Tech Tips



by Barbara J. Feldman January 9, 2007

StumbleUpon is a browser toolbar that introduces you to new websites based on your interests and preferences. As you rate websites, StumbleUpon compares your interests with other similar StumbleUpon users and finds new websites for you to “stumble upon.” Works with both Internet Explorer and Firefox.

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2006 Yearend Google Zeitgeist

by Barbara J. Feldman January 2, 2007

Do you know the difference between a “bebo”, “rebelde” and a “mininova”? Google has just published their list of the top ten searches of the year. If you have any interest in pop culture, you owe it to yourself to explore these search terms: 2006 Yearend Google Zeitgeist .

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Answers from Real People

by Barbara J. Feldman October 3, 2006

Getting questions answered by real people frequently beats out trying to find the answer on the Internet yourself. Not to be outdone by their competitors, you can now get people to answer questions at all three big search engines: Google Answers, MSN’s LiveQnA , and Yahoo Answers .

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1-Click Answers

by Barbara J. Feldman July 25, 2006

Finding answers to simple questions (“Where is Basle?”) is pretty easy if you are in a browser. For those time when you not, 1-Click Answers is a free tool from that provides short pop-up answers in any computer application, such as a word processor or PDF document. The small answer screen will not interrupt […]

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Default Browser Search Engine

by Barbara J. Feldman July 11, 2006

Many people do not realize that their browser address bar can act as a search engine. For example, instead of a URL, you can enter a search query, such as “Who is Barbara Feldman?” Here are instructions from Google on how to change your default search engine. Of course, these instructions assume you are changing […]

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Google: Shakespeare

by Barbara J. Feldman June 22, 2006

In conjunction with its sponsorship of New York’s Shakespeare in the Park summer festival, Google has just released Google: Shakespeare . Use it to search for familiar Shakespeare quotes (“Out, damned spot! Out, I say!”) or to read entire works online. His works are organized by genre and title, and searchable (using Advanced Book Search) […]

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