Tuesday Tech Tips

Posted by: on Jul 9, 2012 | No Comments

Yeah, yeah, yeah.  I know I am a bit overdue for a Tuesday Tech Tips post.  By now you hopefully have learned that Tuesday Tech Tips arrive with no particular cadence.  I have been storing up some tips for many many months so here are some catch up tips from years, I mean months gone by.

Do you still read your internet news old school style via RSS?  Looking for a more touch and visual friendly way to peruse the news on your iPhone or iPad? Check out this article from iMore.com on their Top 5 RSS Feed Readers for the iPhone and the iPad.

I say this is long looooooooong overdue but kudos to Chrysler if they actually deliver on the goods.  Chrysler has announced it will offer wireless charging in its new 2013 Dodge Dart. The charging bin will work with MP3 players and iPhone, Blackberry and Android mobile phones, provided those devices are fitted with a special case. Autoblog has all the details on the Charging Mat including a video demonstration.

Lookout Roomba.  There is a new robot vacuum in town and it has a laser guidance system. Pew, pew. It’s not cheap and it’s only available from Target Amazon and Target but who can pass up a laser guided robot vacuum. Right? More information on the Neato XV-12 robot vacuum over at Engadget.

Are you a Microsoft OneNote devotee?  Do you have an iPad and can’t imagine using a tablet running Windows 8?  Have I got news for YOU!  OneNote is available for the iPad.  I know, I know I can’t believe it either.  The team at iMore has some additional information on OneNote for iPad including a link to the iTunes App Store.

Twitter power users still flock to TweetDeck for all that multi-column deliciousness.  Twitter has released a new version of TweetDeck in all its flavors (Windows, Mac OS, Chrome App and the Web). Head over to the Twitter blog to read all about the changes for Lists, Activity and Media Previews.

Come on, admit it.  You are just a teensy little bit interested in wanting to know why messages end up in your Gmail Spam folder. Well you are in luck.  Those crazy Google engineers have decided to tell you why that happens.  The official Gmail blog has all the details on messages in your spam folder.

electroluxcookinglaptopAnd finally I leave you with the latest and greatest in Kitchen Laptop Concepts from the zoomy peeps at Electrolux.  Yes, you read that correctly.  It’s an induction powered hotplate attached to a laptop, with a removable cutting board sandwiched between the screen and burner. All the cool kids will be getting one.   Thanks Engadget for this great find.