PC World: Stay focused with these 5 Google Chrome extensions

PC World: Stay focused with these 5 Google Chrome extensions. “While remote work definitely has its perks (nothing beats wearing comfy pajama bottoms all day), it has its downfalls too. Do you ever find yourself getting absorbed in a juicy Twitter thread or being sucked down a wormhole of countless dog-themed TikToks? If Google Chrome is your browser of choice, then you’re in luck. We’ve rounded up the best Chrome extensions to help keep you on track.”

MakeUseOf: The 7 Best Face Swap Apps

MakeUseOf: The 7 Best Face Swap Apps. “The smartphone has made it possible for anyone to easily employ advanced photo-editing tools, for which you’d otherwise need Photoshop skills. One such ability is to swap people’s faces in pictures. Face swap apps have made this as simple as tapping your screen a few times. Whether you want to perfect a face swap using manual manipulation or you want an app that does all the hard work for you, there is a face swap app available for that.”

MakeUseOf: The 8 Best Storyboarding Apps to Visualize Your Ideas

MakeUseOf: The 8 Best Storyboarding Apps to Visualize Your Ideas. “The utility of a storyboarding app is not confined to the film industry anymore. Whether you are a teacher, businessman, ad maker, animator, or social media enthusiast, you can make the best out of a storyboarding app for an organized narrative. Check out the best storyboarding tools that you should use to smoothen the video production process and minimize errors.”

CNET: 10 Chromebook productivity tricks to use if you’re trying to be more efficient

CNET: 10 Chromebook productivity tricks to use if you’re trying to be more efficient. “If you were only introduced to the world of Chromebooks in the past year or two, you’re not alone. Chromebook shipments skyrocketed in 2020 due to the sharp increase in remote workers and students caused by the pandemic. That didn’t slow down in 2021, either, according to the research firm Canalys. New Chromebook users and veterans alike can learn some new tricks to boost productivity in Chrome OS. Read on for eight features that make your life more efficient on a Chromebook.”

Make Tech Easier: 15 Interesting AI Experiments You Can Try Online

Make Tech Easier: 15 Interesting AI Experiments You Can Try Online. “From creating realistic people who don’t exist to helping you compose incredible soundtracks of your life, you’ll find AI experiments come in a wide variety of purposes. It’s also eerie just how good these are. If you’ve always been curious about what AI can do, give these experiments a try right in your browser with no special hardware needed.”

MakeUseOf: 9 Free Online Courses for Python Beginners

MakeUseOf: 9 Free Online Courses for Python Beginners . “Python is a high-level programming language. It’s popular among the programming community due to its simplicity and versatility. You’ll find its usage in high-end computing like artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML), databases, scientific software, etc. Coincidentally, experts working in these fields also get paid handsomely. If you are a beginner, start by learning the basics of Python programming, and then climb up the ladder as you learn more.”

MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Visually Organize Your Bookmarks

MakeUseOf: 3 Ways to Visually Organize Your Bookmarks. “Having the option to save bookmarks within your browser is fantastic. Except when you go to find the link you need, and can’t actually find it. It may have even been faster to try searching for the page again, but instead, you’re staring at a list of text and icons, determined to find it. In this article, we’ll take you through three ways to visually organize your bookmarks. This will help you locate your links faster because you’ll know exactly where everything is.”

MakeUseOf: 6 Font Size Calculators for Better Messages

MakeUseOf: 6 Font Size Calculators for Better Messages. “When the message of your next presentation is clear, the one thing that shouldn’t be holding you back from sending across your message is typography, or font size. The difference between designs that stand out on the web and the ones that don’t is simple. The ones that stand out have the right font size, font style, and line height. But, how do you know what works and what doesn’t?”

Make Tech Easier: 12 of the Best Job Search Sites for Remote Work

Make Tech Easier: 12 of the Best Job Search Sites for Remote Work. “As commuting to work is minimized, employees are able to better utilize their time to be more productive or take care of their personal errands they might have otherwise needed to do during work hours. Remote work has shown itself to be a big win for everyone involved. Read on to discover some of the best sites to search for remote work.” Some of these resources are more about freelancing than full-timing, but it’s still a solid list.

Gizmodo: How to Decide What Happens to Your Data When You Die

Gizmodo: How to Decide What Happens to Your Data When You Die. “You can just write down your usernames and passwords and keep the document in a safe place until you shuffle off this mortal coil, but that’s not a particularly secure or elegant solution. The big tech companies have over the years developed settings that are more sophisticated and easier for everyone involved. Here we’ll tell you how to set up your legacy using your Google, Apple, and Facebook accounts.”

MakeUseOf: The 6 Best Productivity Tools for Job Seekers

MakeUseOf: The 6 Best Productivity Tools for Job Seekers. “We have compiled a list of six tools below to assist you in the job-seeking and application process. Some of these tools will filter the right jobs for you, while others will significantly reduce the time it takes to fill out your job applications. So, no matter what profession you’re in, give these tools a spin.”

MakeUseOf: How to Create a Timeline in Google Slides

MakeUseOf: How to Create a Timeline in Google Slides . “Inserting a timeline into your presentation is a great way to simplify content and better tell your brand’s story. Instead of going back and forth between your company achievements and future plans, you can offer your audience a visual representation. Before you start to create the timeline, write down the information you want to add. Make sure you are adding only important information, as it shouldn’t be too crowded with text and call outs.”

CNET: If you have an iPhone, you should know about these iOS privacy features

CNET: If you have an iPhone, you should know about these iOS privacy features. “Once you’ve downloaded the operating system, you’ll have access to Apple’s new FaceTime features that, for the first time, let Android and PC users participate. You’ll also get iMessage improvements that make it easier to track links and photos your friends have sent. And there’s access to plenty of new privacy and security features included with iOS 15. If you’re like me — one of the billion-plus people that use an iPhone — then I’d say it’s worth learning about new privacy updates available on Apple’s latest OS as well as going ahead and changing some of your settings right away.”