Organizing

Best media tools for your career

If you know which social media platforms are popular, you can use that knowledge to help you get ahead in your career. Here are the top five social media tools you should limit yourself to.

Key to juggling company social accounts

If you’ve been assigned a role in managing your company’s social media marketing efforts, it’s important to find ways to keep from being overwhelmed so you can consistently help put the company’s best face forward online. Start by doing everything you can to keep things simple, says Catherine Wedgwood, marketing and communications manager at Getting Smart. Focus on doing a few things really well and follow these tips.

6 reasons to switch to a desktop computer

In today’s technology-driven world, a common question is “What laptop should I buy?” But maybe you should consider buying a desktop computer, writes Geoffrey A. Fowler, personal technology columnist for The Wall Street Journal. Laptops make up about 80% of the consumer market, but, according to Fowler, desktops still have a place. Here are six reasons why you could benefit from switching.

Managing your old-school 'to-do' list

Whether it’s on paper, online or on a smartphone, many people still structure their work and home tasks via to-do lists. But how do you decide which item to tackle first? Use this tried-and-true process to manage competing priorities.

How to go paperless

The concept of quitting paper and going all-digital has been around a long time, but companies have been slow to make the transition. But more appear to be taking the plunge, says tech blogger Paul Mah.

Time to tidy up your digital life

Organizing your devices is an easy way to achieve organization in your life, writes Lifehack expert Louise Williams. These sorting tactics can help you organize your apps for easy access.

Keep your travel organized with apps

Travel can become stressful quickly. Fortunately, there are plenty of free organizational apps to save the day—and they can save you money as well, writes Julie Kliegman for The Week. She recommends seven free apps that can make your traveling experience much easier.

Cloud computing made easy

Cloud computing allows businesses to increase productivity and de­­crease costs, but moving into the cloud can be a challenge, says Rick Delgado, Life­­hack. These services can help smooth the transition.

Focus your mind to boost productivity

It’s often hard to stay focused on the present, writes Katherine Barr for Inc. Learning to focus and spend time in the present helps you perform better at work and ignore distractions. Here are Barr’s suggestions.

New iPhone 6 case reuses phone's power

While mobile technology continues to impress and entertain, issues such as battery life and signal strength continue to annoy users, says Mental Floss Assistant Editor Rebecca O’Connell. Nikola Labs is addressing the power problem with a new iPhone 6 case that gives phones an extra 30% of power by converting radio frequencies into DC power.