I do a lot of copying, pasting and reformatting of text as I write up , our weekly TweetDeals to post on FrontGate Media’s Social Media and for news stories for our FrontGate Media family of web sites, or to create various presentations for our Christian market advertising clients. emailStripper is a program that I can’t live without. I use almost daily for cleaning the “>” and other formatting characters out of emails and other text that has been formatted in something like Word or Excel.
GasBuddy is a must have app for your Android, or really any smart phone. This is a great crowdsource app that takes pools together gas pricing reports from everyone running the app. Of course you get to report on prices at stations where you are as well, if you want to do so.
Localbookmark.it has launched a Church website creator service that enables Faith-Based Ministries to build websites that are also pre-configured to work seamlessly on mobile devices, such as the iPhone or Android phones. As location based services such as Foursquare and Facebook Places engage tens of millions of smartphone users each day, it is becoming increasingly important for ministries to establish a mobile presence, which is where Localbookmark.it’s Easy Site Creator service comes in.
Here’s one of the Android mobile APPS I now can’t live without: Swype.
Yesterday, Twitter matched Facebook’s recent upgrade so that the Twitter system can now allow us to protect ourselves from hijackers looking for easy targets for identity theft while we go about our own internet activities in a public place such as a Starbucks or Panera. (See my previous post about Facebook.) This is a critical update that you really should take advantage of. Twitter is finally offering you the option to operate securely inside of your profile using the HTTPS encrypted protocol. That’s the same protocol that protects your credit card information when you are buying something from an online store.