Google Alerts has been around for ages, forgotten by many and overlooked by many more. That's a shame, because it's still one of the Web's best ways to keep tabs on any person, place, or thing.
Specifically, Google Alerts sends you an e-mail digest of new Web content related to any Google search. So, for example, if you're following the Sochi Olympics and want all the luge-related news you can get, you could set up an alert for that. Want to know when your favorite band starts touring or releases a new album? Set up an … Read more