Reviews

One year with ZenDesk

Last year at Pressnomics, a business conference geared toward WordPress related business, I had the the opportunity to listen to the CEO of Zendesk talk about how the company started, how they built the company and cultivated the culture. It was a fantastic presentation and one of my favorites from the event. After getting back…

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My first week using RescueTime

I spent a lot of time at my desk. I mean, a LOT of time. I’m really trying to cut down on the numbers of hours I spend at the desk and I’m going for the ‘Work smarter, not harder’ approach. So one of the things I thought I should do was track how much…

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Shopping at Ikea from Vegas

Up until two weeks ago, I had never entered an Ikea store for my own shopping purposes. I have been inside an Ikea a couple previous times, but those were always because somebody knew I was traveling to California and asked if I would pick something up for them. I had never even seen the…

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5 iPad RSS reader apps reviewed

I have been on the hunt for an iPad app for reading the 100+ RSS feeds I’m currently following. With so many feeds to deal with it’s important that I find one that meets a few critical features: It must pull in my feeds from my Google Reader account where I manage them all It…

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RoloPress review

Since starting 9seeds back in October, we’ve collected a fair amount of contact information for clients and prospects. The trouble is, we don’t really have a single place where we can keep that information and share it between our geographically diverse team. I’ve tried a few CRM programs like Sugar CRM and Highrise, but a…

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Review: Underwater Housing for Canon PowerShot S90

Last year we went to Jamaica during Thanksgiving and spent the entire week in or around the water. I was really bummed that I wasn’t able to take my camera with me while we did many of the activities that week. As we were getting ready for our trip this week to Lake Tahoe, I…

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book review: Rework

In the span of a week, two people both recommended I check out the book Rework (Amazon affiliate link). That would normally be enough to get me to pick up the book all by itself, but when I found out it was written by the guys from 37 Signals, the developers of BaseCamp and other…

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Review: Superbad

A common theme among movies aimed at teens these days is to release R rated clips from the movie months ahead of time via YouTube. With any luck the videos go viral and everybody and their brother has seen the clips a dozen times before the movie is even released. Unfortunately, as often happens, the…

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Review: Fuji Finepix Z5fd 6.3MB Digital Camera

Recently I dropped and broke my digital camera so it was time to head to the store to pick up a new one. My requirements were pretty simple. I was looking for a pocket sized camera with a decent sized viewing screen and at least 5.0 MP. After checking out several cameras, I decided on…

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