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Computer & Software Tips

Turn your Hotmail Account into a Windows Live Account
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I found an interesting Link over at LifeHack which shows you how to turn your regular Hotmail account into a Windows Live Mail Account with no invite. Visit http://www.lifehack.org/articles/lifehack/register-windows-live-mail-beta-for-free-with-no-invite.html Then you can login to Hotmail normally to access your new account. My first impressions are that there isn’t a lot of difference except for the extra […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

New PIM Available – Chandler
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

A new version of the Personal Information Manager (PIM) called Chandler has been released to the general public. Why they named it after a character from “Friends” I don’t know. What I do know is that it looks very pretty. It looks quite promising, especially as Thunderbird still has no in-built calendaring function. I look […] … Read Article »

Blogging & Business

Blog Of the Week – AMCP Tech Blog
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Hello, it’s that time of the week again. Well, okay it’s slightly later than usual but give a girl a break – I’m still catching up after Christmas! This weeks featured Blog of the Week is the “AMCP Tech Blog“. They write on an interesting mix of Tech-related subjects which readers of FlippingHeck! are sure […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Stupid Patent Application of the Week
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

I’ll have to start a new category for this I think – perhaps the “We know better than you, even though we’re stupid” I thought this was some kind of joke to begin with…. alas not! “Cingular applies to patent smileys The United States’ largest mobile phone network Cingular this week applied to patent on […] … Read Article »

Productivity

MindMapping Podcast
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

Quite a few people have been talking about mindmapping recently (you may have to register for the 43 Folders Google Group) and how it can help with implementation of projects and also GTD. I haven’t listened to the Podcast yet, but as it’s from The Podcast Network’s fantastic Personal Productivity Show I know it’s going to be […] … Read Article »

Productivity

Productivity/GTD and Motivation Newsletter
June 1, 2006 by Katy Whitton

As part of my ever expanding empire, I’ve started up a newsletter. You can subscribe to it using the rather garish for on the left (have to think a bit more about that one!) I’m going to send a weekly(ish) email covering: Outlook hints and tips  GTD tips  Productivity Tips  Motivation techniques  Cool Blog Posts […] … Read Article »

Productivity News

Yahoo! Swallows! It's! del.icio.us!
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

According to Wired News and eWeek, Yahoo! have bought the social tagging website del.icio.us. Why can’t things stay independant of these behemoths? Three companies will eventually own us all. … Read Article »

Productivity

Procrastination Nation
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Find that you spend too much time surfing the Internet? Keep on playing World Of Warcraft when you should be working? Block access to certain software applications to increase your productivity by using the Temptation Blocker. … Read Article »

Computer & Software Tips

Take on Warcraft! Build your own MMOG
May 12, 2005 by Katy Whitton

Right now, it takes at least three years and $20 million to make a Massively Multiplayer Online Game (MMOG), due to challenges in the areas of engineering, asset-creation, and marketing. That price tag means independent game developers simply can’t afford to enter this exciting and lucrative space. Multiverse allows you to create your own MMOG […] … Read Article »