Three top automated email reminder plugins and services

Many of us use our email inbox as a to-do list. Keeping that to-do list organized and easily accessible is a daunting task--especially with scores of new messages arriving daily. Each of these

Published on: December 21st, 2011 Liane Cassavoy

Top 10 most useful Twitter bots

You may think that Twitter is just good for followingcelebrities and swapping tweets with friends. But the social network iscapable of a lot more. Specialized services have tweaked it to turnordinary Twitter accounts

Published on: October 25th, 2011 David Daw

Use Apple’s Automator to create to-do items anywhere

One of the main reasons Mac users avoid Apple's automation utility, Automator, is because they believe that to do anything worthwhile with it, you have to create complex workflows. If you count yourself

Published on: June 1st, 2011 Christopher Breen

10 free and fantastic downloads that replace or enhance Microsoft products

When it's time to get work done, you need productivity tools - office suites, text editors, e-mail software, personal information managers, and other programs. Productivity applications can cost a pretty penny, even hundreds

Published on: July 15th, 2009 Preston Gralla

Free Web 2.0 apps to help you manage your holidays

Keeping up with holiday errands, parties and travel plans doesn't need to be as difficult as it used to be, thanks to some handy free Web 2.0 apps that you can access from

Published on: November 27th, 2008 C.G. Lynch

20 tech practices that can make a big difference to your work and life

Technology is supposed to make life easier, but it doesn't seem that way when you're struggling to wrangle 289 new e-mail messages, dealing with a hard-drive crash, or suddenly realizing that you left

Published on: August 29th, 2008 Gina Trapani

What ToDo 1.3.2 – a no-nonsense task tracking tool for small businesses

The number of programs out there designed to help you organize your to-do list is staggering--and growing steadily. In just the past couple months, we've covered several here in Mac Gems, including Anxiety

Published on: May 27th, 2008 Jackie Dove