Productivity

These 5 Apps Will Get Your Productivity on Track

Let’s face it. Phones have become one of our biggest distractions in life. Between Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, text messages, and a slew of other time suckers, if can be difficult to stay focused on your real-time tasks—you know, those ones you get paid to do. Luckily, a slew of iPhone and Android apps are [...]

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This App Could Make You WAY More Productive Right Now

Concentration in today’s world is a scarce commodity. With distractions everywhere—and with blogs being no exception—it’s difficult to focus on the tasks at hand, whether at work or in your personal life. Focus@will wants to change that with music specifically designed to soothe the brain’s limbic system—you know, that ancient part of you that’s always [...]

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New Gmail Hack Let’s You Send Emails In The Future

How often do you send a message with an important time sensitive question, but forget that you haven’t gotten an answer until it’s too late? Or, you remember right now that you should email that person, but you don’t think you should send it at 4am. Sometimes, you just need to be able to schedule [...]

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Microsoft Office Comes To iPad And Android

Since the iPad was first introduced in 2010, it’s been difficult for most to use as a production tool. Lots of us still rely on our computers for the heavy lifting and day to day tasks. We think of tablets more as consumption devices since they’re easy to cuddle up with on the couch. While [...]

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Wunderlist 2: The best productivity app update I’ve seen in a long time

Not only is this one of the best updates to a productivity app I’ve seen in a long time, this is the best productivity app commercial I’ve seen as far as I can remember. Every Major Platform Launching any new product is difficult. Launching a software product on a single has it’s own difficulties. Launching [...]

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How To: Use your Mac to sign a document

This one is worth sharing just in case you’ve never heard of it, or forgot it existed: iSight signatures. The feature was added quite a while ago, but I recently remembered how awesome it was when I signed a document without printing it out. Signing Documents It’s always been possible on OS X to scan [...]

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#WWDC 2012: Documents in the cloud is exactly what iWork needed (by @mrgnw)

iWork, Apple’s equivalent of Microsoft Office, is three years old. As WWDC 2012 approached, I prayed that Apple would update iWork. But what needed to be updated? Documents in the Cloud More than anything else, I wanted iWork to synchronize documents better between iOS devices and Macs. Documents in the cloud is exactly what was [...]

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Is Microsoft Office really a must for business and education?

I’ve done a good amount of work in Microsoft Office and have trained others to use it, but I ditched Office 3 years ago when I started creating documents on my Mac with Apple’s iWork. When I heard blogs bustle about how Microsoft Office is coming to the iPad soon, I decided to give Microsoft [...]

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Never be late again with an app that combines calendar, GPS, and traffic

It’s happened to many of us: You’re sitting in a meeting, and you have another appointment coming up across town, and you’ve slated 20 minutes to get to the next appointment because it never takes more than 20 minutes to get to that part of town. But then, while driving to the meeting, you encounter [...]

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Reasons to keep Google Docs, and reasons to look elsewhere – via @jkhowland

I’m ditching Google. Some of the information that had to be moved or cleaned up was a group of 100 documents spread between my Google Docs accounts. What is it about Google Docs that make them desireable? Man did I get a hard time about leaving Google. Some of my friends were skeptical that this [...]

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