DYMO LabelManager PnP label printer review

If, like most people of my generation, you use the first ten seasons of the Simpsons as a reference guide for life, you will hear the phrase “label maker” and instantly think of the Radio Bart episode in season three, where Bart is given a label maker as an awful gift and, in a fit … Continue reading DYMO LabelManager PnP label printer review

MindManager 8 Mac OS review

As a “creative” (surely we could have come up with a better name guys?) I love a good mindmap.  Almost every project I undertake is accompanied by a flurry of scribbles on my whiteboard at home – compounded by further doodles on paper, arrows pointing to important words and eventually some actual work. But I … Continue reading MindManager 8 Mac OS review

iPrioritize iPhone app review: Ready, Steady … Get Things Done.

Oh the irony. I’ve been putting off doing this review for ages – because the app kept telling me to. iPrioritize is a neat little productivity app for the goal orientated – or those who aspire to be. Utilising a traffic light system, the app gets you to input goals and the fires a series … Continue reading iPrioritize iPhone app review: Ready, Steady … Get Things Done.

Memonic: Your online filing cabinet

Surfing the web sometimes leaves you adrift in a vast sea of LOLcats, viral videos and sometimes, genuinely useful data. Google lets you search through this information, while Facebook helps you share it. Memonic, however, is a service designed to organise it. Fresh from the snowy peaks of Switzerland, Memonic is an online knowledge gathering … Continue reading Memonic: Your online filing cabinet

Dell Inspiron duo – Tri-mode functionality to meet multi-functioning requirements

If your house consists of people of significantly varying professions, or your brood comprises of offspring of considerably different ages, you will probably be eternally wearied by relentless battles over what mode a computer PC tablet is switched to. Your ears may therefore prick up when you learn of the Inspiron duo, Dell’s first convertible … Continue reading Dell Inspiron duo – Tri-mode functionality to meet multi-functioning requirements

Office 2011 Mac review: Outlook is positive, the rest of the applications, so-so

Microsoft Office 2008 on the Mac is horrible yet unavoidable necessity, that has had me banging my head against the wall for a long period of time. Random formatting glitches when working with complex (and sometimes quite simple) documents, irritating floating windows and the nightmare that was mail via Entourage (which still managed to handle … Continue reading Office 2011 Mac review: Outlook is positive, the rest of the applications, so-so

The best novelty alarm clocks and apps

Alarm clocks, whilst we may have a tendency to yell at them, hit them or throw the pillow at them as they exasperatingly ring in our ears reminding us that it is still not Saturday morning, we can’t help but feel a degree of affection towards our infuriating slumber disturbers. The more novel and bizarre … Continue reading The best novelty alarm clocks and apps