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7 digital tricks | Komando.com

7 digital tricks | Komando.com

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When it comes to technology, we often learn computer tips and tricks either via doing our own research or by having someone show it to us.On your computer, phone or tablet, there are tons of secret tricks you may not even know about! These tricks can often save you time, make you much efficient and can be downright impressive. From using your voice to type to making your smart speaker do your bidding, here are 7 great digital tricks that you'll be using time and time again.1. Use your voice instead of typingFor most busy individuals, typing is life. We take tons of notes - both at work and at home. We jot down emails, texts, status updates, reminders, schedules, things to pick up at the grocery - the list goes on.But let's face it, typing all d
15 amazing Google tricks you never knew before now

15 amazing Google tricks you never knew before now

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“Google it.” We use this phrase every day. Once upon a time, the word “Google” just indicated a very long number. Today, it’s a verb.That extends to physical products as well, like these 20 incredibly useful Google products and services you probably didn’t know about until now. But the world's most powerful search engine can do more than find things. Yes, the full G-Suite is a game-changer, and many of us have uploaded our entire digital existence to Drive; but most users don't even realize how much power they have with a simple browser, thanks to Google's many features and tricks.While you’re at it, find out what Google knows about you through its “takeout” feature. It’s free and tells you what the search giant knows about you. (Hint: If youâ
The best Google search tips and tricks

The best Google search tips and tricks

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Google has come a long way since it was first founded back in 1998 and has become a byword for internet searches.But, beyond chucking a couple of words into the main search box, do you really know how to get the best out of it? We've done some research and put together a few tips on how to get Google to do even more of the work for you.Google search basicsIf you've got no intention of spending hours studying the ins and outs of every search option on Google then don't worry. As long as you know the basics, then you should be able to save yourself a lot of time without having to delve too deeply.Spelling - Even if you're not the world's best speller, it doesn't matter as clever old ...
The Essential Google Tricks for Better Search Results

The Essential Google Tricks for Better Search Results

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Screenshot: LifehackerAre you using Google effectively as possible? If you’re just entering words into the search field without using these totally basic but totally essential tricks to improve your results, you’re missing out. We like to think of ourselves as Google ninjas at Lifehacker, but even we need a reminder of these crucial shortcuts now and then.DashesIf you want to exclude a word from your search results, put a dash in front of it.Example:Watch West Wing online -NetflixQuotation MarksUse quotation marks to search an exact set of words, such as song lyrics.Example:“You must remember this” songAsteriskSpeaking of exact words, what if you can’t remember them all? No problem—just use an asterisk in place of the unknown word/s. Again, this is great for song lyrics or quotes that