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Tech Talk Thursday: Using Outlook to Organize Contacts

Tech Talk Thursday: Using Outlook to Organize Contacts

Microsoft Outlook is an awesome tool for email and time management, but if you have yet to begin using Outlook for organizing contacts then you are missing out on one of its best features! There are some great benefits to using an electronic tool like Outlook to organize your contacts rather than that stack of… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Never Lose Your Keys Again with Bikn for iPhone

iPhone lovers and losers of objects, your prayers have been answered! I recently heard about a cool new product called Bikn (pronounced like ‘beacon’), which transforms your iPhone into a locating device for all of your precious cargo. How it works: first, you shroud your phone in the specially designed Bikn protective case. It looks… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Organize Your Files with Dropbox

You’ve got one file on your work computer, another on your home computer, and now you are traveling and need to view them both on your smart phone. Don’t despair – try Dropbox! Originally developed as an easy way to share files that were too large to email, Dropbox is a useful tool that allows… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Recharge with a Digital Makeover

Over the Memorial Day holiday I had the opportunity to visit some friends out of state. It was an action-packed mini-vacation, and there was very little opportunity for “screen” time: checking email, social media, web surfing, watching TV, and so on. Instead, we spent our time together connecting and conversing, walking and talking. I’ll admit,… Read more

5 Tips for Going Paperless – Tech Talk Thursday

While there’s still no such thing as a 100% paperless life, reducing the volume of paper coming into your life is definitely a good thing.  Making the choice to convert your paper to digital docs may feel daunting at first, but it’s totally attainable with these 5 easy steps: Switch to digital delivery when possible…. Read more

10 Helpful Pictures to Keep in your Smartphone

Today’s Tech Talk Thursday is inspired by a post from one of my favorite blogs, Apartment Therapy. You can read the original here. By now, many of us are using notes, email, or apps on our phones to track information and reminders. I love the idea of using a picture instead. After all, a picture… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Cable Management, Part 3 – Wrangle Your Workspace

It’s time for the last installment of our mini-series on cable management and cord organization! If you’ve been following along at home, then you’ve already labelled all of your cables, including those in use as well as those in storage. Ideally, you’ve also tagged those cables at both ends, especially those that are currently plugged… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Cord Management, Part 2 – Corral Those Cords

After last Thursday’s Tech Talk Post, I know that you have now pared down your electronic cables and labelled everything that’s not currently in use. Great work! Now, apply what you learned to the cords that are currently in your workspace. No more guessing about which cable connects to which device – grab some colored… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Cord Management, Part 1 – Label Your Cables

This week’s TTT comes with a bonus Toss Challenge. Why not go and grab that big bin with the jumbled, tangled mass of electronic wires and cables (you know the one we’re talking about!), and spend 30 minutes determining which cord goes with which device. If there are any excess cables that belong to devices… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Party Planning Made Easy

  We may be back from Spring Break, but we’ve still got fair weather and festive times on the mind! If you’re working on planning your next Spring fling, then check out one of my favorite online tools for event organization: Punchbowl ( The basic service is free, and it guides you through the party… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Pack Like a Champion with Packing Pro

  Recently while preparing for my Spring Break Hawaiian getaway, I was in the middle of juggling a big project for work and scads of personal obligations. I found my time growing shorter and more precious as the days ticked off the calendar while at the same time my to-do list was growing longer and… Read more

Tech Talk Thursday: Organize your Contacts with WorldCard Mobile

What do you do when you need to find a business contact…do you search for them in your smart phone or locate them in your digital contacts database? Or, perhaps you flip through your neatly organized business card binder. Surely you don’t shuffle through a giant pile of cards on your desk or rummage through your… Read more

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