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Installing an iPad 2 in the dashboard of your truck

This isn’t a “how-to” but more of a “whoa, that’s awesome!” kind of video.  This guy obviously does these kinds of modifications for a living,…

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Student sells in place in line for the iPad 2; earns $900

If you have nothing to do and there’s a hot Apple product coming out in a few days, here’s a way to make some money…

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Cool new iPhone app to allow the blind to “see” money

This is just cool.  An new iPhone app called the “LookTel Money Reader” allows blind users to point the app at any piece of American…

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Another great way to keep a clean inbox: Gmail Smart Labels

If you suffer from email overload, you need to be using Gmail (or Google Apps for your business).  There are simply too many awesome tools…

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Should you get a netbook or a tablet?

Netbook or tablet? With all of my talk about the Motorola Xoom lately, you’d think my answer would be “tablet”, but it’s not that easy…

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Google Navigation now routes around traffic automatically

I’m a big fan of Google Navigation, which is a big part of my “Droid X and Ford SYNC are awesome” post. Now, the Navigation…

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How to crop and resize images in Windows

I often have people ask how they can quickly crop and/or resize pictures in Windows.  I use a free program called Paint.net (found at getpaint.net)…

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Pushing your Xoom or iPad 2 to the TV

If you already read my post comparing the Xoom to the iPad 2 and you still are trying to decide, here is a bit more…

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Why I love Google Voice

It’s taken me a few years to make the transition, but I’m really starting to love Google Voice.  If you’re not familiar with what Google…

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Don’t be everything – just be awesome

As I’ve been building my business for the past few years, various personal weaknesses have shown up.  Some of them, like my lack of organization,…

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Why are churches so far behind?

I was recently asked a question, based on this chart: If [that chart] is true, then why are churches so far behind in web site…

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How to make your Gmail much more secure

Google has always worked hard to make sure Gmail is secure and they’ve done a great job with it.  However, with so many people having…

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Facebook makes some nice upgrades to their Pages

A while back, I covered the difference between Facebook profiles, pages and groups.  In a nutshell, “profiles” are for people, “pages” are for organizations, and…

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Why don’t you have an iPad?

I enjoy tech gadgets, and I tend to have quite a few of them.  I have a variety of computers, a Flip video camera, a…

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It takes time to make time

One of the complaints I often hear about most of the productivity tools that I use is that people don’t have time for them.  I…

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