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Firedoodle – Whiteboard extension for Firefo...

Firedoodle allows you to use a web page like a whiteboard, highlighting text, circling important notes etc.. It's great for presentations, jotting down notes and other quick reminders. Firedoodle allows you to doodle on a seperate layer, and save and view them individually. Naturally you can play around with colours and brushes, but you need to be registered. It will seem a little clumsy but will definitly be a great...

Useful Student, GTD, and Organization Links –...

It's exam season, and everyone here at Gearfire is a bit stressed out. Expect to see a small drop in post frequency, and post length. Instead, you will likely see many link posts like this. Hopefully you will still be getting the tools and tips, just temporarily less commentary  from us. If your a student, you shouldn't be spending much time reading your feeds anyways!    Organize your  home with...

4 Steps for Using your Laziness to be More Product...

Laziness is the force that tells you not to do something because it's too much work. This is generally a bad thing, and people try to banish laziness. However, if used strategically, a little laziness could benefit you greatly. By identifying a bad habit, and making it very inconvenient, chances is are you will just get back to work, or kick the habit. Here are 4 steps for using laziness to be more productive.   1....

Stop those annoying start-up sounds with $1 or les...

I just read this post from Lifehacker, about how to easily silence your computer, with a jack from an old pair of headphones or earbuds. I've said before that I don't like simply mentioning someone else's post, but I have to make an exception here, as I have found this incredibly useful to me. As a student who is often on his laptop, I can see this applying to many readers.   Too many times I have had the...

Memorize and Study Online with Cue Flash

Whether it was for studying for that science exam or memorizing a sales pitch or speech, I would bet that everyone has used cue/flash cards at one point in their lives.  In my life, the only downside I have experienced using cue/flash cards is making them and keeping track of them.  CueFlash solves the latter.  CueFlash is an online tool for creating flash cards and organizing them into decks which you can...