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My 11 essential Chrome menu bar icons

The Chrome menu bar can be a great location for shortcuts. I use my menu bar to get instant notifications of new emails and Linkedin messages. My menu bar also allows me to take the webpage I’m currently viewing and quick check it’s popularity, save an article, and annotate the page. However, your Chrome menu […]

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The 39 most essential iPhone apps of the past five years

The apps that make your phone’s home screen have special honor. The

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The impenetrable glass of browsers

It’s funny how flexible the internet is, yet we don’t have technology to write directly on webpages in a browser and immediately share that marginalia. When reading an article on a piece of paper, you have an immediacy with that sheet of paper where you can underline text and write notes in the margin. When […]

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Is Chrome the new generic word for internet browser?

Microsoft calls all internet browsers “Chrome.” Today Microsoft popped up a warning that my Office has a critical bug and needs an update. Conceding to update right now, the installer asks me to close Outlook and Chrome. I figure, ok, I can close Chrome, because I can still work in Firefox. However, when I click […]

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Annotating webpages in Chrome

Idea: I’d like to have the ability to annotate a webpage natively in Chrome. When i’m done reading the webpage, export the page into a pdf with all the highlights I made in the text and all the marginalia shown next to the related parts of the webpage. ? Any ideas on how to accomplish […]

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Which blogs are most valuable to you?

You probably have a list of blogs in your head that you know you like to visit from time to time. Perhaps you subscribe to their email list or twitter feed. But how often do you actually visit their blog posts? Now you can find out how often you visit particular blogs. A Google Chrome […]