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50 tips 2011

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50 tips 2011

  1. 1. 50 Tech Tips 2011 <br />2011 Equal Justice Conference<br />Las Vegas, Nevada<br />
  2. 2. Glenn Rawdon, Program Counsel, LSC<br />Liz Keith, LawHelp Program Manager, PBN<br />David Bonebrake, Program Counsel, LSC<br />Travis August, National Support Coordinator, PBN<br />Joyce Raby, FAIR Health, Inc. <br />Panelists<br />
  3. 3. Glenn Rawdon<br />
  4. 4. Navigation Pane Word 2010<br />
  5. 5.
  6. 6. PDF "sticky notes" as help for documents<br />
  7. 7.
  8. 8. Firefox 4 Apps Tabs<br />
  9. 9. Firefox 4 Panorama (group tabs)<br />
  10. 10. Firefox 4 Sync<br />
  11. 11. Windows Live Mesh <br />
  12. 12. Google Cloud Connect<br />
  13. 13. PureSync<br />
  14. 14. Set Conditions and Schedule<br />
  15. 15. Focus Booster <br />
  16. 16. Handbrake<br />
  17. 17. Liz Keith<br />
  18. 18. Simplify Flight and Hotel Searches<br />Hipmunk.com <br />
  19. 19. Hipmunk.com <br />
  20. 20. Organize your Travel with TripIt<br />TripIt.com<br />
  21. 21. <ul><li> Share trips by email or with a private link to your itinerary.
  22. 22. Sync with your Outlook, Google, iPhone or Blackberry calendar. </li></li></ul><li>Read it Later – Even without Internet<br />ReadItLater.com<br />
  23. 23. PDF a Web Page in a Click<br />
  24. 24. Stay Connected through Group Chat<br />http://partychapp.appspot.com/<br />[GroupName]@partychapp.appspotchat.com<br />
  25. 25. <ul><li>Dim your screen
  26. 26. Disable your wi-fi
  27. 27. Keep it cool
  28. 28. Don’t multitask
  29. 29. Hibernate, don’t sleep </li></ul>Maximize your Battery Life <br />Photo by marylkayoe/ Flickr<br />
  30. 30. Hail a Cab from the Web – or a Text<br /><ul><li>Book your cab
  31. 31. Track its arrival
  32. 32. Charge the ride
  33. 33. Get an e-receipt</li></ul>TaxiMagic.com <br />
  34. 34. Find the Perfect Parking Spot<br />
  35. 35. Map it with Bing<br />
  36. 36.
  37. 37. Count your Chips<br /><ul><li> Record expenses by email, text, IM, voice and more
  38. 38. Email receipts as images
  39. 39. Manage and export expense reports </li></ul>xpenser.com <br />
  40. 40. David Bonebrake<br />
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  47. 47. LawHelp/NY Usage Statistics<br />2009: 377,000 visits<br />2010: 461,000 visits<br />The Numbers Don’t Lie<br />
  48. 48. http://bit.ly/gek6Xi<br />
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  54. 54. Gate Guru App<br />
  55. 55. http://www.donothingfor2minutes.com/<br />
  56. 56. http://www.donothingfor2minutes.com/<br />
  57. 57. Travis August<br />
  58. 58. HTTPS Everywhere Firefox extension <br />It encrypts your communications with many popular websites.<br />http://www.eff.org/https-everywhere<br />More Secure Hotspot Browsing<br />
  59. 59. 1Password http://agilewebsolutions.com<br />LastPass <br />http://lastpass.com/<br />Create strong passwords<br />Sync with all your browsers<br />Sync with your computers, mobile phone,and tablets<br />(check with IT first)<br />Secure Passwords Everywhere<br />
  60. 60. Pastefire http://pastefire.com<br />Copy links, phone numbers, and more on your computer and send them to your iPhone instantly<br />Pastefire<br />
  61. 61. <ul><li>GroupMe, Beluga, Fast Society, Kik, and more
  62. 62. Send messages to a group
  63. 63. Works with basic SMS phones as well as smartphones.
  64. 64. Other features:
  65. 65. Share location privately for smartphone map apps
  66. 66. Group conference calls</li></ul>Group Messaging<br />
  67. 67. Turn RSS news feeds into emails<br />Feed My Inbox<br />
  68. 68. Get SMS-like notifications for just about anything.<br />Twitter, Facebook, FourSquare and other social networks<br />Custom search alerts<br />RSS feeds<br />Boxcar: iPhone Notifications<br />
  69. 69. <ul><li>MS Business Intelligence Labsexperimental data mining tools http://bit.ly/msbilabs
  70. 70. Free Excel Add-in: Fuzzy Lookup Search Tool
  71. 71. Matches even spelling and abbreviation differences
  72. 72. Identify fuzzy duplicate rows within a single table
  73. 73. Fuzzy join similar rows between two different tables</li></ul>Microsoft BI Labs<br />
  74. 74. Upload Excel, CSV, or link Google Spreadsheets as data sources<br />Collaborate and discuss<br />Visualize data with maps and charts<br />Embed on the web or download<br />Google Fusion Tables<br />
  75. 75. scrible<br />
  76. 76. Word Lens<br />
  77. 77. Joyce Raby<br />
  78. 78. www.groupon.com<br />
  79. 79. www.siezethedeal.com<br />
  80. 80. www.livingsocial.com<br />
  81. 81. http://escapes.livingsocial.com/deals<br />
  82. 82. www.giveawayoftheday.com<br />
  83. 83. www.freestufftimes.com<br />
  84. 84. Sourceforge.net<br />
  85. 85. www.grc.com<br />
  86. 86. Testmy.net<br />
  87. 87. www.woot.com<br />
  88. 88. www.zulily.com<br />
  89. 89. www.gilt.com<br />
  90. 90. www.ruelala.com<br />
  91. 91. www.dailygrommet.com<br />
  92. 92. www.thinkgeek.com<br />
  93. 93. http://www.vegas4locals.com/couponsdining.html<br />
  94. 94. http://www.vegascoupons.com/top-vegas-coupons.html<br />
  95. 95. http://www.smartervegas.com/<br />
  96. 96. Glenn Rawdon, grawdon@lsc.gov<br />Liz Keith, lkeith@probono.net<br />David Bonebrake, bonebraked@lsc.gov<br />Travis August, taugust@probono.net<br />Joyce Raby, jaraby@gmail.com<br />Contact Information<br />

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