Monthly Archives: September 2011

PicPlz: A great (free) way to share your photos online

This is by far my favorite photo application for my Droid X.  Simply put, PicPlz allows you to take a picture and share it across multiple social networks at the same time. This is available for Android phones, iPhone, as well as online at All you need to sign-up […]

Auto DM tweet

Auto DM tweet

Twitter Tip: How not to Auto-DM

An Auto-DM or Auto Direct Message is a tool to automate a process in Twitter to privately send someone a message. In the Direct Message above, someone sent a DM after I followed them. I would not recommend using auto-DM as regular mode of operation.

TIP: If you are going to do an Auto-DM, do not tell people that you are doing such. It really looks like you don’t care.

Auto DM tweet

Twitter Branded Pages by Twylah

Twitter Branded Pages By Twylah

I was introduced to Twylah last week by @kmullett  while at work. I applied for the beta invite and got in the next day. ( Thanks to @twylah for letting me in to take a look at this. It is greatly appreciated.)  This site is still in beta. Unlike other betas […]

CCleaner: My favorite computer clean-up utility

CCleaner by Piriform has been one of the most reliable PC utilities that I have found. Oh, and it’s free. (There are pay programs if you want the support.) What does it do? CCleaner  cleans out the temporary files, history, cookies, download history, form history, and more from internet browsers […]

To Say Nothing of the Dog: How We Found the Bishop’s Bird Stump at Last

To Say Nothing of the Dog by Connie Willis has been one of my favorite books recently. I was first recommended the book in the late 90s and never really got around to reading it. About two years ago, I found it and started reading it. I’m glad that I waited […]