On today's show, we give out SUV advice, oil change recommendations, answer the burning question about using regular or premium gasoline, and of course LOL cars.Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 013 SHOW NOTES
Catch Notes is a robust, yet simple notepad app that lets you keep track of your ideas using text notes, voice notes, camera notes, and more. Use it in conjunction with a free Catch.com account to sync your notes to the cloud and access them from anywhere.
The Catch Notes interface is super clean and refreshingly intuitive, with all of its basic functions laid out as icons on the Home screen. My notes brings you to all of your work. Tags lets you search your notes using hash-designated keywords. Settings lets you customize certain features. And the rest of … Read more
Note Everything falls somewhere between a basic, single-purpose notepad app and a richer, do-it-all note taker like Evernote. It's solid and stable, and, depending on the functionality you seek, it might be just what you're looking for.
Once you get started, the first thing you may notice is that Note Everything can punch out several different types of notes including Text notes, Paint notes, Voice notes, and Barcode notes. If you install the free Everything GDocs companion app, you'll even be able to import Google documents as notes (as well as export notes to Google Docs). If … Read more
More than just your basic notepad, the ColorNote app for Android takes your jotting to another level. You can set it to launch either to the default Workspace screen, where you create and organize notes, or the Calendar screen, where you keep track of any ColorNote notifications. Then, once you're done scrawling away, you can share your notes via any of your device's installed applications (Twitter, Facebook, SMS, Gmail, and so on).
When creating a note, you can choose from two styles: Text, for most uses, or Checklist, for bullet-style entries that can be checked off. Change the … Read more
AK Notepad for Android is your basic, bare-bones notepad app. The interface is clean, and using it couldn't be simpler. Open up the program and click "Add note" to get started. Once you're done typing away, you can set a reminder alarm for the note, or share it via any of your device's installed applications (Twitter, Facebook, SMS, Gmail, and so on). To prioritize a note, just pin it to your Home screen for one-touch access.
The Settings screen lets you tinker with fonts, font size, and horizontal line display. And if you use the … Read more
Self-service checkout is for suckers. The future of grocery shopping is a robotic clerk/bagger developed by Willow Garage. Eric and Donald also argue over the best way to spend $500, the best ball-based game machine to alienate you from your loved ones, and the cheapest X-Wing fighter ever made.
In this week's episode, we answer your questions on car alarms, bluetooth audio streaming, and what is synthetic oil?Subscribe with iTunes (audio) Subscribe with iTunes (video) Subscribe with RSS (audio) Subscribe with RSS (video) EPISODE 012 SHOW NOTES
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TimeTable is a low-cost tool that works with iCal to help you track your hours, so you know exactly how much time you've spent on particular tasks--which can be especially handy for consultants and anyone else who tracks their time for billing purposes.
TimeTable has a simple, multipane interface that plugs right into your iCal data: You see your iCal calendars on the left, which you can select or deselect, and a list of events with date, duration, and title on the right (and you can add a dozen different columns in all, including notes and start and end … Read more
ZoneAlarm SocialGuard (download) from Check Point Software Technologies is a Windows program released today that allows parents to monitor children's Facebook activities to see if they're bullying, being bullied, friending strangers, or engaging in potentially dangerous online activities.
No stealth mode For parents to monitor their kid's profile, the child has to sign in once with his or her Facebook user name and password. That password is not passed on to the parent and the parent can't actually see the child's profile or what they're posting. Instead they get alerts of anything that the … Read more
SocialGuard is part of a relatively new and burgeoning field of desktop apps that look to address growing parental concerns about how to keep children safe online in the Facebook age. It does a remarkable job of balancing cost with useful tools, although parents should be warned: SocialGuard is designed to make kids safer while encouraging communication, not impose draconian restrictions on your children's Facebook activity.
From the makers of the ZoneAlarm firewall, SocialGuard is a desktop client with deep hooks into Facebook. The company wants parents to use it as a starting place to encourage communication about online … Read more