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How to Quickly Switch Between Email Signatures in Gmail

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For a lot of us email is a way of life. And Gmail is the designated Circulatory System. If you have a business or job that’s even remotely related to the digital world (and whose isn’t), Gmail’s website is where you spend most of your days. And you send out a lot of email. It […]

How To Share and Collaborate With Google Calendar on Web, iPhone and Android

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In the social world of today, our friends, our jobs, and our families require us to plan our lives ahead of time. Many of your events and appointments are written down in your calendar or planner. If you’re reading this, you’re a fortunate one, as you probably use a digital system and not just a […]

Dropbox vs Google Drive vs SpiderOak: Which Cloud Storage Is Best For You?

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It feels like cloud services have plateaued. We’re all familiar with how Dropbox works and how documents are stored in Google Drive. We’re more than happy to work on them online rather than deal with local copies. Other than price drops in cloud storage and the ongoing privacy debate, nothing much has been going on. Now […]

How to Verify Chrome Extension Permissions and Keep a Watch

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Google has provided Chrome users with an easy way of checking out what extensions and apps they have installed are exactly allowed to do. In truth, Google Chrome wouldn’t be as much fun to use without the ton of extensions available out there. However, just like with every good thing, those extensions and apps can […]

Top 2 Ways to Know for Sure If Your Email Was Read

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We send dozens of emails everyday. It can be to our family members or our teammates. You might even be running a newsletter out of your Gmail account. If you fancy playing NSA-NSA or are the paranoid kind that needs to know everything that’s going on around him, you might be looking for a way […]

The Best (and Free) Way To Easily Share To-Do Lists

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For a lot of people, collaboration is the key to a smooth life. It can be with your business partner who’s sitting in a different continent or just you sharing the grocery list with your significant other. When it comes to work-related collaboration, there are tools galore. But something as simple as quickly sharing a grocery list […]

2 Free Online Tools To Convert, Compress and Merge PDFs

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Adobe PDF was developed in the early 1990s and if you ask me, that is where it belongs. Unlike other file and text sharing formats like HTML, ePub and Markdown, it is heavy, rigid and most importantly, not open-source. As much as I’d like to see the death of PDF, it is still useful (and […]

5 Cool Extensions To Beautify Your Chrome Start Page

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Every part of software and UI design seeks to be beautiful these days. Beauty is how you define it. It can be something that looks good, feels nice or you can find beauty in something that just works well. This trend of beauty can be seen in Windows 8 (the Metro side), iOS 7, Android […]

5 New Features of DuckDuckGo That Might Finally Make You Use It

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Google Search is a behemoth, with about 70% desktop search traffic belonging to the giant. But as it usually happens, with power comes greed. Google’s motto of “Don’t be evil” almost seems ironic now. If you follow the news, you know that Google makes money selling ads. And it is always looking for ways to […]

How To Perfectly Remove Background And Touch Up Images Online

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If you’ve ever looked at a picture and thought to yourself, ‘I wish I could just remove this background’ then you’re in luck today. If you used to open a picture in MS Paint and tried to erase out the background (no shame in admitting it), this online tool will make your life much easier. How […]

3 Really Interesting Tools For Relevant TV Show and Movie Recommendations

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There’s so much new content out there. Every year hundreds of new TV shows premiere on cable television. By the end of the year, most of them are cancelled. Finding the good stuff that you actually like between all this noise can be a hard thing to do. To make this process easier, I’ve compiled […]

How To Create A Lightweight Web Page In Seconds

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There are so many different ways to put up text on the internet. You’ve got Facebook, Twitter, WordPress, Medium, Tumblr and, of course, the way of creating a website on your own. If you just want to write something quickly and have it accessible to anyone in the world, your best bet is posting it […]

Haiku Deck Is a Simple Web Based Alternative To PowerPoint

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If you work on Windows, chances are it has at least one version of Office installed. With it comes the ubiquitous presentation tool called PowerPoint. Just like every other Office app, it is massive, with respect to the features it offers. For a newbie who just wants to make a couple of slides to present […]

How Instapaper Changed My Kindle Life For the Better

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I bought the Kindle Paperwhite because the Nook Simple Touch’s screen really wasn’t cutting it anymore. And the Paperwhite, with the higher resolution backlit E Ink display looked so much better. It was time to get back to reading every day, and I thought a better ebook reader would help me with that. So far, it […]