When Amazon first launched their Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) in 2006, many people were a bit surprised. Those of us who’d always just thought of Amazon as a retailer were skeptical that they’d have much to offer. In the 5 years since then, Amazon has proven that they’re serious about this business and in making […]
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Even though it changes every month and people constantly complain about the lack of privacy, Facebook is engrained into most people’s lives. With the help of some Google Chrome web apps and extensions, you can tame the social media beast and add or remove things you don’t like.
The latest version of Ubuntu has removed Evolution and replaced it with Thunderbird. For those who are first time using Thunderbird, you will discover that, unlike Evolution, Thunderbird doesn’t come with a Calendar/Task feature. You are not able to add any events/tasks, not to mention the integration of Google Calendar. However, the good thing about […]
For those of you who do not know, Delicious Bookmarks was purchased from Yahoo. The group who purchased the long neglected bookmarking site were the founders of a site you may have heard about… YouTube. This purchase was a while ago, but the newly redesigned site is up and running now. Lets take a look […]
If you have noticed recently, when you perform a search in Google, some of the search results have a profile picture (of the author) displayed beneath the link. There are no special privilege for these authors, nor did they pay Google to do it. If you are a blogger or content creator, you can get […]
Unless you were away for the past couple of weeks, you must have heard about Facebook launching its latest enhancement to the standard profile view, the Timeline. In short, Timeline, if you allow it, will be the new default view of your profile, allowing other users easy access to your past activity on Facebook. Once […]
Even if you’re all thumbs when it comes to drawing, there will come a time when you need to create a diagram or two. And it doesn’t matter if you’re a software developer, web designer, or a technical writer. It all comes down to arranging blocks and images on a canvas to explain something. There […]
Many computer users use popular blogging platforms to blog about various topics. These platforms often offer a wide variety of features to meet the needs of their users. But normally these features are best taken advantage of by people who know how to code in HTML and CSS. For instance, custom themes in Blogger can […]
If you run a website, you’ve almost certainly heard of Google analytics. Many of you probably use it quite happily, but some of you might have wondered what other website statistic services exist. I’ve been using Statcounter for a few years now, and continue to do so quite happily. Their website can be found here.
Dropbox is more than simply a convenient way to share, store, and sync files. Thanks to some clever individuals in the development community, you can do much more with Dropbox. One of the more interesting and useful third-party applications for Dropbox is DropPages. It turns Dropbox into a simple web server, letting you publish static […]
What is a start page to you? Is it just a place where your browser takes you when you open it? Well, why not make it a place to store your favorite sites on the web? Make it a place that benefits you using Start.io. Your starting page can be a very useful tool if […]
Printing your resume on paper and distributing it to potential employers is the traditional way to go about looking for jobs. But in today’s tech age, people prefer to have everything computers and that too in a visually appealing way. This is precisely why there are numerous online services that help you share your resumes […]
Facebook officially launched its improved Friend Lists feature today, making it easier than ever to view and share relevant content with the appropriate individuals. In this article I will highlight the main uses of Facebook’s newest feature.
Google Docs is Google’s online document creation and management application. If you haven’t used Google Docs and you have a Google account, it is really worth checking out. It could easily save you from purchasing MS Office or upgrading. Like many Google applications, Google Docs has been doing some testing behind the scenes. Being able […]
While you will find numerous web apps online that let you manage projects, very few of them effectively incorporate collaboration features. In the end, you have to stick with a project management application that does not provide you with the convenience you require, thereby making it more time-consuming and less productive. If you are looking […]
QR Codes. They look like barcodes that have gotten wet and smudged. You’ve probably seen them. In fact, they’re everywhere: on the web, in print ads, on business cards, and even on the sides of buildings. All you need to do is scan a QR code with your smartphone and you’re either taken to a […]
RSS readers are immensely useful tools for more than just keeping up with your favorite sites. In the past we have talked about different tools to use your Google reader. Some were about bettering your reading experience with Google Reader. I know I use Google Reader to catch up on my favorite sites. The hard […]
I stumbled onto this one when looking for something I could use to add a little something to the visual nature of my company’s website. Animoto is a start-up that heralds from New York City and aims to turn your photos (and video clips) into a beautiful animated slide-show complete with music. Many people have […]