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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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Mini Stove

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Rome2Rio, a Vehicle-Agnostic Travel Site, Launches

A new travel site called Rome2Rio launches today, the brainchild of two ex-Microsoftemployees, Michael Cameron and Bernard Tschirren. The site’s main innovation? It’s vehicle agnostic, in a way–you tell it you want to go from A to B, and it’ll tell you what combination of car, plane, train, or ferry you need to take. In that […]

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Guardly for iPhone: Your Personal Mobile Emergency Response System

As mobile phones become more ubiquitous, they are undoubtedly changing how we respond to and record crises. We can report emergencies and call for help in real-time, rather than having to drive to the nearest phone. But we haven’t really built these networks out fully and taken advantage of all the power of the mobile […]

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280 daily diary

280daily is quite possibly the future of consistent journaling and the easiest way to create a searchable archive of your life. Secure, completely private, encrypted and safe. How could you put 280daily to use? Below are 7 possibilities. Journal. Realistically keep a journal, 280 characters only takes 2 minutes! Travelling. You’re too busy having fun […]

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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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Build Project Management Gantt charts with Gantto

Anybody who’s ever managed a project, whether online or off, knows how invaluable a Gantt chart can be. For project managers looking for a Web-based alternative to the industry standard Microsoft Project for creating Gantt charts, one option might be Gantto, a Y Combinator-funded startup that recently went into private beta. Gantto offers an intuitive […]

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Online free converter for video, audio, images and documents

If you’re looking for a one-stop web-based tool for converting media from one format to another Online-Convert supports dozens of conversions including obscure formats often overlooked by other web-based converters. Give it a try, it is free.

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Flowdock: keep your team organised

Flowdock is a web based project management tool that helps you keep your team organized and up-to-date with no effort. Similiar tools include yammer, Google wave or SociaWwork. Flowdock is similar to google wave, with strong focus on tagging. The best way for you to understand how it works it to watch their video:

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CloudApp: sharing files in the cloud elegantly

CloudApp allows you to share images, links, music, videos and files. Here is how it works: choose a file, drag it to the menubar and they take care of the rest. Thy provide you with a short link automatically copied to your clipboard that you can use to share your upload with co-workers and friends. Additionally you can view, track and delete files […]

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Task Management in the Cloud

I just finished reading the 37signals book reWork. It is a very interesting book that I recommend. If you are one of these guys living in the cloud, using google docs, or zoho, online calendars… then you probably also use online task management tools. Maybe you are happy to use your outlooks todo lists, or […]

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Paperless post: evite alternative

I have blogged about evite in the past and now I have to mention it again. Traditionally people organize events by sending emails to everybody, having private one-on-one conversations for specific things, and at the end, if it is a big event, you don’t know who is going, who is bringing what etc… There are […]

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WooRank: Website analysis tool

Wonder what google and others see in a website? Try WooRank, you will get a ton of information about a website.

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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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Forvo: the pronunciation guide. All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers

Forvo: the pronunciation guide. All the words in the world pronounced by native speakers.

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