Author: Scott Nesbitt

  • Greplin: Your Personal Search Engine

    Greplin: Your Personal Search Engine

    If you use more than a couple of web applications, you know how difficult it can be to find things in those applications. Sure, services like Google Docs and Gmail have great built-in search, but services like Dropbox and Twitter … well, not so much. With Greplin, you can search a number of popular web […]

  • Getting to Know Markdown

    Getting to Know Markdown

    The Web has become enmeshed in all aspects of our lives. And whether we realize it or not, so has HTML, the language that’s used to format Web pages. Even people who aren’t web designers or coders — bloggers, writers, even folks who want to create content for personal web pages — need to know […]

  • Bring Evernote to Your Linux Desktop with Nevernote

    Bring Evernote to Your Linux Desktop with Nevernote

    When it comes to certain desktop applications, Linux is often the poor cousin of operating systems. Take, for example, Evernote. Evernote is an application that lets you take detailed notes, and more. It’s designed to help you, as its tagline says, remember everything. There are versions of the software for Windows and Mac OS but, […]

  • Dropbox: Going Beyond Storage

    Dropbox: Going Beyond Storage

    Do you use Dropbox? If you don’t, you really should give it a look. If you do, chances are you aren’t using it to its full potential. What is that supposed to mean? Well, Dropbox is for more than just storing and synchronizing files across your various computers and devices. You can use it to […]

  • Take Your To Do List to the Command Line

    If you’re serious about your to do list and want to be sure that you can use it in the future, then you should think about embracing your inner geek by 1) going text only, and 2) doing everything at the command line. The best way to do that is with Todo.txt. Hold On … […]

  • Convert Web Pages to PDF, Quickly and Easily

    Even though we live in an increasingly digital world, many people still can’t let go of paper. Look around any office (even your home office) and you’ll see a hard copy of some content from one website or another. The next time you’re on public transit, take a peek at your fellow passengers; chances are […]

  • Clean up your Linux computer with Bleach Bit

    No matter how careful you are, things like cached files, cookies, temporary files, packages, and log files build up over time. Bleach Bit helps remove this junk from your Linux PC.

  • Share files the easy way with Ge.tt

    Remember the old days of sharing or transferring files when you had to put them on a floppy disk or a USB flash drive to move them between computers, or to pass those files to a friend or colleague?  The method worked, but only if you were moving files a few feet away. Even so, […]

  • Three simple ways to back up your tweets

    If you use Twitter, you probably know how difficult if can be to find a tweet that you posted a couple of weeks ago or more. Maybe it was a pithy quote. Or maybe it was a link to an interesting article or website. But once those 140 characters get mixed up in that sea […]