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Productivity Links – the best from around th...

How to Clear Your Memory without Restarting – Not quite as effective as the real thing, but it has a noticable impact on computer sluggishness. How Google Docs can save your life -Definitely one of the strongest advantages of Google Docs. Unfortunately, I can’t roll without offline access, so until it gets Google Gears support, I’ll be watching from MS Word. 10 Ways to Save a Lost Word .doc – a must...

Student Tool: Increase Your Organization with 30Bo...

This web 2.0 app is very unique. It is sort of a webOS/calendar/social networking mashup. The calendar is great, a nice and usable UI, and it is very snappy – not something you see in all web 2.0 apps. 30Boxes calendar looks to me like a matured project, as everything is very fluent and sensible. You can add events at the click of a mouse button, and have reminders sent to you via SMS (depending on if your provider...

Power Trio: Make the most out of Your Electrical S...

Make the most out of your home electrical system with these three useful gadgets: The 360 Electrical outlet This handy electrical outlet cover (correct me if this isn’t the official name) allows the single outlets to rotate which gives you the potential to connect even your two bulkiest transformers on one cover. (North American outlets only) Rated: 15A, 125V UL Listed design Receptacles “click and hold”...

Quick Tip: Never Talk to a Corporate Answering Mac...

In an effort to lower costs, most large companies now use automated answering machines to handle the bulk of their calls. It may be annoying for the customer to “press 3 for purchase inquiry”, but the fact is most calls can be handled this way, and so it is a great way for companies to save money. But what do you do when you absolutely must talk to a human being? For that, use 1800Shortcuts. 1800Shortcuts is a...

Top Academic Software for the Windows-based Studen...

Thatcollegekid has posted the top three academic apps for Macs. This was supposed to be a little double-post between us, but I was on a trip over the weekend, and I didn’t get my part finished in time. With a slight delay, i present to you the top 3 academic applications for students who use windows. 1. Microsoft OneNote – OneNote is an invaluable tool to me, and one that I use every day. This year I have really...