Hongkiat: 20+ Tools To Supercharge Your Dropbox. “Dropbox is a useful cloud storage, but most users do not realize that it can be way more powerful if you know how to make the most use of it. If combined with the right services, Dropbox can do almost anything imaginable in the cloud space. So, in this post, I’m listing some of the most popular Dropbox tools and services that enhance your favorite cloud’s power and allow you to do a lot more with Dropbox.” Decently-annotated list.
The Next Web: 5 Chrome extensions for improving your focus at work
. “The internet is a rich, diverse and utterly distracting experience. If you work on a computer, which an increasing number of people do, you know it’s not hard for some shiny digital object to catch your attention and draw you away from what you’re doing. We’ve shown you extensions that can help boost your productivity with to-do notes and other useful tools. These apps function more like restraining bolts. So if you are one of the several million people who regularly use Google Chrome, here are some extensions that can help you stay on target.”
MakeUseOf: How to Use Microsoft OneNote for Work. “Microsoft OneNote is a powerful free tool to capture your digital and handwritten notes. However, it can do so much more than that. OneNote is particularly useful for workplace productivity.”
MakeUseOf: The Best Free Online File Converters for All Your Formatting Needs. “Have you ever received a file or created one of your own that needed to be in a different format? Whether it’s from PDF to DOC, JPG to BMP, or MP3 to WAV, documents, images, audio and video files can be converted easier than you think.” As always, think twice before uploading a sensitive file to an unknown site for file conversion. I generally use online file converters for innocuous items.
Lifehacker: How To Manage Multiple Calendars With Google Home. “Google Home, the search giant’s answer to Amazon’s Echo speaker, launched with at least one glaring omission: The ability to access and manage multiple calendars. That’s particularly surprising considering that so may people use Google’s own Calendar app to organise their lives, but, thankfully, the company now seems to be rolling out an overdue update.”
Social Media Today: 12 Overlooked But Powerful Content Curation Tools. “Content curation – or, more simply, the art of sharing content that’s already out there – enables you can tap into the millions of pieces of content being produced every day. No matter who your audience is or what industry you’re a part of, there is already tons of content out there just waiting to be used. Back in the day, curating content was a job in itself – marketers would have to find the time to go through other sites to discover content already out there. Flash forward to now, and technology is on your side – the wide range of new content curation tools enables you to quickly find relevant blog posts, social media content, and videos without having to break a sweat (or spend a lot).” I am just here for Answer the Public. Wow.
Gizmodo: 12 Useful Web Tools You Didn’t Know About. “Google isn’t the only company creating useful apps for the web. There are plenty of great online resources not made in Mountain view, provided you know where to look. Here are 12 of our favorite online apps and websites that are worth collecting in your browser’s bookmarks, ready to go at a moment’s notice, to convert files, enhance photos, make GIFs, pick colors, transfer documents and more besides.” Nifty list!