Timeline jquery plugin

Timeline jquery plugin
Remember my post on news timeline… well now its even easier to implement with Timeline, a jquery plugin for displaying linear date based events. It is really easy to use and it can pull in media from different sources such as Twitter, YouTube, Flickr, Vimeo, Google Maps or SoundCloud. Timeline uses as input either a Google ...

Phone + Camera + Tablet = Laptop 4

Phone + Camera + Tablet = Laptop
I love integrating stuff, either cloud like stuff (see Productivity Services 101, Multi-OS/device Task Management with toodledo), or hardware stuff (see ASUS PadFone). The trend was to have devices that do everything, like a phone that you can use to communicate with others, take photos or videos, browse the web, read news, check out a map, ...

Power by simplicity with ifttt 1

Power by simplicity with ifttt
With ifttt.com you can create tasks depending triggers from various channels on the basis of “If this then that”. Sounds very basic … and it is. Its power though comes from combining different channels giving its users the chance to automate a lot of processes done manually up to now. Classic example is when you are ...

Google maps directions for Cyprus 2

Google maps directions for Cyprus
At long last you can find your way in Cyprus with google maps. Directions have been enabled on their platform and the street coverage seems to be decent. You can search streets using both English or Greek names. Now everyone with moble internet and google maps on their phones have a GPS navigation system on ...

Tag your plug

Tag your plug
Being productive involves all aspects of life, whether its how you manage your tasks to how you manage your cables… as long as it makes your life easier.  Here’s an interesting solution for managing your cables. Just place some bread tags on your cables and write down what is connected there. Simple but really really ...

Another phone to tablet

Another phone to tablet
Seems another company is considering a phone to tablet duo. After Asus and CMIT Fujitsu jumps in the game with this beautiful idea.   Source: Yanko

Nobody’s perfect when it comes to pixels

Nobody's perfect when it comes to pixels
So it seems that even big old mighty Google makes mistakes on its UI. Take a look at this screenshoot from google calendar, you’ll see that the “All Day” lines are not aligned with the rest on the week view. Of course I had to do a full screen on a 1680 by 1050 resolution ...

Productivity Services 101 2

Productivity Services 101
I mentioned in a previous posts productivity tools that I use. By definition these tools or services must help me be more productive, thus they should be easy to use and take as little of my time as possible to administer. Some notion of automation should apply so as to save as much time as ...

Multi-OS/device Task Management with toodledo

Multi-OS/device Task Management with toodledo
Ever since I discovered that you could use the internet for task managenent (think yahoo calendar… just found out I had pending tasks from 2001 🙂 ), I was trying to figure out a workflow that would work for me. My requirements were simple… help me remember all of my tasks, keep track of all things I ...

Serial Progress Bar for ASP.NET 3.5

Serial Progress Bar for ASP.NET 3.5
There are many user controls in ASP.NET for a progress bar, but not so many for a progress bar that shows you how many steps are finished and how many are left to be completed. I call that a Serial Progress Bar, hence the title of the post. So since I had to go ahead ...