Posts by tag: productivity

Gadgets August 21, 2015 posted by

Nymi Band – use your heartbeat instead of a password

Fingerprints are used to identify individuals in a variety of situations. After all, everybody is unique with their own special biological mix up. What if you could use your uniqueness as an access tool with more than just your fingerprint? The Nymi is a band that will let you use your own electrocardiogram as a biometric identifier.

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Nymi Band – use your heartbeat instead of a password
Free Software August 11, 2015 posted by

RefMe – simplify your references [FREEWARE]

Writing references for papers is really, really time consuming. There are (what feels like) a million different styles with their own rules. Even after doing it for years, it seems that you are always leaving something out. Stop the struggle and check out RefMe, the site that will manage your references for you.

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RefMe – simplify your references [FREEWARE]
Gadgets August 7, 2015 posted by

Automatic Food Canning System – take the work out canning

The Real Food Movement is all about cutting out processed food and replacing it with all natural yummies. The only problem with fresh food is that after a bit, it’s not so fresh anymore. Luckily there are various ways to save it, like canning. The Automatic Food Canning System helps you take all of the hassle out of canning while still preserving your food.

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Automatic Food Canning System – take the work out canning
Cool Web Apps & Sites August 4, 2015 posted by

theSkimm – the Cliff Notes of news

Keeping up with the news is hard. In our ever connected culture it seems like it’s either dominated by a single incident so you’re never sure what you’re missing or by a million different events so you’re sure you’re missing something. If it’s all too much (or too little) for you, check theSkimm, the daily newsletter that delivers all the top headlines right to your inbox.

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theSkimm – the Cliff Notes of news
future tech July 20, 2015 posted by

Sonder – a truly customizable keyboard

If you use your computer for anything other than the basics, chances are you’ve got shortcuts and hotkeys coming from all directions. You can buy a set of decals to remind you what keys make a new layer in Photoshop (Crl+Shift+N, you would think that would be easier) or you can invest in a keyboard you program with reminders. The Sonder is fully customizable keyboard for all of your computing needs.

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Sonder – a truly customizable keyboard