Joined July 2006

A father of two, neo geek, tech-obsessed male who is also the co-founder of MakeUseOf and been here since makeuseof hit web for the first time.

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Useful Gmail Shortcuts

13th October, 2011

Keyboard shortcuts make you more productive and help you save time by allowing you to never take your hands off the keyboard. When it comes to Gmail there are a bunch of very useful shortcuts that make it easy to navigate and perofm certain actions in Gmail. Download the Gmail cheat sheet. It’s free.


VLC Player Shortcuts

13th October, 2011

VLC media player is a free, cross-platform (Windows, mac, Linux) and open source video player written by the VideoLAN project. It supports a huge number of video formats and can play pretty much any video file you throw at it. It’s also listed on MakeUseOf’s Best Windows Software page. With VLC you may also play […]


Facebook Shortcuts

13th October, 2011

If you’re spending lots of time on Facebook, why not to make use of your time more efficiently while you’re at the site? Facebook provides users with about a dozen of handy shotcuts that users may use for faster navigation through Facebook. For instance, Alt+1 will take you to your home page. Alt+M will take […]


30 Codes for Chat Smileys

13th October, 2011

You might be already familiar with some of the popular smiley chat codes like the wink icon but there are many others. This cheat sheet lists most popular 30 smiley chat codes used by users like you all over the world.


GIMP Shortcuts

13th October, 2011

GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) is a free image editing and manipulation tool editor which is often tagged as free Photoshop alternative. It can handle essential image editing tasks like image resizing, editing, cropping, photomontages, and converting images between different image file formats. GIMP is freely available for most popular operating systems including Microsoft Windows, […]


Internet Explorer Shortcuts

12th October, 2011

Browse web faster on Internet Eplorer by mastering its keyboard shortcuts. You may use these shortcuts to navigate and manage tabs, search for specific text within the page, preview pages before you print them, work with favorites, and lots more. Download now, it’s free.

Mozilla Thunderbird Shortcuts

12th October, 2011

Mozilla Thunderbird is a free desktop email client from the makers of Firefox. It’s often consdered alternatve to desktop clients like Microsoft Outlook or Outlook Express. This cheat lists keyboard shortcuts for Mozilla Thunderbird aimed to make you more productive when working with emails.


Firefox Shortcuts (Mac OSX)

11th October, 2011

This cheat sheet contains a list of useful keyboard shortcuts for Mac users. Everything from on-page commands like copy, paste and search to quick navigation between open tabs and browser menu options (History, Downloads etc). A must-have for every Firefox user. The shortcuts should work on all Firefox versions.


Google Chrome Shortcuts

11th October, 2011

In this cheat sheet you will find a bunch of useful keyboard shortcuts that you can use to perform specific actions on Google Chrome browser. Below are some of the shortcuts. Ctrl+N -> 0pens a new window. Ctrl+T -> Opens a new tab. Ctrl+Shift+N -> Opens a new window in incognito mode. Ctrl+Shift+T -> Reopens […]


Mac OSX Shortcuts

11th October, 2011

This cheat sheet will help you master Mac OS X keyboard shortcuts and get the work done faster. Learn these shortcuts to become more productive. If you’re aware of any other shortcuts that are missing from the cheat sheet please let us know about them in the comments below.


Linux Commands Reference

11th October, 2011

In this cheat sheet yo will find a bunch of the most common Linux commands that you’re likely to use on a regular basis. On most systems you can lookup detailed information about any command by typing man comannd_name. You will need to be root user in order to use some of these commands. Be […]


Best Google Search Tips

11th October, 2011

Most people have no idea about handy Google commands that can be used for specific searches. Google lets you do a lot more than that. For instance, did you know that you can use search field as a calculator or a unit converter? Moreover, if you just want to search for specific file types like […]


Firefox Shortcuts (Windows)

11th October, 2011

This cheat sheet contains a list of keyboard shortcuts for Firefox on Windows computers. Whether you just want to learn the basic shorctuts like CTRL+C (for copy) or Ctrl+V (for paste) or master less needed commands, it’s all here. The shortcuts should work on all Firefox versions.


Windows Shortcuts

10th October, 2011

Getting to know Windows keyboard shortcuts not only will help you getting the work done faster, but also become more efficient. If you spend on Windows computer considerbale amount of time daily then this cheat sheet is a must-have for you. It contains 100+ Windows Keyboard Shortcuts. If you’re aware of some of the shortcuts […]


ShelfLifeAdvice: Food Shelf Life Guidelines & Recommendations

28th June, 2010

ShelfLifeAdvice is a free food reference site that gives advice on how long hundreds of different foods and beverages remain safe to eat in the pantry, refrigerator, and freezer. It also provides food shelf life recommendations and handling techniques to get the maximum of foods, and clarifies how to interpret confusing packaging dates. If you’re […]