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Web Portals - Your Window to Information

Web portals provide an organized way of viewing information.
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What New in HTML 5? Video, Audio, Canvas and More

HTML 5 is still years away from reaching the candidate recommendation stage, but it is already having an effect on the web. In fact, some elements like HTML 5 video and canvas can already be used in modern web browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

Really Cool Websites - Reader Favorites

Readers sound off on their favorite websites for curing boredom.

Free Yahoo Email Is a Great Spam Protector

A free Yahoo email address can be the perfect spam protection when signing up for social networks and online discussion groups.

What is Google Caffeine?

What is Google Caffeine? It is the latest update update to the Google search engine with the goal of achieving greater speed and bringing back more relevant result pages.

How to Watch Hulu on Your TV

So you've got a new HDTV and now you want your Hulu content on it? It's easy to get Hulu working on your TV, and you probably just need a few cables.

Best Websites - Reader Favorites

Readers sound off on their favorite websites of the decade.

Best Websites of the Decade

What did we do before the days of social networking, crowdsourcing, cloud computing and Web 2.0? It certainly has been a big decade for the web, with technology growing by leaps and bounds, even jumping from our PCs to our mobile phones. The best websites of the decade are those that provided a unique service, ushered in brand new innovations, or simply popularized previously existing ideas…

What is Google Voice?

Google Voice, formerly known as GrandCentral, is Google's answer to voice communications. Leveraging a superior service with VoIP, Google Voice takes the next logical step by bringing together a full package of communications at a low price.

How do you like to use Google Street View?

Google Street View can be a very entertaining time waster, but it also has a lot of great practical uses. Users weigh in on how they like to use Google Street view.

7 Great Uses for Google Street View

Google Street View is a fun tool, but there are also many great uses for Google Street View, including checking out a busy intersection to find out exactly where you are going and scoping out landmarks to help you get there.

How to Download YouTube Videos

Have you ever wanted to know how to download YouTube videos to your hard drive? This guide will show you how to download videos from YouTube to your computer.

What is Google Knol?

If you've come across Google's Knol, you might be asking yourself, "Just what is Google Knol?" The goal of Google Knol is to put you in control of sharing your expertise with the world.

Hubpages vs Squidoo - The Battle of the Web Hubs

Hubpages and Squidoo host web hubs, which can be described as commercialized versions of wiki pages. They allow anyone to create a hub of information and make money through content advertisements and product partnerships.

What is a Book Exchange?

A book exchange is a great way to save money for avid readers and is a great way to save a tree. This article lists book exchange websites

Street View Sightseeing

One bit of fun you can have with Google Maps is to go on a virtual Street View sightseeing tour of America. Through Street View Sightseeing, you can walk down Broadway in New York, or stare out at the ocean in San Fransisco.

Walk Down Your Street With Google Maps

Google Maps street view allows you to walk down your street using Google Maps. You can scope out new spots downtown, or use street view to take a virtual vacation.

8 Game Websites Every Gamer Should Bookmark

We can't always be playing games, but that doesn't mean we can't spend our time browsing the web for game information or just goofing off by creating our own game videos by splicing up scenes from multiple games.

20 Really Cool Websites To Help Cure Boredom

The Internet has become big business, and with business comes a lot of seriousness. But there's nothing serious about these cool websites.

Yahoo Unleashed

Yahoo is consistently rated the number one web destination in the world by Alexa, but it only has a fraction of the web search market share. So, just what are all those people doing on Yahoo?

What is Yahoo Buzz?

Yahoo Buzz has elements of social news sites like Digg and Propeller, but is it really a social news site?

The Top Ten Most Popular Portals on the Web

An article using Alexa rankings to determine the top ten most popular web portals on the world wide web.

A Review of Edgeio

A review of Edgeio, a distributed portal pooling classified ads from around the world and giving users a one-stop website to search through them.

What are Distributed Web Portals?

An article describing the difference between a standard web portal and a distributed web portal.

Portals in a Web 2.0 World

A TechNewsWorld article on how web portals are fitting into a web 2.0 world.

Top 8 Google Search Tricks to Impress Your Friends

Marziah Karch, your guide to Google, describes eight tricks for searching Google.

Wiki on Web Portals

The Wikipedia entry on web portals.

What is Google TV?

Google's planned expansion of the web onto our television sets includes the ability to search our channels, search the web and even run Android apps.

Cool Websites for Funny Video Clips

We all like to laugh, so there is no reason why we should ever be sitting around at 2 AM bored out of our skull because the only thing on TV is a Law and Order marathon. There are a ton of cool websites packed with funny video clips, and the best part is we can browse through them at our own leisure. (Is it any wonder why Google is giving us Google TV ?) Don't know where to look? Here are the be…

How to Link to Specific Time in a YouTube Video

Did you know that you can link to a specific time in a YouTube video? This is a great trick if you just want to show a tiny segment of a video, especially if what you want to show your audience is deep into the video.
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