A friend recently turned me on to one cool application that let’s me listen to synchronized music from all my networked devices at the same time. This is likely one of the coolest software enhancements I’ve made to my home listening experience in a long time.
I write a lot. Blog posts, proposals, reports, reviews, email…you get the picture. Often times I end up creating new documents that share similar format or content, and I cut-and-paste from older docs into newer ones. But I’m lazy, and always looking for easier ways to get the job done… I’m Lazy Over the past […]
Well I’ve done it again. My desktop was running Windows 7 Release Candidate (7100) and on March 1st, was set to turn into an über-annoyance machine unless I installed a full retail version of Win7. So I took the plunge… …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future […]
Well, being the cutting edge kinda guy that I am, I had the Windows 7 release candidate (RC) on my system from the first day it was released. Of course, that means that I was enjoying all the Windows 7 goodness on my system, with the knowledge that I’d eventually have to upgrade to the […]
Last year I delcared Songbird, the multi-platform media player and organizer the Best Music Player Ever. Now, there’s a challenger for the title, at least in the Windows / PC arena; MediaMonkey. …more This post is an excerpt from one of my weekly posts on the Future Shop Techblog. Check out the full post here.
Lately I’ve been trying to keep my windows desktop icon and clutter free. In my case, this has meant that I’ve been saving less to my desktop (my default save-to location) and more to working directories. And, since a cluttered desktop reflects a cluttered mind, I like to think of this as a bit of […]
I like Windows 7. But there’s one thing that I noticed missing right off the top, a network activity monitor in the Taskbar. Sure, you could ad a gadget/widget thingie to the desktop, but when you’re working on something, odds are you’re at full-screen resoulution and the monitor is behind whatever y ou’re working on. […]