osx applications

Title Bar Browser Timer

Title Bar Browser Timer

Wanna limit the time you spend goofing off online? Ask MetaFilter user myrrh created a timer that counts down a certain number of minutes in your browser title bar (or background tab) and pops up a browser alert dialog when it’s done. Run a timed work dash or limit your…

Do You Sign The Back Of Your Credit Cards?

Do You Sign The Back Of Your Credit Cards?

One of the most common ways to guard yourself against credit card misuse is to sign the back of your card, so that merchants can check the signature on your card with that on your ID. Right? Well, maybe not. According to financial blog The Tao of Making Money, the…

Use a Digital Timer to Get Things Done

Use a Digital Timer to Get Things Done

A self-made millionaire mum describes how she uses a digital timer to keep herself focused on getting work done during certain times of the day. As a “work”-from-home mum of a two-year-old, I find it necessary to structure my writing and blogging time according to her schedule and push to…