Category Archives: This Week on LLO

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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Scan It! – Mobile grocery shopping

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Grocery shopping seems like the last place you’d be living life online, but new mobile apps are making it easier than ever to pick a few things up from the store. Mobile shopping inside the store Stop & Shop’s ScanIt! … 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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Where’s My Bus? How’s the Traffic? – Transit Information Apps & Websites

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As the weather gets warmer and we spend more time outside, more people are out on the roads and on public transit. There are many tools to help keep tabs on when the next bus or train is due, and … 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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Finding and Using Online Help

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Out in the wild world online, getting help using a particular tool is often up to you. However, using help centers, support pages, live chat, and discussion forums, there are many ways to figure out how to make things work … Continue reading

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Facebook – Privacy Settings

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Facebook Timeline Note: We’ve moved the short look at Timeline that was here to a later post, with more details and suggestions. Check it out! Facebook Settings That said, with Timeline and other new features Facebook has developed, it’s more … Continue reading

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