Archive for February, 2011

This tip demonstrates a service called Robobraille, which converts documents to and from various formats, including Braille, DAISY, and audio. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip describes Open Library, a special division of Archive.org. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip describes the handy and small iPhone 4 stand and holder called The Glif. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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“Accentuate the Positive”

This program aired on Sunday, February 20, 2011, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot and follow the show Twitter.com/MeltingPotShow.

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This tip describes an “information experience” website called Qwiki.com that has text-to-speech reading of articles and other information. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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This tip describes a handy way of jotting down notes, reminders or making lists in Windows 7 via the little known multi-colored Sticky Notes. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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“Fatal Chicken”

This week we discuss listener mail, a Serotek issue, Google One-Pass, Nun’s Facebook habit; Disney, Delta and Canadian lawsuits; a premature infant eye-treatment and much more! To view these stories and other considerations, please visit our Delicious bookmarks page.

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This tip describes the functions of the calculator that comes with the iPhone. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

* UPDATE * After further review, if you unlock your screen orientation and use the calculator in landscape view (sideways) you will have access to more scientific notations. Thanks to David and Rafaela for pointing this out!

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“Mix Tape Madness”

This program aired on Sunday, February 13, 2011, on MushroomFM.com, the home of the Fun Guys! Tune in live on Sundays from 7pm to 10pm eastern, or 23:00-02:00 UTC. You may also visit the show page at MushroomFM.com/MeltingPot and follow the show Twitter.com/MeltingPotShow.

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This is a website, StaySafeOnline.org, sponsored and maintained by the National Cyber Security Alliance, whose members include such notable companies as Google, Microsoft, and Symantec. If you have an idea for a tip, trick or tidbit, please feel free to submit it for a possible upcoming episode!

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