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The 100 Most Useful Websites On The Internet

The 100 Most Useful Websites On The Internet
Back in September 2014, it was estimated that there are now over one billion websites on the internet, with that number increasing every second. With so many sites out there, it can be extremely difficult to locate a resource that will actually fulfil your needs and help you with your projects or inquires. Fortunately, the list below features over 100 websites you can use for almost any creative project, intellectual research or simply for fun! TallTweets lets you write tweets longer than 140 characters, and Tubemogel.com allows you to upload video to multiple sites at once, including Youtube. Wordle.net helps to summarise large pieces of text by creating a word cloud of the most common words, and Wolframalpha will answer almost anything immediately so you don’t have to rummage through Google. Check out the list below and let us know about any great resource websites that you use. Featured photo credit: Wireframing and Designing Website Layout via picjumbo.com

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This Feature Can Make OneNote More Productive Than Evernote OneNote and Evernote are both fantastic note-taking applications and they each have several amazing features that the other lacks — but there’s one feature in OneNote that stands out as both unique and productivity-boosting. We’re talking about OneNote’s Docking feature, which allows OneNote to “dock” to any side of the screen and prevent other windows from overlapping. It’s a relatively simple feature, but once you start using it, you’ll wonder how you lived without it. Docking is particularly useful when you’re taking notes from another window and you find yourself constantly switching from that window to OneNote to jot down your notes. Examples include online videos, PDF lecture notes, PowerPoint presentations, etc. In order to enter Docked mode, all you have to do is go to the View menu and select Dock to Desktop.

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