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Why Mailbox for iOS is awesome

May 8, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

For Apple device users, the Mailbox for iOS application is a great new way to manage your email, says Emmanuel Banks. Basically, it turns your email into an efficient to-do list that helps you boost your productivity.
People often forget that email messages last forever and can be forwarded to any number of people. There are services, though, that allow you to send a message with a limited lifespan, which come in handy when you have sensitive messages that you don’t want shared.

No more Google Reader … now what?

April 15, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Google Reader, Google’s service for viewing blogs through an RSS feed, is shutting down July 1. Where does that leave you if you’re a fan of Google Reader? Here’s a list of possible alternatives suggested by Alan Henry at Lifehacker.
Networking can be hard, but it’s easier with a little help from these four applications recommended by writer Emily Green.

Pick the perfect social image

April 4, 2013 Categorized in: AdvancementInternet

Every social media profile needs a picture, but the same shot won’t work across the board, says Digital Trends’ Natt Garun.

An app that can help you plan

March 29, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Weotta is an application that offers users suggestions for places to eat and things to do im­­mediately or up to 30 days in the future, says TechCrunch writer Anthony Ha. It learns about your preferences as you save suggestions you like and pass on ones that don’t interest you.
Life is hectic, but you can make it less so with some simple, savvy tips and shortcuts for using Google Calendar to get your schedule in order, says Elsa Wenzel, a senior editor at PCWorld.

A short guide to ‘defragging’

March 25, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

“Defragging” is a process that takes data that has been fragmented into different storage units on your computer and reorganizes them in a more sensible way so your computer will run faster. With today’s computers, though, you don’t need to do this very often, says Lifehacker Editor-in-Chief Whitson Gordon.

Protect your privacy online: 6 steps

March 21, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Hackers, identity thieves and other online criminals are a real threat, but you don’t have to stand idly by and wait to be victimized. Technology expert Dave Johnson has some simple steps you can take to help keep yourself safe.

6 reasons iPads are good for business

January 28, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOrganizing

Challenges remain in integrating iPads with corporate computing systems, but there are plenty of reasons to bring them on board, says PC Magazine analyst Samara Lynn.

Tech Help Desk

January 17, 2013 Categorized in: InternetOutlook

Find an email again without searching all of Outlook, and fill your desktop background with your own photos.

Computer shortcuts you should know

January 11, 2013 Categorized in: InternetSkills Check

Those who spend significant amounts of time working on PCs or Macs learn some of the shortcuts that allow for faster, more efficient work. Here are a few of David Pogue’s favorites.

New features in Office 2013

December 26, 2012 Categorized in: ExcelInternetPowerPointWord

Microsoft Office 2013 has arrived with some new features that could make your job easier.