CSS cheat sheets as Android apps: stop taping printouts on your cubicle walls

I need to work with CSS/XHTML often enough that I’d need a reference but rarely enough to make me memorize the damned properties, selectors and syntax. I used to print out CSS/XHTML cheat sheets and tape these on my cubicle wall for easy reference whenever I was working on a website. Just as I was… Continue reading CSS cheat sheets as Android apps: stop taping printouts on your cubicle walls

New screencast on using a TiddlyWiki

I’ve recreated my earlier video guide on using a TiddlyWiki, a single-page wiki you can use for your notes and task lists. Instead of Wink, I used CamStudio to capture screen activities this time. Wink is an easy to use free software to capture videos of your screen activities and it’s great for creating tutorials.… Continue reading New screencast on using a TiddlyWiki

Manage songs in your phone, mp3 player with MediaMonkey

I have long stayed away from using music players such as iTunes to manage songs in my Sony Ericsson k750i because of the way these software organize the files in the mobile phone’s memory stick. MEDIAMONKEY is probably the best software to use to manage your phone’s audio library from your PC. Click on photo… Continue reading Manage songs in your phone, mp3 player with MediaMonkey

Use activeCollab to manage your projects online for free

I have long wanted to install a project management system in my web server. I have gone through a couple of open source project management scripts, from eGroupWare, more.Groupware to dotProject and yet somehow I never found a PHP/MySQL script that was easy to install and use but at the same time fit my needs.… Continue reading Use activeCollab to manage your projects online for free

From Google Video, YouTube to your phone in 3 steps

When I saw Matt Cutts’ video series in Google Video, I immediately wanted to convert the clips to play in my phone, a Sony Ericsson K750i, for viewing and listening in times when I have nothing to do and I’m away from the computer. Google Video allows you to download MP4 videos and I downloaded… Continue reading From Google Video, YouTube to your phone in 3 steps

Back up your mobile phone data online

Most people today rely on cell phones for the storage of contacts and appointments. This reliance on a single device can be risky and devastating when your phone gets lost or stolen. To prevent a disaster such as losing important contact details, you need to regularly back up your phone data. Most phones today come… Continue reading Back up your mobile phone data online

Make your Windows PC look, act like OS X

Refresh your boring Windows desktop by transforming it to resemble the sleek Mac OS X with the FlyakiteOSX transformation pack. The free software package automates the installation of tweaks, third-party programs, desktop themes and menus to make your Windows PC look and act like OS X (see screenshots below). I tried the software and found… Continue reading Make your Windows PC look, act like OS X

Work on blog post ideas with Wridea

I seldom finish a blog post in one session in front of the computer. My typical blogging day starts with reading news feeds to check on updates on topics that interest me. Sometimes I get a blog post idea while reading RSS feed items and I’d write a note in my personal wiki about the… Continue reading Work on blog post ideas with Wridea

Denial of service attack delays Zooomr 2.0 launch

Flickr competitor Zooomr was set to launch version 2.0 of its service last week and it created such a loud buzz with its free pro account offer for bloggers. That launch has been delayed by a denial of service attack. Zooomr said in its blog that the attack has been dealt with and they’re just… Continue reading Denial of service attack delays Zooomr 2.0 launch

Zooomr offers free pro accounts for bloggers

Flickr competitor Zooomr is offering a free professional account for bloggers. All you have to do is open an account with their site, upload a photo to your account, use it in your blog post and then notify them. Zooomr is an interesting Flickr alternative. I’ve just registered for it and after going through its… Continue reading Zooomr offers free pro accounts for bloggers