Do you stare at your computer screen at night or in the dark? If so, you’re probably find that looking at a white or otherwise bright screen in the dark is rather uncomfortable and eye-straining.
Here is a Google Chrome extension that can help.
Do you like to doodle? How would you like to contribute to a worldwide doodle that’s 16 square kilometers large?
That’s exactly what globalDoodle is. It’s an enormous online collaborative doodle that anyone can contribute to.
Do you spend too much time on the computer? It happens to all of us. We sit without moving much for long hours in front of a screen and forget to take a break, which can hurt our eyes, shoulders, backs and wrists.
Here is a free app that runs in the background and reminds you to take breaks.
Do you use Dropbox to store text documents, source code, and other plain text files? Need a method to quickly edit them wherever you are without needing to manually download each file and then re-uploading them?
An app called Writebox allows you to edit the text of any file on your Dropbox account and automatically sync changes.
Do you search online? Wouldn’t it be great to be able to earn rewards for searching (and other online activities)?
Services like Swagbucks and Bing Rewards let you do exactly that. Simply by searching online, you earn virtual currency, which can be redeemed for various prizes, such as gift cards.
Both services are free to join, and you can always participate in both, but let’s explore the features of each and crown one as the “prized flyer”.
Do you need to send a private message to someone? Need the message to be permanently deleted once it is read?
Burn Note allows you to send a one-time message that deletes itself upon being viewed. It also includes a few features to prevent copying the message.
Happy Independence Day to all our USA readers!
Do you own an online blog? Are you planning on starting one? A question asked by many people when they first start a blog is, “Which platform should I use?” There are many self-hosted solutions available, but not everyone wants to go through the hassle of learning how to and setting up a domain name, web host, etc…
Thankfully, several free blogging platforms exist, the most popular ones being WordPress.com and Blogger. How does each compare? Let’s find out and crown one as the “prized flyer”.