Tools Archive

Droplet – King of the Digital Aqua Jungle

When you’re not in the mood or don’t have the time to grab the hose, Droplet knows were the water goes.  That’s right: there’s a new robot in town and it’s watering plants like nobody’s business.  Droplet is one...
March 25, 2014

Re-ConnectEd in 3: Better Email, Better Breathing, Better Work-Life Balance

For this Re-ConnectEd post, we’re going to try something different. Rather than exploring a topic in depth, I thought we’d share a few articles we found this week that would provide you with some tips on how to get...
March 21, 2014

Add-Ons Rolled Out to Google Drive

If you’re a Google Drive user and a REALTOR®, this is pretty exciting: Google has made add-ons available for Docs and Sheets. You can now send a fax from within Docs, create a custom Google map from a spreadsheet...
March 13, 2014

Re-ConnectEd – Using a Digital Gatekeeper to Limit Distractions

A few weeks back, we posted an article about how to be more productive and less distracted. One of the items the article mentioned was finding someone to be a gatekeeper for you. This can definitely be a challenge...
March 6, 2014

Via TechCrunch: One Ring to Rule Them All: Control Your Smart Devices By Raising a Finger

TechCrunch just posted this pretty fascinating project on Kickstarter. What if you could control your smart devices by raising a finger? One finger with a device called Ring. Ring is a wearable that allows you to use gestures to...
February 28, 2014

What Will Be the Next Design Playground?

In a 2007 TED talk, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos noted “Every new thing creates two new questions and two new opportunities.” I love this quote, as it really nails the essence of innovation. And I love where my mind...
February 27, 2014

What’s the Context? Responsive Web Design in Real Estate White Paper

In 2014, CRT will produce a total of twelve white papers on various technology topics. Today, we are proud to present our first one which covers Responsive Web Design. In short, Responsive Web Design is a technique used to...
February 25, 2014

The Wirecutter and The Sweethome: Two Places to Find Great Stuff

We’re often asked what ‘the best’ this or that gadget. Because of the amount of innovation and development happening now, it often becomes challenging to answer this without copious research. Within the last year, that has gotten easier thanks...
February 18, 2014

Re-ConnectEd RePost – Learning to Live with Technology

Tara Christianson is the Technology and Training Director at Century 21 Redwoods Realty. In this role, Tara thinks about how technology can be used to benefit their agents and provides resources for them to succeed with the technology. Tara...
February 10, 2014

The Julia Language is Here to Stay

There’s a new force in the statistical and technical language space and she’s one to be reckoned with.  Julia can be compared to other languages such as the R statistical language; however, Julia is predicted to surpass R due...
February 6, 2014