Best And Useful Internet hacks: Sometimes it doesn’t matter how much you are familiar with Internet and computers, the domain is too vast that there is always left something to be explored. With the increasing use of Internet, there are many things that you have learned and there is a lot more that is needed to be learned.

Top 15 Incredible Notepad Tricks, Hacks and Commands That You Must Give a Try

Every now and then you come across tech tricks and hacks that you might not ever know because the Internet world is full of tech hacks that will make you say awesome. So, want to know some amazingly cool and useful Internet hacks, let’s have a look.

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1. Use Google Chrome as Notepad

You must be using Google Chrome for browsing but do you know you can use Google Chrome as a notepad? If you are damn busy in surfing or doing your work on the Internet and suddenly you got to write some urgent or useful information then you can check out this without wasting any single second of yours.
Write down a single piece of code in the address bar of Chrome browser.
data:text/html, <html contenteditable>  
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This will turn current tab of Chrome as the notepad that you can use for writing purpose.

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2. Mute Noisy tabs easily

Have you ever wondered about the voices of video while surfing on Internet? While working or surfing the web, opening multiple tabs doesn’t let you know from which tab sound of video or ad is coming that really irritates and annoys a lot.
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But the good news is you can mute the tab from where the sound is coming without closing or leaving the tab that you are currently working on. You will notice the sound icon on a tab on which the sound is coming, just click on the speaker icon on the respective tab.

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3. Play MP3 or movies in Google Chrome

Google Chrome allows you to play Mp3 and movies right from the current tab. You just need to drag and drop the file that you want Chrome to play into the address bar.
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4.View Hidden Password In Browser

You must have seen how passwords are shown on any website, like dots and stars so that you can only watch out what the password is. But it is still possible to uncover the password from star shield.
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On the password field, right click on Inspect and open the source code window. All you need to do is change the type of the form field from password to text.

5. Use Google as Timer

Google introduced a cool trick that lets you use Google as a countdown clock or alarm clock. To use Google Timer, type the piece of code in the Google search
Time for <time>
Or
Set timer for <time>
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6. Browse Internet secretly

You might not notice it but you keep on leaving your footprints on the internet through which any third party can track you. If you want to browse the internet without leaving any traces then this is the hack to achieve so. The different browser lets you browse secretly and offer this facility under different names. For Google Chrome, right-click and select Incognito mode while in Mozilla Firefox the same is achieved through Private Window.
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7. Check if the website is safe for browsing

It is very important to think of security on the Internet and become conscious of it. Since a lot of malicious websites, viruses can harm your system and damage you a lot in terms of sensitive and personal information. There is something that you must know is Link Safety, an easy way that will let you know if any website is safe for browsing. Just write a piece of code in your browser
http://www.google.com/safebrowsing/diagnostics?site=”address_of_website”.
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8. Convert YouTube Video into Animated GIF

YouTube is one of the largest video sharing platforms that lets you watch and share thousands of videos. But have you ever wondered to change these video into animated GIF image? Having an animated GIF image means you can easily insert it into a web page or any document. The service to convert YouTube videos into gif is gifs.com that automatically do the conversion. All you need to do is to provide the URL.
Convert YouTube Videos To Gif By Adding Gif Before Youtube In Url.
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9. Find MP3 songs with directly downloadable links

Everyone loves music andiInternet lets you search and download your favorite music but it includes paths to reach to right downloadable link from music hosting websites. Do you know Google has served you with direct links? Yes, it is a simple trick to download Mp3 songs without looking for music downloading websites.
To get the direct link of any MP3 song, just type
intitle:index.of?mp3 song title
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You can write any song name as song title and Google will show you all the websites that are hosting direct link. Now, with this trick downloading mp3 song will not be difficult for you.

10. Avoid accidentally closing of Browser tabs

Are you annoyed with the accidental closing of tabs while surfing the web? No doubt, it happens but don’t worry there is a possibility to avoid the accidental closing of tabs.
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All you need to do is open your browser, right click on the open tab and select Pin Tab or Pin option. This will help you to fix the closing of tabs by mistakes and to remove this pinned tab you need to first unpin it. You can perform unpin of the tab in the same way.

11.Use Google search to Find the Complete Phrases

Does it ever happen you want to search something on Google but can’t remember the exact phrase or word? Don’t worry it is human nature and it happens with almost everyone, trying to remember particular quotes, phrase, lyrics of a song, proverb. Google trick makes it easier to identify the phrases. You just need to put an asterisk in quoted statement that will indicate Google as the missing character and Google will show all the results that much likely replace the specify term keeping the rest of the words of the sentence unchanged.
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12. Shortcut key for Address Bar

Sometimes due to lack of time, people want to use the mouse to drag it but there is another quicker and easier way to access address bar is the shortcut key combination. Press Ctrl+L or F6 to access address bar of your browser.

13. Know how Google Sees You

Everyone knows Google is the only search engine that makes most of its profit from online advertisement programs like AdSense and AdWord. Google creates a profile for you in the database so that it could display only suitable ads for you. And thus Google only shows the ads that matches your profile.
Want to know how Google sees you? Click here! You should be logged into your Google account or otherwise Google would ask you to login.

 14. Mute Gmail Thread

Well, Gmail includes the feature of conversation, have you ever been a part of a conversation where you have no active role to play? It happens sometimes, keep on receiving the email in despite you have any role to play. But you know what you can do for it. Just mute that particular Gmail thread and you will not receive any new email notification when any new reply made to that thread.
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To accomplish this, go to Gmail inbox and select the particular thread that you want to mute. Under More tab, select Mute.

15. Explore Space, Galaxies, Constellations Through Internet

You might have used Google Map in order to search any location from any place. But do you know Google provides the similar facility for space too?  Google Sky offers the closeup view of outer space and lets you explore galaxy, constellations, planets and more.
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16. Access Everything on Your Computer

Did you know that Microsoft has now built a new God Mode in Windows-based computers? God Mode is essentially a shortcut that gives you easy access to all the maintenance features of Windows. We believe that this mode was created to help computer support staff so that they can quickly sort out problems. To create the God Mode shortcut, create a new folder and name it as below:

1 GodMode.{ED7BA470-8E54-465E-825C-99712043E01C}

Copy the whole code given above and use it as name of the newly created folder. Press enter and voila! Magic will happen!
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17. Logging out of Facebook remotely

Ever checked Facebook on a friend’s or family member’s device and then realised, with horror, that you forgot to log out? Never fear, there’s a simple, but little known, way to log out of your profile remotely. Navigate to “settings” using the drop-down in the right hand corner of your screen, then “security”, then “when you’re logged in”. From this screen, you will be able to close an open session, on whichever device it’s still running on.

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18. Play YouTube in slow motion

There are many fun tricks and tips, or easter eggs, to be found on YouTube. For instance, the ability to play arcade games within viewer, but there is also a trick that is genuinely useful: playing videos in slow motion. It’s easier to spot yourself in the background of a TV vox pop that way.

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It’s incredibly simple: just hold down the space bar, and the video will start playing at a slower speed, perfect when it comes to grabbing the perfect screenshot of a particular moment (and here’s how to do that on Mac and PC). You’re welcome.

 19. Twitter soft block

Twitter has a pretty good function in the mute button, which allows you to remain following an account but hides its tweets and retweets from your own timeline. It’s a great way of basically ridding a person from your Twitter experience without offending them by unfollowing. (People do not know when you mute them. To mute: click on the cogwheel to the right of somebody’s profile.)
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However what you often really want is to mute someone from reading your tweets. Here there’s an unofficial option that can help, it’s known as “the soft block”. This is a sly means of forcing a person to unfollow you by blocking and immediately unblocking them. Once they are unfollowing, your tweets and retweets will no longer appear in their timeline.

20. Twitter shortcuts

Just as Photoshoppers know that shortcuts are the cornerstone of productivity, avid tweeters know that shortcuts are your friend. Did you know that pressing “n” will open up a new tweet dialogue box (on native web Twitter)? Or that you can easily favourite a tweet by simply pressing “f”? Here’s a list of Twitter shortcuts:
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Also: remember to always place a full stop before @-mention when tweeting something you want visible in your timeline, and not just another’s mention stream.
So, that all for you tech lovers. Hope you enjoyed the article by knowing “20 Best and Useful Internet Hacks”.
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