MakeUseOf: How to Manage Your Side Search Panel in Google Chrome

MakeUseOf: How to Manage Your Side Search Panel in Google Chrome. “Google Chrome is constantly finding ways to improve its user experience. When you’re on a web page, and you want to perform a quick Google search, you can do that without opening a new tab. Enabling your Side Search panel allows you to easily browse through Google search results. In this article, you’ll learn how to manage your Side Search panel in Google Chrome.”

How-To Geek: 6 Effective Ways to Use Explore in Google Sheets

How-To Geek: 6 Effective Ways to Use Explore in Google Sheets. “The Explore feature works differently in Google Sheets than in Google Docs. You can use it to get useful details about your data to help you analyze it. You can also use pieces that the tool provides in your spreadsheet. If you’re looking for a handy way to learn more about the data in your Google Sheet, here are various ways to use the Explore feature.”

The Canadian Encyclopedia: How to Make an Oral History Podcast

The Canadian Encyclopedia: How to Make an Oral History Podcast. “This toolkit has been created to help you through the steps of creating an oral history podcast: how to conduct research, how to interview subjects, and how to incorporate an interview into a script that tells a story. It introduces activities, in-person or virtual, that guide students in planning their own podcast episodes.” A 12-page resource presented as a digital booklet. Looks like it would be useful for teachers, but also for genealogists; it provides lots of ideas about interviewing people for their oral histories.

Chrome Unboxed: How to create your own indie game for free on your Chromebook using Godot

Chrome Unboxed: How to create your own indie game for free on your Chromebook using Godot. “For those of you who are interested in getting into game development and only own a Chromebook, I’m starting a series of posts which will show you how to use different software and web applications to begin dabbling in the world of indie game dev. These will mostly be teaching you what options are available to you and how to get them up and running.”

WIRED: How to Set Medication Reminders on Your Phone

WIRED: How to Set Medication Reminders on Your Phone. “Some medications come in packs organized by day, and you can always snag a cheap pill box like this one ($10), but it’s also easy to set up medication reminders on your phone. We’ll run through a few different ways you can have your Android or iPhone remind you to pop that pill and track your medications.”

WIRED: Retweets Ruined Twitter. Here’s How to Get Rid of Them

WIRED: Retweets Ruined Twitter. Here’s How to Get Rid of Them. “Glance at the trending section right now—I’m sure half of it is ‘someone said something stupid/offensive/wrong and people are mad,’ or some variation on that. I, for one, think Twitter would be a better place without retweets, so I figured out how to not see retweets anymore. It made my timeline a lot calmer, and my life less stressful. Here’s how you can do it, too.”

Twitter Spaces: A Live Audio Guide for Marketers (Social Media Examiner)

Social Media Examiner: Twitter Spaces: A Live Audio Guide for Marketers. “Plan to launch your own Twitter space? Wondering how it all works? In this article, you’ll get a complete primer for Twitter Spaces so you can master everything from hosting and joining to promoting and analyzing audio events.” If you want to market with it, fine, but putting that aside this is a thorough overview of how Twitter Spaces works.

Alphr: How To Make Flashcards With Google Slides

Alphr: How To Make Flashcards With Google Slides. “Google Slides is a relatively user-friendly app that works well on both Windows computers and MacBooks. Making digital flashcards involves several steps, from resizing the presentation and adding questions to customizing the deck with images and backgrounds.” Someone has far more patience with annotating screenshots than I do. The visual instructions here can only be described as “lavish”.