Category Archives: efficiency & organization

Gmail Tricks for Power Users

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Earlier this morning I read a list of Gmail tricks for “Power Users.” Needless to say this list consisted of tricks that a basic user should know. If you’re a Gmail user like me then you are always connected to what’s happening in your inbox. You may even have multiple accounts. Are you getting all there is to offer out of Gmail though? There are a lot of great tools with this service that will make your life a lot … Read More

HootSuite vs Tweetdeck vs Seesmic

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Hello all and Happy Friday! As the week is coming to a close I wanted to do a comparison of three great tools that help manage your Social networks. At the end I’ll wrap up everything you’ve learned about all these different services! So, before I jump into the pros and cons of these three services how about a brief summary of their purpose? Rather than jumping between your different networks, such as Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn you can create … Read More

What Else Does “The Cloud” Do?

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I was presented with an interesting question this past week that I wanted to touch on today about what Cloud Computing actually does. First, here is the question I’ll be answering today; “Besides storing data online and accessing it on the go what is the purpose of Cloud Computing?” This is very interesting to me because it seems the idea of Cloud Computing is that it is just a giant storage unit for data and that’s it. A little while … Read More

Should I Upgrade My Slow Computer Part 2

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So earlier this week I wrote the first part of this post, you can view that here. As I mentioned in the previous post, technology is constantly becoming out of date and these tips will help you keep your computer running smoothly and allow you to have a longer lasting machine! 1. Avoid saving things to your desktop. This will slow down your computer’s start-up time and will make your computer work a lot harder than it needs to. It’s perfectly … Read More

Should I Upgrade My Slow Computer?


Did you just buy a new, top of the line computer last month? Well, I’m sorry to say this but there is probably something better out now. Technology is improving at an almost frightening speed and it’s hard to stay ahead. Let me put this into perspective. In 2002 the largest hard drive you could get in a computer was 137 gigabyte, this was considered outstanding. Today over 4 terabyte hard drives are available, and that’s just hard drive space! … Read More

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