Chat apps that you must use

Chat apps that you must use

Chat is not a recent phenomenon. Unlike email though, Chat apps can be ‘all consuming’ since the conversation is in real-time. That, and the fact that you need a group to chat makes it really important that you and your buddies are on the same app. Yes,...
Moving Away from LeanPub

Moving Away from LeanPub

LeanPub provides an easy and efficient way to create and publish your own books. Hope you did not miss the “create” part? While Amazon and its friends allow self-publishing, I was not quite taken to MS Word to write technical books. The whole flow of...
Free tool to copy entire websites

Free tool to copy entire websites

If you want to copy simple websites to your local computer, you’re in luck. Although not very well-known HTTrack is a free and open source tool to do just that. The tool is quite easy to use.   How to get started with HTTrack? Download the program from...
FileZilla connection issues after upgrade

FileZilla connection issues after upgrade

I’m really careful about upgrades. My enterprise IT experience shouts at me each time I want to upgrade anything. Thankfully, consumer software is more resilient and provides an overall better upgrade experience. Nonetheless, it is better to be careful than...
PatchMyPC – Automate updates for your Windows PC

PatchMyPC – Automate updates for your Windows PC

Software updates are a necessary evil. Necessary because you get to have all the good enhancements that get implemented in later versions. They are evil since they need manual intervention. Until Chrome came along and showed mainstream users on the advantages of...