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I'm Feeling Lucky Button: What Is It and How Do...
One of the most notable objects on the Google Web search is the I'm Feeling Lucky button. What is it and how do you use it?
Should You Root Your Android Phone?
Read this before rooting your Android. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of rooting an Android phone.
How Do I Delete Applications from My Android...
If you've ever wondered how to uninstall an Android app from your device, this article will show you step by step the simple process to delete an Android app from your device.
How to Improve Your Website's Google Ranking
Google uses a variety of methods to determine which pages are displayed first in the results. Their exact formula is a secret, but there are a few things you can do to improve your positioning. The term for this is Search Engine Optimization.
Three Easy Ways to Load Non-Amazon Books on...
Want to put books on your Kindle Fire that you didn't download from Amazon? Here's how.
Google Used to List Phone Numbers
Google's main search engine had a hidden phonebook. Learn how to let your keyboard do the walking with Google.
Here's What Google is and What it Does
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How to Use Two Gmail Accounts on Your Android...
The second step in setting up multiple Gmail accounts on your Android Phone. Page 2.
Google's New Privacy Policy
Google has changed their privacy policy again. What does it mean to you?
How to Easily Delete Apps on Your Android Device
Here's how you delete unwanted apps from your Android device.
How to Add Widgets to the Home Screen of Your...
If you want to personalize your Android phone, this guide will show you the steps to adding a desktop Widget
How to Make App Folders on Android
Did you know you can organize your apps on your home screen?
The Easy Way to Link to the Best Part of a...
I really want to show someone part of a YouTube video, but I don't want them to have to sit through eight minutes of the boring parts. How do I just link to the part I want them to see?
What Is Rooting and Why Do People Root Android...
Find out why people like the idea of rooting Android.
Get Your Audio Book on Your Android
Hey, want to read more books while you commute to work? Listen to them. Here are a few of your audio book options for Android.
How to Get to Know Your YouTube Fans
Wouldn't it be helpful to know who is watching your uploaded YouTube videos? Well, you can't find out specific names, but you can get to know your typical viewer from the demographic info.
Personalize Your Android Phone: A Guide to...
Learn how to personalize your Android ringtones. Discover the top Android ringtone apps.
Need to Edit a Location in Google Maps? Here's...
Is your house in the wrong spot? Does Google point to a business that is really half a block up the road? Edit it.
What is Google Play?
Google Play is a rebranding of the old Android Market and more.
Everything You Need to Know About the Android OS
Android is a mobile phone operating system developed by Google. Android is unique because Google is actively developing the platform but giving it away for free to hardware manufacturers and phone carriers who want to use Android on their devices. Google isn't even taking any money from developers who write Android applications.
Save Time and Stay Sharp with Google Alerts
Do you have a specialized topic you'd like to keep tabs on? Is there something in the news you'd like to follow? Are you interested in what blogs say about something? Do you find yourself constantly searching for the same term? If so, you need to set up a Google Alert. Google will send you an email when there are new results for your search, so you can keep up to date without constantly running searches for the same words.
How to Legally Add Copyrighted Music to Your...
Here is an easy way to make your own music video or give your YouTube video a soundtrack. It's easy, legal, and free.
How to Share Your Google Docs With Collaborators
You've uploaded a word processing file or a spreadsheet to Google Docs & Spreadsheets. Now what? Here's how you can share that document with others and get started collaborating.
This Trick Lets You Run Nook and Kobo Apps on...
Here's how you add the Nook app to your Kindle Fire
How to Search Using Wildcards in Google
In most search engines, you can substitute a character as a stand in for any word or letter in a search phrase. This is known as a
How to Plan an Alternate Route With Google Maps
Do you want to avoid a toll road, make a side trip, or avoid heavy traffic? It's easy to change your route in Google Maps. Just drag and drop.
Personalize Your Android Phone with New...
Learn the steps to customize your Android wallpaper.
Wondering What Apps Are? Here's the Answer
Apps is an abbreviation for application. An app is a piece of software. It can run on the Internet, on your computer, or on your phone or other electronic device.
How to Track Your Flight Status With Google
Are you traveling for holidays or vacation? Here's an easy and quick way to check your flight status ahead of time. It may not make an airplane fly faster, but it will at least warn you of a delay ahead of time.
All About.com Tips, Tricks and YouTube Guides
The first step is to press the embed button. Now, this is only visible on the YouTube watch page for that video, not on the channel page. That's an important distinction. If you see a link that says
Top 5 Free Running Apps for Your Android
The Top Running and Fitness Apps for Android. Why runners should install these top 5 Android apps.
How to Make Forms, Surveys, and Quizzes in...
Want to find out what your coworkers want for lunch? Need to get feedback for your training session? Want to find out which movie your friends want to see on Saturday? Use Google Forms.
Wondering What Google Blogger Is? Here's What...
Blogger is Google’s free tool for creating blogs. Blogs, short for web-logs, are a form of online journal. You can use them for everything from updating your friends and family about your life, giving your own advice column, discussing your political views, or relating your experience in a topic of interest.
The Legal Way to Read Free Ebooks on Google
Read Free Ebooks on Google Books by following this easy tutorial.
Google Reader is dead.
If you like to read blogs and news feeds from several different Web sites, you can save a lot of time by reading them all in Google Reader. Adding a new feed is easy.
How to Clear Cookies and Cache in Chrome Browser
Here's how you clear specific cookies out of Chrome.
What Is PageRank and What Does it Measure?
PageRank is what Google uses to determine the importance of a web page. It's one of many factors used to determine which pages appear in search results.
Channel (YouTube)
A channel on YouTube is the home page for an account. It shows the account name, the public videos they've uploaded, and any user information they've entered.
All About Goo.gl Url Shortener
Learn all the features of this URL shortener from Google. It's called goo.gl, but it's commonly misspelled as goog.le or goo.gle.
How to Get Google Maps Walking Directions
Google Maps not only lets you gets driving directions, you can also get walking or public transit directions.
Google Maps Gives Driving Directions and More
Google Maps is Google's search engine for locations and directions. It resembles a miniature Google Earth that runs in your web browser instead of on your desktop.
How to Reset Your Frozen Motorola Xoom Tablet
Is your Xoom frozen? This is how you reset it. This tutorial covers both hard and soft resets.
Avoiding Android Spam
Can Android apps spam you? Yes, they can. Here's what you can do about it.
10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With...
Here's a few of those tips and tricks for things you might not have realized you could do with Google Maps.
How to Book a Flight with Google
Here's an introduction to Google Flights.
How to Play Android Apps on Windows with...
If you thought you couldn't play Android apps on Windows, you thought wrong! Here's one product that will let you do it.
How to Move Your Blog From Wordpress to Blogger
Maybe you're tired of paying for your blog, or maybe you just need a change. Here's how you move your blog.
What's a Boolean Search?
Sometimes you want to find all of your search terms in a document, and sometimes you want to find either one term or another. Here's how.
How to Upload Your Own E-books To Google Play...
Want to read your eBooks on Google Play? You can. Here's how. That way you can read it on your phone, on your desktop, or in the cloud.
How to Check for Updates on Your Android Phone
If you're not running the latest version, press on System updates, and your phone will check to see if there is an update available for you.
Try These Commands in "Google Now" Some are...
Here are a few useful, funny, and surprising Google Now commands.
How to Embed Google Calendar on Your Website or...
If you are happy with Google's default settings, you can skip the next step. However, in most cases you'll want to tweak the size or color of your calendar.
How to Get Driving Directions and More from...
Need driving directions from Google Maps? Here's where you get started.
Android 2.2.1 Update
Google released the Android 2.2.1 update on January 18, 2011. It was a minor over-the-air (OTA) update featuring tweaks for Twitter and Gmail.
What Is Android Jelly Bean?
Learn more about Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean.
Is Google TV the Right Fit for Your Family?
What Is Google TV? - Do You Need a Smart TV?
How To Upload MP3s to Amazon Cloud, iCloud or...
Why keep your music in one place when you can put it in all three?
What's So Great About Gmail?
Gmail, Google's free email service, has more than 400 million users worldwide. Learn the things about Gmail that make it so appealing to users.
What's the Difference Between a Chrome Web App...
Chrome's Web Store presents an interesting question, and here's your answer.
Want to Share YouTube Videos on Pinterest?...
You can embed videos on Pinterest. This is how yo do it.
What is Google Voice?
Google Voice is an Internet based service that allows you to give everyone one phone number and forward it to multiple phones. That means that as you switch jobs, change phone services, move, or even go on vacation, your phone number stays the same for people trying to reach you.
Everything You Need to Know about Losing Weight...
My Fitness Pal is a free app available for Android devices that can be your best friend and partner in your weight loss program.
Download Free Books Using Google Book Search
Google Book Search is a very useful tool for finding books according to keyword search. The Google database contains a massive library of scanned books. You can also use Google Book Search to find and download books in the public domain.
Top Android Music Apps
Want to listen to tunes on your Droid phone or tablet? Here are the best apps.
Ebook Reader App Choices on Android
Here's a list of eBook readers for Android Phones and why you should use them.
What was Google Talk?
Google Talk is an instant messaging service, which is integrated with Gmail. Windows users can download the Google Talk application, and Mac and Linux users can use other instant messaging services with their Google Talk accounts. Google Talk also supports some voice conversation.
What You Need to Know Before You Buy an Android...
Here's some things to keep in mind before you go out and buy an Android tablet.
Picasa 3 for Windows - Review of Google's...
If you've never heard of Picasa, you're missing out. Picasa's a free photo organization and editing tool from Google, and for a free program, it really has a lot to offer. Picasa is desktop software that runs on Windows. You can use it to organize photos, order prints, make slide show CDs, and post pictures to your blog.
All About Google Chromecast
What is Google Chromecast? Read more to find out.
Barnacle Wi-FI Tethering App for Android in...
With the Barnacle Wi-Fi Tethering App and a rooted Android, you can connect up to 5 wireless devices and access the Internet at 3G speeds. Turn your Android device into your free mobile hot spot.
How to Get Free Ebooks on Your Phone
Do you have an iPhone or Android-powered phone? You can read 1.5 million free eBooks on it with the magic of Google Book Search.
Changing Your Gmail Theme Is Easy and Makes...
Want to make your Gmail page more fun? Change the theme. Some themes even change with the time of day, just like the themes in iGoogle.
Google Trends for Websites
Google Trends is a Google Labs tool that lets you compare the popularity of search terms over time. Recently they've released Google Trends for Websites. This lets you compare the relative popularity of entire websites.
You used to be able to register a cheap domain...
Google used to offer cheap web hosting through Blogger.
Android, IPad, or Kindle Fire? Which One Should...
If you can't decide which tablet to buy for Christmas, read this article for some shopping tips.
Google Bomb
A Google bomb occurs when a group of people conspire to artificially elevate a web site in Google's web search results ranking by linking a particular word or phrase to the website.
How to Delete a Blogger/Blogspot Blog
Here's how to delete a Blogger (Blogspot) account.
Does Google Think You're the Wrong Gender?
How to find out your demographic data from Google.
Here's What Google Patent Search Really Is
Google Patent Search is a search engine that lets you search through patents from the USPTO
Getting Mail on Your Android Phone
One of the features that make a smartphone "smart," is their ability to send and receive emails. With
Buy a New Android Phone Now or Wait?
With new Android phones always on the horizon, deciding when to buy can be a challenge. This article will help you decide if you should buy a new android phone or should you wait.
How to Upload Pictures From Picasa
If you're using Picasa to manage your digital photos, the easiest way to get your photos to the Web is by using Picasa Web Albums. This tutorial will show you how.
How to Create Multiple YouTube Channels
Can you make more than one YouTube channel? Are multiple YouTube accounts OK?
Map Address Lists with Google Maps and Google...
Map a List is a third-party tool developed by Brian Sobel that lets you take a list of addresses from a Google Docs spreadsheet and turn it into markers in Google Maps.
Finding Apps in the Android Market
If you have trouble finding apps in the Android Market, these Tips and Tricks will help you find the Android app you are looking for.
How To Find the Hidden Flight Simulator in...
Google Earth 4.2 comes with a nifty Easter egg - a hidden flight simulator! You can fly your virtual airplane through scenic destinations. Once you find the flight simulator the first time, it will always be available as an option for you to explore later.
Google Chrome Web Browser
Google surprised the world by announcing a new Web browser. Is it superior to other browsers out there? Is there any reason to switch?
Google Insights for Search
Google Insights for Search is a lot like Google Trends combined with Google Analytics. This free service offers a lot of options. You can view search trends individually or by comparison, see worldwide, countrywide, and regional breakdowns of those trends, and also see related searches.
Here's What Google Drive Is
All about Google Drive.
AdSense Explained - Google's Program to Put...
AdSense is Google's advertising program that lets you place Google ads on your Web site and earn revenue.
Best Ebook Readers for Android Tablets
Here's how I ranked the major readers. I'm not looking at readers that aren't tied to a large online bookstore at this time. I
Tips for How to Effectively Search Using Google
Here's how to narrow your search results to find what you need.
How to Use 'Ngram Viewer' Tool in Google Books
What the heck is an Ngram? Read this to find out.
Addition and Subtraction with Google, Including...
Sometimes you want to exclude a keyword from Google searches, and sometimes you want to include a word that Google thinks is too common and usually excludes. You can do either with this quick Google searching tip.
How to Cut Gmail Clutter (Automatically) Using...
Make your Gmail inbox more organized by adding automatic filters to your messages as they arrive.
What's the Difference Between Google Accounts...
I'm confused by all this terminology. I hear people complaining that they have too many Google Apps, but I think they mean they have too many Google accounts. What's the difference?
How to Add a Background Image to Personalize...
One way to make a slick, professional looking YouTube Channel is to add your own background image.
Google Picasa or Flickr: Where Should You Put...
Yes, there are a lot of photo sharing sites, but today we're only going to compare two of them.
What Is Google Earth?
Google Earth is a map of the world on steroids. You can zoom and glide over stitched together satellite photos of the world. Use Google Earth to find driving directions, find nearby restaurants, measure the distance between two locations, do serious research, or go on virtual vacations.
How to Fantasy Explore with Google Earth's...
This is an entertaining quick game to kill a little time and do a little Google Earth fantasy exploring. It was originally written as an example of the Google Earth Web browser plug-in.
Get More Battery Life out of Your Verizon...
Are you out of 4G battery range? Then why are you draining your phone's batteries with the service. Learn how to turn off 4G for your Android phone.
How to Use Nofollow Tags and Why You Need Them
There are occasions where you want to link to something, but you don't want to transfer any
Special Codes to Fix YouTube Video Problems
Does your YouTube video look stretchy? Does it have black bars? You can fix that without uploading your video again.
Samsung Galaxy Note II Hands-on
The Samsung Galaxy Note II is a fabulous phablet.
Google Image Search
Google Images is a search engine of images on the web. Thumbnails of images are displayed based on the search keywords used. The filename and surrounding text of the image are used to match the search keywords, and you can specify small, medium, or large images. Images found in Google Image may still be under copyright protection from the image creator.
Are You Running One of These? Top Ebook Reader...
Here are the best ways to read your e-books on Android.
How to Change Your YouTube Channel Type
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Android Widget
Android widgets are mini apps that run on your Home screen.
Wear this Android to Jog and More
A lot of products means a lot of choices, so think of this as a preliminary guide to finding the product that will be best for you.
The Beginner's Guide to Google+
Google Plus is either a Facebook killer or a big dud. Read more to find out about Google+.
Gmail Features You Didn't Know About
Gmail is really useful software, but it can do a few things that may surprise you. Here are just a few of those secret Gmail tips and tricks.
10 Quick Google Maps Tricks
Here's some easy Google Maps tricks to take it beyond Google Maps driving directions.
March Madness Android Apps
If you are a fan of the NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament, then you need to read about these Android apps for the NCAA Basketball Tournament. Bring the madness of March to your Android phone.
Galaxy Tab, Kindle Fire, and Barnes and Noble...
See how the latest Galaxy Tab compares to the Kindle Fire.
Don't Be a Jerk: 10 Ways to Get Your Site...
Don't like being found in Google? Here are some sure fired ways to lower your ranking and get the worst search engine results.
How to Make a Podcast Feed from Blogger
Once you've registered for your new blog, press the START POSTING button. Go to the Settings tab at the top of the screen and then click on the Formatting link. Page 2.
Google Play Music
More about the service formerly known as Google Music.
Make the Most of Your Google Blog with This...
You will now see a screen that represents all the elements on your blog. You can add a new gadget to the side or bottom of this blog by clicking on Add a Gadget.
How to Turn Your Android Phone into a Personal...
Use your Android phone to help with your weight loss goal. Cardio Trainer for Android will help you hit your fitness goals.
Everything You Need to Know about the Web...
Picasa Web Albums lets you post photos to the Web directly from Picasa on Windows computers or iPhoto on Macs. Picasa Web Albums also lets you sort and share your photos into public and private areas and post those photos to your blog.
Review of Amazon Kindle App for Android
Review of the Kindle Android application. Learn how to use the Android Kindle app and how the Kindle app can keep your Kindle books in sync.
How to Upload Your Own Movie to Google Video
Have you made your own home movie? Do you want to share it with the world or email it to your friends and family? Google Video can make it easy, and you can upload your video right from the Google Video web page.
Google Directory
Google Directory is a Google enhanced way to navigate the Open Directory Project. The Open Directory Project is non-commercial and maintained outside of Google. It is a volunteer-edited database of websites filed by category. Using Google Directory allows you to narrow a very broad search into only information within a certain category.
How to Add Tasks to Gmail
If you're like me and would rather have your tasks and your email in the same area, now there's a way to do it in Gmail.
How to Integrate Adsense on Blogger
You can start making money from your blog by adding unobtrusive Google AdSense ads. Adding Ads to Blogger is very easy, and you can apply for your AdSense account at the same time.
Easy Google Docs Tricks
Here's 10 easy things you can do with Google Docs.
Everything You Need to Know About Switching...
Goodbye iPhone. Hello Gingerbread. Here are some tips for new Android phone users to get you started and switch from your iPhone.
Ten Funny Google Easter Eggs
Here are some fantastic Google Easter eggs. Search quickly, because as undocumented features, they could go away!
Definition of Gmail
Gmail is a free email service from Google. Gmail can be read directly from the Web or through POP email reading clients, like Microsoft Exchange or Apple Mail. Gmail also integrates directly with many other Google services, including Google Talk. Gmail also offers over two gigs of storage space.
Movie Showtimes With Google
Want to find local movie showtimes with Google in one easy step? This Google search trick lets you do just that.
5 Things to Do with an Old Android Tablet
Got an old Android tablet? Don't throw it in the trash. Here are some ideas for what to with your device now that it's no longer your primary tablet.
What Is Google Chrome OS?
Google has designed Chrome OS (not to be confused with the Chrome browser) as an operating system for computers that are only used to connect to the Internet.
The (Possible) Death of Google+
Google+ is going splitsville. Find out a little more about the future of Google's social media platform.
Review of Google Apps for Your Domain
Google Apps is Google's service that allows you to manage custom branded flavors of Google's services on your domain.
Wondering if You Can Use Netflix on a...
Can you play Netflix movies on Chromebooks? Read this to find out.
How to Capture Screen Shots on Android
This tutorial specifically applies to Android 2.2 and below, but it will show you how to take a screen capture on your Android.
How to Use Google to Search Withing a Single...
Want to use Google to search a single Web site? It's easy with this trick.
April Fools! See some of Google's best jokes.
Google loves a good April Fool's Day joke. Sometimes the joke is even that it isn't a joke. Learn more about Google's best April Fool's Day pranks.
Find Synonyms in Searches With Google
Can't think of a word? Use Google to search for both your search terms and synonyms.
Watch Page (YouTube)
On YouTube, the watch page is the home page of a video. This is where all the public information about a video resides.
Our 5 Favorite Android Puzzle Apps
When you need a mental challenge, try these games for Android based phones. You'll see why these Android puzzle games are my top picks.
Google Toolbar for Firefox - the Tools Your Web...
Google Toolbar was an extension for Firefox and Internet Explorer. It is no longer available.
10 AdSense Mistakes That Could Get You Banned
Want to make money with Google AdSense? Here's a list of what not to do. Google doesn't play around when it comes to click fraud. If you don't play by the rules, you can end up being banned from Google's ad program.
Google SketchUp 3D Modeling Software
Google SketchUp is a 3D modeling program that can be used to make models that integrate with Google Earth. Like Google Earth, SketchUp is a software download. SketchUp comes in both a free basic version and a pro upgrade.
Google Maps
Google Maps allows you to get driving directions and find local businesses and services or to zoom in and out of specific locations. Google Maps uses both satellite imagery and map data, and the interface can be clicked and dragged from within a browser window, similar to Google Earth.
Android 2.3, "Gingerbread" Provides Several...
Google has released Android 2.3, aka Gingerbread. Learn about the updates and improvements of Android 2.3.
RottenNeighbor.com Web Site for Finding Bad...
RottonNeighbor.com is a new Web site that is designed to help you find out about your neighbors before you move. Users can search zip codes to see the density of rotten neighbors, and they're encouraged to contribute rotten neighbors of their own.
Stop Paying for Cable: Streaming TV Devices...
If you want to ditch cable without spending a bunch of money, the Chromecast is one of the best options all around. Here's why.

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