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Simple steps to speed up your computer

Few things in life are as frustrating as a slow computer. Small Business Trends Product Editor TJ McCue has some simple steps you can take to speed up your PC and save your sanity.

Avoid these tech pitfalls at work

Technology has made some tasks easier and people more reachable, but it’s also created new hazards to avoid. Executive coach Lindsay Broder lists a few things to watch out for with technology and your career.

An hour-by-hour guide to a perfect workday

If your 9-to-5 routine is starting to grind you down, consider working with your biological rhythms. Know­­ing them will help maximize your productivity.

Some OneNote basics

How do I print to OneNote? Can I move OneNote notebooks from one place to another?

2 weekly emails save you hours at work

Most admins could cut some wasted time at the office simply by sending their bosses two standard emails a week, says project manager and IT consultant Robbie Abed.

8 tricks help you stay on task at work

Julie Morgenstern, professional organizer and author of Time Man­­age­­ment from the Inside Out, offers these tips for getting rid of workplace distractions.

Make the most of MS Office on your iPad

The Office app remains a relatively new option for iPad users, but one that can really help you boost productivity when you can’t use your laptop or desktop computer.

Clean Out Your Computer Day is coming

Doing maintenance on your PC periodically can help keep routine problems at bay, and Clean Out Your Computer Day offers an official reason to do it. It comes each year on the second Monday in February; this year, it’s Feb. 9.

5 small changes help you get more done

Even little things can affect your productivity in big ways, and making some simple changes to the way you approach your workday can pay off, says Lifehacker’s Eric Rav­­ens­­craft.

Go one step further to keep data safe

Two-factor authentication is a more complex login process that can help keep your online accounts and the information you store in the cloud safe, writes U.S. News & World Report data reporter Lindsey Cook.