Egyptian blogger from Cairo.
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Partner & Creative Director at ThePlanet.

Posts Tagged ‘guide’

Sharing Screens With TeamViewer

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If you are collaborating on a given project with someone else, whether on the technical or the business side, you have to rely on a handful of tools to ensure proper communication. After all, reaching a final quality product requires communication on the highest level, and this means: voice, chat, screen-sharing, remote control and file-sharing. And while there are quite…

Cloud Computing With eyeOS

eyeOS desktop

The move towards online storage and web applications has been going on for a while. Soon enough, users will enjoy the ability to combine all of the documents and applications in central places so that they can be easily accessed from any computer via the internet. With the advancement of services and online applications available for free, plus the high-connection…

The Ideal Footer Development

You can fool yourself into thinking that not all websites are created equal, and that you will design and develop one that expands beyonds the limits of the traditional two/three-column layout with a header and a footer. Sadly, though, the layout has become the victim of a rigid system used globally. Having said that, I wanted to talk about the…

When You Should Buy A Mac

Prices of MacBooks

A question that always comes up whenever you reach the end of your laptop cycle and decide it is time to make a new purchase is: Should I buy a Mac? Or should I just buy a regular laptop running Windows? There are a number of key points that you need to pay attention to whenever you’re about to invest…

Netbook vs Notebook

A common question amongst regular technology consumers is: What is so different about netbooks? When should I buy a netbook instead of a notebook? This video gives a concise, simple explanation: httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NQgiZd0-DxI To wrap up, you should seriously consider purchasing a netbook if: You’re on a tight budget: They usually cost less than $450 Portability is extremely important for you:…

Cheap Multitouch Pad

This video shows you how to make your own simple multitouch pad at home, using some very basic tools. Very interesting. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pQpr3W-YmcQ We’ve seen over the years how open-source software has come through the ranks and proven itself. But why can’t we think the same of open-source hardware? Obviously, the costs involved and utilities needed are different, but this video…

Piwik: Open Source Web Analytics

The Piwik Dashboard

More and more web applications are being made available for download for users to place on their own server. One of the latest products of the beautiful open-source globe is Piwik: an online application that brings you all of the detailed statistics regarding your website’s visitors. Tracking the visitors to a given website is a crucial measurement of success/failure, and…

MAMP: Your Needs, On Your Local Mac

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As a web designer, finishing up is always a long way’s away. In fact, it’s safe to assume that in most cases, there is more work done on the remote server, than on your local machine. While this will always remain a vital aspect of any website or online application, we can help minimalize time wasted communicating with the remote…

7 Firefox Plugins For Web Designers

There is absolutely no doubt which browser we all should be using, regardless of the OS of choice. The beauty of Mozilla Firefox lies in the ability to customize it and extend it to fit your needs. While there are thousands of free plugins out there, I’ve complied a list of the seven add-ons that I believe any web designer…