To Tag or not to Tag

To tag or not to tag, this question has been the topic of many heated debate and discussion on the Internet ever since the concept of tagging first appeared. With the inclusion of built in support for tag in Apple’s latest OS X (Mavericks) operating system, Apple has made this debate more pressing by essentially legitimising and approving the use of tag for the mass market.

The question now facing many people is whether tagging is right for them. [Read more...]

The Joy of Podcasting

As strange as it sounds, I have recently discovered the joy and wonder of listening to Podcast. As a time poor, sleep deprived father of two, it has allowed me to keep abreast of current, relevant contents and news and changed the way I consume information.

As an information consumption medium for up to date content, podcast can’t really be beaten and has some unique advantages over other mediums

Wide Selection of Contents

Podcast originally started off with nerds talking about geeky stuff (ok there are still a lot of geeky content!) but has come along way in terms of becoming a mainstream medium where you can now find a huge variety of contents on just about any tropic. [Read more...]

Why SimpleNote is Simple Yet Powerful

Notes capturing have come a long way since the days of cave painting and moleskin notebook. Not only has it gone full digital, cross platforms, you can now easily search notes you created years ago!
Problem is most people aren’t aware of what is possible and aren’t really taking advantage of the latest technologies to make their life easier.

For taking notes during meetings, at a conference or planning for an events or occasion I simply have not come across a more elegant solution than Simplenote. [Read more...]

How to turbo charge content consumption on the iPad

For a gadget that no one was quite sure whether we really needed it, the iPad has certainly been a huge hit and revolutionised how we consume contents on the go today.

I have been a huge fan of the iPad since day one and had taken full advantage of it to satisfy my information addiction. With it’s unique form factor, large touch screen and constant connectivity, app developers have been on a roll, with new innovative apps appearing on a daily basis. As consumers of information, it means that we can now consume more content, at more places, with a level of ease never seen before.

Here are some of the ways I am using the iPad for content consumption and the apps that I use to turbo charge my content consumption on the go. [Read more...]