Parents have wrestled with keeping their children shielded from unwanted content on the internet since personal computers first started arriving in our homes. This guide will show you how to whitelist certain websites inside Google Chrome, preventing your children from visiting any websites you do not approve.
Do you know that the middle mouse click is not as useless as it seems to be? There are several useful things that it can do in a browser. 1. Clicking the middle mouse button (by pressing down the scroll wheel) on a link in a browser will open the link in a new tab. […]
Do you know you can set multiple websites as the home page in Firefox? Here is how you do it: 1. Go to the “Preferences -> General” section in Firefox. 2. At the Home Page input field, enter the URL of the websites that you want to set as home page, separating each URL with […]
If you are looking for some tools to help you generate invoices online for free and without having to sign up for an account, check out the following websites.
There are approximately two bajillion videos on YouTube and staying up-to-date on a couple of channels could be difficult. YouTube Video Deck makes it easier and faster to follow YouTube channels.
What if you left your laptop at home and there is an urgent need to edit a video that you saved in Google Drive? Thankfully you can make use of WeVideo to edit the video directly in Google Drive.
Do you often open a lot of tabs in Google Chrome, just to leave most of them untouched for hours? One way to prevent it from eating away your computer’s memory is to suspend the tab until you’re ready to use it. Here’s how to do so.
it’s not possible to play music in Google Drive, but installing a Chrome extension allows users to play music straight from the Google Drive directory,
There are tons of ways to make Firefox runs faster. One of the ways is to turn off the tabs animation so the opening and closing of tabs will be immediate and doesn’t take up much memory. In Firefox, open a new tab and type “about:config” in the address bar. Search for “browser.tabs.aimate” and double […]
A number of tools can be used to edit JSON files, but if you want to do so within Google Chrome, the following are files tools to help with the process.
Fishing can be a really enjoyable activity. But, getting fished, or phished for that matter, is not so fun. What exactly is phishing? And why should you take extreme precautions to protect yourself? This guide shows you how phishing attacks work and how to protect yourselves from them.
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.
Have you ever wanted to jazz up your Facebook profile? While the social network does not allow themes, there are many utilities that let you add a theme to Facebook. One of the better tools for doing this is My Facebook Theme.
Various web services can open Microsoft Office files with ease, but what about files created with LibreOffice? The good thing is, you can also read ODT document in your browser as well.
Craigslist is a popular place for people to buy and sell stuff. It is also a good hangout for fraudster to scam the user. This guide will teach you how to avoid scams on Craigslist.
Not everyone likes to talk about death, but sadly it’s inevitable. Because of this, Google has decided to give its users total control over their data, should their account become “inactive.” This is done via their new Inactive Account Manager, which can be used to plan your “digital afterlife.”
Most spelling and grammar checkers in word processors spot obvious writing errors, but not the less obvious ones. Slick Write is a web service that analyzes writing errors as well as performs the usual spelling and grammar check.
In Firefox, you can press the “/” key in your keyboard (when your cursor is not in any input field) to quickly activate the Quick Search bar. Alternatively, you can go to “Preferences -> Advanced -> General and tick the box “Search for text when I start typing”. This will allow you to search for […]
Google Now is a new concept from Google that’s about getting the right information at the right time. You can bring the Google Now look and feel to your new tab page in Chrome with a new unofficial extension in the Chrome Web Store.
By default, when you are composing an email in Gmail, it will popup a compose window at the right bottom corner of the window. A quick trick is to press “Shift” while clicking the Compose button. This will open a bigger Compose area in its own window.
If you’re looking for a built-in tool to convert files in Google Drive, then try DriveConverter, a web app and Chrome extension specially built for Google Drive. It offers more flexible conversion features for documents, images and music files.
Google Drive offers a lot of features for users, but some of the basics have always been missing, such as password protection. Here is how you can password protect a spreadsheet in Google Drive.
With Google Reader on its way out, it could be worth your while to consider transitioning to one of the free alternatives to Feedburner featured here.
Do you like to store photos in both your Google Drive and Google+ accounts? If so, it only makes sense that Google allows us to share photos from Google Drive to Google+ account in just a few clicks. Since the option is hidden by default, you may not be aware that this is even possible.
Filling out lengthy forms can take up much of our time, especially when the information gets lost after submitting it due to a timeout error or a site crash. Lazarus can help prevent this from happening by saving data on forms and retrieving them for you in case you need to resubmit it.
How many times have you deleted an email just to realize that it had an important file attached that you couldn’t get back? In cases like these, you should be using a service like Openera to auto-file Gmail documents and images to the cloud to be sure you don’t lose anything important.
Facebook Home, a launcher app, was made available to Android mobile devices. Read on to find out why it may never be available for iOS or Windows.
Sometimes all you need is a text editor for jotting down a few quick notes, but what about those times you need to get serious writing done? No, we are not talking about Google Docs, we are referring to something even better.
Browsing through several tabs within a browser can get tedious and confusing at times, especially when you’re skimming through tons of information from different web pages. If you use Firefox, the Tab History Menu add-on can help you see tab history with barely a click of the mouse.
If you’re a Bing search user, you’ll be pleased to know that they’ve just recently added a tiny new feature to their Bing Images search results – Bing’s new Pin It button. Now you can pin images to Pinterest right from the actual image on the search results page.
Do you use various cloud services to save your documents, photos, videos, etc? If so, you may often do things to your files, like convert them to other formats or sync them with other services. What if these tasks could be done for you automatically?
Do you find the scrolling speed in Firefox to be terribly slow? Here is a neat way to fix it.
Want to run a chat room on your website to make it more social? phpFreeChat is an open source, AJAX-based chat server that you can install on your site. Compared to other chat software, phpFreeChat is a breeze to set up. It doesn’t even require a database!
Every social network has different guidelines to create profile pictures, headers and other pictures. Not everyone who uses social media has the skill or patience to create the right pictures for each network. Here is how you can do it easily.
While most of us are not designer, we do love to customize stuff to our liking, including our browser. Finding the right theme for a browser can be difficult depending on personal taste. Here is where an extension like Stratiform for Firefox comes in handy.
One of the way to protect your images online is to add watermark to your images. Here are some of the best plugins that you can use in WordPress to automatically add watermarks to the images you uploaded.
If you are looking to create screencasts, but are not willing to pay or install additional software in your computer, here is a list of a few screencast utilities that you can use online.
As a WordPress blogger, you’re sure to use a variety of post types, formats, categories, tags, etc. However, it can be a pain to quickly skim through them all. Having them color-coded will make them much more identifiable.
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.
With the onset of social networking, use of the old website forums has waned. A new startup, Moot, wants to put them to use again, but is it too late?
You might come across a webpage with several links that you want to check them out. If you’re looking for a fast, efficient way to open links in the fastest way possible, then LinkClump might just help you with that.
Have you ever clicked on an article that was broken up into numerous pages? Those multi-page articles can be really annoying and time-consuming. If you’re tired of clicking “next” over and over again, here’s how to turn those multi-page articles into a single page.
You probably know that the more tabs you open in your browser, the more resources the browser use and the longer it takes to respond. If you are one of those people who work with many opened tabs and want to reduce the memory usage and tab clutter in Google Chrome, you should give OneTab a try.
Do you know that the Internet actually has its own currency. Since 2009, we can pay and get paid using Internet’s own currency – Bitcoin.
We’ve all been in that position before. You’re in the middle of a call, and you’re put on hold. You only expect it to take a few seconds, but before you know it, you’ve been on hold forever, or at least it seems like it. With a smartphone in your hand, though, especially an iPhone, you shouldn’t ever be bored.
WordPress, like any other database driven application, is very prone to having the corrupted database issue. This article shows you how to recover from the issue and get your site back up working again.
Do you use numerous widgets on your WordPress blog? Have you ever wished that you could add WordPress Widget Titles? If so, you’re in luck thanks to a WordPress plugin called Widget Title Links.
Apple is reportedly gearing up to launch their own service later this year. iRadio will be similar to what we already have, but will probably keep us on iTunes and not have us leaving it to listen to streaming music. How will it affect the ways we listen to music?
Later this year a new Google chat service will be introduced. More and more details are beginning to emerge about the service, but do we need more chatting?
Researching on the Internet can sometimes be cumbersome. The Save Text To File extension for Firefox allows you to save highlighted text in any web page into a .txt file, then save it in any location on your hard drive.