1. Google is helping you save data – and money
If you use Google Chrome as your mobile browser, you might not have to worry (as much) about the data being drained from your plan. Google officially launched a new compression feature that will shrink the amount of data you use when browsing on your smartphone or tablet.
2. LinkedIn's new marketplace connects volunteers with opportunities
LinkedIn is not only a place to connect eager workers with employers, or a place to network, but now it's a place where volunteers can find opportunities to help.
The LinkedIn Volunteer Marketplace is a spot where users can browse for chances to make a difference. The users can “leverage their skills while also making a positive impact on the world,” according to a LinkedIn blog post.
3. Music to our ears: Chordify Premium introduces new features
Chordify – a Netherlands-based service – has just launched a premium version starting at $8.15/month, $68/year or roughly $135/life (â ¬5.99/month, â ¬49.99/year or â ¬99 for life). Chordify lets guitarists upload songs or use music on YouTube or SoundCloud to learn chords.
Other features include:
- Chord transposing
- Chord printouts
- Playback-speed altering
- Personal library management
4. Download this app and get 50GB of storage
Is Box trying to get new customers – or are they just trying to be nice? Either way, free online storage sure sounds great. Box.net is offering customers 50GB of free storage if they download Box's new iPhone or iPad app in the next 30 days.
Read more: Grab 50GB of free storage for life on Box by downloading the iOS app(Lifehacker)
5. You can now buy the HP Chromebook 11, again
Nearly two months after the Chromebook 11 was yanked off the shelves for reports of overheating chargers, the laptop is now back on the market in the Google Play store.
You can add it to your cart for $279.00 and it ships within two business days.
Read more: HP Chromebook 11 returns to the Google Play store in the US (TheNextWeb)