Archive for the ‘task management’ Category

ZipList is a service that helps you quickly throw together your shopping list in a seriously organized manner.  You can use it at home on your computer or on the go on your mobile phone. You can create many lists and each item that you add will automatically be placed into the correct category of […]


Remember the days of sending out real paper invitations to your friends and then waiting patiently by the phone for them to call with their response?  OK, so some of you are probably too young to remember those days, which is unfortunate since it’s a much more personal way to introduce your event to your […]


Siri is a virtual personal assistant that lives in your iPhone.  It can help you find a place to get a bite to eat, show you movie listings, and even remind you to call your Mom on her birthday. You have two options when using Siri – You can type out what you’re looking for […]


1DayLater is an application that allows you to track the hours you work on projects, the distance you drive everyday, money you spend on groceries, hours you put in at the gym, and anything else you can squeeze into a day. Using 1DayLater is extremely easy – Enter in hours, mileage, or money spent and […]


MemorizeNow is yet another application that I wish existed when I was still in school.  It helps you remember short and long  phrases of text by training your brain how to read the phrases with different words removed in each sequence.  This can be used for something as simple as word definitions to long speeches […]


I finally got around to checking out Google Search integration with Gmail today and it turned out to be more useful than I had anticipated. You see, I’m getting ready for my Mom to come visit me in San Francisco this weekend and now, instead of copying and pasting numerous Google search results of places […]


First of all, let me say that I will try to make this my last post (for a while) about anything wedding related. It just so happens that I received a note from the founders of MyWeddingBinder yesterday and after using it a bit today, I really feel that it is a very useful tool. […]


Google City Tours is a Labs project that has some pretty helpful features for people planning a trip to an unfamiliar city.  You can begin by entering in the name or address of the place where you’ll be staying.  From there, Google City Tours will load a map with various points of interest that you […]


Thinkmeter gives you a way to quickly get opinions and advice from friends, family and co-workers. You can ask for opinions on anything from what color to paint your kitchen to what to buy your Mom for her birthday – and you don’t even need to sign up to use it. If you do sign […]


Creating multiple profiles in your Netflix account isn’t new – but it’s something that I found myself setting up for my (soon to be permanent!) other half yesterday.  He was logged into my Netflix account checking to see what I had coming up in my queue, but then he started clicking on watch instant videos […]