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6 Important Things To Keep In Mind When Doing An iOS Upgrade [iOS]

iPhone and iPad

6 Important Things To Keep In Mind When Doing An iOS Upgrade [iOS]

As good as an iOS upgrade can be, some hiccups can come along with it. There are certain things that you should always keep in mind when you are doing an iOS upgrade. It is important that you do not just run the upgrade over the air or plug into iTunes without taking the time to make sure you are actually ready to upgrade your device. The chances are high that your iPhone will not break, or have any major issues, but you could lose some precious data.

29-02-2012
6 Important Things To Keep In Mind When Doing An iOS Upgrade [iOS]
The BEST Portable Apps You Will Ever Carry Around in Your Pocket

Windows

The BEST Portable Apps You Will Ever Carry Around in Your Pocket

Who doesn’t love portable apps? You can carry them around in your thumbdrive, or launch them from a cloud drive. They don’t need to be installed and yet, allows you to commandeer any computer with your choice of applications.

Today, we’d like to announce the release of our Best Portable Apps page!

29-02-2012
The BEST Portable Apps You Will Ever Carry Around in Your Pocket
How This MakeUseOf Writer Procrastinates In 8 Easy Steps

Web Culture

How This MakeUseOf Writer Procrastinates In 8 Easy Steps

As you may know, MakeUseOf isn’t staffed by robots that churn out articles daily through an automatic system. All of us have our own methods of getting down to the writing. Since I’m not a full-time freelance writer, it takes me a little extra oompah to get myself started. With that in mind (and based on what I’m doing right now), I figured I’d give you a little insight into what I’m doing. Basically, here’s how I procrastinate.

29-02-2012
How This MakeUseOf Writer Procrastinates In 8 Easy Steps
5 Hilarious Anti-Apple Videos You Must Watch

Web Culture

5 Hilarious Anti-Apple Videos You Must Watch

I don’t have any love for Apple. I don’t have any hate either. In fact, I find it odd that anyone would express such strong emotions, whether positive or negative, for a technology company. Or any company for that matter, whatever business it happens to be in. This means that while I don’t hate Apple, I can’t abide Apple fanboys. Thankfully I’m not alone.

29-02-2012
5 Hilarious Anti-Apple Videos You Must Watch
11 Online Sources to Find Legal Torrents

Internet

11 Online Sources to Find Legal Torrents

Recent events have seen well-known torrent directories like BTJunkie closing their doors or being threatened with closure, leaving many people wondering about the legalities of torrents and which directories are still open to find them in anyway. The good news is that the process of torrenting is legal – BitTorrent is just a peer-to-peer method for downloading which happens to have many legal uses.

28-02-2012
11 Online Sources to Find Legal Torrents
6 Must-Listen Podcasts For Novelists, Screenwriters & Storytellers

Internet

6 Must-Listen Podcasts For Novelists, Screenwriters & Storytellers

Are you stuck in a writing slump? Have you ran out of story ideas? Are you puzzled and confused over the publishing industry? Do you need guidance on becoming a professional wordsmith? There are lots of resources – good and bad – out on the web, and they all claim to improve your writing, improve your sales, etc. But who has the time to browse and keep up with dozens, if not hundreds, of writing-related websites?

28-02-2012
6 Must-Listen Podcasts For Novelists, Screenwriters & Storytellers
Use Mouse Gestures For Better Productivity With StrokePlus [Windows]

Windows

Use Mouse Gestures For Better Productivity With StrokePlus [Windows]

Mouse gestures are specific movements that are recognized by software and translated into quick actions on the screen. Mouse gestures can be used to perform quick actions, like forward and backward browsing or opening a program among others. We have taken you through quite a few mouse gesture tools. Let’s take a look at another lightweight one here.

28-02-2012
Use Mouse Gestures For Better Productivity With StrokePlus [Windows]
Access US-Only Websites Internationally For Free With TunnelBear

Mac Windows

Access US-Only Websites Internationally For Free With TunnelBear

If you’re living outside of the United States, here’s a familiar scenario for you. You’re reading your favorite tech blog, and suddenly see a post about the latest and greatest in web services. Maybe it’s a new way to stream music or watch TV, maybe it’s an awesome new bookstore. Excited, you click through to try it out – only to find out that it’s limited to US customers only. TunnelBear is a slick Virtual Private Network that can help solve that problem.

28-02-2012
Access US-Only Websites Internationally For Free With TunnelBear
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