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May 26th, 2007

Trying FeedDemom again-new shared items feed

I don’t know what it is with me and RSS readers. I seem to switch every few months. I’ve been Google Reader for a while and would still recommend it for new users but…
But well, I just have to wonder if I’m missing out on something. I’m a restless RSS soul I guess. The newest […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

May 16th, 2007

A handy Vista tool to help the battery problem

Clearly Vista users are rather miffed about Vista and battery life problems I almost feel like I should create a category just for this one issue.
Just yesterday I told you about turning off the Aero theme to give you a boost. But what if you like the Aero theme when you’re plugged in? […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

May 14th, 2007

LaptopLock-free, basic protection for our laptop

Do you worry about your laptop getting stolen when you’re out and about?  LaptopLock might be a good solution:
Don’t let the creep who stole your computer paw through your private files, passwords and personal information. Free data protection and computer recovery service LaptopLock can keep sensitive files safe and prevent identity theft or worse after […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

May 11th, 2007

A Skype application for the Blackberry that works? Maybe?

I saw this a few days ago and have held off writing about this Skype for Blackberry app until I had some time to play with it:
IM+ for Skype Software by SHAPE Services is a mobile client for Skype Software. It enables voice and text communication with other Skype users as well as cost-effective calling […]

By Tris Hussey -- 3 comments

May 9th, 2007

iGTD-GTD app for the Mac

Saw this app this week (maybe last?) for GTD on the Mac:
It seems there’s more Getting Things Done inspired software packages out there than there are Flash games littering the web. It’s understandable; GTD has become the geek mantra for productivity, and finding the right tool to suit your GTD needs is like searching for […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

May 1st, 2007

MindManager 7 announced-steady improvement on a great tool

Man I’ve been dying to blog about this for over a month.  I’ve been in the private beta test of the new MindManager 7 Pro.  If you’re a MM fan, this is a good upgrade.  Must upgrade?  If you use Office 2007, I’d say yeah.
The new MM 7 Pro is officially coming out May 30.  […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

April 26th, 2007

iPig-Another WiFi Hotspot VPN Solution to Try

I’m rarely completely satisfied with my software or hardware choices.  I’m always on the lookout for the newer, better, faster, easier tools out there.  This is good for you, of course, because I’ll tell you when I find them (if they fit this blog clearly).
As you know security at public WiFi hotspots is something that […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

April 25th, 2007

EverNote 2.0 and Evernote Outlook Extension Beta Released

I’ve been testing EverNote 2 beta for some time now, just a little while ago (last week I think), I got a ping that EverNote 2 was final and I should download the new version (actually throughout the beta period I received notices to update, which I very much appreciated).  Here a portion of the […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

April 23rd, 2007

Give LeapTag a try for info goodness

I wrote about LeapTag for the Blog World Expo Blog, but if you weren’t following my conference coverage (shame on you), read my review.
Okay, done?  Great.  Now this is a cool tool that, while still in beta, you should give shoot.  It’s different.  It’s interesting.  And I’m finding some cool stuff faster with it.
My review goes […]

By Tris Hussey -- 0 comments

April 14th, 2007

Microsoft releases patch for Outlook 2007, speed boost promised

We’ve been complaining, we’ve been trying to do what we can to improve things (including disabling most fun plugins), but Outlook 2007 has been dogged with performance problems since it debuted (actually in complaints started in beta).  Microsoft has finally released a patch for Outlook 2007 that is supposed improve the performance issues:
Microsoft indicated that […]

By Tris Hussey -- 1 comment

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