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How to move your iPhone and iPad backups to an external drive. If you sync your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch on your Mac, you know that the first thing iTunes does is back it up (unless you've told it not to).

How to move your iPhone and iPad backups to an external drive

Depending on the size of your device and how much data you have stored on it, this can gobble up dozens of gigabytes of space. Top 15 Most Popular Search Engines. Here are the top 15 Most Popular Search Engines as derived from our eBizMBA Rank which is a continually updated average of each website's Alexa Global Traffic Rank, and U.S.

Top 15 Most Popular Search Engines

Traffic Rank from both Compete and Quantcast. "*#*" Denotes an estimate for sites with limited data. 1 | Google1 - eBizMBA Rank | 1,100,000,000 - Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors | 1 - Compete Rank | 1 - Quantcast Rank | 1 - Alexa Rank | Last Updated: April 1, 2016. Gnod - The Global Network of Discovery. After Editorially: The Search For Alternative Collaborative Online Writing Tools. I’m going to let you in on a little secret: the best writers, be it your favorite authors or those that write for Smashing Magazine, don’t do it alone.

After Editorially: The Search For Alternative Collaborative Online Writing Tools

Often, they work with an editor (or two), who will help them coalesce their words into something more compelling or easier to understand. Having worked with several editors — and having been a technical editor myself — I’ve really come to appreciate this aspect of the writing process. Refinement is an essential aspect of any creative process. As refactoring code can make a program more logical and efficient, editing a text can allow an underlying idea to be more clearly stated, or make a piece more enjoyable to read.

I’m always on the look out for tools that can help me improve my craft. It had its shortcomings, of course. What Makes A Good Online Editing Tool? Before we explore the alternatives, let’s examine what makes for a good Web-based collaborative writing tool. The Contenders Link GitHub Link Prose Link Penflip Link. InstaGrok. Key Facts Websites Videos Images Concepts Notes (add note, hit Enter)

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Phil Bradley, Internet consultant and contractor at Freelance. Booko: Compare book & DVD prices in Australia with Booko. 50 Awesome Search Engines Every Librarian Should Know About. By Staff Writers Students, teachers and the public turn to their librarians for help researching everything from technology to genealogy to homework help and lesson plans.

50 Awesome Search Engines Every Librarian Should Know About

Even if your library is equipped with subscriptions and memberships to top of the line databases and online journals, you’ve probably had to get creative during a patron’s requested search for something unfamiliar. Next time, though, you can turn to one of these 50 search engines, designed to pull from the Web only the information you really need. Apps and Technology for Kids – TechwithKids.com. The changing world of search.

A List of +1600 Open Data Portals around the World. You can find the list geotagged on a map at opendatainception.io.

A List of +1600 Open Data Portals around the World

When building the best Open Data portals, the same question always comes up: Where can I find clean and usable data? Our answer is usually: “Did you search on existing Open Data portals?” But the truth is, some Open Data portals can be hard to come by. We decided to put together a resource that would be truly useful for all the data geeks out there (and we know we are plenty ). We rolled up our sleeves and started aggregating all of the Open Data portals we could get our hands on.

To facilitate your search, we decided to geotag intergovernmental organization portals on their parent organization headquarters. The table of contents will give you a summary of all countries represented on this list. If you are curious about how we created this list, we wrote an article about it. Web Search Engines. CC Search. Comprehensive Guide to Using Google Search Operators.

Google is, beyond question, the most utilized and highest performing search engine on the web.

Comprehensive Guide to Using Google Search Operators

However, most of the users who utilize Google do not maximize their potential for getting the most accurate results from their searches. Top 15 Most Popular Search Engines. How Google and Microsoft taught search to “understand” the Web. Despite the massive amounts of computing power dedicated by search engine companies to crawling and indexing trillions of documents on the Internet, search engines still can't do what nearly any human can: tell the difference between a star, a 1970s TV show, and a Turkish alternative rock band.

How Google and Microsoft taught search to “understand” the Web

That’s because Web indexing has been based on the bare words found on webpages, not on what they mean. Since the beginning, search engines have essentially matched strings of text, says Shashi Thakur, a technical lead for Google’s search team. “When you try to match strings, you don't get a sense of what those strings mean. We should have a connection to real-world knowledge of things and their properties and connections to other things.” Making those connections is the reason for recent major changes within the search engines at Microsoft and Google. Google and Microsoft have just begun to tap into the power of that kind of knowledge.

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