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Momentum & Dayboard – Chrome Extensions to Help You Be More Productive

I use Google Chrome on a daily basis and one of my favorite features is its extensibility. You can get extensions for nearly everything you may need. Today, I want to focus on two extensions that have to do...
July 31, 2014

Re-ConnectEd – From Lifehacker: Top 10 Tricks for Managing Email Overload

This article from Lifehacker is a few years old, but it’s still a great resource for figuring out how to deal with email. Studies have shown that 40% of our work week is spent in email. I would bet...
July 31, 2014

goTenna: Keep in Contact When You Have No Cellular Service

Last week, Gizmodo featured a cool set of devices that could come in really handy for REALTORS® or even as a gift to their clients. It’s called the goTenna, and if you pre-order right now, you get 2 for...
July 30, 2014

Five for Wednesday, #19

It’s time for another Five for Wednesday! From not doing laundry to maps you can make. Here we go: The future of not doing your laundry. These four designs think outside the box when it comes to cleaning without...
July 16, 2014

Giving the Smart Home a Wink

The New York Times featured a new product that has backing from GE and Honeywell, two industry giants. It’s called the Wink HuB and it’s created by a company called Quirky. The HuB will cost $79 when it goes...
June 27, 2014

CRT Technology Survey for 2013-2014

Every year, CRT produces a survey that provides a snapshot of technology usage for our membership. The audience for this survey our primarily our members, but also our associations, MLSs & vendors interested in REALTORS® and their use of...
June 24, 2014

Five for Wednesday – Lucky 13

In this Five for Wednesday, we’ll press your buttons for Android and look at the iOS8/OSX changes coming, as well as Solar Roadways!!! 1. Pressy – the button for Android is a keychain dongle that can be programmed to...
June 4, 2014

Three Cool Indiegogo Projects You Should Check Out

I’ve been finding some really cool projects on Indiegogo lately and I thought I would share a few with you here. Indiegogo is a crowd-funding site like Kickstarter. People find projects they think are interesting and pledge money at...
May 30, 2014

Five for Wednesday #9

For this Five for Wednesday, we have a solar-powered laptop from Sol, a lightbulb that helps you ‘drift’ off to sleep, to cross-shaped solar homes. Here’s a greened version of our weekly five links: 1. Sol Laptop – Here’s...

Slingshot for Your Screen-Sharing Needs

Squirrels is a company that’s already proven itself with some pretty amazing apps. They are the minds behind Reflector, an app that lets you broadcast your iOS device screen to your laptop for presentations and demos. I’ve been using...
May 5, 2014