#hottoppix for June 20, 2011

Things we've been tracking in the past 24 hours... Take Your Show on the Road With the Right Mobile Office Tools June 20, 2011   Why You Should Repeat One Digit in Your Phone's 4-Digit Lockscreen PIN [Security] June 20, 2011   Five Steps for Getting More Facebook Fans June 19, 2011   Optimize the … Continue reading #hottoppix for June 20, 2011

What browser do you use?

Image via Wikipedia Firefox is my primary browser, although I use them all... "What makes Firefox different? Most importantly, we’re open. That means anyone around the world (and we have thousands of experts watching our back) is able to look into our code and find any potential weak spots in our armor.  And when we … Continue reading What browser do you use?

Netscape; Official Support Ended on March 1st, 2008…

Somehow this escaped my attention... "Given AOL's current business focus and the success the Mozilla Foundation has had in developing critically-acclaimed products, we feel it's the right time to end development of Netscape branded software. Read the history page for more details about this decision." Home :: The Netscape Archive  It's the end of an … Continue reading Netscape; Official Support Ended on March 1st, 2008…

Firefox or Chrome; which one should I use?

Image via CrunchBaseThis question is NOT a slam dunk! Also, you may be surprised to know that the answer depends on what computer platform you use..."Which Should I Use on Windows: Firefox or Chrome? There's no short answer to this question, really, since neither browser is clearly better, so instead of a straight out "Use … Continue reading Firefox or Chrome; which one should I use?

Maintaining “Inbox Zero” with Google Apps

Image via CrunchBaseThis is the article I wish I had written about how Google Apps, Remember the Milk and Firefox work together to make you more productive in email..."If I have more than 30 unread messages at any one time, I break into a cold sweat. So as a result, until recently I couldn’t imagine … Continue reading Maintaining “Inbox Zero” with Google Apps

Tactic #4: Use an external blog editor

Last week I covered tactic #3 in the tactics and tools series: blogging. Assuming that all my clients and readers went out and immediately launched a new blog by now you're thinking to yourself 'there's got to be an easier way'. That easier way is to use a blog editor. Not just any blog editor; … Continue reading Tactic #4: Use an external blog editor

I love ‘Remember the Milk’!

Image via CrunchBaseThe hosted task management system with the funny name is one of my favorite tools. Just this morning as I was hacking through my todo list, I tweeted that I was reminded what a great tool it is. Then, as fate would have it, I saw this post commemorating their 4th bday..."Four years … Continue reading I love ‘Remember the Milk’!

Tactic #1: Master Firefox!

Image via CrunchBase First, what's this nonsense about 'Tightening your Tribe'? Well, it's a reference to Seth Godin's social media masterpiece 'Tribes'. As I read the book, I really enjoyed the strategic discussion but found any reference to practical, tactical tools was missing. I therefore decided to create a series of posts on tools that … Continue reading Tactic #1: Master Firefox!


Image via Wikipedia ...for three main reasons: speed, extensibility, and safety. I found this great post this morning on "6 Reasons Why Mozilla Firefox Is Safe" and I want to share it with you... "While statistics put Internet Explorer clearly ahead as the most widely used web browser, it’s clear to many people that it … Continue reading I