Chrome: Although Gmail can already send and receive text messages, it doesn’t sync with your Android smartphone. Gtext, an extension from previously mentioned MightyText, sends and receives texts directly in Gmail using your mobile phone number.
Laptop docks generally don’t come cheap — especially when you have a Mac. DIY enthusiast Johan Frick put together a simple docking solution with the necessary cables and a little bit of Sugru, saving lots of money in the process.
Exercise: most of us hate it and wish we did it more often. The key? Finding a routine that doesn’t take too long but also doesn’t try to pack two hours of work into four minutes, leaving you feel like you’re lucky to be alive. Fortunately, quick exercise routines you can actually stick abound. Pick one and get started this weekend.
The web becomes more and more capable each day, finding ways to replace what you do on your desktop. In the very near future you’ll talk to your web apps, enjoy complex animation without the drain of Flash, and maybe even plug in your guitar. These features and more already exist, and they’re coming to the broad internet this year.
The DSLR LCD screen once served as little more than a means to view photos you had already taken in the comfort of indoor lighting. Now you can use it as a live monitor and capture photos and video, but it still doesn’t work too well outside. With some old hotel key cards, however, you can fix that problem.