Trevor Dobrygoski

Trevor is a freelance writer covering topics ranging from the Android OS to free web and desktop applications. When he is not writing about mobile productivity, He is coaching and playing the world's greatest game... Soccer.

42 Useful Portable Apps For Mac

42 Useful Portable Apps For Mac

A while back I posted 10 Useful Portable Applications to Run On Your USB Drive. I thought it was time to do the same type of post for all of the Mac folks. If you do not find something in this list to suit your needs, with a few Google searches you are likely to […]

6 Google Sites You May Not Know About

6 Google Sites You May Not Know About

By now you may have guessed I’m a big fan of Google. Not because they are the biggest kid on the playground, but because they have an awesome approach to what they do. They see people needing something and they solve the problem for free. How can you not succeed when you give people what […]

Mac: Manage Your App Windows More Efficiently With Windowshade X

Mac: Manage Your App Windows More Efficiently With Windowshade X

A few months ago, Damien wrote a post about the need to keep windows open on top of others for better productivity. While Afloat for Mac does exactly that, Windowshade X does a little bit more. WindowShade X is a small software (3.3MB) with plenty of great and useful features that allow you to manage […]

Mac: How to Create a Basic Script With Automator

Mac: How to Create a Basic Script With Automator

If you are one of the growing number of Apple users, you have likely come across a strange looking robot guy in your Applications folder. For a long time I ignored this application. It looks pretty confusing when you open it up. All that is on the screen 3 columns; one with application names, one […]

Top 10 Gmail Labs Add-ons to Increase Your Productivity

Top 10 Gmail Labs Add-ons to Increase Your Productivity

For quite a while, Google has been releasing add-on features for a good number of their web applications. Gmail, Calendar and Reader all have several user selectable features. Links to these experimental add-ons can be found on the Google Labs page. Not all of the add-ons are perfect, but they are kid tested and mother […]

Better Manage Your Gmail Inbox With Aliases

Better Manage Your Gmail Inbox With Aliases

A while ago I was perusing the Google help files and found a cool little tidbit. It didn’t really hit me right away how useful it could be. Once I started to use it, I wondered how I got by not having it before. What I am babbling on about is Gmail’s ability to handle […]

Hootsuite: All You Need to Manage Your Twitter Account Online

Hootsuite: All You Need to Manage Your Twitter Account Online

If you are unfamiliar with Hootsuite, it is a very feature-rich web based Twitter client. Their tag line is “The Professional Twitter Client”. This is very true. It has a great number of configurations and options which make managing one or multiple Twitter accounts very easy. Many of its features are pretty appealing to big […]

CyberDuck – Freeware Mac FTP Uploader,

CyberDuck – Freeware Mac FTP Uploader,

If you have your own website, blog or are uploading information online somewhere, there is a decent chance you are using a FTP uploader of some sort. When I originally had a need for this kind of application, I did a little digging around. The name that kept popping up was Cyberduck. I looked at […]

A Hands-on Review of Google Voice

A Hands-on Review of Google Voice

As some of you may know, invites are being sent for Google’s new service aimed at simplifying your phone usage, Google Voice. I received my invite about 2 weeks ago and jumped at the chance to try it out. With so many features that appealed to me, I was like a kid in a candy […]

Seesmic Update: Web Preview and Updated Desktop

Seesmic Update: Web Preview and Updated Desktop

The folks at Seesmic have been busy little beavers recently. Not only did they put out an upgraded for the desktop application I reviewed, they debuted Seesmic for the web. The release is being calling it a preview, which I’m guessing is a lot like a beta. The web application offers a lot of the […]

11 More Alternative Search Engines You May Not Know

11 More Alternative Search Engines You May Not Know

There are a number of alternative search engines on the web which are not as well known as Google, Yahoo or the heavily marketed BING. Many of these search sites serve a niche market so they never gain mainstream popularity. A few of the newer search sites are incorporating results form social media sites, and […]

Easy Twittering and Facebook(ing) with Seesmic

Easy Twittering and Facebook(ing) with Seesmic

In the battle of the social media sites, the two that seem to be everywhere these days are Facebook and Twitter. The hardest part of immersing yourself in any type of social media, be it for fun or for business, is managing it well. With all of the web based options available, most are geared […]

ShoZu – Social Network Updating Made Easy

ShoZu – Social Network Updating Made Easy

There are plenty of sites and programs out there that will let you upload your pictures or videos to one or two of your social media sites, but people like choice. Would 50 supported sites plus email and FTP uploading be enough? That should let you share enough stuff to make even your Kindergarten teacher […]

Review of Opera Unite: Putting a Web Server In a Browser

Review of Opera Unite: Putting a Web Server In a Browser

Opera Software recently released a Beta version of its new web browser, Opera Unite. The beta version offers some really cool features that are very new to mainstream web browsing. If you are not familiar with the Opera browsers, you may want to give them a look. They have been making a great desktop product […]

Scribefire: A Full Featured Blog Editor For Firefox Users

Scribefire: A Full Featured Blog Editor For Firefox Users

Not too long ago I started looking around for an easy way to post to some of the blogs I write for. The first thing that came to mind, since I was already using it to write, was to use the publish option in Google Docs to post. If you use the free hosting sites […]

10 Useful Portable Applications to Run On Your USB Drive

10 Useful Portable Applications to Run On Your USB Drive

Portable applications are modified versions of a desktop application that can be run on a USB drive. iPods, USB flash drives, external hard drives or any other portable device can be used. When the applications are stored on said device, the application can be used on any computer running the proper operating system by being […]

Getting Social With Last.fm

Getting Social With Last.fm

Last.fm is my internet radio app of choice. It plays and recommends music I like far better than most of the other interactive streaming stations on the web. It doesn’t only play well know artists, it plays artists I would probably never come across. I have found some Japanese drum groups, reggae groups from Poland […]