Monthly Archives: October 2011

Demonstration: Find similar images with Google Image Search

We get a lot of requests for ways to find good images online. One great tool is Google Image Search. You’ve perhaps used this to find images by keyword, but did you know you can also use it to find … Read

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5 ways to work with Office documents on an iPad

Are you interested in leaving your laptop behind on your next business trip, with only your iPad in tow? You’ll probably need some sort of office suite on your tablet. There are a handful to pick from, with varying feature … Read

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Spending a month with Google+, Week 4

This is the final installation of my month spent exploring Google’s social networking site, Google+. Another useful feature, Hangouts, allows you to host video conferences with up to nine other people at once. This short video gives a demonstration of … Read

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Scribblenauts, the creative puzzle-solving game, now available for iOS

One of my favorite games for the Nintendo DS handheld platform has made its way to the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Scribblenauts Remix is a combination of 40 levels from the original Scribblenauts and Super Scribblenauts for Nintendo’s handheld, … Read

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Use quotes instead of a plus to require search terms in Google

I’ve shared in the past some of the ways to tweak your Google search results, but Google has recently tweaked one of those tweaks. Here’s what’s new: Instead of prepending a term with a plus (+) to require it, you’ll … Read

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Use Wolfram Alpha to create more secure passwords

As you may know, I’m a fan of Wolfram Alpha, the online “computational knowledge engine” that can assist with math, statistics, comparisons, and a number of other knowledge pursuits. Here’s a handy, everyday use, courtesy of Stratepedia’s Nate Bunnyfield: Wolfram … Read

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5 things to like about iOS 5

iOS 5, the latest version of Apple’s operating system for the iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Apple TV, has been available for just over a week now. If you’ve got an iPhone 3GS or newer, a 4th generation iPod touch, … Read

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Spending a month with Google+, Week 3

This month I am exploring Google+ (Google’s social networking site) and reporting back on some of the different features, such as saved searches. This tool allows you to find, organize, and follow news that is relevant to you. Add filters, … Read

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Sharing your process

Even as recently as a few years back, there was this notion that you should keep everything a secret until it was completely finished for fear that your idea would be “stolen.” Social media has opened lots of doors, both … Read

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Tips for an easier design experience

I’ve written in the past with tips for working with a printer to get your content on paper, but I thought it would also be useful to have some project management tips for when it comes time to design your … Read

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