Give Gmail all-device “Mailbox-Style” Snooze Functionality Right Now (no add-on req’d)

Posted by on Sep 5, 2014 in updates | No Comments

Mailbox is awesome, but following the news that Dropbox added Condoleezza Rice to their Board of Directors (and Dropbox owns Mailbox), I found myself wanting something different.  What I loved most about Mailbox was the ability to snooze emails to some later date.  Come to find out, you can set this up with Gmail and it’s not […]

Phone Notifications on your computer with Android

Posted by on Mar 25, 2011 in updates | No Comments

This morning I’m totally digging Remote Notifier for Android. With this app, you can receive phone notifications on your PC or Mac (you can download the desktop app here). Once you have things set up, whenever your phone gets a notification, be it…

Google Chrome, Quickly Close the Download Bar

Posted by on Mar 22, 2011 in updates | No Comments

Google Chrome (or even better, Chromium) is a great browser. One annoyance for me, though was the download bar. You download something, the file finishes, but the bar remains, forever, until you actually mouse over and close it. There must be a fa…

Google Chrome: Shortcuts to websites from the URL bar

Posted by on Jun 24, 2010 in updates | No Comments

One thing I really like about Firefox is the ability to give keyword shortcuts to bookmarks. Just create a bookmark, and next to keyword, just add a short abbreviation to jump to that site later. Nice! Chrome does this too, but it’s a little bit h…

Tweaking the Chrome Bookmarks Toolbar

Posted by on Jun 24, 2010 in updates | No Comments

Power tip: Use CMD-SHIFT-B to quickly toggle turning your bookmarks toolbar off and on. Nice for getting a little extra vertical space when you need it.

On Chrome’s Lack of Native RSS Support

Posted by on Jun 17, 2010 in updates | No Comments

“Google Chrome is the only popular browser that doesn’t have native support for feeds: it doesn’t detect or preview feeds and it doesn’t let you subscribe to feeds using your favorite feed reader. Most of these features are available in Firefox, O…

Chrome’s “Pin Tab” Feature is Snazzy

Posted by on Jun 16, 2010 in updates | No Comments

See how twitter is grayed out? Neat.

YubNub: A keyboard lover’s dream

Posted by on May 25, 2010 in updates | No Comments

Then just try the following:y g google search termsy gmap Asheville NC to Chicago ILy imdb The Shiningy yelp Sushiy tweetit Your twitter updatey bitly http://a.long.url.that.you.want.to.shorten/wernwer/werknwer/ And some of the more advanced ones!…

How to turn Gmail in to the Ultimate Social Bookmarking Tool

Posted by on May 15, 2010 in updates | No Comments

I’ve been searching for the holy grail of bookmarking platforms. Something that will let me save bookmarks, tag them, send them to friends (and dialogue about them). Something that lets me and my friends collaborate on our bookmarks. I realized la…

Integrating Bit.ly in to Google Reader

Posted by on May 3, 2010 in updates | No Comments

It’s nice to be able to send items in Google Reader to friends via IM or by Twitter. By adding a “Send to” shortcut to bit.ly, this is even easier.1) Go to your Google Reader settings. Click on the Send To tab.2) At the bottom, click Create a Cust…