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5 eBay Scams To Be Aware Of

Internet

5 eBay Scams To Be Aware Of

Being scammed sucks, especially on eBay. You invest all of that time into selling a particular product or you spend a lot of time researching the perfect item, complete the transaction, and then… nothing. The buyer never pays up. The seller never ships your item. Some scams are obvious, but others are subtle and manipulative. Do you know when you’re being scammed?

18-01-2013
5 eBay Scams To Be Aware Of
Enhance Google Services with These 5 Add-Ons

Browsers

Enhance Google Services with These 5 Add-Ons

Most of us use at least one Google service each day – usually much more than just one. Search, Gmail, Reader, Calendar, Drive, Play, YouTube…. this is just a partial list of the services we use every day. And for good reason, too. Google’s services are not popular just because they have the name “Google” next to them – they’re actually very good, and constantly provide their competitors with inspiration and ideas.

18-01-2013
Enhance Google Services with These 5 Add-Ons
How To Filter & Download Multiple Files From A Webpage [Chrome]

Browsers

How To Filter & Download Multiple Files From A Webpage [Chrome]

After years of being a loyal Firefox user, I’ve finally made the switch to the same side of the river as many of my MakeUseOf colleagues and jumped to Google Chrome. Albeit late by most of your standards, I’m catching on quickly. The single thing that was keeping me with Firefox was their extensive library of add-ons. Being able to mass download within the browser is a big deal to me because I’m a bit of a hoarder.

18-01-2013
How To Filter & Download Multiple Files From A Webpage [Chrome]
Keep Your Windows Computer Clean & Tidy With Free Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Windows

Keep Your Windows Computer Clean & Tidy With Free Advanced Uninstaller PRO

Using a computer is not without its frustrations – things crash, load too slow, or behave in erratic ways. After all, a modern computer is a very complex beast. The final product we’re using represents co-operation and communication between hundreds of different hardware and software companies all trying to cram their ideas into a small box to make it better. Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t.

17-01-2013
Keep Your Windows Computer Clean & Tidy With Free Advanced Uninstaller PRO
Let Hootsuite Be Your Android Hub For Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts [Android]

Android

Let Hootsuite Be Your Android Hub For Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts [Android]

If you’re a fan of using Twitter or Facebook on your mobile, then you have every reason in the world to check out the Hootsuite Android application. And speaking as someone who has recently explored it in depth, I’m sure you’ll love it. Hootsuite makes it very easy for users to check particular Twitter lists, mentions, searches, news feeds and more from up to 5 social media accounts for free.

17-01-2013
Let Hootsuite Be Your Android Hub For Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn Accounts [Android]
Are You Sure It’s Bricked? How You Can Fix Your Broken Smartphone

Android iPhone and iPad

Are You Sure It’s Bricked? How You Can Fix Your Broken Smartphone

Back in the day, a bricked device would be very tough to recover, but over the years some resilience has been built into smartphones and tablets. These days a few clever button presses, useful additional software, a USB cable and a few prayers (the prayers are optional, of course) will sort out many bricking issues. But as it turns out, you don’t even need to go as far as that!

17-01-2013
Are You Sure It’s Bricked? How You Can Fix Your Broken Smartphone
Broke Your CD? Visit Adobe’s FTP Site Full Of Their Software

Internet

Broke Your CD? Visit Adobe’s FTP Site Full Of Their Software

Have a license for an old Adobe product, but can’t find your disk? Not an issue. So long as you’ve got your serial number you’ve got a legal way to download and run the software you paid for, thanks to a not-so-secret FTP server containing every version of pretty much every program Adobe’s ever offered.

17-01-2013
Broke Your CD? Visit Adobe’s FTP Site Full Of Their Software
5 Unusual Music Apps For Android

Android

5 Unusual Music Apps For Android

During the holidays last year, my kids all wanted music players. I actually dislike the whole concept of a music player like an MP3 or an iPod; after all isn’t that the whole point of having a smartphone? If smartphones now come loaded with all sorts of amazing gadgetry and awesome features, like the ability to trace your location or locate cool restaurants around you, then why on Earth wouldn’t it be your first choice to listen to music?

17-01-2013
5 Unusual Music Apps For Android
The History Of Microsoft Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

Web Culture

The History Of Microsoft Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]

We all like to bash Microsoft and Windows, but the truth is that they have been around for so long and given us so much software and technology, that we couldn’t possibly imagine a computing world without them. Their software is installed by default onto every new PC (whether we like it or not) and who do you know that doesn’t know Word or Powerpoint? Or how many young people don’t know what an XBox is?

17-01-2013
The History Of Microsoft Technology [INFOGRAPHIC]
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