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De-Grease Your Laptop with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser

by Kelle September 26, 2010

De-Grease Your Laptop with a Mr. Clean Magic Eraser | Lifehacker Magic Eraser apparently works well on laptop/iPhone/iPad bodies as well: Magic Eraser magically cleans your Apple products

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Links: Let Your Mind Wander, Credit Cards, Paranoid Collaborators, and More.

by Kelle July 9, 2010

Photo by Ed Yourdon. Discovering the Virtues of a Wandering Mind | NY Times Why I think lots of play time is crucial to a successful writing retreat: “To encourage this creative process, Dr. Schooler says, it may help if you go jogging, take a walk, do some knitting or just sit around doodling, because […]

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Keep iCal and Address Book in Sync Across Multiple Computers: MobileMe vs. Fruux.

by Kelle April 14, 2010

(To those who noticed, apologies for the premature publishing of this post earlier this week.) This is Part 2 of two-part series on keeping multiple computers in sync. Part 1 was about using Dropbox to sync files and applications. For about three months, I used Fruux to keep my iCal and Address Book in sync […]

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Links: Vertical Laptop Stands, Efficient Meetings, Poster Templates, and More.

by Kelle February 26, 2010

Vertical laptop stands save desk space | Unclutterer I love how there are no cables in the picture. No power. No DVI. For either the monitor or the laptop. Regardless of the deception, it’s still a nice setup. 9 Tips for Efficient Meetings | Productivity501 Have an agenda. Argue in meetings rather than over email. […]

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Links: Nice Smells and Fair Play, a New Task Manager, Google bits, and More.

by Kelle February 19, 2010

Dual Displays and Sparkling Skylines | Lifehacker This guy went down a difficult path to get two monitors to work with a MacBook. I’d like to see a review for this new USB-DVI option. Clean smells promote generosity and fair play; dark rooms and sunglasses promote deceit and selfishness | Not Exactly Rocket ScienceI wonder […]

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Links: Multiple Monitors, Public Speaking, Laptop Posture, and more

by Kelle December 25, 2009

Win a copy of Things for Mac and iPhone | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Become the master of many monitors with NewerTech's USB 2.0 Display Adapter | The Unofficial Apple Weblog (TUAW) Maybe this is finally an easy way to get two external monitors to work with a laptop! Free Wi-Fi Guide for Holiday […]

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Use DropBox to keep Multiple Computers in Sync

by Kelle December 23, 2009

In my current work setup, I have two offices and, like many astronomers, multiple computers. While ideally, my MacBook Air is my primary machine, DropBox has enabled me to get my most vital data and applications (1Password, Things, and BibDesk) synced up between my laptop and home and office desktop computers. This is Part 1 […]

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Stylish Laptop Stand

by Kelle June 16, 2009

Apple Blog has a nice review of the Rain Design mStand, the laptop stand designed for Macs and to look pretty next to a Cinema Display. I own two of these, one for work and one for home. My favorite feature is the cord management hole in back and the ability to store the keyboard […]

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New Laptop: MacBook Air

by Kelle May 6, 2009

I’m going to buy a MacBook Air today. Yes, I have money burning a hole in my pocket and yes, I want a laptop that will fit in my purse. I’m surprised it took me this long to get one. At one point, I thought my iPhone could satisfy my need for an ultra-portable, but […]

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