Learning from TED On The Go

No doubt you are aware of the myriad of wonderful TEDTalks available online. Did you know that you can download them straight to your iPad and watch them at your leisure whether or not you are connected to the Internet? It’s so useful for those times when you do not have an Internet connection and you have […]

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 […]

Syncing Your Electronic Calendar(s) Across Devices

A popular question from my contacts is how to have one electronic calendar that syncs across their laptop, iPad, and smart phone easily. Google Calendar works like a charm for those needing to manage multiple projects and commitments, online or offline. Make Google Calendar your source calendar and then synchronize events to and from that […]

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 […]

Three Productivity Tips for your iPad

At work you may use your iPad for managing email (and various email accounts), taking notes, managing tasks, and doing research. The more I use my iPad, the more I find I want to do things faster with it so I thought you might be in the same situation. Here’s a video with 3 quick […]

Displaying content from your iPad to another Mac friendly device

One of the things I love about my job is discovering a new way to do things that is smart, practical, and intuitive to the end user. If you are an educator or presenter looking for a way to include group interaction in a workshop, or if you want to capture content from your iPad […]

Create Your Own Audio Book

What better way to be close to loved ones if you aren’t in the same place! Record your voice reading a book and then share the audio file. Before starting, make sure you have three items ready to go: 1. a working microphone connected to your computer – I used my internal microphone on my […]

Need To Find Flights and Hotels For an Upcoming Trip?

It’s a Friday evening on the last day of September. What a good time to share a couple of sites that have helped me plan amazing trips around Canada and to many other countries in Europe, Southeast Asia, and Africa in the last 2 yrs. By using these sites, I’ve quickly researched and secured flights […]

Happy Monday!

Today is July 25, 2011. A Monday. And my spouse’s birthday! What could be better??! A Monday AND a Birthday!?! I LOVE Mondays. I really do. At first it drove my colleagues crazy when I bounced into the office early on a Monday morning, singing out happily to everyone “Happy Monday”! I was greeted with […]