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Gadgets & Devices
Isn’t it amazing what our devices can do, these days? What once was a cluttered house of documents, pictures, and tools, is now all contained in the computer. Drawers of stuff have become organized folders of files to better sort your belongings and memories.
Gadgets have shrunk to the degree that we can now carry one device to produce and store every aspect of our lives. Songs, calendars, pictures, phone calls…it’s all there in one small, efficient, and good-looking package.
What would our gadgets be without the internet? It has become The Great Connector. We’re now able to connect and communicate in amazing new ways. Sharing anything, anywhere is the ability we’ve been given.
My goal is almost complete. With the advent of speedy scanners and ubiquitous storage -both on personal devices and the internet- all of my documents, photos, and music will be available to me anytime, anywhere.
Dropbox stores all your files in the cloud.
Evernote stores your notes, to-do lists, contacts, and documents in the cloud.
Scansnap Scanners scan both sides of your documents, converting them to PDFs.
My ongoing love affair with the stock market piqued my interest in personal finance. This close scrutiny lead me to pump the brakes on some frivolous spending habits. With a fresh budget and finance software in hand, I cut down my expenses considerably.
Living below your means takes some adjustment, but the result is worth it. Now, together with my partner, we are now completely debt free…6 months ahead of schedule. It’s an amazing feeling!
Mint.com keeps track of all of your bank, trading, and retirement accounts, online.
After throwing money at Beachbody for P90X, Insanity, and other workouts, it’s time to unwind.
Of course, music and reading go without saying, but boating is another favorite outlet for relaxing. Though I prefer a speedboat, a la Formula, a slow pontoon cruise across the lake will do the trick, too.
Oh, and did I mention I’ve eaten fire?
Amazon Kindle devices carry thousands of book in a single device. More fuel for your paperless life.