Having recently started using a treadmill desk, I wanted to automate actions on OS X as I switched from the regular desk to the treadmill. For example, turn on Bluetooth, switch the audio output device, etc. Sure, I can do that by creating an Automator script I’d run somehow, but I was curious to see if I could make it […]
I started running a few months ago, with Runkeeper as my running app. The UI made sense, the audio cues were useful, and I liked the fact that friends were using it too and sharing their efforts. Yet, too often my runs appeared like this: I’m inclined to blame the phone’s GPS, but I expect the app to be […]
Soluto recently launched a private beta of their new web based PC “anti-frustration” software, and it’s brilliant. The dashboard is simply gorgeous and filled with useful information and action items – here are a few screenshots: After using it today to optimize my Mom’s laptop, I’m going to get the PC version installed in all […]
To update this application, sign in to the account you used to purchase it. If you’re signed in and still get this error message when trying to update an app in the Mac App Store, you can workaround it by removing the application completely, and doing a fresh install.
This is a followup to a previous post about window management tools for OS X. I’ve recently started using a 2nd external monitor connected to my laptop (using Plugable’s DisplayLink Adapter). Since I was switching from laptop only to laptop + 2 external displays at least once a day, I needed to figure out a […]
It took me some time to find these great apps, so I figured a mention might help others: Shift It enables easy moving and resizing of windows using the keyboard (expands the concept of Aero Snap) Afloat will let you keep windows on top, adjust window transparency and much more. In case you’re wondering, they’re […]
Fring just announced their client now support Skype video calls on symbian mobile phones. If you have an always-on computer at home (and a webcam), you can set up a Skype client on an auto-answer and auto-video mode. To check out what’s going at home, just initiate a Skype video call.Â Pretty neat!
Here’s how to set up Google Tasks as a desktop app: Get Prism (pc) or Fluid (mac) Set up a new app using the following URL: https://mail.google.com/tasks/canvas Get a fancy icon If you’re using Android, download gTasks from the market.