101 Google tips, tricks and hacks: 71. Click "Trends" to see the sites you visit most, the terms you enter most often and links you've clicked on! 72. Personalised Search also includes a bookmark facility – which enables you to save bookmarks online and access them from anywhere. 30 Fantastic Websites To Lose Yourself In If you follow me on Twitter you might know that I moved to London last September. You might also know that since then I’ve had nothing but trouble trying to get an Internet connection set up in my home. Fortunately, last week I finally got everything up and running and to mark my triumphant return to the world of the Internet I went a little crazy and shared 30 of my favourite websites on Twitter. The majority of them are single-serving sites. Some are very useful while others, others just plain entertaining. Bobby enjoyed the list so much that he suggested I share it with you.
100+ Alternative Search Engines You Should Know If someone asks you, off the top of your head, what search engines you use or know off, chances are you’ll be naming the regulars: Google, Bing, Yahoo. The Internet however is a really big place and there are plenty more search engines out there that can cater to very specific requirements. General Search Engines We’re skipping the search engines that everyone know about so you won’t be seeing Google, Yahoo or Bing in this list.
25 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer It’s easy to forget that we have access to a virtually limitless resource of information, i.e. the Internet. For a lot of us, this is even true at our fingertips, thanks to the ubiquity of smartphones and an ever-increasing push for online greatness by tech engineers all over the world. As a result, there are countless websites out there that are geared to make you smarter and more brilliant for either a low or no cost. Here are just 25 killer websites that may just make you more clever than ever before. 29 Incredibly Useful Websites You Wish You Knew Earlier There are so many wonderful websites around, and it is difficult to know each and every one of them. The below list provides some of those websites that I find particularly helpful, even though they are not as famous or as prevalent as some of the big names out there. 1. BugMeNot Are you bugged constantly to sign up for websites, even though you do not wish to share your email? If yes, then BugMeNot is for you.
6 links that will show you what Google knows about you — Productivity in the Cloud 6 links that will show you what Google knows about you (Photo by Alex Koloskov at www.photigy.com ) Want to find out all the things Google knows about you? Here are 6 links that will show you some of the data Google has about you. 1. 6 Mindfulness Exercises You Can Try Today In this busy world of ours, the mind gets pulled from one place to the next, scattering thoughts everywhere and leaving us stressed, highly-strung and often anxious. Most of us don’t have five minutes to sit down and relax, let alone 30 minutes or more for a session of meditation! But it’s essential for our wellbeing to take a few minutes each day to cultivate mental spaciousness and a positive mind-body balance. So if you’re a busy bee like me, try using these simple, practical mindfulness exercises to empty your mind and find some much-needed stress relief and calm, present awareness amidst the madness of your hectic day.
101 Free Admin Tools We know administrators love tools that make life easier – especially when they’re free! So here are 101 of them! System and network analysis 1. NTFS Permissions Explorer » 9 Mindfulness Rituals to Make Your Day Better :zenhabits “Smile, breathe and go slowly.” - Thich Nhat Hanh, Zen Buddhist monk Post written by Leo Babauta. Are you simply moving through your day, without fully living? I did this for many years. It was as if life were just passing by, and I was waiting for something to happen. Google’s Search Filters Now Update Dynamically Based On Your Queries Nope, it’s not just you. Google recently changed the top menu on its search result pages so that it will dynamically adjust based on the topic of your current query, the company tells us. The “More” drop-down menu where options like “Blogs,” “Discussions,” “Patents,” and others were once found, has been replaced by a truncated list of search filters. Meanwhile, the bar at the top that lets you filter by “Web,” “News,” “Images,” “Books,” “Maps,” etc., will also now update based on your queries. This is a minor, but still notable, change impacting Google users who may have previously relied on that “More” menu to better filter their search results.
Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 4 of The Best Podcasts Creating Apps for Teachers March 10, 2015 Podcasts are audio shows created with the intent to communicate an idea, tell a story, or to simply share audio recordings of whatever sort. In everyday sense of the term, podcasts are also used to refer to video recordings though many prefer to use the technical terminology: vidcasts or videocasts to refer to them. The educational potential of podcasts is huge and students can use them for a variety of purposes some of which include: delivering research content, creating and sharing audio (video) stories, recording and sharing learning experiences with others and many more.