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 […]
Does your Internet connection seem slow? Test your speed at www.speedtest.net. Check the results with respect to your Internet service provider’s plan, and make sure the test results are close to the plan you’re paying for.
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: […]
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 […]