Unless you just got your first Web-enabled device yesterday, the odds are good that you're signed up with multiple Web services that use contacts. Facebook, Gmail, LinkedIn are just a few, and many of us also have contacts lists bound to our desktop e-mail clients.
Many services let you import contacts from one to another, but this doesn't keep you up to date with any given service. Neiio lets you import from a wide range of services, organize, and then export back to the same services, resulting in clean, up-to-date contacts lists for all of them Here's … Read more
Dropbox is incredibly handy, but the odds are that it's not your only cloud storage space. Maybe you've got a few MP3s sitting in Amazon's digital warehouse, or multiple holiday photo albums resting comfortably in Picasa. Wouldn't it be nice if you could merge these services, or at least have one portal that offered access to your various cloud services? Otixo aims to do just that, and it's free. Here's how to use it:Create a free Otixo account. They don't want much info, which is nice. Add your first cloud … Read more
Now you can use a service that works within both your Web browser and theirs. There's no wondering if you're both using the same file-sharing client because it's done through a peer-to-peer (P2P) connection right inside the browser. Here's how to get started sharing your files much faster:
Step 1: Open up http://www.justbeamit.com in your Web browser.
Step 2: Drag … Read more
Do you like to keep your horizontal toolbar free of clutter, but still want quick access to print preview, sync, downloads, and other options? Try using a simple vertical toolbar.
The Firefox extension is called Vertical Toolbar, and you can get it here.
The toolbar displays on the left edge of the browser by default, but can be moved to the right edge as well. Right-clicking on either the horizontal or vertical toolbars brings up more options, including "Vertical Toolbar Options."
To add or remove Firefox buttons, click on the "Customize" button.
Now you can drag … Read more
Despite having laptops, tablets, and smartphones, sometimes you want or need a hard copy of something from the Web.
Unfortunately, most Web sites are packed with miscellaneous junk that you don't need on your printed pages. That's why there's a Chrome extension that lets you pick which parts of aWeb page you want to print--saving ink, paper, and--most importantly--money.
Step 1: After the install finishes, open a Web site that you'd like print information from.
Step 2: Click the icon for Print Plus near the … Read more
Even though Twitter is integrated throughout iOS 5, there's one would-be-awesome feature missing: updating Twitter with Siri. If you ask the fine lady to "Update Twitter..." she politely responds, "Sorry, I can't help you with Twitter."
At least, that's what she thinks.
After some tinkering, I set up Siri on my iPhone 4S to not only update Twitter, but Facebook, too. Now when you're driving, on an evening jog, or need a break from the keyboard, you can speak your status updates instead of typing them.
Follow these steps to get started: … Read more
Over the last year there have been many malware attacks on Facebook users. These suspicious links and apps will infect the user's timeline, messages, and even their friends' "walls." Norton offers a tool to help combat these threats, and it's very quick and easy to set up on your Facebook account. Here's how:
Step 1: Open Norton Safe Web for Facebook in your Web browser. If you're not already logged in to Facebook, you'll need to do that now.
Step 2: Authorize permission for the Norton app to scan your account.… Read more
Photo Stream is a new addition to iOS 5, OS X, and iCloud. Apple has provided a hassle-free method for having all of your photos automatically synced across multiple devices at the same time, with one problem. As the service stands now, there is no way to delete a photo in your Photo Stream. Uh oh. … Read more