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Library Chrome Extension Alerts You If A Book You Are About To Buy Is Available For Check Out For Free

Why buy books when you can check them out for free at the local library? Well conveyance is one of the reasons people spend cash for something they can get for free. Mainly is the convenience of finding the book instantly on a website your comfortable navigating. So you might want to add Library...
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Block Email Tracking Software With A Free Web Extension

Many of us have more than a few unread emails in our inbox. Let's face it, there's a lot of email in your inbox and some of them are tracking your reading habits. Using an email tracking service, senders can check whether or not you opened their email, and in some cases, where you read it and on...
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Web Extensions Block "Helpful" Pop-up Windows

Who could forget Clippy? In the earlier days of Microsoft's Office programs, the "friendly" assistant would pop up and notice that you were trying to write a letter or navigate a page and would offer to help. Clippy may be gone but that hasn't stopped the flood of popup menus offering to help you,...
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New Google Chrome Extension Alerts You When Passwords Have Been Stolen

If you've been on the internet for more than a few years, chances are at least some of your passwords have ended up in the wrong hands. The problem is which ones have been compromised? There's a new Google Chrome extension called Password Checkup that will check whether your password's safe to use...
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Extension Will Quickly Point Out Old News Stories

More people have become skeptical about what we read in the news, especially on social media. One huge source of misinformation seems to be old news rather than inaccurate news. SureOrNot is a Chrome extension that can help point those types of news failures out for you. When it detects a story is...
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Don't Plug Your Space Heater In To A Power Strip

The weather is cooling down and for many Floridians, anything below 70 degrees calls for the use of a space heater to warm up the room. However fire safety officials are asking that you practice extra caution when using space heaters. Apparently plugging space heaters into power strips pose a major...
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Web Extensions That Will Help Ease The Political Ads Until Election Day

Election Day is just a few weeks away and that means targeted political ads are ramping up, with some of them downright nasty. There's a good chance you’re seeing targeted ads on Facebook based on your activity both on the platform and around the web. For those of us who are looking for ways to...
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The Web Extension That Spots And Flags Fake Photos

It’s easier than ever to get fooled online, especially by photos. While it's easy to pick out a bad Photoshop job, sophisticated editing can make doctored images look like legitimate photojournalism, and a surprising number of the viral images that show up in our social media feeds are at best...
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Web Extension Lets You Negotiate Price When Shopping Online

It would appear the art of price haggling are over in this digital age of online shopping but there are still some back and forth possible on getting the lowest price with PriceWaiter extension. Here is how it works. You are doing your online shopping and stumble across an item for sale, and if it'...
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Tools To Help You Permanently Delete Old Social Media Updates

While Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are fun ways to keep in touch with friends and family, watch cat videos and even catch up on news, more employers are doing background checks on current and future employees. So an embarrassing tweet from 2010, Facebook rant from 2014 or the drunk Instagram...
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