Steve Jobs rarely uses complete sentences in his Keynote presentation slides. Credit: Wired Seth Godin offers some great tips on preparing PowerPoint presentations that will leave an impact on your audience.
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The Sysinternals team at Microsoft today released another useful software utility for Windows called Desktops to help people who run multiple applications at the same time.
Wired-Marker is a permanent (indelible) highlighter that you use on Web pages. You can highlight not only text but also pictures, tables, and selected portions of the screen. You can even add notes to the highlighted items.
MHT is a very useful file format for saving HTML web pages and all embedded graphics into a single file (also known as web archive). Firefox 3 cannot export web pages to MHT format by default but you can still add MHT support in Firefox.
Learn how your spend time at the computer with these free software – they help you monitor and record every computer activity to help you track your computer usage visually.
Copy an entire web page with images and formatting from Firefox, Flock or Internet Explorer into Microsoft OneNote using Clip to OneNote.
You have installed iTunes on one computer and downloads hundreds of songs, movies and music videos from the Internet using the Apple Store.
With Evernote Web Clipper for IE and Firefox, you can capture complete web pages including text, images and hyperlinks.
Products that are up for sale on Amazon.com can have dozens or even hundreds of reviews from consumers who have bought that product in the past.
Access videos, music, and photos stored on your PC on the TV using Google Media Center with Google Desktop.
Holiday checklist – Carry a charger for the mobile phone. Turn off central heating. Plead with neighbors to water plants in your absence. Cancel milk deliveries. Cancel the newspapers..
The most common audio problem with podcast audio and home-recorded music is background noise. The second most common audio problem is hum or buzz.
Read reviews of OCR scanning software tools to help you convert scanned images into editable and searchable text formats like Word or PDF.
Call it the end of an era. The NYT says that Oxford University Press has no official plans to publish a new print edition of the multi-volume Oxford English Dictionary often considered as the authority on the usage and meaning of English words and phrases.
EMC Mozy, one of the most popular online backup services, charges you 50Â¢ per GB of data per month. Rival Carbonite lets you can store unlimited data for a flat annual fee of $50.
If you have been following RSS feeds for a long period of time, there may be duplicate feeds present in your news aggregator that have different URLs but point to the same content on the web.
This is not about locating misplaced files on your computer but about finding real objects like the TV remote, the car keys or your pair of spectacles that you placed somewhere but can’t recollect the location now.
Some of us prefer carrying Tablet PCs inside meetings or the classroom because they help us capture handwritten notes directly on the computer. Secondly, writing with a pen in free-form anywhere on the screen is always convenient than typing a Word document.
Getting Things Done – Workflow Diagram from David Allen. Credit Salon.
You can turn any USB Flash drive or an iPod into a personal computer with all your software programs, application settings and data. It is more secure and private that using a public terminal because no traces are left once you pop out the pen drive.
While Instapaper and Clipmarks let you save web clippings from the browser, ShifD is available for mobile phones and also provides a desktop client so you can take notes from virtually any Windows or Mac software.
Don’t have a PDA to jot down your thoughts – get a Moleskine (mol-a-skeen’-a) notebook from Amazon.com – they fit in your pocket and will help you plan / work efficiently as a PDA or any smart phone.
The top time-wasting activities are making personal use of the Internet (including email), socializing with colleagues, conducting personal business, spacing out, running errands, making phone calls, applying for jobs, planning personal events, and arriving late or leaving early.
Create and manage event reminders in Google Talk with Twitter through TwitterTimer – a special user that can send you reminders.
Use YouTube Videos as a desktop reminder alarm – stretch and exercise to avoid injury.