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RescueTime is a great web-based time management tool that allows you to see how it is you spend your time. RescueTime tracks your time down to the second without you having to actively track it, there are easy time-management analytics so you can know how much time you are spending on an application, site or a category. RescueTime will also soon be able to provide you with the ability to set up time management goals with notification when you meet or fail to meet your goals. It's free to sign up to an account and is available for both Mac and Windows.

This has really made Tim's computer time on different applications. clients and other things more visible and very revealing!

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Download SnagIt

You can now download SnagIt screen capture software for free, no strings attached. Some of the cool features of SnagIt are that you can capture scrolling long web pages, extract text from windows and annotate images. Amit has put up some instructions for us on how to download SnagIt for free.

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Filehippo Update Checker

The Update Checker is just that, it checks if you need an update and gets them ready for you to download. The Update Checker scans your computer for installed software, checks the versions and then send this information to to see if there are any newer releases. Any new releases are then neatly displayed in your browser for you to download.

The Update Checker works on any Windows PC running Vista, XP, 2003, 2000 or 98 and requires Microsoft .NET Framework 2.0.

The Update Checker doesn't send any personal information back to It only collects a list of programs, their versions and the operating system details. Additionally none of this is linked
to your IP address and the logs are deleted after processing.

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Getting Things Done GTD

Steve Richards wrote a good post about getting projects completed, taking the Getting Things Done concept a little deeper.

I think I shall do this for the current software development project I am stalled on! I need to finish it!