Posts Tagged: how I use


12
Dec 09

Use Gmail filters to get only the facebook notifications you care about

Use Gmail filters to get only the facebook notifications you care about

If you're a member of a lot of groups or have a lot of pending invites they probably generate a fair few messages in your facebook inbox that you don't really care about. The messages you DO care about tend to be the ones from an individual to you. Those are the ones you want to be notified about by email and not the rest.

At the moment facebook doesn't give you the option to be notified about one type of message but not the other. That means your email inbox can quickly fill up with facebook notifications that don't interest you.

One answer is to use email filters and in this post I'll explain how to set that up.

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30
Sep 09

How I use… Freecycle/Freegle: gmail filters

How I use… Freecycle/Freegle: gmail filters

Freecycle is great but it can clog up your email. I think I've got the answer.  Continue reading →


21
Sep 09

How I use… Firefox: keyboard shortcuts

How I use… Firefox: keyboard shortcuts

I thought I'd write about the different ways I use technology to be more productive. This is the first post along those lines.

I use firefox as my main browser because it's so extensible and customisable. There's a lot to say about my firefox "setup" so I'll break it down into sections. This entry is about shortcuts. Continue reading →