All items tagged with "Bookmarks"

Gloss Lets You Highlight And Save Snippets Of Text On The Web

Gloss Lets You Highlight And Save Snippets Of Text On The Web

Ever wanted to save just one sentence of a web page? Or have you ever bookmarked a page, or sent it to your favorite read-later service, only to come back and wonder what the hell it was you’d wanted to remember?

Then Gloss is for you. It’s a bookmarklet and service that lets you highlight a single line of text on any web page, and it rocks.

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Access And Add New Bookmarks In Mavericks Preview [OS X Tips]

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Cult of Mac reader Alvaro P writes, “After upgrading to mavericks, the Preview app doesn’t show the Bookmarks tab anymore. That’s no good, because I need them to quickly access pdf stuff during meetings.”

Having just upgraded my Macbook Air to Mavericks, I figured I’d give it a look. Here’s what I found.

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Create A Better Home Screen Icon For Web Sites With Mobile Safari [iOS Tips]

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Ever go to add a website to your Home Screen in mobile Safari and notice it just looks like a jumbled, unidentifiable mess?

This doesn’t happen too often any more, as most sites have learned how to create a special icon for Home Screen bookmarks on iOS, but every so often, you’ll come across a site that won’t have a custom icon.

When that happens, here’s a quick and easy way to make that Home Screen icon look a bit better.

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Create A Bookmark Folder From Open Tabs In Safari Or Chrome [OS X Tips]

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I know a guy who opens the same 25 or so tabs each day, checking email, news, websites he likes to read, etc. I often ask him why he doesn’t just use RSS or something, but he usually mumbles about liking the layouts of individual web pages.

Whatever. My friend likes to open a ton of tabs every day, and he does so with a bookmarked folder full of those tabs. Now, he created this bookmark folder manually, but there’s an easier way, using either Safari or Chrome

Here’s how.

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Dolphin Browser For Android & iOS Gets Sharing, Syncing And Evernote Clipping

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The popular Dolphin Browser for Android and iOS has been updated today to introduce a number of handy new features. In addition to one-tap sharing to Facebook and Twitter, users can enjoy Evernote clipping, and the ability to sync bookmarks and tabs between Dolphin and their desktop browser.

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Get Your ePub Bookmarks To Sync Between iOS Devices In iBooks [iOS Tips]

Get Your ePub Bookmarks To Sync Between iOS Devices In iBooks [iOS Tips]

I have a book I’m reading that I received from a book publisher. It’s an ePub file, which works well with iBooks. Since I love the interface in iBooks, I loaded the file on my iPad 3 and my iPad mini, so I would have it at home on the larger iPad and on the go on the smaller one. Sounds great, right?

I’d hoped to be able to sync my bookmarks, though, so I could bookmark the novel on one device and then pull up the bookmark on the next device I was reading it on. I couldn’t. I spent some time messing about on the internet, trying to figure out how to fix this issue. Apple has the answer, and it’s a lot simpler than I thought.

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Search Smarter With Safari 6 In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

Search Smarter With Safari 6 In Mountain Lion [OS X Tips]

The most noticeable change in the way Safari works in its latest version is in the way it allows you to search. Just like Google’s Chrome web browser, Safari now includes an integrated search in the previously URL-only address bar at the top of the browser.

There are some tricks to narrow down search results, as well as a couple neat ways to save specific searches for later use. Let’s check them out together, shall we?

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ThumbTack Menu Widget Puts Your Pinboard Links In Easy Reach [Review]

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ThumbTack is a Menu Bar utility for OS X that puts your most recent Pinboard bookmarks in easy reach, no matter what application you’re using.

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Bookmark Images And PDFs For Fast Access [OS X Tips]

Bookmark Images And PDFs For Fast Access [OS X Tips]

Here’s a neat trick that can be used if you need to view the same images or PDFs repeatedly, or if you want to simply record your position within a long PDF document.

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Apple Seeds iCloud-Enabled Safari 5.1.1 to Developers [Rumor][Updated]

Apple Seeds iCloud-Enabled Safari 5.1.1 to Developers [Rumor][Updated]Apple has apparently released an update to its Safari web browser to registered developers which features support for the company’s upcoming iCloud service. Safari 5.1.1 introduces syncing for iCloud bookmarks and the new Reading List feature.

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