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Gentoo: A Linux Distribution Where You Compile Your Own Optimized Software

Linux

Gentoo: A Linux Distribution Where You Compile Your Own Optimized Software

The sheer number of different ways in which Linux can be run is astounding, as there are plenty of choices to go around. While there are plenty of distributions which rely on either the .deb or .rpm package formats, there’s also a handful which use their own formats, if any at all. One of those distributions is very unique compared to most others as the distribution’s developers don’t compile software into binary packages for easy installation.

10-01-2013
Gentoo: A Linux Distribution Where You Compile Your Own Optimized Software
Silence Is Golden: The 5 Worst Singers Found On YouTube

Web Culture

Silence Is Golden: The 5 Worst Singers Found On YouTube

YouTube is truly one of the tent-poles of the Internet, being one of the few websites known and loved by all. And with good reason. It’s the home to millions of video clips covering all genres, no matter how niche. Sure, there’s an overabundance of funny cat videos, but hey, there are also movies and genuinely funny parodies too, so it’s all good. But wait, there are also music videos galore, from professionals and amateurs alike.

10-01-2013
Silence Is Golden: The 5 Worst Singers Found On YouTube
Easily & Quickly Rip DVDs With These Windows Apps

Windows

Easily & Quickly Rip DVDs With These Windows Apps

People have been ripping DVDs for years, so most people assume it’s an entirely solved problem. That’s not the case. Searching Google for “rip dvd” will present a variety of options and articles. Some are valid. Some are for paid software, or software which either does not work, or tries to install adware. There are still only a few free DVD ripping utilities that are of high quality and consistently stable.

10-01-2013
Easily & Quickly Rip DVDs With These Windows Apps
The State Of Social Media 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Internet

The State Of Social Media 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Social media is now firmly embedded into the infrastructure of the Internet. Every website now hoping to be successful knows that they need to be firmly plugged into the social networks and provide the users of those networks every opportunity to share the material. Last year saw a huge flurry of activity and developments when it came to places like Facebook and Twitter, mainly because of the US Presidential election.

10-01-2013
The State Of Social Media 2012 [INFOGRAPHIC]
Netflix For iPhone: One Of The Best Apps For Movies & Shows On The Go [iPhone]

iPhone and iPad

Netflix For iPhone: One Of The Best Apps For Movies & Shows On The Go [iPhone]

Having movies and television shows on your iPhone isn’t anything new, but with Netflix, it’s a whole lot easier. Whether you’re with friends, on the road, or having to wait somewhere, the app is perfect for taking a quick tube break. Better yet, with wifi connectivity, you can watch your favorite bits of entertainment with the ease of a mobile while nixing the data rates.

10-01-2013
Netflix For iPhone: One Of The Best Apps For Movies & Shows On The Go [iPhone]
Send To Kindle By Klip.me: Take All Your “To Read” Articles On The Go Without An Internet Connection [Chrome]

Browsers

Send To Kindle By Klip.me: Take All Your “To Read” Articles On The Go Without An Internet Connection [Chrome]

Before the time of Kindles, we usually read everything solely on our computers. And perhaps you still do this. However, if you own a Kindle, such as the Kindle Touch which doesn’t have the best web interface (and that’s only when you’re around a Wi-Fi connection) you might still be disappointed in it’s reading capabilities. If so, you should consider Send To Kindle by Klip.me.

10-01-2013
Send To Kindle By Klip.me: Take All Your “To Read” Articles On The Go Without An Internet Connection [Chrome]
PeerPressure For Goals Helps You Get Things Done With A Little Help From Your Friends [iOS]

Internet Self Improvement

PeerPressure For Goals Helps You Get Things Done With A Little Help From Your Friends [iOS]

Setting goals is great, but accomplishing them is the real test we all face. This time of year, everyone is setting New Year’s resolutions, but let’s be realistic, many people will never actually pull off their resolutions. They seem to be one of those things we tell ourselves we will do, but in reality, we never really intend to complete them. Why not make this year the one you actually go hard for that resolution?

10-01-2013
PeerPressure For Goals Helps You Get Things Done With A Little Help From Your Friends [iOS]
Watch 19 Gunslingin’ John Wayne Westerns For Free [Stuff to Watch]

Internet

Watch 19 Gunslingin’ John Wayne Westerns For Free [Stuff to Watch]

Marion Mitchell Morrison, or John Wayne as he is more famously known, acted, directed and produced some of the most iconic western films of all time. His name is synonymous with gunfights, horses and the trademark bow-legged cowboy walk. Wayne died in 1979 but his legacy lives on, himself having starred in more than 170 movies. 21 of these movies have been lovingly hosted on the Internet Archive and YouTube.

10-01-2013
Watch 19 Gunslingin’ John Wayne Westerns For Free [Stuff to Watch]
Cobian Backup – The Best Backup a Windows Computer Can Get For Free [Windows]

Windows

Cobian Backup – The Best Backup a Windows Computer Can Get For Free [Windows]

Cobian Backup is a free backup software for Windows. It is crammed with featured, yet seems minimalistic at first glance. Users can create multiple backup tasks for different purposes, backups can be scheduled individually, back files up to multiple different locations, compress or encrypt backups, and more. If you are looking for a truly versatile and easy to use backup tool, look no further.

09-01-2013
Cobian Backup – The Best Backup a Windows Computer Can Get For Free [Windows]
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