DBook Review - Structured And collaborative writing

I started writing a book a while ago in a great tool called Editorially. Regretfully Editorially closed shop this May and in the search for a new app, I found something even […]

Simple yet powerful task management with Todoist

Over the past years I've been using task managers on and off, but one I always come back to is Todoist. While there are certainly more powerful options out there (Remember The […]

Do more with your WordPress using the function reference

If you've been developing themes, or taking a go at modifying your own, chances are you've run into the WordPress Template Tags page. This part of the WordPress Codex lists numerous functions […]

Read The New York Times with Adobe Air

In my limited experience with newspapers, I got the sense that they are not the ones leading the technological revolution. Today I found out that The New York Times has just released […]

Create your own file extension icons

Air Icon Generator is a free Adobe Air application that you may use to create icons in different output sizes quickly and without extra costs. I absolutely love all kinds of icons, […]

Ubiquity to be built in to Firefox

If you're into browsers, browser tech and mashups, chances are you know what Mozilla's Ubiquity is. In a nutshell, it's a mashup service which lets you navigate and manipulate the web in […]

Self-publish for free with Lulu

If you think you've got what it takes, why not write a book? Oh yeah, it's takes a load of time, a huge load of marketing effort, and even more money to […]

Inline Google Search in Gmail

It seems like I'm the resident Google Labs reporter here at gHacks, but truth be told, they have been rolling out some cool features! The development team's latest is the ability to […]

Use your computer as a phone for free

I recently discovered a really cool feature in Vista (I think it isn't available quite so readily in XP), which allows you to transform your computer into a phone really easily. Of […]

Sharing is easy with Gmail!

Since the introduction of the Gmail Labs settings to all users sharing in emails has been much easier, and I think somewhat overlooked. There are a few things you can do to […]

Cartoon shootout with Battlefield Heroes

Battlefield Heroes was a free to play web browser game of the Battlefield franchise which used a cartoon style instead of realistic style. Battlefield Heroes was retired in July 2015. The game […]

Visualize your hard drive consumption with SpaceSniffer

SpaceSniffer is a free program for Windows that you may use to visualize where all that precious hard drive space went to. No matter what hard drive size you have, if you […]

Fon lets you download without your computer

I don't know if you guys know about the Fon router, I have personally used one for ages. It is a community based project, the thinking is that a lot of people […]

Add tasks to RTM from Launchy

If you're a Remember The Milk user (the best online list app) you probably spend some time entering tasks. If you're like me, and don't like having tabs for apps open all […]

Do you use a system sidebar?

With the well developed Google Desktop Sidebar and the Vista Sidebar, putting all your gadgets and websites on a sidebar always visible might be quite tempting and can provide loads of information […]

Using your own Wiki for coding

The biggest time saver you can implement in your coding practices is some sort of searchable database of all the data you need when you're working on a project. I mean code […]

Quote, research and take notes with Quotepad

Quotepad is a free program for Microsoft Windows that enables you to quickly jot down notes and manage notes created previously. I sometimes run into an application that's not hugely new, but […]

Would the try & buy model work for games and movies?

I know you've all seen it, naughty people, you download a game for example, and the crack file says something like "Our cracker team does not support piracy, if you like the […]

Gmail now suggests recipients

The article looks at Gmail's recipient suggestion functionality which was first available as a Labs project, but has been integrated natively now. It seems that Gmail is set to read your mind; […]

Tired of Photoshop and GIMP? Try Paint.net

Paint.net is a free powerful image editor for Microsoft Windows devices that, as the name suggests, requires the Microsoft .NET Framework. I've been searching for a Photoshop replacement for a while, and […]

Do you use your OEM operating system?

I just got my hands on a new Sony Vaio FW, and I'm really interested to know how you guys use the operating system on your laptop. My old one had XP […]

Launch any app or folder with a hotkey using PS Hot Launch

PS Hot Launch VVL is a free launcher application for Windows that lets you start any app or folder with the tap on a hotkey. I use a lot of applications and […]

How to show 5 top categories in WordPress

WordPress is a great piece of software, and allows more than you'd think to be done with simple coding. I bet that a lot of people out there would look for a […]

Search and download from Flickr using zFlick

The ever so popular Adobe Air platform has given us a lot of useful apps, but few as tastefully done and as handy as this one. zFlick is an application which enables […]

Do you use Twitter?

Twitter is a service which really baffles me. It is an absolute killer idea, but I am still astounded by the volume of traffic it has. I find it very useful for […]

Load your advertisements after your content

I didn't have much use for loading ads after my content, since on most of my sites and those I worked on, they were near the end of the code anyway, but […]

Billy a simple but awesome music player

Billy a very lightweight music player for Microsoft Windows devices that ships with a couple of extra features besides playback functionality. We had a look at how you use your media player […]

Create an automated XP install with nlite

In today's world of internet connections and everything readily available at the push of a button, do we really need 1Gb of printer drivers? Ok, that goes for Vista, not XP, but […]

Schedule future tweets with Twuffer

If you use Twitter personally or as an organization, you might want the ability to post tweets for publication in the future, or schedule a number of them. You might not be […]

How do you read your email?

We have learned a lot about you guys in the past couple of weeks, and I think the following question will become my favorite so far. Productive emailing can be a very […]

Count your keystrokes every day

If you do any work on your computer, especially if you do some sort of writing, a keystroke counter isn't just a fun tool for stats, it can be a serious output […]

WordPress template tags you should know

If you run a WordPress blog, you will eventually want to make some modifications to your theme. Perhaps you want to show your tags, not just categories, perhaps you want the date […]

How do you use instant messaging?

First we had a look at how you all use your browser, then how you listen to music and watch videos; now it's time to find out about instant messaging! With all […]

How to style your page using CSS

Beginner article coming up, it's time to get to know the wonderful world of CSS! Cascading Style Sheets, or CSS, is the standard method of styling a webpage. In fact, you should […]

Create awesome photo effects with BeFunky

I haven't really gotten myself into online photo editing and effects software because they usually fall behind Adobe Photoshop, but I tried one which is worthy of not just trying out, but […]

Creating a simple multi-lingual website

If you want to create a simple webpage for yourself, listing who you are, how you can be contected and what you do, you might want to add a few languages in […]

How do you use your media player?

Following up on last week's much commented article about how you guys use your Firefox, I decided to also take a look at how you use your media player applications. This is […]

The difference between wordpress.org and wordpress.com

This might be very obvious to some, but about 70% of the clients I work with do not know the difference and spend money on something they could be getting for free! […]

Identifying each page using body tags and CSS

If you are building a large website, chances are you have a great little CSS stylesheet linked to every document which governs all the pages. But what do you do if you […]

Rearranging and making any website print friendly

PrintWhatYouLike is a free online service that allows you to manipulate web pages before you send them to your printer to print them out. I felt weird all day today so I […]