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I have just downloaded some Pinging software that will send a ping out to 14 or so Blog Directories from your desktop.

You can download “Pong” here. I’ll let you know if I notice any increase in traffic due to the pinging. Note that you need the Java Run-Time enviroment installed to use it which can be downloaded from here.

Yesterday I was also messing about with a product called “SideWindow” which turns your PDA into a second “Mini Monitor”. The software download is a 14 day or 30 connection trial and can be downloaded from here.

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It was actually quite a funky bit of software and I used it to store my task list on so that it was visible all of the time. The one thing I would say is that your PDA needs quite good resolution for it to be effective so if, like me, you only have a fairly low res screen it may be worthwhile investing in NYIDot which allows you to create”virtual” screen resolutions.

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I’ve uninstalled it now as to be honest I can’t justify buying it – plus I think if I wanted a second monitor I’d go for a full-size one, but it was worth a look.

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Right, off to try “Pong” – fingers crossed!

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Katy is always trying to be more productive one day at a time! Whether it's analogue, digital, motivational or psychological who'll try any system that will help her get things done and get organised. As well as running, she also loves making music and reviewing things.
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