Posts about 'Time and Technology'

Amazon Underground vs Google Play Equals Free Apps for You!

Posted on August 31, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Amazon Underground – are you game?

Amazon Underground is a new initiative that is set up to give away tens of thousands of dollars’ worth of free apps.

Set up for the Android platform, Amazon Underground is taking on Google Play for the Android app market, and has many people puzzled about what’s in it for Amazon.  (more…)

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Chrome Extension to Find Words and Find Time!

Posted on August 24, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

Magnifying Glass

Chrome extension for finding words (and finding time).

If Google Chrome is your go-to web browser, I think you’ll be intrigued by the Twinword Finder for Chrome.

Think of all the times you want to find some very specific information, do a web search, and then are presented with a lengthy and detailed article that probably contains what you’re looking for – you’re just not sure where. (more…)

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Inbox Snooze Looks Like a Winner for Finding Time

Posted on August 17, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Inbox or Gmail – have you decided?

Inbox or Gmail, Inbox or Gmail. Have you settled on one or the other yet?

One of the things I weigh, when looking at any new tool, is whether the efficiencies it offers make up for what’s lost when you let go of what’s familiar and move on to something new.  (more…)

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Find Stuff Fast with AstroGrep and Find Time!

Posted on August 10, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Use AstroGrep to find what you need fast.

AstroGrep is a lightweight and fast-working utility that helps you find things on your computer.

Remember that sales copy you wrote awhile ago that was really catchy?  You can’t find it anywhere, and you want to use it in a product launch.

Well, this is a situation  (more…)

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Be Heard by Your Representatives with Democracy.io — A Big Time-Saver!

Posted on July 27, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

The Capitol

Find time to be heard!

Democracy works when people participate – and one of the biggest ways to participate is to be heard by your representatives in Washington.

But if you’ve tried to do that in the past, you know that it’s not always an easy proposition. Usually it involves many steps that  (more…)

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How to Use the Dropbox Badge to Find Time

Posted on July 20, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Use the Dropbox Badge to #findtime!

Dropbox is a powerful venue for storing and sharing files easily on the web.

The Dropbox Badge is a nifty new tool – one that we hadn’t really explored here at The Time Finder … yet. But once we learned  (more…)

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Google Inbox, Gmail, and Your Time

Posted on July 13, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Google Inbox or Gmail?

Google Inbox and Gmail offer two different venues for accessing and managing your e-mail.

So, how do you choose which one to use?

If you’re already a Gmail user, why would you switch?

We did some searching on-line and collected some information  (more…)

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Ghostery Add-On for Privacy and Security in No Time!

Posted on July 6, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Ghostery puts the controls in your hands.

Ghostery is a privacy solution for individuals and businesses that empowers users to manage the trackers that follow them on-line.

The company was founded in 2009, and its browser add-on allows you to decide who can access your data.

So much of what we do on-line is tracked these days – and in some cases we may not mind that. (more…)

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Gmail Makes Undo Send Official – and We All Win!

Posted on June 29, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Gmail makes Undo Send official!

Gmail has been experimenting with Undo Send for quite awhile now.

How many times have you hit the send button, only to notice a major typo as that e-mail takes off into cyber space?

Or how often have you re-thought a response … too late … and needed to clarify, backpedal (more…)

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Google Plus Twitter Extends Your Reach Big Time!

Posted on June 22, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Search results now show relevant tweets!

Google and Twitter can be powerful friends to small business owners and on-line marketers, as any SEO expert will tell you.

Combining the two amplifies and extends what they each can do alone. That’s why I’ve been interested to follow the renewed partnership between Google and Twitter – one in which  (more…)

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Is Google+ a Fit for You and Your Time?

Posted on June 15, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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How do you feel about Google+ today?

Here’s an admission.

Google+ and I have never really hit it off.

Here at The Time Finder we were originally intrigued with the idea of Google+ and it certainly didn’t hurt that it was part of the powerful array of apps, tools and  (more…)

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To-Do List Power! Todoist Integrates Tools for Finding Time

Posted on June 8, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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To-Do Lists come in many shapes and sizes.

To-do lists are powerful time management tools. Unfortunately, many people avoid using to-do lists because when used unwisely they can easily become overwhelming, discouraging and guilt-provoking.

There are lots of on-line apps for creating and maintaining to-do lists. Or, if you prefer, there’s always the paper and pencil option. (more…)

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Chrome Extension to Organize Tabs and Save Time!

Posted on May 25, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

Chrome Spaces Screen

Spaces will help you manage your tabs in Chrome!

Is Chrome your browser?  If it is, I think you’re going to like this new Chrome extension called Spaces.

And if you don’t use Chrome, read on  (more…)

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Identity Theft Resources-Take Charge and Find Time!

Posted on May 18, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Identity Theft – What to do if your information is stolen!

Identity theft is a growing issue world-wide, as anyone in the US who has Anthem health insurance was reminded last winter when Anthem’s databases were hacked and millions upon millions of people were affected.

That event is still being sorted out and so far I’ve heard no reports of identity theft as a result of this breach.  (more…)

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Google Alarms, Reminders and More from Desktop to Android

Posted on April 27, 2015 by , under Time and Technology.

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Use Google Search to set an alarm for yourself!

Google has recently added some features that allow you to send reminders and notes, set alarms, and send directions from your desktop PC to your android phone from the Google Search box.

More and more people are using their phones as their go-to devices for mobile efficiency.

You can keep up with news, e-mail, the latest scores, you name it. And you can do it all while you are out and about.  (more…)

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