Category Archives: Productivity

Google Tasks: How it Stacks Against "Remember The Milk"

While I used to be terribly disorganized, I have made many strides … now I’m just “kind of” disorganized. I currently use “Remember the Milk” to manage my ToDo list. I’ve tried all kinds of things including “I Want Sandy” … Continue reading

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TripIt Integration

I stumbled across the web site TripIt.com a few months ago but never really gave it a try. This evening I decided to give it a whirl one more time … especially since it now has the iPhone app to … Continue reading

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Feedity + Pipes = Awesome

When it comes to tech stuff, I’m the kind of person that is all about trying new things … the problem is that I usually need a reason for it. I discovered Yahoo! Pipes a little bit ago, but never … Continue reading

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Mac Shutdown

This is a REEEEEALLY easy gem that I just discovered. Bear in mind … I grew up on PCs, so this is a HUGE step for me. I’m all about key commands. When it comes to shutting down the PC, … Continue reading

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Multiple Home Pages

I recently had to download Internet Explorer 7 as part of the compatibility check that I do when designing web pages. I found one really cool feature (and discovered that it also exists in Firefox 2) … multiple home pages. … Continue reading

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Quicksilver

For those of you that read my blog on ‘Launchy’ (May 29th), I discovered an equally cool application for Macs … you guessed it. It’s called Quicksilver. http://quicksilver.blacktree.com This is still one of the coolest apps that I’ve come across. … Continue reading

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Your Anywhere Calendar

I was never good at following calendars and appointments. I found that I was really good at booking things, but really bad at checking to see if I had anything booked for the day. I’ve gotten much better. There are … Continue reading

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"Key" Windows Shortcuts

If you find that you multi-task quite frequently, you’ve probably also noticed that switching from the mouse to the keyboard and back to the mouse can be fairly time consuming. My computer skills go back to the ‘MS-DOS’ days, so … Continue reading

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Portable Apps

If you read my previous blog, here’s another one that I found prior to … portableapps.com – GENIUS! I have a few businesses on the side. I usually travel with my laptop, but sometimes I don’t. With portable apps, you … Continue reading

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The Genius of a Briefcase

With the tech-difficulties I’ve had recently, I’m finally starting to take backing up files a little more seriously. As a freelancer, certain things just cannot get lost. So I introduce you to the magic of briefcase. It’s probably one of … Continue reading

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