Tuesday, August 29, 2006

Online Storage and Reminders

Access Your Data AnywhereTurns your webmail account into a hard drive with the free GMail Drive extension for Windows (www.viksoe.dk/code/GMail.htm) or GDisk for Macs (gdisk.sourceforge.net).

Free services like YouSendIt Lite (http://www.yousendit.com/) let you store files of up to a gig on their server. Your contacts are emailed a link they can use to retrieve them.

Ping Your Future SelfFutureMe (http://www.futureme.org/) and FutureMail (futuremail.bensinclair.com) send messages at a later time or date. For a recurring alert - "Hey, self, time to mark all those papers!" - try calendar apps from Yahoo or Google.