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Find Recently Lost Files on Your Mac - The New York Times - 2 views

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    "Can't locate that file you were working in a few days ago and can't remember what you called it? Here are some places to look."
John Evans

DuckDuckGo vs. Google: The Best Search Engine for You - 0 views

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    "Over the years, Google has left its humble origins behind to become one of the largest companies in the world, offering a wide range of devices and services. To keep those services free, Google records data about you and uses it to display targeted advertising-their main source of revenue. As the debate around online privacy ramps up, many people are looking for an alternative. Fortunately, DuckDuckGo might be the privacy-focused search engine you've been looking for."
John Evans

On search agility: There's more than one place to start - @joycevalenza NeverEndingSearch - 0 views

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    "I don't think I know anyone who isn't in a search rut. We usually begin our search in one of two search giants. But while they may not have achieved verb status, we have other choices well worth discovering. And it's kinda in our ballpark to ensure that appropriate choices are easily available on both desktops and mobile devices. Today, I'd like to share a few search engine options that might be worth sharing in a curation with your learning community. "
John Evans

Some Very Good Google Search Tips Students Should Know about ~ Educational Technology a... - 1 views

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    "The power of Google search engine lies in its hidden features. Getting precise search results requires much more than simply comping up with a random search query and hitting  'I am feeling lucky' button. Google search is a skill that needs to be explicitly taught to students. To this end we are sharing with you this handy visual that features some practical tips to hone in your Google search skills and enable you to effectively search for and find digital content using a wide variety of specific symbols and words. "
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8 Google Drive Search Tips Teachers Should Know about ~ Educational Technology and Mobi... - 0 views

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    "In today's post we are highlighting another equally important set of search tips but this time to use on Google Drive. The purpose is to help you easily, search for, locate, and access files and documents you have saved on your Google Drive. To this end you will get to learn how to search for documents that contain specific quotes or phrases, how to find documents owned or shared by a particular person, how to search your Drive by document type, how to locate documents edited within a given timeframe and many more. "
John Evans

Listen Notes: Best podcast search engine & podcast database - 0 views

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    "Podcast Search Engine that actually works"
John Evans

Two Free Self-paced Courses to Help You Improve Your Google Search Skills ~ Educational... - 2 views

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    "A few days ago, we shared with you this handy infographic featuring 12 important tips to help you refine your Google searches and get precise search results. Today, we are introducing you to these equally important resources shared by Google Inside Search. These are free self-paced courses to help you develop and improve your Google search skills. You will get to learn 'tips and tricks to become a fast and effective fact-finder with Power Searching with Google, deepen your understanding of solving complex research problems using advanced Google search techniques with Advanced Power Searching with Google, and join  a growing global community of Power Searchers.'"
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How to Search Messages on iPhone and iPad - 2 views

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    "Did you know the Messages app has a Search function for iPhone and iPad? Many people don't realize that you can easily search through iMessages and text messages on the iPhone, you'll be able to quickly find messages by name, word, phrase, or other search terms. iOS Message search is fast and easy to use, but like many other iOS features it's a little hidden so don't be surprised if you have never seen it before. This guide will show you who to use the Messages search feature for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch."
John Evans

8 Tips to Smartly Search Your Google Drive ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning - 3 views

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    "If you are a heavy user of Google Drive, chances are you already have so much of your content stored there. While Google Drive does provide some excellent organizing features that allow you to  sort out and categorize your content into an easily navigable interface , but sometimes the search process can be really overwhelming and this is why knowing how to smartly search your Drive can save you so much time and enable you to quickly locate and access your saved data. The visual we have for you today (for those of you who haven't seen it yet) features 8 excellent search tips to help you conduct effective searches in your Google Drive. Whether you are looking for documents that contain specific quotes or phrases, documents shared with you or with a particular person,  document under specific titles or type …etc, the tricks below will absolutely help you easily find them. All of the tips are taken from "
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What to do if asked to hand over your phone, computer at the US border - Business Insider - 4 views

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    "When you're entering the United States, whether at an airport or a border crossing, federal agents have broad authority to search citizens and visitors alike. And that can include flipping through your phone, computer, and any other electronic devices you have with you. As US Customs and Border Protection outlines in a tearsheet it provides to people at the border, federal agents can seize and search your phone, and even make a copy of it to have forensic experts analyze its contents off-site."
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Google Apps update alerts: What you love about Google Search - now for Drive - 3 views

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    "Innovation is critical for business success, so we're constantly trying to build tools that enable our customers to do more. Starting today, you can use Natural Language Processing (NLP) and other new and improved features in Drive search on web to find files easier and faster. You'll also see a couple of highly-requested Google Docs features that have been added based on your feedback (thank you!)."
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