Finding Files Faster in Windows

Desktop search remains an underutilized and underappreciated productivity tool for lawyers.  Windows 7 has finally delivered a powerful search feature that will uncover content quickly.  In what seems typical, the default settings are not the most powerful.  Check out these

Quick Online Manipulation of PDFs

Someone sent me a PDF the other day, needing it quickly turned into an editable file (Microsoft Word or some similar format).  Our organization long ago dropped a PDF editor from the standard software installed on our PCs so I …

Look Up Information in Your Research Flow

I am always on the lookout for easy to use, right-click tools that can be added to a Web browser to speed up research.  A recent addition is Liquid Information, formerly known as Hyperwords, that brings together a bunch of …

Bye, Bye, Browser Bar

The Web browser toolbar was for many years the way that expert researchers improved their Web browser.    It provided nice added features (term jumping, highlighting) and saved search history.    Google had one, Yahoo! had one, in fact nearly everyone who …