You can export events and friends’ birthdays from Facebook into calendar programs like Apple iCal, Microsoft Outlook and Google Calendar. Just follow the tutorial below. How do I export my events or friends’ birthdays?
Since most of us store our Gmail in the cloud, do you ever wonder how susceptible it may be to data loss? What if there was some type of server crash, and all your email was lost? Not to worry – Google takes plenty of steps to make sure that your data is safe. But […]
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 […]
Gmail offers many advanced search options. One of the most useful options is the ability to search by file size. For example, to find emails larger than 5MB, you can search for “size:5m” or “larger:5m.” Search for Emails by Size and More in Gmail For even more options, here’s the full advanced search list for Gmail: […]
Take advantage of Gmail’s many advanced search features! Advanced search operators are query words or symbols that perform special actions in Gmail search. These operators allow you to find what you’re looking for quickly and accurately. For example, use the “message size” operator. To find emails larger than 5MB, you can search for size:5m or larger:5m. […]
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!
Passwords (even strong ones) aren’t as secure as they used to be. To give your accounts an extra level of security, enable two-step verification. The process usually involves entering your password, followed by a temporary PIN (sent to your mobile phone). Here’s a short list to get started (many others offer the service). Enable two-step verification […]
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 […]