Finds of the Week (March 9, 2012)


Finds of the week is a collection of sites I've come across lately that are interesting, fun, or useful (or all three). =)

A Guide to Customizing the New Tab Page in Google Chrome
I'm (sort of) getting used to features showing up and disappearing on Google Chrome. When the new tab button went from a tab with a + sign to it's current appearance, I didn't think much about it until I ran across this article. If you use Google Chrome you'll want to have a look.

Geek 101: How to install Android apps
I love articles like this. If you're using something new to you a basic how-to is priceless.

How To Open Multiple Explorer Windows
No matter how long I've been using computers I keep in mind that there are many things I have yet to learn. This very short tip fixes one of my ongoing biggest frustration with Windows Explorer - needing more than one window open at a time.
The tip is for Windows 7 but it seems like it would work on other versions of Windows.

7 Hidden Features Of Mac OS X Lion
"...These secret Mac OS X Lion features are less popular than other well-known features".
I don't have a Mac so I can't say for sure if these tips are useful but they look good to me. :)

Download The Biggest Library of Windows 7 Shortcuts
You can make each of these shortcuts manually, but with this batch of shortcuts, why would you want to? According to the blog post, these shortcuts work on any computer. Some of the tools though, are available only on certain Windows 7 versions so their shortcuts will not work if you have a version which does not include them. The collection was made using Windows 7 Ultimate.
(via The How-To Geek)


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