May 24, 2016

ICYMI – March 2012

In Case You Missed It – the March 2012 Edition

From the web site:

From Facebook:

  • Ever wonder what exactly “4G” means in the ads? 3G? LTE? This is a great “written in English” explanation of these things.  4G or Not 4G
  • If you haven’t already switched to the Facebook Timeline, you will soon be forced to update. We’ve put together some information on how to get started.  Facebook Timeline
  • This is a great article about using technology to regain focus. If your tools take up more time than your work, your process and tools are too complicated! What tools or apps do you use to help you stay focused and manage your work? – via Lifehacker
  • Where to Speak on your iPhone 4 – via Tidbits
  • With swackett, they take the weather and dress your “peeps” with what’s appropriate for the weather. Its available for iPhone users and sadly, no iPad app or Android app yet.
  • Are you a Microsoft Word user? Here are a few tips that might be useful (video is included) – via

From Twitter:

  • This is worth the 5 minutes to watch. Social Identity in Three Layers via @idonotes
  • Don’t Be a Minimalist: Regain Focus With Technology via @lifehackorg
  • We will definitely be checking out Swackett, a visual weather app to help you dress for the weather Thanks @digitwirl!
  • How Evernote Made Doing My Taxes a Total Breeze via @nerdgap
  • A little microphone trickery on the iPhone – a few things I’ll bet you didn’t know (I didn’t) – (via @tidBITS )
  • Tablet Considerations: iPad vs. Nook & Kindle Fire via @life_yourway

Have a great April – hope everyone’s Spring Break was a good one!

(EDITOR’S NOTE/UPDATE: Some of the links were incorrect on the post – they’ve been corrected. Thanks for letting us know, my apologies and thanks for reading.)


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A banker-turned-technologist, Sam is programming and technology consultant and self-described electronic gadget freak. He’s been a personal computer user for nearly 25 years (think about that for a minute), and is someone who firmly believes that technology, when used the right way, makes life better for those who use it.


  1. Dale Wedel says:

    Link on the “Why won’t my new password work on my iPad” goes to the wrong place.

  2. Dale Wedel says:

    Actually, most of the links in the list are wrong.

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