a great program while …Read More »
The Sony Xperia Z is a beast of a smartphone, but all that power can be wasted if you don’t have root access. Having root on your device can help you accomplish some very cool things, and with this guide’s …Read More »
How to root HTC One on Android Jelly Bean, unlock bootloader, and install ClockworkMod recovery [Guide]
HTC has created the One to directly compete with Samsung’s Galaxy S4. The HTC One is a massive powerhouse, but all that power is locked up tight without root access. This guide will walk you through unlocking your bootloader, installing …Read More »
You have probably heard of AirDroid and similar apps like Droid Manager. These are the type of apps that allow you to remotely access the contents of your Android device from your computer, typically for backup purposes. SnapPea is a …Read More »
Even the most independent of Windows user needs to use Windows software at one point or another. Yesterday we covered PlayOnLinux, which helps you use Windows games on Linux. Today it is the turn of Wine, a program that …Read More »
Linux is a great platform. It has a large variety of users and contributors that believe in the free and open source software model. Linux also has a massive deployment in the enterprise market. However, there is one thing that …Read More »
[Android] X-plore File Manager is an advanced file manager with cloud storage integration, ability to explore ZIP archives, root support, and more
Having a good file manager on Android is very important. If you’ve looked passed all other file managers and you still haven’t settled on a file manager that you love, X-plore File Manager might just be the last stop. This …Read More »
dotTech has a guide on how to root Motorola Droid RAZR HD. Now we will show you how to root Motorola Droid RAZR MAXX HD, the version that has a much bigger battery life. This guide will help you easily …Read More »