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Remove Clutter when Reading on the Web

Readability is an online tool that allows you to read articles and online literature without all the clutter and advertisements. Follow these simple steps to enable this tool: Visit:  http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/ Choose your preferences: Drag the Readability icon into your bookmarks… Continue Reading →

Create Innovative Presentations with Prezi

When it comes time to make a presentation, many people go straight to the commonly used PowerPoint. While PowerPoint is a reliable tool, you may want to try something new to engage your audience.   Prezi is a flash-based Web application… Continue Reading →

Digitally Manage your Notes with Evernote

Writing out notes and keeping track of all of those bits of paper can be a hard task to manage. Evernote has developed a free digital management system for all of your notes. Evernote incorporates the use of your computer,… Continue Reading →

Save Web Forms as you Type with Lazarus

If you’ve ever lost your work when typing in an online form, posting content to Blackboard or writing webmail, then you know how frustrating it can be!  Next time you can prevent this inconvenience by installing a very helpful Firefox add-on, Lazarus:… Continue Reading →

Customize your Web Print Size

When printing from the Web, components of a webpage such as headers, side menus or ads can take up a large portion of the printed page.  In some cases, the text font-size on a webpage may be too small for… Continue Reading →

News in Pictures

With the increasing amount of information available on the Internet, means for consuming online resources are constantly evolving and becoming more image driven.  Many sites use images to represent news from around the world. Seeing an interesting picture  may expose you to a topic that you wouldn’t… Continue Reading →

Google Wave

Google Wave is a new online tool that provides a platform for real-time collaboration and communication. Google has combined features of instant messaging, wikis, email and word processing so that users can work together to create and edit documents called… Continue Reading →

Get Organized with Remember the Milk.com

As the fall semester comes to end and the holidays are fast-approaching, keeping track of holiday shopping and long to-do lists seems inevitable. If you still are relying on sticky notes and writing your reminders on bits of paper, you… Continue Reading →

Technology Videos: In Plain English

As online tools such as blogs, Twitter and RSS feeds are becoming more widely used to share information, it’s helpful to know about resources that explain how these tools work, while still remaining interesting.  Common Craft’s In Plain English series provides fun… Continue Reading →

Online Photo Editing Made Easy and Fun

Creative Kit in Google+ (formerly known as Picnik and has since joined Google) is a free online photo-editing program that offers an array of professional and fun tools. This application provides numerous creative filters and effects such as cinemascope, focal B&W,… Continue Reading →

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