Long time readers may remember my second post on corewerkz: How to prevent iPhone audio interference in speakers. Basically, I used aluminum foil to block the GSM cell-phone signals from getting into my car speakers (or computer speakers).

Although this solution kept the noise out of the speakers, and didn’t seem to effect cell signal, it did have an impact on bluetooth reception. I was getting lots of static when the iPhone was more than about 12″ from my bluetooth headset (both Plantronics and Jawbone). Needless to say, using bluetooth on a daily basis became a hassle.

I have found a new and improved technique that will keep bluetooth static to a minimum and the noise out of your speakers; instead of aluminum foil, use the foil-paper that you find in a pack of cigarettes. For whatever reason, it seems to block the exact right amount of GSM and keep bluetooth interference to a minimum. In fact, it may even block the speaker interference better – I haven’t heard a peep since the foil-paper.

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Picture 9.jpgI recently learned about Evernote after seeing it on GeekBrief.tv. It’s currently invite only, but I received one a few days after requesting (I also have some available, leave a comment if you want one). Evernote works with any web browser and includes a stand-alone applications for Mac and PC. But what does it do?

“Evernote allows you to easily capture information in any environment using whatever device or platform you find most convenient, and makes this information accessible and searchable at anytime, from anywhere.”

I think of Evernote as an offline and online searchable file cabinet. You can store “clips” from web sites, text notes, pdfs, images, and even audio. If you’re using the standalone application, the data is the synced to the Evernote server, making it available from any computer.

Here’s the cool part. A few moments after data has been synced to the Evernote server, it’s searchable (not audio files). For example…
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