What I’ve been doing lately is trying to make something useful of my bookmarks. It’s not another bookmark manager that’s needed; it’s bookmark management. … [continued]
I mentioned in Essential Software I was looking for a replacement for the Windows 7 version of WordPad. Well, I found one. It’s called Jarte. Fortunately it has a portable version because I love portable software. Funny for someone who hates traveling and would happily stay home forever if I had a personal shopper, but there you go. Another of life’s fun little contradictions. … [continued]
Do you ever wish you could write on a web page so you can send it to someone and show them what you mean? MarkUp lets you do that.
No installation required. Just drag the icon to your bookmarks menu.
Go to a web page. Click the MarkUp icon. Draw, add text, and publish. “Publish” will give you a shortened URL to send to others. They can ‘markup’ back to you.
Right now MarkUp is in beta.
The story of why they are no gravatars at JLog is a long one.
Back in the day, a few of you will recall, when JLog began, it wasn’t on WordPress. It was some kinky thing I threw together using NVu. Because NVu is a blank screen. And I’ve never been able to resist a blank screen. They remind me of blank paper. … [continued]
Folder Marker Free, all you organization-crazed genealogists!
No backup option in the free version but fun in the meantime. After installation, ignore the screen for the ‘updated version’.
Compatible with: Windows 98, Me, NT, 2000, XP, 2003, Vista or Windows 7. x32 or x64 editions
Here’s a nifty little tool for editing PDFs in case you need one. PDF-XChange Viewer. It’s portable and free.
It’s not absolutely everything but it will take you quite far.
My laptop isn’t just old; it’s senile. I see a netbook in my near future. Any advice on which one? I may not be able to answer you right away but will read all comments when I can.
Some interesting reading in the meantime: Intel Introduces Dual-Core Atom Processor for Netbooks
Please share your experience with netbooks and help me make a decision.
Thanks. Signing off…