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Google Just Became a Quicker Dictionary Search Tool [Google School]    
July 26, 2010, 6:00 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Google's OneBox has long offered quick definitions when your search query includes text like "define flummox" or "what is flummox", but the search engine has just added "implicit triggering" that automatically offers a dictionary result when you search for single words. More » ...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

Exercise or Not, Sitting at a Desk All Day Is Bad for You [Health]    
March 1, 2010, 6:30 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

We've been proponents of standing desks and treadputers for some time, but we've also met with plenty of reader skepticism on the subject. The New York Times examines why sitting all day is so bad for you, whether or not you exercise.Based on the results of several recent studies, the Times' Olivia Judson writes: It doesn't matter if you go running every morning, or you're a regular at the gym. If you spend most of the rest of the day sitting - in your car, your office chair, on your sofa...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

Replace Your Lost Cellphone Charger for Free    
January 22, 2010, 5:00 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Ever forget your cellphone charger at a hotel? Turns out that's an extremely common mistake—one you can use to your advantage to replace your lost charger, whether you lost it there or not. Over at community news site Reddit, a user points out his clever trick: Next time you lose your phone charger, don't buy another one. Go to a hotel and say you think you lost it there. It's the #1 most left behind item at hotels, so most places have a big bin filled with every phone charger...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

Look for a Good App Before Buying a New Device [Saving Money]    
January 15, 2010, 4:30 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

We live in an era of multi-functional devices. Our phones aren't just phones—they're internet-connected computers, GPS devices, cameras, and more. So before you go buying new gear to fill a need, take blogger Fred Wilson's advice: Look for an app.Wilson explains how he attempted to find a better solution for entering text into and controlling his home theater PCs, having been dissatisfied with his current setup. His first instinct was to buy some new gear—specifically an...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

61 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For    
November 26, 2009, 1:00 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

As we prepare to stuff our faces with a bountiful Thanksgiving feast, we turn our Thanksgiving spirit to the gobs of free software we love to say thank you to the developers, and to give our computers a feast of their own. Earlier this week we asked you to share the free apps you're most thankful for, and after rounding up thousands of your suggestions, considering our own favorites, and performing a little spreadsheet magic, we've cooked up our own cornucopia of excellent free software...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

A First Look at Google Voice [Screenshot Tour]    
March 19, 2009, 1:00 am | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

Last week Google launched Google Voice, a new service that creates a single phone number and inbox for managing all of your phones, transcribing voicemail, and more. It's in closed beta, but we've got a sneak peek. If you remember, Google Voice is the all-grown-up version of previously mentioned GrandCentral, which Google acquired last year. Google Voice boasts many of the same features as GrandCentral did, but it also adds a few cool features, too. If you're already a GrandCentral...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »
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This American Life Explains the Financial Crisis in 59 Minutes [Money]    
March 7, 2009, 12:00 am | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

NPR radio show This American Life tackled the financial crisis last weekend, explaining the collapse of the banking system in 59 compelling minutes. Photo by wwarby. For instance, when we talk about an insolvent bank, what does it actually mean, and why are we giving hundreds of billions of dollars to rich bankers who screwed up their own businesses? If you've got the time to put on your headphones and listen while you finish out the work week, it's a good listen. Bad Bank [This...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »

Tech Etiquette for Job Seekers: Maintain Appropriate Boundaries [Netiq...    
February 20, 2009, 5:30 pm | தலைப்புப் பக்கம்

With all the great job search sites available to job seekers, it's all too easy to send out email blasts to every hiring manager you can find an address for—but that's not always the best course. Photo by chuckp. The AP rounds up 8 tech etiquette tips job seekers should obey, including some smart advice on knowing what boundaries you should respect. For example: Even if you managed to track down a hiring manager's cell phone number, don't call it unless given permission. "Cell...தொடர்ந்து படிக்கவும் »