Top 10 Productivity Tools List

Lifehacker‘s come out with a Top 10 free and cheap productivity tools list…and it’s good, real good. I won’t steal their thunder and post their list, but here’s the beginning of their article and a link to the list. It’s well worth your five minutes.

Getting organized, focused and productive doesn’t have to cost an arm and a leg. We’ve reviewed thousands of time-saving applications and gadgets here at Lifehacker over the past year and a half, but a handful of really shine when it comes down to getting your stuff done, and most of them are simple, widely available, free or almost free. Here are my top 10 picks for best free and cheap productivity tools, in no particular order.

Geek to Live: Top 10 free and cheap productivity tools – Lifehacker

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Shopify – A New E-Commerce Solution


Shopify is a new e-commerce solution. I was reading this morning and came across this article talking about Shopify. It appears to be a very straightforward hosted e-commerce solution based on Ruby on Rails.

From the Shopify website:

You are unique. Your shop could be too.Shopify lets you build shops with as much style and flare as you see fit. When you signup for Shopify, you can choose from one of our growing number of custom-made designs or get really creative and create your own designs.

Let me know if you’ve tried Shopify – I’d love to see some of the custom stores that have been built recently.

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Apple iMac Goes Back to School – $899

Apple iMac for Education

Smart move on Apple’s part…

Apple was the standard computer in school when I was growing up. We all knew how to use them.

Apple unveils $899 educational computer


Computer maker Apple Computer Inc. on Wednesday introduced a 17-inch iMac computer designed for educational use that will retail for $899.


iMac revolutionized desktop computing by stepping outside the desktop box and becoming the center of digital life. Now that digital photos, music, and movies are an integral part of the classroom, lab, and dorm, a powerful hub is even more important. iMac evolved to make sure you, your class, or your lab stays centered.

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