Tools I Use

Review, Tech

Update: A great new resource has come out that reviews a few items that I have used but didn’t make this earlier post. There are some great tips and how-to’s included. Check it out here. (h/t to Laura S). Lifehacker has a wonderful (sometimes) weekly column on How I Work. One of my favorite parts […]

August 10, 2014


Review, Tech

If you’re like me you read blog posts, articles, sites and everything else on the net using multiple devices. I use quite a few tools to make this happen, including Pocket, Evernote, Send to Kindle and others. I’ve found a new application that allows you to push links, articles, to do lists, maps, etc. from […]

March 6, 2014

Gmail and Google+


Gmail recently updated their mail client and now provides the ability for anyone whom you are connected to on Google + (via a Circle) to email you. That could be a good thing or a bad thing. If you think it’s not something you would want follow this link to learn how to disable that […]

January 15, 2014


Review, Tech

While reading a Lifehacker post on what successful and techy people use I stumbled upon the Life360 app. This site and corresponding smart phone app (iPhone/Android/BlackBerry) helps you keep track of family members via GPS. After a quick installation you’ll be asked to create an account. I did this from their site and this makes the process […]

January 26, 2013

IQTELL – Productivity App


A while back I started a series of posts outlining and reviewing the tools I use on a regular basis. These are primarily online tools like blog readers and social media apps, but sometimes can be other tools like pole saws, etc. Today I’m bringing that series back with my newest find, IQTELL. IQTELL is the latest website designed […]

November 10, 2012

The Week in Links

Fun, Tech

A few things that caught my attention this week: Amazon’s Cloud Player – put your music in the cloud and listen via your Android device or any browser. Found a super cool website this week, has every odd and nerdy item you can think of. Great resource for those science projects that stand out. […]

May 21, 2011


Personal, Tech

What better time and date to relaunch this blog than today? I rarely make New Year’s resolutions but I do appreciate the clean start a new calendar can bring. I’ve seen some very well done posts from my friends lately and I have a few FB friends who can literally make you LOL so in […]

January 11, 2011