On my Macbook Pro and Win7 PC, I’ve been using Google Chrome as my default browser since it came out.  I love how it synchronizes my bookmarks and password information using my Gmail credentials.  On my iPad and iPhone, I had complemented the standard Safari browser with Dolphin because it let me sync between those…

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Hi! Today we’ll go over some tips to make surfing the net easier. These tips work in both Internet Explorer and Firefox! spacebar – while you’re on a webpage, press the spacebar to get another pageful of content. You can also use the pagedown key but the spacebar is easier and a bigger target! shift-spacebar…

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Hi! It’s Friday and I thought I’d throw out a few tips and shortcuts to make your lives a little easier and less stressful. From now on, Fridays will be Tips and Shortcuts day!! Yeah, I know that these kind of things are tough to remember, especially if they are new to you and you…

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Hi! Yesterday I told you about Firefox, the open source browser you can use instead of Internet Explorer. You can add functions to Firefox to include things to make your work/surf life easier and better. You can see the add-on functions for Firefox by clicking here. Even if you don’t grab Firefox now, check out…

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Hi! Internet Explorer is Microsoft’s web browswer… it’s the blue ‘e’ on your computer. It’s slow, bloated, and often the target used by writers of malicious code intended to steal your personal info and make your online life miserable. You don’t have to use Internet Explorer (IE)… you can use Firefox, the open source browswer…

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Hi! Today I want to tell you about an amazing website I’ve been using for years: refdesk.com. This cool website is a compendium of links and information to help you find or check just about anything on the internet…it’s a true resource! Refdesk bills itself as a ‘fact checker for the internet’ but, believe me,…

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Hi! Do you know that Google is a full-function calculator? Using the Google search box on your browser’s toolbar or Google’s home page, you can do all sorts of calculations and conversions instantly. It’s so convenient and fast… if you type 2*3=, you get 6. You can also do conversions: type “78f in c” and…

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Hi. Here’s a simple one: sometimes, you want to print part of a web page. You can copy and paste the text into your word processing program or you can do it much simpler. Highlight the text you want to print with your mouse. Press ctrl-p or click File|Print.You’ll see an option for ‘Selection’; click…

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Hi. If you don’t already know this one, you’re going to love it! When you surf the web, you likely use Internet Explorer or Firefox (Firefox is a free, open source browser that’s faster and – I think – better than IE. You can get Firefox by clicking here). Anyway, when you want to go…

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