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Posted March 26, 2016 by

How to Mute a Gmail Thread

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I belong to a large email group for my extended family. While the group is great for getting news from all my relatives, I occasionally get caught in a never-ending conversation about something I do not want to see such as a Halloween party that I will not be able to attend. My phone keeps […]

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Posted March 17, 2016 by

How to Set Multiple Destinations on Google Maps Mobile

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We have long been able to get directions to multiple destinations at once using Google Maps on our computers, but the mobile version has limited users to one destination at a time until recently. Newer versions of the Google Maps app allow users to add a stop to their navigation. Unfortunately, we are currently limited […]

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Posted March 16, 2016 by

How to Install Chrome Extensions

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Browser extensions, sometimes known as “add-ons,” integrate with your web browser to give you additional features and integrate with services you use. Extensions can block advertisements, let you record your screen, add pages straight to your Evernote or Pintrest account, block time-wasting websites, tell you when an item you are shopping for is cheaper on […]

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Posted March 14, 2016 by

Google Calendar: Import Interesting Calendars

Custom Google Calendar

Google offers a wide range of calendars from national and religious holidays to international sports schedules to phases of the moon. Let’s take a look.

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Posted March 10, 2016 by

How to Create Google Plus Brand Page

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Creating a Google Plus page for your business or organization is great for a number of reasons. Not only does it give you a way to connect to consumers on a social media platform, it also gives you a boost in Google search results. Not surprisingly, Google favors information from its own ecosystem. Google Plus […]

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Posted March 7, 2016 by

iPhone and Android: Automatically Add a Task to a To-Do List Using Email

Android and iPhone - Automate To DO List using Email

For work, business, or other personal activities, using a to-do list app can help you organize important tasks. Such apps help you manage your time and keep track of all your scheduled activities and meetings. The usual way of accomplishing a to-do list is to input a task manually and save it. What you may […]

Posted February 26, 2016 by

How to Open Pages Automatically in Chrome

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Do you open the same set of tabs every time you go online? Perhaps you always check Facebook, Gmail, and your calendar whenever you are on your computer. You can set up Google Chrome so that it automatically opens those three sites on startup whenever you launch Chrome, completely skipping over the New Tab page. This handy trick […]

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Posted February 15, 2016 by

How to Integrate Clipart with Google Docs

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Clipart is a well-loved feature of Microsoft Word that allows you to insert images into your documents. Images are appropriate for many types of documents and can add an aesthetic flair to your work. Google Docs does not have a built-in clipart function, but you can install a free add-on called Openclipart to integrate clipart […]

Posted February 8, 2016 by

How to Send a Fax Without a Fax Machine

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Fax machines are rather antiquated technology, but all the doctors offices and businesses that are stuck in the 1980’s and still use them make life difficult for the rest of us. I used to make trips to the public library to fax required documents for job interviews, medical forms, and more. Fortunately, you can now […]

Posted February 5, 2016 by

How to Personalize Your Google News Feed

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Google News is a popular site for aggregating news stories from all over the world. Google, the master of algorithms, pulls together stories based on freshness, trends, diversity, and relevance. Each story has links to several sources, so you can find a balance of opinions and ideologies. The main strength of Google News is that […]

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