The perfect cup of coffee is 2 grams of coffee per 1 ounce of water. Drink at 140 degrees Fahrenheit.
The “poor man’s” gourmet seasoning: the best universal seasoning for any kind of food, from eggs to meat to fish to vegetables, is a three-fingered dash each of garlic powder, salt, and pepper, sprinkled evenly over each fist-sized serving.
Discreet beer drinking: cut the very top and very bottom off a soda can and slide it like a sleeve over a beer can.
Fix wrinkled shirt collars when you’re in a hurry: iron them with a hair straightener.
Too many wires at your desk? Use bread clips to label wires and run them through binder clips clipped onto your desk to avoid a wiry mess.
One-trip groceries: slide a large C-Clip (carabiner) through all your bag handles and carry them holding the C-Clip.
Never lose your remote: use velcro to attach your remotes to the side of your coffee table.
Leftovers: when reheating a slice of pizza in the microwave, put a glass with a small amount of water in it to keep the crust from getting chewy. Also, space out a circle in the middle of your leftovers to evenly heat them.
The quick beer chill: wrap your beer in a wet paper towel before putting it in the freezer and it will be ice cold in about 15 minutes.
Evernote – Cloud-based notepad for everything from to-do lists to grocery lists. Access it from your computer and smartphone.
Cardful – Digital business card holder app for the iPhone. Just take a picture of the business card with your phone and it syncs up with Evernote.
DocScan – Quickly scan notes and other documents and email them to yourself by taking a picture with your phone.
Uber – The best cab service ever, and it’s available on your smartphone. Set up a pickup and dropoff location, receive a picture of the driver, pay with your credit card. Choose between uberx (where a driver uses their own personal car), a black town car, or a black SUV. Bing, bang, boom.
DeskConnect – Send files quickly between your Mac, another Mac, and/or your other Apple devices.