ITworld - The Daily Tip http://www.itworld.com/blogs/views/recent/rss.xml/4825 en Augmented reality helps you find Instagram areas of interest http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/368384/augmented-reality-helps-you-find-instagram-areas-interest Say you find yourself in a new city and want to know where the most scenic spots are located, without dealing with a guidebook. Try this shortcut that uses the Instagram API in a different way.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/368384/augmented-reality-helps-you-find-instagram-areas-interest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/368384/augmented-reality-helps-you-find-instagram-areas-interest#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Tip augmented reality instagram mobile apps Thu, 08 Aug 2013 17:42:12 +0000 ITworld tips 368384 at http://www.itworld.com How to hide updates, photos from your Facebook profile http://www.itworld.com/security/366963/how-hide-updates-photos-your-facebook-profile If just untagging something on Facebook isn&#039;t enough, consider &#039;hiding&#039; photos and updates that you don&#039;t want anyone to see.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/366963/how-hide-updates-photos-your-facebook-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/366963/how-hide-updates-photos-your-facebook-profile#comments Personal Tech Security How-to Facebook privacy Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:26:21 +0000 ITworld tips 366963 at http://www.itworld.com How to disable Gmail's inbox sorting http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/365727/how-disable-gmails-inbox-sorting Don&#039;t like how Gmail is putting your emails into categories like social, promotions or updates? It&#039;s an easy feature to disable and IDG News Service&#039;s Nick Barber will show you how.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/365727/how-disable-gmails-inbox-sorting" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/365727/how-disable-gmails-inbox-sorting#comments On-demand Software Tip gmail Thu, 18 Jul 2013 20:15:44 +0000 ITworld tips 365727 at http://www.itworld.com Google search tips and tricks http://www.itworld.com/software/356642/google-search-tips-and-tricks Search smarter on Google using more than just basic keywords. In this TechTip we show you how to find more meaningful search results.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/356642/google-search-tips-and-tricks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/356642/google-search-tips-and-tricks#comments Internet Software Tip Google Google Search Mon, 20 May 2013 09:56:56 +0000 ITworld tips 356642 at http://www.itworld.com Make your passwords harder to crack http://www.itworld.com/security/356391/make-your-passwords-harder-crack While there&#039;s nothing you can do if hackers get into a database with your password in it, you can still protect yourself for all the other worst-case scenarios involving hacking. This tech tip gives basics on how to do that.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/356391/make-your-passwords-harder-crack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/356391/make-your-passwords-harder-crack#comments Security Tip passwords Thu, 16 May 2013 10:15:07 +0000 ITworld tips 356391 at http://www.itworld.com How to not have your cell phone stolen http://www.itworld.com/security/356392/how-not-have-your-cell-phone-stolen San Francisco Police Officer Dennis Toomer provides advice on how you can avoid becoming a victim of cell phone theft<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/security/356392/how-not-have-your-cell-phone-stolen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/security/356392/how-not-have-your-cell-phone-stolen#comments Personal Tech Security Tip cell phone theft Tue, 14 May 2013 15:24:44 +0000 ITworld tips 356392 at http://www.itworld.com Getting started with Google Slides http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350749/getting-started-google-slides Learn some basic commands for Google Slides.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350749/getting-started-google-slides" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350749/getting-started-google-slides#comments Cloud Computing On-demand Software Tip google docs Google Slides Mon, 22 Apr 2013 11:35:20 +0000 ITworld tips 350749 at http://www.itworld.com Using web forms in Google Drive http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350744/using-web-forms-google-drive Instead of manually entering data, or copying and pasting from email replies, you can make a simple form or survey, post it on the Web and let other people do the work for you!<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350744/using-web-forms-google-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350744/using-web-forms-google-drive#comments Cloud Computing On-demand Software Tip Google Drive Mon, 15 Apr 2013 11:08:45 +0000 ITworld tips 350744 at http://www.itworld.com Turn your iOS devices into security cameras http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/351784/turn-your-ios-devices-security-cameras The Presence app by People Power turns unused devices into surveillance cameras and can email you updates, as well as short video clips.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/351784/turn-your-ios-devices-security-cameras" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/351784/turn-your-ios-devices-security-cameras#comments Mobile & Wireless Security Tip free apps IOS iOS apps mobile apps surveillance Tue, 09 Apr 2013 18:52:39 +0000 ITworld tips 351784 at http://www.itworld.com How to revert to an old version of a Google Drive file http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/350740/how-revert-old-version-google-drive-file Google Drive allows users to resurrect old versions of files. Here&#039;s how to do it.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/350740/how-revert-old-version-google-drive-file" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/350740/how-revert-old-version-google-drive-file#comments Cloud Computing On-demand Software Storage Tip Google Drive Mon, 08 Apr 2013 11:55:40 +0000 ITworld tips 350740 at http://www.itworld.com Discovering space hogs on your hard drive http://www.itworld.com/hardware/351033/discovering-space-hogs-your-hard-drive Sorting through files and folders is a really time consuming process. Fortunately, there&#039;s an easier way.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/351033/discovering-space-hogs-your-hard-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/351033/discovering-space-hogs-your-hard-drive#comments Hardware Tip hard drives Thu, 04 Apr 2013 15:09:18 +0000 ITworld tips 351033 at http://www.itworld.com How to collaborate using Google Drive http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350733/how-collaborate-using-google-drive Google Drive makes it easy to invite collaborators to work on a shared file or folder. Here are your step-by-step instructions.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350733/how-collaborate-using-google-drive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/demand-software/350733/how-collaborate-using-google-drive#comments On-demand Software Storage Tip Collaboration Software Google Drive Wed, 03 Apr 2013 11:38:57 +0000 ITworld tips 350733 at http://www.itworld.com jQuery tip: Reading JSONP from an external server http://www.itworld.com/software/349066/jquery-tip-reading-jsonp-external-server Here&#039;s how to retrieve data from Twitter by using JSONP.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/349066/jquery-tip-reading-jsonp-external-server" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/349066/jquery-tip-reading-jsonp-external-server#comments Development Software Tip jquery web development Mon, 25 Mar 2013 18:06:40 +0000 ITworld tips 349066 at http://www.itworld.com jQuery tip: Creating custom selectors http://www.itworld.com/software/349053/jquery-tip-creating-custom-selectors Writing your own selector helps you to understand their performance issues working on large data sets. And if you know how to work around these performance issues by preselecting elements, you can still take advantage of their elegant notation. Here&#039;s how to create your own selector.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/349053/jquery-tip-creating-custom-selectors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/349053/jquery-tip-creating-custom-selectors#comments Development Software Tip jquery web development Wed, 20 Mar 2013 18:18:43 +0000 ITworld tips 349053 at http://www.itworld.com Migrating RSS feeds from Google Reader http://www.itworld.com/software/348682/migrating-rss-feeds-google-reader With Google Reader closing in the coming months, taking your RSS feeds with you to a new service doesn&#039;t need to be a painful process.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/software/348682/migrating-rss-feeds-google-reader" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/software/348682/migrating-rss-feeds-google-reader#comments Internet Software Tip Google Reader Mon, 18 Mar 2013 18:13:40 +0000 ITworld tips 348682 at http://www.itworld.com