Teaching Yoga With an iPad

The versatility of a tablet device lends itself to many types of collaboration, including, yes, teaching yoga. It’s so easy to access lesson plans, play custom music sets, and help explain anatomy and postures, just to name a few practical uses. So I thought I’d use today’s post to share a couple of apps that […]

Productivity Tip: Remembering Passwords

Getting yourself organized electronically also means that you will need a system to manage your passwords. And by that I don’t mean writing down your passwords on paper or in a book (sorry). Do your research and find a password management program that suits your needs. There are many password management programs available, so think […]

Productivity Tip: Portable Scanning AND File Syncing

A client of mine, Margaret, recently acquired an iPad. After using the iPad camera, she realized that all of her magazine articles that she had clipped out over the past few months could be digitized! Eureka! And her question to me was: is using the camera the best option for this need? I challenged her […]

Productivity Tip: Sharing files from your iPad using Dropbox

When you have organized your files in a way that makes sense to you and you’ve figured the best way to synchronize your files across devices so that you only work from one version of each file, you will find that feeling of being organized so addictive in a good way! Now you’ll find that […]

Productivity Tip: Access your e-files offline from your iPad

The more I use my iPad, the more I love it.  All my non-confidential files are organized electronically according to my own mental map. And I’ve organized these files within my own personal Dropbox folder. Why? So I can access these files wherever I am, online or offline. Also, then I can share specific folders […]

Syncing Your Gmail Contacts Onto Your iPad

If you’re like me, you only want to use and maintain one set of contacts. I’ve decided to use my Gmail account and contact list stored therein as my source, so I needed to figure out how to sync my Gmail contacts easily to my Contacts application on my iPad. Here’s how to do this […]

Editing PDFs Electronically

My clients are asking me how they can edit electronic forms in PDF format. For me, the easiest and quickest solution that I’ve found is to save the PDF to my computer and open it with PDF editing software. I like PDF Pen – it works on the Mac and on the iPad and it’s […]

How to easily share, back up, and sync your documents across devices

Scenario: One of my clients in Canada, let’s call him Al, just got himself a fancy schmancy smart phone (Samsung Galaxy IIX, an Android phone). Al has a PC in his home office (Sony Vaio) and acquired a 13″ Macbook laptop for travel. Now he needs to figure out how to easily transfer files between […]