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Four Sticky Notes for Chrome Web Applications

Four Sticky Notes for Chrome Web Applications

There’s no shortage of note-taking apps out there, yet when it comes time to jot something down quickly to return to later, few note-taking options are as convenient as good old-fashioned sticky notes applications. The following are four Sticky Notes for Chrome applications.

MTE Explains: How Search Engines Work

MTE Explains: How Search Engines Work

You’ve been using search engines for a long time now. You probably used one to find this article. But do you know how they work? This post will give you a basic understanding of how search engines work to find all the information you wouldn’t be able to find on your own.

How to Create Custom Web App For Your Favorite Websites In Chrome

How to Create Custom Web App For Your Favorite Websites In Chrome

Chrome OS makes it easy to access your favorite websites, but there’s a catch. By default, your website of choice must have already submitted an app to the Chrome Web Store. This is a problem, as some major websites do not have an app available, such as Wikipedia. The good news is that creating custom web apps of your own isn’t that difficult.

How To Encrypt Your Android Phone

How To Encrypt Your Android Phone

Android version 2.3.4 (Gingerbread) comes with the ability to encrypt your Android phone. While the process may be intimidating, it’s pretty straightforward. Here is how you can easily encrypt your Android phone.

Track Time and Goals Using Progress Bar Timer [Google Chrome]

Track Time and Goals Using Progress Bar Timer [Google Chrome]

Tracking your time and task can be a difficult job. While some may have no trouble keeping track of time in their heads, others may benefit from a more visual means of measuring progress. Progress Bar Timer is a Google Chrome extension that turns deadlines and quotas into convenient progress bars to help track time and goals.

How To Backup Tweets Using twDocs

How To Backup Tweets Using twDocs

Twitter does not have a built in export option, but if you are concerned about all the information you have poured into Twitter over the years, twDocs is an online service that will quickly and easily export your Twitter feed into whatever format your heart desires.