Come across a word you don’t know while browsing? Or perhaps you just want to check that you have the meaning of a word correct. You can get word definitions without even leaving your browser. Just enter “define <word>” into a normal Google search. For example, to define the word “filibuster” just enter “define filibuster”. […]
As many Mac users will know, OSX versions give you the ability to create Hot Corners. Hot Corners let you quickly carry out an action – such as showing the desktop – by moving your mouse cursor into a corner of the screen. Excellent! But, alas, I find that I quite often accidentally activate the […]
In my opinion, Google Chrome is THE powerhouse browser. I use it each and every day. There is really no part of my daily workflow that doesn’t involve Chrome. Keyboard shortcuts are most efficient when they become automatic. And, I use the following six keyboard shortcuts so often that they have indeed become automatic: Mac: Command […]
When your computer misbehaves, a simple restart may be all that is necessary to set things right. I’ve lost count of the amount of times that recommending a reboot has solved a friend’s computer problem without further ado.
Over the years, I’ve tried a number of task manager and to do list applications. Some have been quite good, but until recently I’ve never found one that really ticked all the boxes for me, so to speak.