Category Archives: Tools

Weekly tool, platform and services post.

Doodle Me This…

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When you’re trying to coordinate plans, one of the hardest things to do is to settle on a date and time. Why not use an online polling tool like Doodle to make that easier? What Is It? Doodle is a … Continue reading

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Getting all together – Evite, Anyvite and other invitation tools

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When you’re planning parties this summer (or any time), online tools can make it easy to invite guests, track RSVPs, and send out messages and updates. Different tools have different features, but most of them will let you: Create an … Continue reading

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What to bring? – coordinating with PerfectPotluck

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Hope your 4th of July was exciting in all the best ways. Today on Learning for Life Online, let’s continue the food theme and look at ways to make sure you don’t have 15 macaroni salads at your next backyard … Continue reading

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Mmmmm….Yummly

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Happy 4th of July!…a little early. For the month of July, Learning for Life Online will higlight tools that help with party and travel planning. From holiday BBQs to potlucks to block parties, from a day trip to a two-week … Continue reading

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Listgeeks – for people who love lists

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Sometimes, the simplest tool is the most interesting. This week on Learning for Life Online, let’s look at Listgeeks a social sharing tool that’s all about lists. What Is It? Listgeeks is just what it sounds like: it’s a social … Continue reading

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Spotify – Much more than radio

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Much earlier in Learning for Life Online, we talked about Internet radio – the ability to listen to radio stations or services like radio stations over the internet. Click back and read that post for a quick review of what … Continue reading

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Two Neat Google Tools – Street View and Art Project

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For our last May post, let’s look at a pair of online tools that could be useful if you’re traveling over the summer: an online map that shows you not just the streets, but the view as you drive down … Continue reading

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Social Games – Playing together, wherever you are

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Going from practical to fun, let’s look this week at social games – those games you see everyone playing on their smartphones, tablets and laptops. What Are They? Social games are exactly that: online games that you can play on … Continue reading

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Five Search Engines You Haven’t Heard of…Yet

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With all our coverage of privacy, security, and account settings, April was a pretty heavy month here at Learning for Life Online. Let’s celebrate spring by lightening things up a little bit in May. We’ll start by showcasing five search … Continue reading

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