Looking for a simple and effective way of creating a list or capturing data on your website? Don’t have the technical skills or time necessary to develop a backend database to capture data from an online form? Fortunately you no longer have to as there are several tools that make it extremely easy and convenient […]

Does your playlist of favorite podcasts run longer than you have time to dedicate listening to them? If you can get past the chipmunk voices, try increasing the play back speed. You can reduce the play length by up to 20% before it gets too obnoxious. If you are using a Windows Mobile Device you […]

I think everyone has faced the issue of needing to share a large file with someone when the file is too big to be sent by email. Historically FTP sites have been the solution to this for the tech savvy or those with a web host. I have never been a fan of using FTP […]

Some other great Web 2.0 websites to check out are the finalists in the Utility and Security category of CNet’s Webware 100 Awards. What is so exciting about these and many of the other Web 2.0 websites is the amount of value that these apps offer, many of which are free of charge. My picks […]

CNET is sponsoring the Webware 100 Awards where you can vote for the best Web 2.0 apps. The winners will be announced at the Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco on April 21st, 2008. Here is a look at my picks from the productivity category (you can vote up to 3 times), plus a few […]

I rediscovered a very useful tool that I started using a couple of years ago, but have since stopped tracking their new developments. A tool that I would think that anybody using multiple tools and services such as Outlook, Gmail or other new Web 2.0 services would want to take advantage of. I’m talking about […]

Web 2.0, as popularly referred to, continues to bring us great web services. A new one that I am excited about is TripIt.com. This site is extremely simple to use but is a very useful tool to manage your trip itinerary. All you have to do it forward your travel confirmation emails, you know the […]

Technology’s evolution continue to bring us more computing power at the palm of our hands, this is literally the case when referring to PDA’s and smartphones. However, I often wonder how many of us lugging around these intelligent devices actually know how to put them to good use. Most users of smartphones that I know […]

The boundaries for desktop applications have been crossed by Web 2.0 web applications, which continue to penetrate deeper into their enemies territory. We began to see the possibilities with Google’s Docs and Spreedsheets, but the fun hasn’t stopped there. There is now a web-based diagramming tool, Gliffy that lets you draw and share diagrams on […]

Microsoft is trying to attract professional designers and web developers by releasing new tools to freely express yourself. In line with a series of recent changes and new business strategies, it appears that the sleeping giant has been awoken and is trying a shot gun attempt to bring down their emerging competitors. One industry in […]

Electronic books or eBooks are a wonderful tool for those that daily commute on public transportation. Given that I travel 45 minutes by train to and from work each day, I enjoy being able to carry with me a library of literature options without lugging a trunk to carry all those books. I use my […]

If you live in the US and you make a lot of internation phone calls you may want to check out http://futurephone.com. This is a free service that allows you to make free international phone calls to over 50 countries by calling their gateway access number. The international portion of the call is free, you […]

Apple sponsored research claims that larger screen size improves productivity. As reported by Macword “the study, which evaluated Apple’s 30-inch Apple Cinema Display, concluded that large screens can offer gains of up to 50 percent to 65 percent in productivity on a variety of specific office tasks and can earn back their extra costs in […]

List of exciting new services on the web… Coghead – Service that lets anyone create a Web-based business application—from expense management to inventory tracking to CRM. Googe Docs & Spreadsheets – Google has finally combined its online word processor (from it’s Writely acquisition) and its online spreadsheet into one Webtop application. Netvibes – A customizable […]

All you Skype users, have you tried out Gizmo Project yet? Check out the list of cool features and options available and you may want to make the switch. Features I like about Gizmo that I haven’t seen with Skype: FREE phone calls to all Gizmo friend’s (these are your contacts in Gizmo) landline or […]