If you have an iPod, you know the hassle of storing your earbuds. Well, the Web site X-tremegeek.com has a product that solves this problem once and for all. It's called the iRoll Earphone Cord Manager. It's hard to describe how it works, but let me assure you it does. It's made out of a rubbery material and comes in blue and pink. The pictures help explain it better. (The first picture shows the device open and the second picture shows it closed). It's less than $10.
This tip is for the guys: OK guys, Valentine's Day is less than three weeks away. If you haven't started planning something for your significant other, get to it. Remember, you don't have to spend a lot of money. It's the effort you put into it that she'll remember.
Tim Thompson lives in Gainesville. E-mail Tim your ideas for tips, tools or tricks.