Make my idea! JoyScreen: Browser plug-in for native performance in HTML5 apps

In many ways, it’s crazy that we have multiple competing app stores to deliver content that works perfectly well on the web. HTML5 has emerged as a great platform for rich applications on desktop and mobile devices, handling several features that were once only possible in native apps. Developers love …

“Can’t Live Without” Apps– Mac & Windows Apps I Install Immediately Upon Getting a New Computer

This week at work, they replaced my ailing but valiant Dell XP laptop with a new HP Windows7 notebook for work, and then surprised me with a dual-booting iMac desktop for me to aggressively customize and evaluate the next wave of standard applications we might adopt across campus. In other …

A Hack to Give Back: Hack Firefox to Donate to your Favorite Charity’s Amazon Store!

Image by kevindooley via Flickr Amazon.com‘s AStore Affiliate program pays charities if you search Amazon via a referrer link. In the spirit of giving, here’s how you can replace your Amazon Firefox Search Bar button with the AStore search link of your favorite cause. Amazon will donate to them every …

Thunderbird Don’t Die!: The Case for Desktop Email Client Software

Image by adria.richards via Flickr As the blogosphere debates the death of the desktop email client, I am anxiously awaiting the stable release of Mozilla Thunderbird 3.0. Like devotees of Apple Mail.app or Microsoft Outlook, I have come to depend on the desktop app for speed, stability, and extensibility. I …

Zemanta: Add more information to your blogs automatically!

Image via CrunchBase Zemanta is a Firefox plugin that scans your blog posts for keywords, then suggests links, images, and tags to complement your blog. It’s super easy and free. Check it out! Related articles by Zemanta Zemanta, using shared data (netsetters.nl) Zemanta – Great Blogging Tool (thetechscoop.net)