Monday, May 14, 2007

Geekbit: Yellow Pages Widget

Get rid of the clunky big yellow books. This slick little widget speeds up the process and your friends will all think you're really smart.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

GB,

You should consider offering a text transcript of these GeekBits. I can think of many ways in which this could be useful, not least of which is for us to quickly find the information (which keystroks, or whatever) we need from one of the Bits without having to watch the whole thing again.

Hey, given your new voicemail service, maybe you should just put the phone up to your mouth while you record these (or play them back) and let your fancy new voicemail service do the transcription.

Unknown said...

Dude! That's a great idea.

I was thinking as I posted this that I have not been providing as many written reviews since I started doing more videos. I just didn't want to spend the time writing it all out. I've only used the SpinVox voicemail features and didn't even think of using the memo or blog feature to get this done.

I'll give it a try. Thanks for the great suggestion!

Unknown said...

Oh well, it was worth a try.

SpinVox will only let me record about 30 seconds per memo. I considered still using it with the playback of each video and piecing them together, but the recognition was much less accurate than with phone messages.

I think it would actually be less work if I were to type a summary. Hey, I'm all about less work. :-)

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