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Apture Instantly Searches Phrases You Highlight

Want more information about something you just ran across online? Apture looks up any phrase on Wikipedia, YouTube, and other sites.

Split Chrome Tabs In Two With the Frame Two Pages Plugin

Want to view two Web pages side by side in Google Chrome? This nifty add-on lets you turn multiple pages into a single frameset for simultaneous viewing.

10 Social Networking Add-Ons for Firefox

Here's how to turn Mozilla Firefox into a social butterfly.

View Gmail in Preview Pane Mode

Gmail's new Preview Pane feature gives the service an Outlook-like Interface.

Reader Feedback: Taskbar Tip, Gmail Management, Antivirus Help

Readers ask for help on managing Gmail messages and speeding up antivirus scans--plus offer a quick way to pin folders to the Windows taskbar.

Five Outlook Nightmares (and How to Fix Them)

Microsoft Office's email and calendar program shouldn't keep you up at night. Here's how to resolve five common frustrations.

How to Bulk-Delete Gmail Messages

Can't figure out how to clear old mail from your inbox? Gmail doesn't offer an obvious solution, but there's a fairly easy way to get the job done.

Is Cloud-Based Backup Safe?

Melissa has her doubts about backing up online. Could her data be stolen?

21 Chrome Web Apps for Serious Work

If you use Google's Chrome browser (or a Chromebook), check out these great document creation, collaboration, and management tools.

10 Quickbooks Add-Ons That Can Save You Time and Money

These powerful and affordable cloud-based services work with Intuit's popular accounting software to address all sorts of small-business problems and needs.

InterFAX Adds Faxing From Google Docs

Google Docs users can now fax documents from within their Google Docs accounts with this inexpensive fax service.

Share Files Wirelessly Between Android and Any Computer

WiFi File Explorer for Android connects your phone to any computer on your wireless network to share files easily.

Google Docs Reconsidered: Hands-on With the Suite

Here's a closer look at Google Docs and its new features, from someone who uses the productivity suite every day.

myBantu Brings Social Productivity to Android and iOS

With new apps for Android and iOS, myBantu offers a compelling approach to social productivity and filtered search.

When a Cloud Service Vanishes: How to Protect Your Data

More and more, we rely on Web services as a matter of course. What happens when a service disappears?