EtreCheck – I love this app. It has many uses, including malware and adware removal. EtreCheck is a free tool that explains what is going on inside your Macintosh. EtreCheck consolidates information from over 50 different diagnostics tasks and displays it all on one concise report. EtreCheck can identify common problems like a failing hard […]
Have a long list of terms to search for? Instead of typing in each query one at a time, use SearchOpener. The site is simple – enter a list or string of text, and SearchOpener will perform multiple searches at the same time. You can even select different search engines, such as Yahoo or Bing. Once you enter […]
We’ve start a new website, called 24ofFame.com. 24ofFame is a social network lottery. Every day, one user is randomly selected to share a post. It could be your “15 minutes” (i.e. 24 hours) of fame. Think of it like this: You’re at a stadium, and it’s packed. You’re randomly selected to post something on the JumboTron. […]
The web browser battles seem to never end. For basic functionality, they all serve the same purpose. Check out the current (and past) browser usage statistics. Web Browser Usage Statistics However, I think Google Chrome is the best browser. It’s fast, updates automatically, and integrates well with your GMail account. It also has an extensive […]
When you close a browser tab/window (by accident, or prematurely), you can reopen the tab with most web browsers. With Chrome and Firefox, enter Control+Shift+T on Windows and Command+Shift+T on Mac OS X. For Safari, enter Command+Z. This feature comes in very handy!
By now, you’ve probably seen online ads for MacKeeper. Actually, you’ve probably seen a thousand ads for MacKeeper. Pop-up ads and misleading advertising is the cornerstone of their business. It’s basically a software advertised to “clean” your computer, but that’s far from the truth. Stay away from this program. The effectiveness (and overall safety) of this […]
Customers often ask me how to send a website link, via email. Here are the instructions. 1. Visit the website (or page) you want to visit. In this example, I’m going to visit the BBC’s Business section. 2. Highlight all the text in the address bar, and select copy. 3. Paste the link in your […]
Some are red. Some are blue. All are green. A free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox that exposes the role money plays in Congress and highlights key election races. Displays on any web page detailed campaign contribution data for every Senator and Representative, including total amount received and breakdown by industry and by […]
Google Reader is on the way out, but here’s a great filter plugin. Google Reader Filter filters duplicated entries and unwanted content, or highlights chosen content based on keywords. Google Reader Filter It works on Firefox, and you’ll need Greasemonkey installed first.
Have you ever wanted to send a YouTube link, but have the video cut directly to a specific point within the video? Now you can. There’s an easy way to create a link that goes right to the exact spot that you’re looking for. Here’s how: Here’s a YouTube link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FxDQAGF4Rs Let’s say I want […]