One of my favorite features of Microsoft OneNote is the ability to copy an calendar item quickly to OneNote for taking meeting notes. Not only does it make finding meetings notes easy, it’s also the fastest method I know for…
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It’s that time of year again and with less than a month before the deadline, U.S. taxpayers need to file their tax returns soon or face the wrath of the I.R.S. tax police. Here’s how to file your taxes for free online!
Japanese inventors have come up with a gizmo called the SpeechJammer. It silences people. You can imagine a lot of situations where it would be handy to pack a SpeechJammer–construction sites, NASCAR races, assembly lines, war zones, droning airplanes, and droning politicians, to name the obvious. And it could be a protest control tool that every dictator must have dreamed of. …
The story goes that at a company named Atros, the management was convinced that employees were wasting vast amounts of time doing email. So they flat-out banned all email. The result? Email use dropped by…
Did you know that Apple iPhones, iPads and the iPod touch devices have secret keyboard shortcuts you can access by pressing and holding a key on the keyboard? OK… perhaps not exactly “secret” however, Apple did a nice job of hiding this groovy feature on iOS devices and I’ll bet you’ve never heard of it [...]
Using the Keyboard Shortcuts feature on iOS devices allows you to send pre-configured messages using minimal keystrokes. Here’s how it works. First, tap Settings. Then tap General. Now tap on Keyboard. From the Keyboard menu, existing shortcuts will be listed. To create a new one, tap Add New Shortcut. Enter in a phrase and shortcut, [...]
Apple iOS 5 introduced a new location-based reminder feature for your Apple iPhone. Here’s how to create it on an iPhone.
Provided you have a scanner or hi-res camera with tripod and a Google account, it’s pretty easy to get your dusty old paper docs into digital form using Google’s Optical Character Recognition (OCR). Here’s how. Photo Credit: ShironekoEuro First, just scan or, as a second resort, take a clear picture of the document that you [...]
With Google+ opening up to the public, I think we’re going to be seeing some huge numbers flocking to it. With that in mind, all of our friends and co-workers will no doubt be using Google+, and because of this we should really learn about some of its features. Today I’m going to show you [...]
With each new release of Firefox, I find myself using Google Chrome less and less. As much as I like Firefox however, Google sites and services like Google Voice Search, Google Apps.etc.. will always run better on Chrome than Firefox. Because of this, up until recently I found myself jumping between browsers pretty much all [...]
Many apps are available on the internet which allow users to convert document files into other file formats including image files. Converting documents to an image is great for things like converting a word document to a contract to ensure no changes were made. Now although you can download an app to help with the [...]
This Outlook 2010 tip will save you 1.3 seconds every day. Ready? Open Outlook 2010 and Open your Calendar. Now up near the top, Click and hold the mouse button on the Month A list of months will popup. Select a Month or, while holding down the mouse, move the mouse above or blelow the [...]
Windows 8 keyboard shortcut keys can save you a lot of time. Here’s a complete list of all the shortcut keys we’ve found in Windows 8 along with General keys as well.
Evernote is a great tool for productivity and with an amazing price of $0.00 for the standard version, it’s easily in my top 10 of favorite freeware apps. Although we introduced Evernote to you a few months back, today I will show you how to easily integrate Evernote into your daily routine using email to [...]