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May 10, 2013 Categorized in: OutlookWord

Here are three web tools to share your desktop, edit PDFs and reclaim Gmail’s calendar features.

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.

Let Outlook redirect those RSVPs

May 7, 2013 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. I want to send an email invitation to an event, but I want the RSVP responses sent to my assistant. Can I do this?

You can override Word’s spacing suggestions

April 30, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Q. Why does the new Word paragraph format default to 1.15 lines?

Start a new document with the font you want

April 26, 2013 Categorized in: Word

Q. How can I change the default fonts for new Word documents?
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.

The perks of Outlook 2010

April 1, 2013 Categorized in: Outlook

Q. Why should I consider converting to Outlook 2010? 2007 seems to do everything.

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.