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Bestselling Free and Paid Apps

Thumbnail image for Bestselling Free and Paid Apps by Barbara J. Feldman February 4, 2014

Everyone loves learning about new apps, and bloggers frequently share lists of their personal favorites. But which apps are actually the most popular? For this, you can go directly to the app stores themselves, and peruse their lists. The Apple iTunes store publishes two charts: one for free apps, and the other for paid apps. […]

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Play LEGOS in Your Browser

Thumbnail image for Play LEGOS in Your Browser by Barbara J. Feldman January 28, 2014

If you haven’t yet switched to Google’s Chrome browser, their new LEGO app may push you over edge. With this new Chrome app, you can build a virtual LEGO creation and place it on a Google Map to share with the world. The available bricks are rather basic, but you can change their color at […]

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How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button

Thumbnail image for How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button by Barbara J. Feldman December 22, 2013

We’ve all wished we had a magical unsend button at one or another. And for the last few years, Gmail has had one in their Lab. Here’s how you can enable this feature, and use it. Gmail Labs is a set of features that are “not quite ready for primetime.” It is a public beta […]

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Gmail’s Send and Archive

Thumbnail image for Gmail’s Send and Archive by Barbara J. Feldman December 17, 2013

Although it’s been a feature for nearly a year, Gmail’s Send and Archive is still a frequently misunderstood feature. The first concept you need to understand is Gmail’s Archive. The Archive is a history of all your mail that is no longer in your inbox. But even though any particular email may not be “in […]

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Google and Microsoft Fighting Child Porn

Thumbnail image for Google and Microsoft Fighting Child Porn by Barbara J. Feldman November 18, 2013

Good news for the good guys this week, when Google and Microsoft announced that they have applied their considerable tech talents to removing child porn from the Internet. Using technology developed by Microsoft to recognize illegal photos and videos, Google’s executive chairman said, “We actively remove child sexual abuse imagery from our services and immediately […]

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YouTube Changes Commenting System

Thumbnail image for YouTube Changes Commenting System by Barbara J. Feldman November 11, 2013

Announced a few months ago, but finally rolled out this week, are Google’s newest changes to the YouTube commenting system requiring all commenters to login with their Google Plus accounts. Since Google requires a real name be associated with each Google plus account, it is now harder to remain anonymous when commenting this way. This […]

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