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“HELP!! My Mom Can’t Send An Attachment!” (DemoGirl Special)

If you have not-so-techie parents, grandparents, or even (gasp!!) friends, then you may have heard these words before: “Whadda ya mean, attach it in an email?  Where do I attach it?  I don’t even know where it went on my computer! No, no, I’ll just print out the page and send it to you in [...]

Map Runs and Create an Easy-to-Update Fitness Blog with RunThere

When I first moved to San Francisco I lived just 2 blocks from Golden Gate Park.  I would go running there about 4 or 5 times a week, usually taking one of the same 3 routes that I had discovered (yes, I discovered them, they’re mine).  By the time I got home I would assume [...]

Keep Track of Borrowed Stuff with Rentoni

Never a borrower or a lender… well, you know the saying.  But maybe there is a way to feel more comfortable lending out your brand new digital camera to your neighbor.  Rentoni helps you keep track of your lending and borrowing habits. Sign up is free and you can quickly start adding items and people to [...]

No Stamp, No Problem With Snailmailr

Who doesn’t love to get a letter in the mail?  It may not be the most environmentally friendly way to contact someone, but once-in-a-while it’s nice to get some correspondence the old fashioned way.  Snailmailr offers a service that will help you keep in touch with someone even if you don’t happen to have an [...]

Web Based Screencast Software: Screenr Vs. Screenjelly

Last week I reviewed Screenjelly, a service that allows you to create screencasts that can be sent to Twitter.  This week there’s a new kid on the block, Screenr, so I thought I’d give it a whirl to see  how the two compared.  A lot like Screenjelly, Screenr allows you to quickly and easily create [...]

Firefox Only: Add a Retweet Button to your Twitter Account Now with Better Twitter

Better Twitter is a user script that runs using the Firefox Extension Greasemonkey.  It adds a retweet button to updates, enables auto-load to your Twitter stream, and shows in-line conversations of “in reply to” tweets. You need to have Greasemonkey installed in order to install Better Twitter, but then you’ll be able to reply to tweets [...]

Create And Share Screencasts Instantly With Screenjelly

Screenjelly is a handy tool that allows you to record your screen and then instantly tweet, email, or simply upload your creation. It gives you a great way to quickly show your Mom how to add her profile pic to her Facebook page, or to simply show off new features of your Web application.  [...]

Get Your Resume Ready Quickly With JobSpice

I first have to say, that I love the name of this Web site — JobSpice.  I don’t know why, but I just love saying it! I’ve been lucky enough to have a job that I love and I’ve had that job for more than 13 years.  But if you are out there and you need [...]

Give Your Junk Away To Someone Who Really Wants It With Listia

Listia is a service that allows you to post items that you want to give away and then allows other users to bid on the item using a type of point system. The idea is, that instead of using the ‘free’ section on a site like craigslist to get rid of stuff you don’t need,  you [...]

Create and Share Your Social Calendar with Dingbee

Dingbee is a web-based social calendar that lets you quickly add events and share them with your followers.  The set up is easy — just sign in or connect with Facebook Connect. You can quickly add your own events and even set up recurring events.  If your events are public, your followers can view them and [...]

Bookmark or Open Multiple Links with Firefox Add-On Multi Links

Have you ever been reading an article and found that there were multiple links you were interested in following?  I know, it can be time consuming to open each one individually — well, maybe not so much, but anything that can speed up this process is something I am interested in.  Which is why after [...]

Create and Manage Invoices Online With Invoicera

Invoicera provides users with a quick and easy way to manage online billing.  The site offers a very basic free account, or you can go with a paid account — ranging in price from $7/mo. to $149/mo. The site itself is fairly easy to use.  I did have to search around a bit to find out [...]

Online Business Card + About Me Page + RSS Feed = gives you a really easy way to create an online business card containing links to all of your online profiles. doesn’t stop there though – you can also add contact information, an ‘about me’ section, and RSS feeds. When you sign up, you’ll select a custom URL.  Mine is  You can then add [...]

GButts Gets You To The Google Service You Need, With One Click

GButts is a Firefox Add-on that allows you to create a single menu loaded with all of your favorite Google services. After you install it you can choose to have an icon for each service displayed or a drop down from the Google logo (which is what I chose).  You can select as many, or as [...] Feeds You News About Topics You Choose is a type of news feed dashboard that allows you to select specific topics that interest you, and create a page filled with articles and images about those topics. You don’t need to sign up for anything in order to get started.  Just select a bunch of topics that you want to read about – [...]

Quickly Create and Share Lists With Itumz

I was reading MakeUseOf today and a word in one of their titles caught my eye.  The word was list — I saw that word and, of course, I clicked through to check out list-creating Web site itumz. Itumz is a web-based tool that lets you quickly create lists and then share them with others via [...]

Discover And Collect The Best Videos From All Over The Web With Magma

Magma gives you a way to discover, collect, share, and comment on videos from all across the Web.  It’s in private beta as of now, but I got an invite and took it for a spin this morning.  So far, I really like what I see. When you first log into your account, you’ll see the [...]

Testing Out ‘Labs’ In Your Google Calendar

If you use Google Calendar then you may have noticed the little green labs icon up near your settings.  This is where Google is allowing you to test out some features that may or may not get pushed through as permanent fixtures in Google Calendar.  As of now there are six features:  Adding a background [...]

Fonolo Helps You Bypass Annoying Phone Menus And Records Your Calls

You know when you call certain businesses and you’re given the warning, “Your call may be recorded to ensure quality service” or something of that nature?  Well, the team at Fonolo is giving you that very same power.  Not only that, but you can completely bypass all of the annoying phone menus and access the [...]

I Wandered Into ZooLoo and I Could Not Find My Way Out

Have you been wondering where I’ve been?  I stumbled upon ZooLoo last week and I couldn’t seem to find my way out.  Not really… but I couldn’t seem to get a screencast to come in under seven minutes.  I’ve been tinkering a bit and I got the demo down to a reasonable level.  What is [...]

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