Archive for August, 2009

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  Screencasts […]

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 […]

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,  […]

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 […]

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 […]