Archive for the ‘Tools’ Category

If you’re a freelancer you may find it hard to determine a fair hourly rate to charge your clients and still make a decent living.  You don’t want to overcharge because you need to remain competitive – however, if you undercharge clients you won’t be able to to do things like pay rent and buy […]


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 […]


TabJump is an extension for Google Chrome that helps you manage your tabs.  After you install it you’ll see all of your most used tabs that are open, related tabs, and recently closed tabs.  You can also lock tabs – but since you can find recently closed tabs, this feature doesn’t seem all that necessary.  […]


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. […]


ShowMeWhatsWrong gives you the power to force your not-so-tech-savvy friends and family to show you what their problem is. All you need to do is head over to ShowMeWhatsWrong, enter in your name and valid email address and click on “Generate”.  You’ll get a link that you can send to your troubled friend and all […]


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 […]


As some of you may know, I’ve got wedding planning on the brain.  And it’s stressing me out.  A lot.  Thankfully there are a ton of online tools that are easing a bit of the stress.  I honestly don’t know how anyone planned a big event, like a wedding, without the help of the Internet.  […]


Google Chrome has a lot of Extensions worth checking out, but these are three that I find myself using throughout the day.  Don’t expect a lot of bells and whistles here, folks – these three Extensions just help me get things done a bit quicker.  Watch the screencasts that follow the brief introduction to see […]


My Weekly Browsing Schedule is a Firefox Add-on that allows you to create a schedule of when certain Websites should open in your browser. After you install it you just need to go to “tools” then select “My Weekly Browsing Schedule”.  A window will pop open so you can add the URLs to all of […]