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insync: it is ok to break up with dropbox

I heard about insync on twitter not too long ago. It caught my attention the fact they sell themselves as a Dropbox killer, I had to try. Insync (http://insynchq.com) is, like Dropbox, a little program you can install in a mac or pc even if you are not an admin (which for my work laptop […]

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GTD: Todos, Task managers… PART 2

I had promised for a while that I would write a second part to the GTD To Do review I did some time ago. Well, here it is. It is not going to be so deep as the one I did back in September 2010, simply because I don’t have too much time to write […]

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thesixtyone – Let the Listeners Decide

Record executives and radio DJs may have controlled what made it onto record store shelves in the past, but a web-app called thesixtyone is helping its users decide for themselves what they want to listen to now. With a goal of helping young artists get discovered, thesixtyone has created a way for music lovers to […]

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Sparrow, new email client for Mac

I came across a new email client for Mac: Sparrow Sparrow is in beta (v6) and it is free. It works with Google and Google apps, and the advantages that has over Mac Mail is that you can archive and see labels, pretty much like you see it in the web, with conversations, etc…. It is beautiful, […]

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GTD: Todos, Task managers… iPhone, desktop, cloud… no perfect solution

Objective: I would like to mange my Getting Things Done (GTD) using a task manager (or todo manager) that: Most of the inputs will be on my mobile device: now an iPhone, but in the future probably android. That it can be done offline on my phone when I am roaming, it is synchronized. Synchronization […]

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Annotate web sites and pdf. Keep organized.

Nowadays we spend more time surfing the Internet than sleeping. Some of us work hooked in a browser, searching for information and managing it, and believe me, to keep track of relevant information is not an easy task. Before we use to have cabinets where we stored our papers, now we have bookmarks, and other […]

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what’s next in mobile: windows phone 7 series brings something good

I have been using windows OS for mobile phone for ages. I started with the famous Qtek s100 (magician) since 2003. Then I upgraded to the p3330 (artemis) with GPS included. From my dear p3300 I changed to the iPhone first generation, then iPhone 3g and currently iPhone 3GS. Up to now windows mobile has […]

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OpenTable: booking restaurants online

There is a very cool service called OpenTable. OpenTable is the leading supplier of reservation, table management and guest management software for restaurants plus www.opentable.com, the world’s most popular website for making restaurant reservations online. With more than 12,000 customers throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, United Kingdom, Germany, France, Spain and Japan, the OpenTable hardware […]

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Siri: a personal assistant for your iPhone

You’re busy. Between meetings, social events, and hopefully a workout or two, your schedule’s packed. Don’t you wish you could hand off simple tasks so you could have more time to play? Take a look at Siri, your personal assistant. Just like a real assistant, Siri understands what you say, accomplishes tasks for you and adapts to […]

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location based apps: the future

I have talked in the past about location based apps. Now google targets your searches depending on your location. New browsers ask you if you allow them to know where you are so the results are more location based, and not only traditional searches but more and more real time social network news from twitter […]

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iTunes alternative for android… and the rest

doubleTwist is a iTunes clone to sync your android, palm pre, blackberry or in fact up to more than a hundred devices. It looks like iTunes, and you can buy music directly from amazon. If you have a nexus one, give it a try.

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Internet in 2009: wrap up

What happened with the Internet in 2009? How many websites were added? How many emails were sent? How many Internet users were there? This post will answer all of those questions and many more. Prepare for information overload, but in a good way. We have used a wide variety of sources from around the Web. […]

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Diet and exercise. Calorie counters. iPhone apps.

I have put on weight lately and since two days ago I am trying to actively loose is, but this time by eating better and controlling my caloric intake. I have been researching online solutions with iPhone apps and there are quite a bit. Well normally I keep track of my weight with an apple […]

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Brainstorming online tools

I have blogged in the past about prezi, and I think is one of the coolest presentation tools out there. I would like to share a couple of other brainstorming tools that might be useful for your thinking processes: Prezi xmind bubbl.us

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Is this where advertising is going?

Many times you have wondered who the hell reads the adds in websites and other places. You just skip them or close them, so you wonder how can the companies pay to advertise… Nowadays mass advertising is transforming into custom advertising. Google does so in its add sense and gmail. I would say it might […]

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