Hongkiat Lim

Founder and Editor in Chief of Hongkiat.com. Hongkiat is also a designer, developer, entrepreneur, and an active investor in the US stock market.

Latest posts

How to Display Feed Subscriber Count in Text

I believe you’ve seen websites and blogs that uses the text-based Feedburner subscriber count instead of the chicklet.…

28 Nice and Creative Tech Advertisements

Whenever you flipped through a tech related magazine, how often you stopped and stare at a tech ad…

Play Music With Mac’s Terminal

[Mac only] Who says command based Terminal cannot play music? Folks at usingmac shows how you can play…

How to Customize Mac Terminal Startup Screen Message

[Mac only] Mac’s Terminal startup message is also called MOTD (Message of The Day). If you have not…

40+ High Resolution Blank Template (Free) Stock Photos

Blank templates are stock photos designed in such a way where some parts are blanked-out so you can…

Cheaper Ways To Buy Apple Macs

Fear of change is probably the biggest reason holding PC users back from trying a Mac, but my…

30 Really Nice IronMan Wallpapers

IronMan is my favorite superhero mainly because I love cool new technology and also I’m a big fan…

9 Alternative Ways To Access Blocked Sites

Editor’s note: For a newer, updated version of this post, check it out here. Is you school, college…

Why You Should Really Check Your Spam Mails

As much as Spam folders are helping us to filter irrelevant and spam emails from showing on our…

Photoshop Tutorial: Design Tiger / Leopard Style Character

Few readers were asking if I’ll release a guide on creating the furly tiger / leopard skinned "X"…

Free RSS Feed Icons, The Ultimate List

More and more bloggers and webmasters are using RSS syndication to convert their weblog visitors into regular readers.…

Photoshop Tutorial: Web 2.0 Badge That Flips Back

If you think the seal-shape Web 2.0 badges is too commonly used throughout the internet, here’s something for…