A new Firefox Add-On from Infinimedia, TwitBin, takes these previous platforms to the next level with a custom inline application of Twitter that just works.
Sometimes it’s the simplest things, and TwitBin cuts right to the chase: you get your Twitter messages down the left hand side of your Firefox window, broken up by color. A text box is provided for the addition of your own Twitters: no post this button is provided, Infinimedia thought this one through and knew that most people understand the concept of hitting ENTER.
Here is one of the coolest tricks of Audacity DVR. The screen for recording an audio message has certain fields. As you would expect, you will have a field to record the name or title of your voice recording. This is normal and expected, but what is not is the email look up field. This field allows you to look up any of your contacts and input their email into that field. What next? Well, when you get home & hotsync, the desktop companion will automatically email that person that voice recording.
MindMeister – Supports all the standard features of a classic mind mapping tool – only online, and with as many simultaneous users as you like.
This piece of Mac software instantly catches my interest with a simple idea I’ve yet to see in other ToDo list managers.
Not only does DoIt [formerly ToDo] categorize your tasks, set with priorities and deadlines; it also associates each todo with a URL, address book contact or file on your computer.
Ideas are a funny thing. I love getting them. As a serial entrepreneur, I’m always looking for the next thing. I’ve got my head in the clouds. I’ve had plenty of bad ideas, and a few good ones. But it wasn’t the fact that some of my ideas weren’t that great that killed them. It was the fact that I didn’t know where to start developing them.
First up, what is a ticklerfile? The 43folders-wiki describes as follows:a Tickler File consists of a series of 43 file folders: 12 monthly and 31 daily folders. Items are filed in a folder corresponding to when the item will need to be handled, thus reminding or “tickling” the user about it. These items might be action reminders, bills, receipts, reports, letters, or any number of other things.
Heuristics are rules intended to help you solve problems. When a problem is large or complex, and the optimal solution is unclear, applying a heuristic allows you to begin making progress towards a solution even though you can’t visualize the entire path from your starting point.