10 Online Tools for Better Attention & Focus A recent happiness study from Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert found that the more our minds wander, the less happy we are. Summing the research, the New York Times wrote, “Whatever people were doing, whether it was having sex or reading or shopping, they tended to be happier if they focused on the activity instead of thinking about something else.” In short, being mentally “present” and focused on the task at hand really does matter – quite a lot, in fact. If only finding focus were so simple. Save Web Pages as PDFs Without Installing Extensions 27 Jun 2012 You can save web pages as PDF files directly in Google Chrome without installying an PDF drivers or extensions. couch mode print story
Memonic: A Web Clipping Tool to Capture And Share Web Content Suppose you are reading a webpage with long paragraphs of content and want to share it with your friend. The good old way of sharing content is shorten the URL and send to your friend via Twitter, Facebook or Email. But there is a problem when your friend opens the webpage and starts reading. He/she may want to quickly grasp the idea on what the page is all about and why you have shared the link with him. He may not like reading long paragraphs of introduction and may quit reading the page altogether. If you want to share snippets of content from a webpage, you need a smart note making tool at your disposal. Springpad Get inspired. Get organized. Get more done. Get Started Get Started Get the App Get the App
The Content Strategy of Product (Part 2) This post concludes a two-part consideration of where the intersection of product and content thinking can take the practice of content strategy. (Read the initial post.) Arc90 has been practicing content strategy fundamentals in its client and product work for years. But there is much to be said for what’s distinctive in their approach and where it marries with mine. arrives on your Windows Desktop Memonic for Windows Memonic arrives on your Windows Desktop Take notes while on the go Access your notes anywhere, anytime, even offline Organize notes with folders and tags Looks and feels exactly like our powerful web interface – no need to relearn Works with Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP Automatic Updates: we’ll roll out new features and improvements constantly. We make it easy to always use the latest version of Memonic.
Shelfster - A New Tool for Organizing Research Shelfster is a new research and writing tool that I learned about from Vicki Davis earlier this week before trying it out myself this afternoon. The purpose of Shelfster is to help you bookmark and annotate websites and documents that you find while researching a topic. You can organize your findings into Shelfster projects. explore springpad Get inspired. Get organized. Get more done. Get Started Online, Offline Note Taking, Note Sharing Hello there! If you are new here, please consider subscribing to the RSS feed or following us on Twitter to receive site updates. We are obvious Evernote fans here at 40Tech – but that doesn’t mean we aren’t open to other options! Recently we were contacted by the good folks at Shelfster, and asked if we might be interested in doing a review on their “application which allows you to easily organise and share with others your favorite information from the web, offline documents or real world”.
Memonic: A (Not So) Quiet Rival to Evernote and Springpad [App of the Week] Hello there! If you are new here, please consider subscribing to the RSS feed or following us on Twitter to receive site updates. I just confirmed with the CEO of Memonic that the crazy premium account deal ($3.33 Euro for 10,000 notes and 50GB storage) link works until the end of October. And it works for whomever, not just the Swiss/Germans. Translate the page from German and get it while it’s hot! There’s been a lot of discussion on 40Tech about which is the best note-taking app.
Shelfster Do you have a question for us? Click on the link for that, and we will get back to you shortly! Before doing that you might check this list of answered questions, maybe you can find your answer here. What is Shelfster? Shelfster is a free solution that allows you to gather information from everywhere, write articles, publish them to your WordPress blog or save them as WordPress drafts.