Dropbox tips & tricks: file-based wiki, sharing shortcut keys, private screencasts and iPhone pdf e-reader

Monday, July 19th, 2010

I am one of those raving Dropbox1 users. File backup- and synchronisation across computers and users becomes a no-brainer, and with it, sharing and collaboration techniques that rely on it.  Here are 3 tricks that I use on Dropbox: (more…)

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Recording a Skype call: (Windows) tool comparison

Thursday, November 30th, 2006

I needed to record a Skype phone call. In a previous stint, both my correspondent and I each used Audacity to record our own voice (directly from the microphone), and I synchronised and merged the two separate MP3 files afterwards, again with Audacity. This time, I only could record on my side of the line. A simultaneous recording of your own voice and the incoming Skype call still happens to be a non-trivial activity on Windows. I found these options: (more…)