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Save Gmail Attachments to Google Drive Automatically

With Send to Google Drive, you can automatically save all the file attachments in your Gmail messages to any folder inside your Google Drive. You …

Google

Make International Phone Calls from your Mobile even without the Internet

How do you make international calls from your mobile phone? Mobile carriers often charge exorbitant rates for international phone calls but you can …

Phones

Add Related Posts to WordPress without Affecting Page Speed

It is recommended that you include Related Posts on your blog pages as they help decrease the bounce rate of your site and are good from the SEO …

WordPress

How to Share Files Between Mobile Phones and Computers

Your digital photos, documents, music, and other files are spread across a range of devices from your mobile phones to tablets and your computers. …

Data Synchronization

How to Monetize Google Maps on your Website with AdSense Ads

You have been using Google AdSense ads to monetize the content of your website but did you know that you can also use the same AdSense program to …

Google Maps

How to Color Alternate Rows in Google Sheets

Microsoft Excel and other programs in Microsoft Office provide a handy feature called “Quick Styles” to help you quickly format a selected range as a …

Google

Get Google Forms Data in an Email Message

Whether you are looking to add a simple “Contact Me” form on your website or need to create a complex online poll, Google Forms are an excellent …

Google

Google Updater Needs Permissions to Control your Computer – Why?

If you are using any Google software on your Mac OS (Mavericks), you may seen this dialog box saying that “Google Software Update would like to …

Get Things Done Faster with these Microsoft Word Tips

Here are 10 tips and tricks for Microsoft Word that will help you get things done faster and more efficiently than ever before. I have created the …

Run a Poll on Twitter with Google Forms

Twitter, unlike Google Plus, does not offer a native polling solution so you have to rely on an external service to run a quick poll or even a quiz …

Google

[Poster] Which Creative Commons License is Right for me?

Creative Commons makes it easy for content creators to define a set of rules under which they would like the public to use their creative work. For …

Creative Commons

How to Publish your own Podcast on iTunes

The Digital Inspiration podcast is now available on iTunes. You can also subscribe to the podcast in other podcatcher apps using this RSS feed. The …

iTunes

Send Personalized Tweets & DMs in Bulk from a Google Spreadsheet

Introducing Twitter Merge, a new Twitter app that will help you send personalized tweets and direct messages (or DMs) to multiple Twitter users in …

Google

How to Schedule your Gmail Messages with a Google Sheet

Have you ever wanted to write an email message in Gmail now but send it a later date and time? Maybe you are sending birthday greetings and would …

Gmail

Better Ways to Embed Tables and Spreadsheets in Web Pages

It is easy to embed tabular data in web pages. You can either use the standard <table> HTML tag or you can input the tabular data in a spreadsheet — …

Microsoft Excel

How to Setup your own Proxy Server for Free [Updated]

Do a Google search like “proxy servers” and you’ll find dozens of PHP proxy scripts on the Internet that will help you create your own proxy servers …

Proxy Server

How to Write a Twitter Bot in 5 Minutes

Meet @DearAssistant, a Twitter bot that is like a online version of Apple Siri. You can tweet your questions in plan English and the bot will reply …

Wolfram Alpha

Tutorial - Create Add-ons for Google Docs

Tips to Extend the Life of your Gadget’s Batteries

Your mobile phones, tablets and laptops have rechargable Lithim Ion batteries that lose capacity as they age but with good care, the batteries may …

Batteries

The 101 Most Useful Websites

ctrlq.org/screenshots – for capturing screenshots of web pages on mobile and desktops.

dictation.io – online voice recognition in the browser …

Optical Character Recognition

Use Google as a Proxy Server to Bypass Paywalls, Download Files

If you have trouble accessing a web page either because the website is blocked at your workplace, or because that page happens to be behind a …

Google

First Tweet - Who Said It First on Twitter

Do you know who used a smiley :) on Twitter for the first time. Who mentioned terms like Internet of Things, Bitcoin, iPhone or Phablet before they …

Search Algorithm

How to Create RSS Feeds for Twitter

Twitter does not offer RSS Feeds but there is a simple solution that you can use to generate RSS feeds for your various Twitter streams including …

RSS Feed

There’s a Game Hidden inside your Google Chrome, It works on Android too!

Google Chrome users are probably familiar with the T-Rex dinosaur that shows up when your computer is not connected to the Internet. The T-rex had …

Google Chrome

The Best Places to Find Free, High-Res Images for your Website

Good, high-quality images add visual interest to your website. Another reason why photos have become so important is because web pages that include …

Creative Commons

Essential Apps and Utilities for your Mac

Whether you are a new Mac user or seasoned veteran looking to do more, here’s a collection of essential Mac apps & utilities that you must download …

Mac Software

How to Play YouTube Videos in the Background on iOS

The YouTube website is probably the world’s biggest library of songs and music videos that you can watch on any device. You can play your favorite …

Your Mobile Phone can Detect Earthquakes

Was it just you or did the ground really shake? Your iPhone, iPad and most newer mobile phones can work as basic seismometers, the same instrument …

iPhone