A while back I wrote about my dream RSS feed reader. This plugin does nothing to get me there, but it’s kind of cool so I figured I should share it with you all (in case it gets you closer to your dream reader). This from Lifehacker: Google Reader is still one of the best ways to get through your mass of blogs, but it’s never been the prettiest way [ Read More ]
Today I did some clean up of my data on my computer. I created some groups in LastPass and did some site title clean up. I also did some research on how to get rid of autofill entries that aren’t right or got added without me realizing. I found this handy article on Lifehacker on doing just this. For example, I visit TripIt a least once a week and one [ Read More ]
I wrote a little while back about a plugin for Chrome that lets you find out what WordPress theme a site is using, now I have one to find plugins! Thanks to WordPress Jedi for pointing out SpyBar for Chrome and Firefox. It helps you find out what WordPress plugins and themes a site is using. Once you install SpyBar, you will be able to analyze websites and find each [ Read More ]
Lifehacker has two articles with shortcuts for Google searches, 20 in the first article and 10 more in the second. One of the tips (that I missed the first time around) was on how to find flight status, which I wrote about here a little while ago. Another cool one is the ability to track your packages from the Google search box! Paste the tracking number of a shipment from [ Read More ]
A post on Mashable lists 9 plugins to help with you email productivity in Gmail. I have installed a couple of these but don’t have enough experience to review any of them yet. Hopefully one or more of them ends up helping you: Bananatag Send from Gmail [Chrome] Rapportive Snooze [Chrome] Mail Timer [Chrome] Boomerang KeyRocket [Chrome] Attachments.me [Chrome] Taskforce Learn more about each of them on Mashable.
Have you ever visited a website and wondered what theme was being used? I have! And now there is a way using Chrome to sniff out the WordPress theme being used by a site you’re looking at. Chrome Theme Sniffer is a add-on for Chrome that will detect the theme or template being used on current site for several major open source CMS’s, including Drupal, Joomla and WordPress. All you [ Read More ]
In the news recently were a series of articles about the Pawn2Own hacking contest. The results of the contest were not surprising to me, with Internet Explorer and Safari falling to security hackers in the first day and Chrome and Firefox standing strong. This lead me to put together a series of articles and web pages on browser security to share with those of you who have libraries that are [ Read More ]