dinsdag 26 november 2013

Lifehacker: 88 Tech Tricks to Turbocharge Your Day - Gina Trapani (Boek)

Redefine your personal productivity by tweaking, modding, mashing up, and repurposing Web apps, desktop software, and common everyday objects. The 88 "life hacks" -- clever shortcuts and lesser-known, faster ways to complete a task -- in this book are some of the best in Lifehacker.com's online archive. Every chapter describes an overarching lifehacker principle, then segues into several concrete applications. Each hack includes a step-by-step how-to for setting up and using the solution with cross-platform software, detailed screen shots, and sidebars with additional tips. Order your copy today and increase your productivity!

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From the Back Cover
If your hard drive is your outboard brain, you're a lifehacker — someone who loves to tweak your computer for optimum productivity to make it an ally instead of an adversary. Life hacks apply technology creatively, reprogramming your personal workflow to save time and effort. This book serves up 88 of them, outlined step by step and categorized by cost, platform, and level of geekiness. If you're overwired, overwhelmed, or totally tangled in the very technology that is supposed to simplify your life, this book is for you.

A dozen ways to turbocharge your day

Hack 3: Develop your digital photographic memory
Hack 8: Permanently block time-wasting Web sites
Hack 20: Automatically empty your digital junk drawer
Hack 30: Send and receive money on your cell phone
Hack 34: Carry your life on a flash drive
Hack 40: Back up data to your iPod
Hack 50: Script repetitive e-mail responses
Hack 56: Securely track your passwords
Hack 63: Quick-log your work day
Hack 76: Take your browser configuration with you
Hack 79: Capture Web clippings with Google Notebook
Hack 87: Resurrect deleted files
Companion Web site

At http://lifehackerbook.com you'll find updates, links, references, and additional tips and tools for the hacks in the book.

About the Author
Gina Trapani is an independent Web programmer and writer whose work has appeared in Wired magazine, The New York Times, and Time magazine. She is the founding editor of Lifehacker.com, a software and productivity Weblog she updates several times daily. A Sun Microsystem–certified Java programmer, Gina builds Web sites and Firefox extensions.


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