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10 Simple Ways to Make Windows Load Faster

A year has passed, and your “brand new” computer isn’t running all that great anymore. It seems to take much longer to do anything, especially start up. Well fortunately for you, there are a couple ways to restore that fresh-from-the-box speed that you desire. These tips focus on improving start-up speed, but they also will help general system speed. 1. Scan for viruses and spyware. If your computer had a...

ThinkingRock + (Modded) PocketMod = the HipRock

My sophomore post will outline my current GTD implementation and how I integrated what I learned previously. If you read that article, you’ll know that my three requirements for a GTD implementation are: simplicity, portability, and integration. With those in mind, I present my implementation. ThinkingRock: aka “Home Base” You can read a review here. Suffice to say, ThinkingRock is made by GTD’ers...

7 Ways to Use your Computer More Efficiently

It is a simple fact that if your desk is clean and organized, usually you can work better and more efficiently there, because you know where everything is and there is nothing cluttering you. Same goes for your computer desktop. How to go about organizing and navigating your computer will greatly impact how effectively you can use it when you need to. I have achieved the perfect desktop for me, which includes never again...

Top 4 Reasons People’s Study Management Syst...

To most people, homework is a stressful, time-consuming annoyance. Not only does it take time to complete, but it severely limits other activities such as going out if you don’t do your work in advance. The solution to many is to build a study system, that will manage their workload and reduce stress and limitations. I know from personal experience that if these systems are not perfect, they will probably fail....

First Ever Student Productivity Blog Carnival is C...

You may have heard of Blog Carnivals, which are parties of sorts that are hosted on peoples blogs. Other bloggers in the same field can submit their articles to the carnival, to be displayed on the host’s page when the next blog carnival edition is released. What’s great about these carnivals is that it allows writers to pick their best posts to share with the world, it gets them a little extra publicity, and it...