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Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” Is Alive And Full Of New Features and Improvements

Linux

Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” Is Alive And Full Of New Features and Improvements

Joy to the world, a new version of Fedora codenamed “Schrödinger’s Cat” has been released! In the past, Fedora has provided leadership in the open source community, holding up to strict open source policies, continuous support to upstream projects, and by offering the latest software before any other distribution.

04-07-2013
Fedora 19 “Schrödinger’s Cat” Is Alive And Full Of New Features and Improvements
5 Ways to Avoid Blur with a Smartphone Camera

Android iPhone and iPad

5 Ways to Avoid Blur with a Smartphone Camera

I think it’s safe to assume most people take their smartphone cameras for granted, despite the leaps and bounds made in pocketable picture-taking technology. Unfortunately a lot of the time our smartphones produce overly blurry photos, but it doesn’t necessarily have to be this way. A lot of the time blurry photos are the result of simple user error and sub-par stock software. With the right techniques and apps you can vastly improve the results provided by your smartphone’s camera.

04-07-2013
5 Ways to Avoid Blur with a Smartphone Camera
Samsung Galaxy S4 Review and Giveaway

Product Reviews

Samsung Galaxy S4 Review and Giveaway

Samsung’s current flagship device, the Galaxy S4 marries no-compromises hardware with Google’s mobile operating system, slathered with a thick layer of Samsung’s own software overlays and customizations. That doesn’t mean the outcome is perfect. How does the Samsung Galaxy S4 stand up to the vagaries of day-to-day life? Is it worth the money? Read on to discover, and for a chance to win this extraordinary smartphone for free!

04-07-2013
Samsung Galaxy S4 Review and Giveaway
Why Following Up On Email Is Important (Or How I Overreacted When Someone Didn’t)

Internet

Why Following Up On Email Is Important (Or How I Overreacted When Someone Didn’t)

Following up on emails is the proper thing to do. Backing up your claims is the proper thing to do. I thought I should share my experience with you as someone who was on the bad end of poor communication. This is a personal story and it goes a long way in underlining the importance of following up with emails, before any other recourse.

04-07-2013
Why Following Up On Email Is Important (Or How I Overreacted When Someone Didn’t)
Can the Aging Titan LauncherPro Hold its Own Against the New Gods of Android Launchers?

Android

Can the Aging Titan LauncherPro Hold its Own Against the New Gods of Android Launchers?

LauncherPro was one of the first alternative launchers available for Android. Even today, it’s considered one of the longest-enduring staples among great launcher apps. Even after surviving the arrival of newer titans, such as the ultra-minimal Atom Launcher and the “better than default” ADW Launcher, which Joel recommends, LauncherPro retains a large fan base. Given the fierce competition, can LauncherPro compete with more modern launchers, or has it become obsolete

04-07-2013
Can the Aging Titan LauncherPro Hold its Own Against the New Gods of Android Launchers?
4 Websites You Can Use To Learn Video Game Facts

Gaming

4 Websites You Can Use To Learn Video Game Facts

The trick to expanding your video game knowledge is knowing where to look. We have plenty of gaming articles on MakeUseOf, so you are certainly starting off at the right place. However, I am going to take you through a world of other resources you can go to learn about video games. Whether you want a detailed history about a game, a franchise, or a person in the video game world, or you just want quick and interesting facts, these websites are exactly what you need.

04-07-2013
4 Websites You Can Use To Learn Video Game Facts
How To Track Wikipedia Edits In Real Time And Catch What’s Trending

Internet

How To Track Wikipedia Edits In Real Time And Catch What’s Trending

Wikipedia is run by a vast army of volunteers. They add, update, and also delete. These can range from keying in the latest information and even covering up scandalous news. The changes often looks like a chaotic mess, so if you want to have a birds-eye view of Wikipedia edits in real time, take advantage of Wikipedia tracking tools.

04-07-2013
How To Track Wikipedia Edits In Real Time And Catch What’s Trending
Type Fu: Ramp Up Your Words-Per-Minute With This Chrome Extension

Browsers

Type Fu: Ramp Up Your Words-Per-Minute With This Chrome Extension

Want to increase your typing speed? I’m sure we all do. Not only can we save ourselves a lot of time over years of typing, having a high typing speed can be impressive to see. And while most typing improvement regimens are sluggishly boring, I’ve found a Chrome extension that makes the progression feel easier and more natural. It’s called Type Fu.

03-07-2013
Type Fu: Ramp Up Your Words-Per-Minute With This Chrome Extension
The Latest Tech That Everyone Is Searching For [Search Trends]

Internet

The Latest Tech That Everyone Is Searching For [Search Trends]

In this update, I’m going to take a look at Google Trend buzz searches from the past couple of weeks. Top buzz identified at Google Trends covers topics ranging from entertainment to politics and occasionally, yes, technology. It’s the tech news that I decided to hunt for. I’ve identified five new search terms that are exploding across the Internet, and may indicate stories that you could very well see in the news very soon.

03-07-2013
The Latest Tech That Everyone Is Searching For [Search Trends]
3 Ways to Disable Windows 8 Gestures

Windows

3 Ways to Disable Windows 8 Gestures

Windows 8 is full of gestures and shortcuts. In addition to touch-screen gestures, there are swipe gestures you can perform with your laptop’s touchpad and mouse gestures that involve moving your cursor to the corners of the screen. However, there are ways to disable all of these gestures. This is particularly useful if these gestures get in your way while using your touchpad or mouse. You can even disable a Windows 8 device’s touch screen entirely — we don’t recommend it, but it’s something you can do if you want.

03-07-2013
3 Ways to Disable Windows 8 Gestures
The End Is Nigh… The Last Pages Of The Internet

Internet Web Culture

The End Is Nigh… The Last Pages Of The Internet

The Internet consists of at least 4 billion webpages, which, you’ll realize unless you have lost all sense of scale, is a vast collection of content. Not all of it is good content, obviously, and I suspect a fair percentage is pornography. Still, the Web is epic and only likely to grow even more epic from this moment forth. But wait! It turns out the Internet has an end.

03-07-2013
The End Is Nigh… The Last Pages Of The Internet
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