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QuickDrag for Firefox

Friday, July 15th, 2011

QuickDrag is a handy little Firefox extension that enhances drag and drop functionality by enabling quick web searches for selected text, opening text link URLs, and offering shortcuts to saving or opening web images. Continue reading

Google What Do You Love?

Tuesday, July 12th, 2011

What Do You Love is a branch of Google that allows you to access almost every Google application all from one screen based on one search. Check it out today! Continue reading

Google Voice Search

Wednesday, July 6th, 2011

Did you know that if you’re using Google Chrome as a web browser, that you can search Google with your voice? You can! Check it out! Continue reading

Search for Clip Art in Bing

Monday, July 4th, 2011

Did you know you can search for clipart in Bing? Well, you can, and it’s super easy to get there! Check this tip out now! Continue reading

Maintain Browser Consistency: Opera

Saturday, July 2nd, 2011

Maintain a consistent look between browsers with this look at Opera settings and preferences. Continue reading

Amazon Cloud Services

Friday, July 1st, 2011

Previously, we’ve experienced music streaming start-ups like Soundcloud and mSpot that not only ease music streaming easier, they also do make it literally on-the-go. Let’s look at Amazon Cloud Services. Continue reading

Want to learn how you can use Internet Explorer 9′s developer console to clear out cookies for a specific website? It’s quick, easy and you can read about it here! Continue reading

Yahoo SearchScan

Sunday, June 26th, 2011

Although it may still be in beta, Yahoo has implemented a feature that tells you when a website is potentially harmful. It’s called SearchScan, and here’s how you can try it out for yourself! Continue reading

Installing Internet Explorer 9

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Internet Explorer 9 is indeed safe to download and is currently free of any major issues. So, if Explorer is your browser of choice, you should definitely hit the update button. Continue reading

Chrome Print Preview

Friday, June 17th, 2011

Version 13 of Google Chrome is going to change the way you print images and pages from the Internet. It’s a revamped Print Preview window and I think you’re really going to like it! Continue reading

Stylish

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Make your Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsing experience your own with a plug-in called Stylish! It’s today’s free download! Continue reading

All About Google

Wednesday, June 15th, 2011

Are you wary of Google? Afraid of the unknown? Well, thankfully the “Big G” is all about transparency, so here’s a link to all of their corporate info for your reading enjoyment! Continue reading

Firefox 4 App Tabs

Monday, June 13th, 2011

Need a little more room for your open tabs in Firefox? Well, Firefox 4 has just the feature for you! It’s called “App Tabs”, and you can learn about how to do it right here! Continue reading

The Revolving Internet

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Here’s a neat site that will have your browser spinning in circles! It’s called the revolving Internet and it’s just for fun! Check it out! Continue reading

Restore Last Tab

Friday, May 27th, 2011

Here’s a quick and easy keyboard shortcuts that will allow you to restore an accidentally closed tab in your Internet browser! Check it out! Continue reading

Firefox Quick Find

Monday, May 23rd, 2011

I don’t know about you, but when I’m doing research on the Internet the last thing I want to do is have to scan en entire page of nonsense when I can just hit a shortcut key and search for a keyword. You may already know how to do this, but Mozilla Firefox offers an even faster way… Continue reading

Pin Thumbnails in Google Chrome

Friday, May 20th, 2011

If you’re a Google Chrome user, then you’ve probably seen the nifty dashboard screen at one time or another. Among other options, it’s a place that shows you your most visited sites in thumbnails form for quick an easy access. Learn how you can pin those thumbnails in place with this tip! Continue reading

Here’s the fourth and final entry in our Internet Explorer 9 Keyboard Shortcuts series! This one focuses on the “F” keys! Continue reading

Google Images Basic

Monday, May 16th, 2011

Don’t like the way Google displays pictures in a Google image search? Change back to the old way easily by reading this tip! Continue reading

Dropbox Folder Sync

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Do you use Dropbox for online file storage and back-up? Well, you’ll definitely want to read this tip that shows you how to set up the Dropbox Folder-Sync add-on! Continue reading

Start Firefox in Safe-Mode

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

Having issues with Mozilla Firefox? Maybe an add-on is causing the problem? Check out this tip on how to start Mozilla’s browser in safe-mode! Continue reading

Firefox Sync

Friday, April 29th, 2011

Much like Google Chrome, version 4.0 of Mozilla Firefox allows you to sync you information like bookmarks, passwords and preferences, so you can have a little taste of home anywhere you go. It’s super-handy, so give it a try today! Continue reading

Google Scholar

Wednesday, April 27th, 2011

Do you have a friend or loved one making their way through college? Well, hurry up and tell them about Google Scholar! It allows you to search for all kinds of academically published papers, theses and peer-reviews! It’s the ultimate college tool! Continue reading

Checking Website Modification Updates

Thursday, April 21st, 2011

One of our readers sent us the following tidbit.

When visiting a website, just type (or copy and paste) the following into a browser’s address bar, to learn when that site was updated last.

javascript:alert(document.lastModified)

Here’s an Internet Explorer 9 address bar showing the WorldStart home page.

Qwiki

Wednesday, April 20th, 2011

If you want to look at the web in a whole new light, try Qwiki.com. This online encyclopedia has all the facts and information you need, but it presents them in a unique visual format that will keep you coming back for more.

Each Qwiki is a slick multimedia presentation that typically lasts for no more than a minute

Google Chrome Offline Installer

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Google Chrome browser has risen to be one of the most popular web browsers, with a nifty set of features that have impressed Internet users. The support for add-ons known as extensions, the support for tabs, speed dial on the home screen and an awesome speed, takes Google Chrome to the very next level and beyond what many other browsersare currently offering. Behind the scenes, Google

Spatulatta: Cooking 4 Kids Online

Tuesday, April 19th, 2011

Spatulatta: Cooking 4 Kids Online

Welcome to Spatulatta, an amazing cooking resource for kids online. What drew me to this site is the fact that they have 350 step-by-step video recipes that will make it very easy for your kids to learn how to cook!

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