QR Code Rant (And a tip for YOU)

<Begin Rant> A real estate magazine arrived in the mail yesterday and as is my normal procedure, I looked through it to see who was advertising homes in print these days.  Now this rant is not about why you advertise in print, I get it. There are still some sellers out there who think that…

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Mosec Mobile Secretary for Android Phones

iPhone and Blackberry users can sit this one out, as it’s all about a cool new Android app. For the past few months I have been in an email dialogue with Bernard Huang who is the CEO of Mosec, a startup based in Providence, Rhode Island. We’ve been discussing his app that is aimed at…

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How to REALLY know what cell phone carriers will work where you do!

The biggest hurdle in purchasing a new cell phone has got to be determining which carrier has a strong signal in the areas that you intend to use the phone.  If you get this one wrong you are going to be stuck with a phone that frustrates you at the least.  And for a two…

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Simple email reminder system

My day usually starts at 6 AM with a cup of coffee and my email. From there I move to reading my RSS feeds which are the equivalent of the morning newspaper of yesteryear. Then I switch to Tweetdeck to see what is going on with the Twitterverse. From there I switch over to LinkedIn…

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CCleaner for Mac

If you use a computer for any length of time, you eventually start to accumulate all sorts of useless files on your hard disk.  The biggest junk file creator is your web browser.  Every web site that you have visited leaves behind a file that is the exact duplicate of the site that you visited. …

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The best external battery for your portable gadgets, ever!

I will freely admit that I am addicted to my gadgets.  My iPhone and my iPad have become so integrated with my life that they are never too far from me.  I’ve even been known to drive back home from my office when I have gone off and forgotten one or the other.  And that’s…

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Best MacWorld/iWorld 2012 app!

I spent a very enjoyable day on Thursday at MacWorld/iWorld as two friends and I wandered the aisles of the Expo and took in a couple of classes on the second floor. Last year’s MacWorld was renamed “iPad Case World” by another friend because it seemed that nearly every vendor was selling some sort of…

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Cool way to store your year end records

Part of the year end process for any business is storing the records from the previous year. And real estate agents are no exception. We commonly have many transaction files to store and once they are boxed up they get transported to a storage facility. Often times the facility is off site and inconvenient to…

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Four things you need to know to stay safe online!

With so much emphasis these days on the paperless transaction, storing things in the “cloud” and on mobile computing, I thought it might be a good idea to explore some ways to stay safe online. During my research online I found many good resources for learning how to avoid making security mistakes.  But one source…

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