Category Archives: Tools

The most awesome Hipster PDA ever

I have always been a huge fan of the Hipster PDA.  But I’ve realized for a while that having crinkled, dog-eared pieces of paper in my pocket is just not polished enough.  So I had Coral Springer from Moonshine Leather … Continue reading

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Firefox 3: Today is the Day!

Here’s the map showing when FF3 will be available for download.  Can’t wait!

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Dojo 1.1 Released

This is good news – I enjoyed using early versions of Dojo, and I had hoped they’d keep continuing to improve the product.  Looks like they have!

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Dymo Label Printer for Zen Cart

It’s no secret that I’m crazy about my Dymo. I finally figured out how to get other apps – namely a browser running Zen Cart – to talk to it. It’s Win/IE only at this point but I’ll add browsers … Continue reading

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Five signs your CRM is failing

A great article from BNET. I thought it was particularly interesting that most of these points also apply to software developers who are forced to use sucky content management systems (Sharepoint) and sucky problem management systems (Lotus Notes).

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Shreddin’ my life away

I was so pleased when I purchased my beautiful new Ativa CX10W with a large slide-out wastebasket. Surely this will be a huge improvement over my previous clunky shredder, which required me to lift the heavy motor off the shredder … Continue reading

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Microsoft Announces “Super Standards” Mode

How hellish that you should have to instruct the browser to behave (approximately) the way everyone has agreed it should. This reminds me of the story of the magic switch – except in this case, the switch would be labelled … Continue reading

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Got Backup?

You know protecting your data is critical, so you take care to create backups. Thumb drives. Burning CDs. External hard drives. These are all good things – but do you have an offsite backup strategy to compliment them? Offsite backup … Continue reading

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Checking your RSS Reader? So last year!

You can use Pingie and get an SMS message when one of your feeds is updated instead.  Cutting edge readers of this blog will want to follow That Software Guy’s release notices this way.

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Moving your address book and your Dymo to the Mac

Well, I think I just cut the last chain that bound me to Windows. I used this tip to move my address book from Outlook to Mac Address Book. And of course, since I wanted to use my Dymo 400, … Continue reading

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