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Back To School Guide

Image © Tory Byrne The new academic year is approaching, and so I thought I would write a back to school guide. However; a few weeks ago, I found a post that I don’t think I could beat for useful back to school advice. The post is “Back to School Advice You Won’t Find in Your Freshman Handbook” on Cal Newport’s “Study Hacks” blog. It offers a humorous, yet true look at freshers week...

Your Ultimate School Year Begins Now! (A Motivatio...

Wow. Can you believe the summer is almost over? What did you do? Did you travel? (I spent the whole summer in Nigeria. It was interesting both in a good and a bad way.) Did you sleep in? Or did you stay up late every night catching up on all those exciting infomercials you missed during the school year? Well I hope you had a great time, and made every single day count, because now, you’ve got to start thinking about...

ChangeThis Manifesto: Presentation Revolution

Although at GearFire we pride ourselves in being the content, not just a way of getting to the content, I found something that I could not resist sharing with you, it is a “manifesto” on ChangeThis about presentation skills called: “Presentation Revolution: Changing the Way the World Does Presentations” The idea of ChangeThis is to circulate ideas that challenge what is generally accepted,...

GearFire reviewed on Bloggy Award

I would like to thank Bloggy Award for their recent review of GearFire. Bloggy Award review blogs of all topics and every month award some of the best blogs they have seen with either a gold or silver award. For anyone joining us from Bloggy Award website, welcome to the site! If your looking for where to start, our sidebar to the right shows a list of recent posts and our most popular posts. With regards to our actual...

Software Review: Q10

Q10 is a minimalistic word processor. By minimalistic, I mean it strongly resembles a type writer, with a few added extras such as word counts, timers and editing. The twist to this piece of software is that it works in full screen, in addition to being simple. This makes it great for when you just cannot focus, it’s designed not to come with the bells and whistles of other word processors that just distract us from...