Set Reminders in Google Now Just By Searching Text on Your Laptop

Google Now reminders are great, but if you don't feel like pulling out your phone and whispering part of your to-do list at it, there is now another way: Just hammer it into your search bar. » 7/21/14 8:31am 7/21/14 8:31am

Recall: Never Miss a Book/Album/Movie Release

There are new movies, books, TV shows, and albums coming out every week. The worst feeling is when you want to see a movie, but you space on it, and before you know it, it's not even in the theaters anymore. Without a a reminder—in the form of an app called Recall—you might forget something worth your while. » 10/10/12 6:00pm 10/10/12 6:00pm

Apple's New iCloud Adds Notes and Reminders and Improves Old Apps

The new iCloud is now available for everybody and brings brand new Notes and Reminders apps along with updated versions of Mail, Calendar and Find My iPhone. Every app looks a lot better and more consistent. Here's what's new. » 9/13/12 7:26pm 9/13/12 7:26pm

Checkmark: A Better Way to Receive Location-Based Reminders

If you're constantly writing yourself notes to remember to pick up dry cleaning or return a book borrowed from a friend, those little scribbles are missing one thing—GPS data. Buy why does GPS matter? For apps like Checkmark, of course, which will remind you of all the things on your to-do list based on time and… » 7/17/12 6:00pm 7/17/12 6:00pm

Reminder: Olympics Photoshop Contest Entries Due

Just a friendly reminder that entries for the "Ruin the Olympics with Unnecessary Tech" Photoshop Contest » 8/24/08 11:00am 8/24/08 11:00am are due by Tuesday morning. If you've got an idea but haven't started on your image yet, get cracking!

Great Find-All Helps the Forgetful Cope With Their, Uh ... Forgot What…

We all have ways of coping with our forgetfulness, but the Great Find-All could solve that problem once and for all. You just attach the four transponders to items you don't want to forget, and then when it's time to go, just press the corresponding button on the remote control and each of the items will make its own… » 2/20/07 1:30pm 2/20/07 1:30pm

RFID Robot: Someone to Watch Over Me

This little robot acts as a personal assistant that keeps tabs on the things you take with you in the morning. You can tag your essentials like wallet, keys, cellphone, etc. with tiny RFID tags which provide communication range of a few inches. A pressure sensor detects your presence and the robot will ask you for a… » 4/05/06 3:35pm 4/05/06 3:35pm