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10 things you didn’t know Google could do

googletricks00Like most of the globe, I use Google every day, however, in t Cheap Pandora Jewelry new album  he last year or so I’ve noticed I use it less for standard searches and more for some of its slightly obscure, but extremely useful tools.

Here is a list of 10 tips on how to use Google as more than just your regular old search engine. I’ve tried not to simply rehash different ways you can use the “Advanced Search” feature …

How to search Delicious bookmarks with Chrome

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ortly after Chrome was released I posted a quick tip on how to make a Delicious “plugin” for Chrome. This was a neccessity, as at that writing Chrome didn’t have a method to migrate the awesome Delicious-Firefox plugin. Well, it’s about 10 months later, and still no plugin support — though some exciting stuff seems just around the c elwilde may space  orner.

The downside to the bookmarklet method in our last …

Syncing and sharing files with Dropbox

DropboxAs a Web designer I am always looking for convenient ways to share large files between myself, collaborators and clients. I’ve tried several different methods: FTPs; drops like Drop.io; folder-sharing services like Windows Live Sync, and a plethor Cheap Pandora Jewelry any future greatest  a of file share startups like sendspace, 4shared, Lime Wire.

And while they all work (most of them anyway) decent enough, none of them blew me away as a real solution …

How to Find GoDaddy Promo Codes

I don’t buy many domain names, but when I do buy a dot-com I usually try to  Burberry Handbags track down a promo code to save a few bucks on the usually $9.99 price. I’ve found the best way to do this is to search twitter for promo codes that have recently been tweeted:

Twitter search for “Godaddy” + “Promo”: http://search.twitter.com/search?q=godaddy+promo

You can also subscribe to the RSS feed for  Burberry Outlet UK that search result as well.…

How to make a Delicious “plugin” for Chrome

When I migrated my browsing habits to Chrome a couple weeks back one of my big holdups was that Google Chrome didn’t have a Delicious plugin for quickly Burberry Accessories   bookmarking links.

However, with just a tad of javascript you can correct this Chrome shortcoming.…

Google Chrome brings new shine to browser market

Google ChromeIt's no secret that near everything Google touches turns to gold, but as of yesterday the company has plans to embed an entirely different metal on your desktop – Chrome.

Google Chrome is a new Internet browser that has been designed from the ground up to simplify the user interface and, perhaps more importantly, streamline and speed-up the multitude of processing that happens behind the scenes when you visit a Web site.…

Drop.io Promo, free upgrade to 1G account

I wrote about drop.io before, so I'm not going to gush about why I think it's so awesome again. Suffice it to say that it's one of the best online storage options on the internet right now.  It might not be the biggest, but it's certainly the most functional by far. …

Check IE6 design layout on Vista

IE TesterWhether you're putting together a full-featured Web site or are just maintaining your personal blog – seeing how the l

ayout looks in different browsers is essential in assuring that all your visitors experience the same thing.

In the battle for consistent design there is no more fearsome foe than Microsoft Internet Explorer 6. Despite the browser quickly coming up on its eighth birthday, it is still in wide use – particularly …

Fight Spam with Re-Captcha. And Digitize Books.

Re-Captcha has to be one of the most ingenius ideas to ever grace the internets. What I primarily use it for is hiding my email from spam-robots. Rather than putting my email address on my blog in plain view for spam-bots to see, I use Re-Captcha to hide it.

The Best Web-app you’ve Never Heard of: drop.io

Drop.io is kinda like tinyurl.com plus yousendit.com all rolled into one, with a few added functions to boot. Here's why I love it. It's the best file sharing site that I've found to date. Unlike most file-sharing sites, I don't have to sign up for a membership, nor does the person receiving my file. There's a 100MB limit, which is ok. Not outstanding, but significant enough to be useful.