SEO Roundtable: Google Wants You To Ignore The Cache Date. “Google’s John Mueller once before told us to ignore this cache date when it comes to thinking about when GoogleBot last crawled the site or the page. But in this case above, John is simply saying ignore the date, it doesn’t help you in any way for SEO purposes.” If the cache date is not reliable HOW ABOUT YOU JUST REMOVE IT.
Phys.org: The only safe email is text-only email. “Most people tend to think that it’s users’ fault when they fall for phishing scams: Someone just clicked on the wrong thing. To fix it, then, users should just stop clicking on the wrong thing. But as security experts who study malware techniques, we believe that thinking chases the wrong problem. The real issue is that today’s web-based email systems are electronic minefields filled with demands and enticements to click and engage in an increasingly responsive and interactive online experience. It’s not just Gmail, Yahoo mail and similar services: Desktop-computer-based email programs like Outlook display messages in the same unsafe way.”
Popular Science: Why and how to erase your browsing history. “Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find this constant tracking a little on the creepy side. Not to mention that, if you share a computer with others, you might not want them finding out about a gift you secretly bought them, your interest in 1970s folk rock, or your more private Google searches.” I love disco and I am unashamed.
Google Webmasters Blog: Introducing Our New International Webmaster Blogs!. New blogs in Hindi, Russian, Turkish, Thai, and Vietnamese.
Lifehacker: How to Send Web Pages From Your Phone to Your PC. “It isn’t hard to go from reading an article on your phone to reading it on your laptop. All you need to do is remember where you found it, right? But searching for something you already have in front of you is redundant, especially since companies like Google, Microsoft, and Apple all have ways to take what’s on your phone and bring it to your desktop in an instant. Chances are, with a few settings tweaks, you can enable the feature right now.”
How-To Geek: How to Find or Create an RSS Feed for Any Website. “If you’re still a dedicated RSS user, you’ve no doubt noticed some sites no longer go out of their way to cater to you. Where once an RSS logo would be prominently displayed, now it’s nowhere to be found. How are you supposed to find RSS feeds? Before you try one of the below options, try contacting the people behind your favorite sites: often they’ll get back to your with a URL. But when that fails, you need to take matters into your own hands. Here’s how to find, or even create, an RSS feed for any site, even when one isn’t prominently offered.”
MakeUseOf: Do You Bookmark or Save for Later? The Pros and Cons of Pocket. “There’s no shortage of ways to save links: online bookmarking services like Tagpacker, read-it-later services like Pocket, or even just the native bookmark feature in your browser. Out of these, what’s the best way to save links?”