There's a ton of fantastic note-taking apps and services out there, but I must admit, I'm more of a pen and paper kind of guy. This trick to organizing your paper notebook is simple, efficient, and only requires your writing utensil.
No one wants to be in the way of others. Sometimes you might not even realize that you're causing a problem when you're busy at work, focused on your own project. But if you take special care to communicate clearly, you won't become a human bottleneck.
iOS makes it super easy to quickly find a friend on your contacts list when you're text messaging. Just start typing their name, select it when it pops up, and you're good to go. Unfortunately, over time, that contact list gets a little cluttered. The Sweet Setup shows how to clean it up.
Chrome: Evernote's Web Clipper extension is great for saving anything you want from the web, and as Finer Things in Tech points out, it can also save entire message threads from Gmail.
Worried that someone's remotely spying on your Mac? Blogger Jacob Salmela shares a tip for monitoring VNC and SSH ports using GeekTool so you're alerted if someone tries to peek in.
AutoTempest is a handy site that searches for your ideal (used) car on multiple sites. Since talking about it a while ago , however, the site has gotten a complete overhaul and is even more useful.
Professional photographers and casual photo snappers will both likely find a new free book of interest in this collection of photography eBooks.
For many, car ownership is a necessary burden, and if you're treading water financially, it can be tough to keep up with your car payments. Here are your options when you're struggling to pay.
You can keep everyone charged up and happy on long road trips with this three-port, 32W USB car charger. It's a newly-released item, but promo code FB9WX7J8 knocks the price down under $13. [Bolse 3-Port 32W USB Car Charger, $13 with promo code FB9WX7J8]
We're used to being told "you can do it", "never give up", and "you can do whatever you want to do". But there are limits. If you spend time chasing impossible goals, you are just wasting energy that could be used more productively.
Android: You might not think about coding from your phone, but that could just be because you haven't yet found the right app. Turbo Editor is a free file editor for Android that includes syntax highlighting for a number of languages.
Next time you need to break off from a game of Scrabble, chess, or cards, forget spending time carefully moving the game out of the way. Just take a photo and you can easily pick up from where you left off.
Whiskey, olive oil, truffle oil, and meat are some of life's finer pleasures. But more often than not, we pay too much for products that end up being a scam, or worse, no different than the cheap stuff. Here are just a few of the more popular types of artisanal goods you might be wasting money on.