Items Tagged with advanced
#5 / 2011-02-25 09:00:00 / 1:46 min.
In our final episode on
customizing your Tumblr account, we'll show you some
advanced options in the Tumblr iPhone app. There are plenty of advanced features in the Tumblr app including ways that you can post at a later date, post to a different Tumblr account or even
make your posts private. You can also send your posts to Twitter if you so choose.
#10 / 2010-05-14 09:00:00 / 2:07 min.
Google Apps is a set of applications and
features offered by Google. They offer individuals or businesses alternatives to office software suites, Gmail with more storage and much more.
Google Appsare used by over one million businesses worldwide and Google claims that they can save businesses up to $50 per person per year. Here we'll show you some of the features and how they could benefit you!
#11 / 2010-05-14 09:00:00 / 2:08 min.
If you've been following along with us up to this point you should be well on your way to
becoming a Gmail master. If you haven't though, don't worry. There's still time. Here we'll sum up what you might have missed and give you an index that will help you to find whatever tutorial you need. There have been 40
Gmail tutorialsso far so feel free to catch up whenever you want or refer your friends and family to watch them here at butterscotch.com!
#9 / 2010-05-13 09:00:00 / 1:48 min.
Emails can get pretty long-winded at times, which makes it hard to respond to specific points. By default, replying to an email will quote the entire email that you received. If you want to just
quote selected text in Gmailand respond only to those points, you can. It's a simple
Gmail settingand we'll show you how to change it!
#8 / 2010-05-12 09:00:00 / 1:46 min.
These days security is a big issue, especially when it comes to the Internet. You've got personal information, financial information and all kinds of other data that you don't want other people getting their hands on. So it is with email too. That's why Gmail provides an option of using https and
boosting your email security. It's easy to do and we'll show you how in this tutorial!
#7 / 2010-05-11 09:00:00 / 2:45 min.
You already know that you can use Gmail to send emails. If you've been keeping up with our earlier tutorials, you'll also know that you can use Gmail to
chat with other Gmail users. Now we'll show you
how to use Gmail video chatto talk to any of your friends who are online! You'll be able to see who's online and who has a webcam, and you'll be able to
start a chatwhenever you want.
#6 / 2010-05-10 09:00:00 / 2:04 min.
If you find that you're having trouble
sorting through your Gmail inboxthen turning on
Gmail's personal level indicatorscould help a great deal. Personal level indicators will show at a glance whether an email was sent specifically to you, to a group or to a mailing list. It's also another step forward to being completely
free of junk mail!
#10 / 2010-05-07 09:00:00 / 1:50 min.
There are many more options to Skype beyond the basics that we have already covered. We'll go over some of the more
advanced settings in Skypehere and show you how to do things like
change notifications, allow call forwarding and voicemail, and set up hot-keys. You'll be a Skype pro in no time!
#5 / 2010-05-07 09:00:00 / 1:40 min.
We know that staying on track and
managing your schedulecan be a pain. Fortunately, Google has made things much easier by providing a handy calendar application. We'll show you how to get started
using Google calendar from your Gmail! It's easy and, even better, it's free!
#4 / 2010-05-06 09:00:00 / 2:47 min.
send an email, you may want to put your signature in it. This can provide contact information on how to get back to you, information about your occupation or even just a quote or good motto. Whatever you want to use it for, we'll show you
how to customize your Gmail signaturein this tutorial!
#3 / 2010-05-05 09:00:00 / 2:00 min.
You've probably been in a situation where you needed to check your email while away from your home or office. Once or twice you might even have forgotten to log out after you did so. For the forgetful ones out there or for those who want more control over their email account, here's
how to use remote logout in Gmail, a handy way to see what
computers are accessing your email... and how you can log them out.
#2 / 2010-05-04 09:00:00 / 2:38 min.
In this part of our 10-part series on Gmail 401, we teach you
how to use Superstar searchesand how to enable separate star searches. We'll also show you how
using stars in Gmail can help you better manage your email!
#1 / 2010-05-03 09:00:00 / 3:00 min.
In Gmail 101 we gave you a brief overview of
Gmail and how it works. In Gmail 201 we got into more complex concepts like
labels, filters, using colors, using Google Gearsand more. Most recently, in Gmail 301, we got into advanced topics. We looked at plussing, keyboard shortcuts, canned responses, mobile Gmail and other features. Now, in Gmail 401, Graduate Studies, we're looking at Google Apps, superstar searches, remote logon, video chat and even more.
#10 / 2010-03-26 09:00:00 / 1:34 min.
If you and your friends
share photos, videos and other multimedia in Gmail, take heed. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan shows off a few
Google Labsdevelopments that are custom made for you.
#9 / 2010-03-25 09:00:00 / 1:57 min.
Sometimes, less is more. Gmail apparently understands this. If you've ever tried to send an email where everything that needed saying was said right in the subject line, you'll appreciate this
Gmail power user tip. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan demonstrates.
#8 / 2010-03-24 09:00:00 / 2:44 min.
Now that we're sold on the benefits of
advanced search operators in Gmail, Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan turns his attention to making them easier to use. With the Quick Links feature in Google Labs for Gmail, you can add a simple method for keeping your common search strings front and center in your Gmail inbox.
#7 / 2010-03-23 09:00:00 / 2:38 min.
After you've used Gmail for a little while, you'll see why it's so valuable to never have to delete an email. However, you'll also realize that without a solid organization strategy, it doesn't take long before you're suffering from
inbox overload. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan takes a look at an easy way to search your Gmail inbox using advanced search operators that let you find exactly what you're looking for.
#6 / 2010-03-22 09:00:00 / 2:01 min.
Like any decent email program, Gmail offers extensive support for attachments up to 20MB in size. In this episode of our
advanced Gmail techniques video tutorial, Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan looks at doing more with attachments in Gmail, including a way to ensure you never forget an attachment again.
#5 / 2010-03-19 09:00:00 / 3:01 min.
Gmail makes it easy to
filter email as it's deliveredwithout ever having to touch it. It also lets you
create and track disposable email addresses. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan demonstrates.
#4 / 2010-03-18 09:00:00 / 3;40 min.
Gmail lets you cut down on
repetitive email tasksby giving you an easy way to
send canned responses in Gmail. Michael "Doctor File Finder" Callahan explains.
#2 / 2010-03-16 09:00:00 / 2:22 min.
#1 / 2010-03-15 09:00:00 / 1:24 min.
In Gmail 101, we gave you a brief
overview of Gmailand how it works. In Gmail 201: Intermediate Studies we got into more complex concepts like labels, filters, using colors, using Google Gears and more. Now, in Gmail 301: Advanced Studies, we get into advanced topics. We'll look at "plussing," keyboard shortcuts, canned responses, mobile Gmail and other advanced Gmail-fu.
#573 / 2010-02-12 09:31:00 / 3:20 min.
When Microsoft does an update, it generally
forces your Windows computer to reboot. This is particularly inconvenient if you have something running, like a backup. If you want you can prevent this auto reboot and opt to reboot manually. Here's how.
#528 / 2010-01-05 09:30:00 / 3:24 min.
Sometimes you create a virtual machine from scratch using a disc or a disc image. Other times, however, it's nice to be able to import a physical computer or another virtual machine. Here's how.
#5 / 2010-01-01 09:00:00 / 5:54 min.
The Amazon Kindle 2 does much more than just display pages for you to read. As it's a smart device, you can get dictionary definitions of words, place virtual dog-ears on pages you want to refer back to, search for instances of a word or phrase, highlight text and write your own notes.
#10 / 2009-07-10 09:00:00 / 1:43 min.
Facebook makes it easy to
share your Facebook profile on your site or blog. Molly McDonald demonstrates how to use
Facebook widgetsto give your blog readers or site visitors your latest updates from Facebook.
#9 / 2009-07-09 09:00:00 / 2:59 min.
You may worry about
how much information you and your friends share on Facebook. But did you know you can
completely customize Facebook privacy settings? You can make it so that certain users can only see certain items,
block your boss from seeing your wall or photosor videos, keep your friends from seeing private exchanges with your significant other and much more. While you can't
delete your Facebook accountwithout contacting Facebook staff, you can deactivate it if you want or need to.
#7 / 2009-07-07 09:00:00 / 3:25 min.
#6 / 2009-07-06 09:00:00 / 2:13 min.
Facebook allows you to
share as much or as little detail about yourselfas you like. Most of us are careful and don't
upload questionable, racy or potentially embarrassing photos to Facebook. However, we can't count on our Facebook friends to show the same discretion. If a friend uploads a photo you're in but would rather not be associated with, you can easily
untag Facebook photosso your Facebook friends won't likely see. You can also choose to
set all Facebook photos of you to private.
#5 / 2009-07-03 09:00:00 / 1:48 min.
If you have a lot of Facebook friends, your
home page may be overrun with all their status updates. Using these simple tips, you can
hide a Facebook user's updatesso you're not bothered by them. Perhaps you're seeing way to many status updates from a chronic "oversharer," or perhaps a certain someone is unintentionally update spamming. Whatever the case, it's easy to
hide Facebook updatesfrom people you'd rather not hear so much from.
#4 / 2009-07-02 09:00:00 / 1:45 min.
With a little effort, you can
be the most popular person on Facebookby just putting some thought into your
Facebook status updates. By
sharing photos, videos and URLs, you'll quickly see your status update "Likes" skyrocket. Give it a try!
#3 / 2009-07-01 09:00:00 / 2:04 min.
Facebook usersaccept the
default Facebook settings. However, you can
customize your Facebook news feedto show what you want to see by default. Just drag and drop to re-order. You can choose to see photos first, see notes, status updates and more. This is
web 2.0, after all. You can also
create your own Facebook filtersto see updates from, for example, family or colleagues.
#2 / 2009-06-30 09:00:00 / 1:49 min.
Facebook news feedbrings all of the
latest Facebook happeningsin an easy to digest format. Find out which of your friends have
changed their Facebook relationship status, see who's
recently posted photos, who's saying what to whom and more. It's all right here.
#1 / 2009-06-29 09:00:00 / 2:04 min.
home pageis the first thing you'll see when you log into Facebook. Fortunately, it's also arguably the most useful feature of the
social networking site. Here, you can
see what your network has been up tosince you last logged in. See the
latest updates from your Facebook network, and see the
#11 / 2009-05-22 09:00:00 / 14:27 min.
You've followed our Beginner's Guide to Twitter and you're regularly updating your followers on what you're up to. Now it's time for some more
advanced Twitter tips. In this series, Molly McDonald covers everything from posting pics with your tweets, finding celebrities on Twitter, using the advanced search capabilities of Twitter and even changing your Twitter username.
#9 / 2009-01-01 09:00:00 / 3:54 min.
You might be amazed at the number of options available to choose from when using IrfanView. Hang on and we'll finish going through them in this segment. We'll get in to the rest of them. These advanced options may seem intimidating at first, but they let you tell IrfanView how you want it to behave... and you certainly won't be wanting for options.
#8 / 2008-12-31 09:30:00 / 2:35 min.
You might be amazed at the number of options you have to choose from when using IrfanView. Buckle your seat belt and we'll get in to just some of them. These advanced options may seem intimidating at first, but they let you tell IrfanView how you want it to behave... and you certainly won't be wanting for options.
Become a Gmail power user with class 301 in our Gmail video tutorial series. Gmail is a powerful, free email inbox. As you use Gmail, you'll realize there are more and more
cool features in Gmailto discover. From
Gmail keyboard shortcutsand
Gmail power searchingto canned responses and creating custom-filtered virtual Gmail addresses within your Gmail account.
In the past we've walked you through a wide variety of ways you can
maximize your Gmail experience. In Gmail 101 we showed you some of the beginner level functions and the basics of what Gmail is about. In Gmail 201 we showed you some of the intermediate techniques to
improve your Gmail usage. In Gmail 301 we showed you some more
advanced Gmail tricks. Now, in Gmail 401: Graduate Studies, we'll show you even more Gmail functions that will definitely move you closer to being a Gmail ninja!
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Four Android activations every second, iOS pays better and opt-out of targeted ads plus the StumbleUpon app
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