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Get these! 10 Best BASIC Google Chrome Extensions

I use Google Chrome as my default browser. I am a fan of the extensions they offer to increase productivity and simplify processes. There are extensions I use for WordPRess website development, which I will cover in a different post. This post focuses on my 10 favorite extensions for basic productivity. 1. LastPass: Free Password Manager LastPass, an award-winning password manager, saves your passwords and gives you secure access from every computer and mobile device. I would be LOST without this. I use the app on my phone, and passwords sync across devices. While it may take some getting used to (here are some tips), once you take the time to set it up, you will not be able to function without it. 2. Be Limitless Until recently, I used te Chrome extension called Momentum to create a cool welcome tab and image in Chrome. I loved the beautiful images that greeted me every day, and the personalized greeting. However, I just discovered Be Limitless, which also creates a nice welcome page, but includes time tracking and a record of your most visited websites. I like the incorporation of these things into this extension (I used a different, separate time…

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5 Mac Tools You Should Use To Be More Productive

I am a Mac person. I used to work on PC’s but (to show my age) the first computers I became familiar with in the 1980’s were Apple computers. I worked at the on-campus ad agency on my college campus and loved the user interface and just ha“jived” with it. In the 1990’s my workplaces were PC-focused, so I became familiar and comfortable with the PC, but never loved it. When buying my first home computers, I chose PCs because they were compatible with what I had at work and also with my budget. Once I started designing and developing websites, and switched to a Mac, I had a lot of catching up to do to learn all the tricks and apps and shortcuts available to speed up my workflow and make life easier. Some of these apps may not be specific to Mac, or there may be a PC counterpart. Alfred I installed this app a while ago and use it effectively and simply as a replacement for the Mac Spotlight. But when I read over more documentation in preparing this post, I discovered a whole new set of awesome tools that Alfred offers. Alfred boosts your efficiency with…

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