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10 Awesome Tools To Get More Out of Wikipedia

Wikipedia is an ocean of information. While you may still want to seek secondary information sources before trusting it entirely, you cannot argue that the site contains a plethora of useful information. That said, it’s tough to navigate through so much data. You can get much more out of it in less time if you decide to ditch the conventional way of using the built-in Wikipedia search for scouring through the information. The following ten tools will help you search and use Wikipedia like never before. I am sure you’ll love using some of them. Navify Navify is an excellent web service which shows a lot of additional information related to a Wikipedia article like related images, videos and articles. So if you are searching […]

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10 Awesome Websites To Check Before You Travel This Holiday Season

Christmas is ahead and so is the holiday season. This is the time when people start packing their bags and gear up for a nice holiday with family and friends. And this is also the time when almost everyone of us finds it hard to plan and organize things in the right way. Whether it is finding the right hotel, booking flights or making a checklist of things to carry, everything seems to take too much of time and effort. Keeping that in mind, I decided to list ten pretty cool websites which help you in planning and organizing things in a better manner, thereby making your travel hassle free and enjoyable. Previously, I’ve mentioned a list of seven general travel websites which could be […]

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10 Devices for Under $100 That You Didn’t Know You Needed

Life can get pretty hectic, and that is why it’s nice to find helpful tools that can give us a helping hand from time to time. To give you an idea of some of the products that are out there, here is a list of ten devices under $100 that can help to give you a much-needed boost in various facets of your life. There’s a little bit of everything mixed in, from tech to cooking and much more. Let’s jump into the list and check out these products you didn’t even know you needed shall we? K310 Logitech Washable Keyboard – $39.99 Whether it’s for work or play, a keyboard is probably something that you use every single day.  Now if you’re like me, […]

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10 Easy Ways To Get Better Search Results From Your Google Searches

Many of us can’t go a day without turning to Google for the answer to a question or problem. Some people are wizards at finding exactly what they want when doing a Google search, while others are constantly frustrated by failing to get speedy results. Here are a few tips and tricks for getting the most from your Google searches. Search for an explicit phrase. One of the most frustrating experiences in doing a Google search is to type in a two-word phrase and get dozens of results for one word or the other, but not both. Avoid this by enclosing the phrase you’re searching for in double quotes, like “urban legends.” This should take you to Snopes.com rather than every site on the ‘net […]

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10 Gmail Labs Features You Must Enable

Gmail, without a doubt, is the only email application that keeps on innovating and adding new features. The introduction of Gmail Labs in June last year was a significant move in this direction and since then, it has added some amazing features which make working with the web interface of Gmail an absolute bliss. Most of the Labs features are aimed at increasing your productivity when you are reading and answering emails. I have listed ten of them which are my personal favorites and I am sure the productivity nuts among you would waste no time in enabling them. Go To LabelFor someone like me who has a long list of labels, this feature is a godsend. I just have to enable keyboard shortcuts in […]

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10 Useful (and Innovative) Windows 7 Productivity Tips

I’ve already talked about why you should switch to Windows 7 if you haven’t yet (Mac users, spare me the sarcasm). Windows 7 is without a doubt the best Windows version yet, and hence the sooner you get started with it, the better. Now, for those who are reading this post on a browser that’s installed on a Windows 7 machine, I’d like to share some neat tips and tricks that could skyrocket your productivity while working on your PC. Yes, I have already written about how you can work productively on your Windows computer, but these tips are different and cater specifically to Windows 7 users. So, if you own a Windows 7 PC or someone in the family who has one, these techniques […]

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11 Things You Shouldn’t Leave For School Without

When you first arrive at college you will be introduced to problems that you never knew existed. While no list will ever include a solution to all of your ills, this one hits on some things that you may not have considered. Here are some cool and fairly undiscovered websites which will solve many of your everyday issues. Trust me – finding these sites now will save you a ton of time. Campusi.com – Instead of looking through dozens of different websites for books, this websites finds the cheapest books offered on the internet, and shows the prices from all the other websites as well.  GetChunkit.com – Instead of clicking from link to link, this add-on is able to mine every link on a web […]

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12 Awesome Tools For Efficient Twitter Searches

It’s no secret that Twitter’s native search tool isn’t that efficient. Yes, it offers some nice advanced search options (advanced search isn’t accessible directly from your Twitter homepage. You need to go here for that). But it just limits itself to searching tweets when there are so many other things people might want to find out (like followers, profile bios, etc.). This article attempts to list some of the best third-party Twitter search tools. I know there are more than 12 out there. But many of them have similar functionality so it was about picking and choosing the best ones. Check them out and make Twitter-time more productive. If you happen to be one of the few that have not tried Twitter, here is a […]

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14 Great Apps for Getting Organized

Do you feel like you live in total chaos? Do you have nine pairs of scissors because you keep losing them in the piles of junk in your home, then buying new ones? Do you get stuck paying late fees on your credit cards because you forget to pay the bills on time? If so, you need some serious organizing. Here are a few apps that can help to organize some the messier aspects of your life, like finances, clutter, appointments and shopping. Key RingIs your key ring weighted down with a dozen different rewards cards from grocery and drugstore chains? Get rid of all of them with Key Ring, which lets you store all the information from those cards in one place and just […]

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14 Top Fitness Apps to Get You in Shape

Your smartphone can be a great tool for helping you get fit and stay that way. Since this little gadget is the one thing that’s likely to be with you 24/7, you can pack all of your pertinent diet, exercise and fitness information in one place. It doesn’t matter if you are an elite athlete with lots of experience working out or if you are just starting to motivate yourself to get off the couch and begin a new exercise routine because this list contains something for everyone. Here are a few of our favorite apps for getting into shape. Lose It!Whether you have major pounds to shed or just want to drop a few, this app can help you achieve your goal. Lose It! […]

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