Category: software

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Diigo – Software I Use Every Day

Diigo (a “personal knowledge management tool”) is a browser extension that allows one to collect all sorts of information from across the web in a central repository where it can be easily accessed, shared,...

Local Production Environment Choices for WordPress: DesktopServer

Local Production Environment Choices for WordPress: DesktopServer

DesktopServer This product is essentially a WAMP / MAMP application that has been extended to include some additional WordPress oriented functionality. In its free version the customizations that stood out to me are its inclusion...

Setting Up A Development Workstation

Setting Up A Development Workstation

What Is This? I wrote this primarily for myself – sometimes I don’t remember everything I do when setting up a workstation for development purposes…it may be of interest to others. You’ll note that...

jpegMini: One Simple Step to a Faster Website

jpegMini: One Simple Step to a Faster Website

TLDR; If you have a website, you should be using jpegMini. It is an amazing tool that decreases the size of (JPEG) image files without decreasing the visual quality of the images. Why Does the Size...

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

The Travail of Canceling SugarSync: A How To.

[Update: 10/28/16 – Some international users of SugarSync have reported issues using the link I included in this post. Thanks to Bill & JN for an updated link that appears to work internationally as well:...

Now How Do I Use This Old Scanner Again? NAPS2!

Now How Do I Use This Old Scanner Again? NAPS2!

I have an old beast for a printer/scanner. It is nine years old in human years, which is like one hundred in technology years, but it gets the job done. One problem I’ve run...

Disarming My Smartphone.

Disarming My Smartphone.

The Backstory (Probably more than you need or want to know…but hey, I’m writing and you are reading – you can skip this section and I’ll never know) I have a rough time sleeping...

Free Caller ID for Your Android Smartphone

Free Caller ID for Your Android Smartphone

I hate the phone. I hate phone calls. I hate when I don’t know who is calling me – especially b/c that usually means it is a REALLY important call or that it is...