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Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' promotion discounts OS X productivity apps

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Apple on Thursday kicked off a three-week promotional campaign offering discounts on a number of productivity apps in the OS X App Store, with each week featuring a new section and a different batch of titles from which to choose....
Apple's 'Get Stuff Done' promotion discounts OS X productivity apps

Google adds offline editing, viewing capabilities to Slides presentation software

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Google has added Slides, the latest version of its Docs presentation software, to its suite of offline applications, as it tries to play a spoiler role with the official releases of Microsoft Office 2013 and the home user version of Office 365 right around the corner. Slides users will...
Google adds offline editing, viewing capabilities to Slides presentation software

Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

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Chuck Dietrich is the CEO of SlideRocket, one of a pair of unusual companies bought by VMware in the spring of 2011.  In short, he's living the Silicon Valley dream with a charmed career.  The short version is this: Do a startup after college, sell it for a lot (a...
Meet Chuck Dietrich: Marc Benioff's Intern Is Now A Wealthy Entrepreneur

Microsoft Exec Says Google Doesn't Understand Enterprise Web Apps (GOOG, MSFT)

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Google's annual I/O developer conference is next week, and it usually includes a few sessions on how enterprises are ditching Microsoft Office in favor of Google Apps For Business, its suite of subscription-based Web productivity apps.   So Microsoft is once again boasting about how it knows enterprise customers much...
Microsoft Exec Says Google Doesn't Understand Enterprise Web Apps (GOOG, MSFT)

iPad Still Trouncing Android in Enterprise

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Apple’s share of the overall tablet market may be declining amid a flood of tablets powered by Google’s Android operating system. But in the enterprise space the company’s iPad remains the tablet of choice by a wide margin. New research from mobile device management company Good Technology, which serves about...
iPad Still Trouncing Android in Enterprise

Google Ports Quickoffice To Chrome Using Native Client, Will Get Full Editing Features In About 3 Months

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At its Chromebook Pixel event yesterday, Google didn’t just launch its new premium Chromebook but the company also announced that it is porting Quickoffice, the mobile productivity app that brings Microsoft Office to iOS and Android, to the web through Native Client and Chrome. Google acquired Quickoffice. As Google’s vice...
Google Ports Quickoffice To Chrome Using Native Client, Will Get Full Editing Features In About 3 Months

37signals hits the books, buys a chunk of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy)

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37signals, the company behind popular productivity apps like Basecamp and Highrise, has just announced its first investment in a third-party company: The Starter League. The price has not been disclosed, but we do know that this is a “small, non-controlling, non-voting” investment. Formerly known as Code Academy (note: not Codecademy), The Starter League...
37signals hits the books, buys a chunk of The Starter League (formerly Code Academy)

Push the boundaries with the Skytex Imagine 7 Android Tablet [VB Store]

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This sponsored post is produced by StackSocial. This VentureBeat offer is one of the biggest and best to date. We often offer software solutions or training resources, but this time around we have a great deal on a 7″ tablet that boasts the fastest and smoothest Android OS on...
Push the boundaries with the Skytex Imagine 7 Android Tablet [VB Store]
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Alfred updates its productivity app for OS X with advanced automation tools and custom themes

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Alfred, a search and productivity app for Mac OS X which is far more powerful and intuitive than Spotlight, has been updated today with a new feature called Workflows, which can help automate tasks involving multiple steps both on the Web and desktop. Under the Preferences menu, users can click...
Alfred updates its productivity app for OS X with advanced automation tools and custom themes
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CloudOn raises $16M to unleash the power of MS Office on tablets

The Best Productivity Apps Of 2012

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This year we got a lot of stuff done. Thanks to our smartphones we were able to get even more done than ever before. In 2012, we saw several developers come up with great apps to help you stay on task. Plus, some big names in the space like Evernote...
The Best Productivity Apps Of 2012

How Much Would You Pay For The Apple Ecosystem? (AAPL)

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Earlier this week I wrote about the psychological challenges that Apple shareholders face. I also discussed the evolution of Apple's "i" gadgets -- the iPod, iPhone and iPad -- and how they have created an ecosystem unlike those of other technology companies.Apple's ecosystem is an important and durable competitive advantage;...
How Much Would You Pay For The Apple Ecosystem? (AAPL)
Android Market enables direct app downloads of up to 4GB

Zoho Adds A Social Layer To Productivity Suite With Facebook Connect

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Online productivity suite Zoho has been open to allowing users to use their Google, Google Apps and Yahoo accounts to log-in to Zoho Apps. Zoho says that most of its users are using their log-ins for other applications to use Zoho’s offerings. Today, the productivity suite is adding a...
Zoho Adds A Social Layer To Productivity Suite With Facebook Connect
Codecademy expands API lessons with Twitter, Gilt Groupe, 23andme, Box

RANKED: The Top 10 Productivity Apps You Shouldn't Be Without

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It's a simple fact that for the most part, apps make our lives easier.  Whether you're an iOS, Android, Blackberry, or Windows user, apps can help make your life more productive and manageable thanks to their functionality and sleek designs. And there are a lot of them. We boiled...
RANKED: The Top 10 Productivity Apps You Shouldn't Be Without
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Sponsored post: 5 key considerations when deploying a mobile BYOD program

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Nowadays, employees expect unfettered access to corporate data. In fact, 68 percent of employees are already using their personal devices for work, according to a recent survey by Globo. While there are many benefits to a “bring your own device” friendly workplace, such as increased productivity and lower expenses, companies...
Sponsored post: 5 key considerations when deploying a mobile BYOD program
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Apps and updates: Found, Sparrow, Napster, Yelp, productivity bundle, and more

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A few notable app updates and deals crossed our path today, and we will continue to update as the day goes on, but first a bit of news. New to-do list app Any.DO launched this weekend and hit 100,000 total downloads in only 24 hours, reported TechCrunch. The app first became popular on Android,...
Apps and updates: Found, Sparrow, Napster, Yelp, productivity bundle, and more

Steam download service moving beyond games

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Starting in September, the Steam online distribution platform is adding creativity and productivity apps for both PC and Mac. [Read more]...
Steam download service moving beyond games
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It's Been A Year Since Microsoft Bought Yammer And Ballmer's Grand Vision Has Yet To Materialize (MSFT)

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Microsoft insists that things are going well for Yammer since Microsoft bought it for $1.2 billion a year ago this week.  The user base has grown by 55% to 8 million and sales of paid networks are up by 200%, it says, though Microsoft won't reveal the actual sales figure....
It's Been A Year Since Microsoft Bought Yammer And Ballmer's Grand Vision Has Yet To Materialize (MSFT)

Learn to play a virtual musical instrument by waving your Sound Wand around

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There are apps for productivity, apps for learning and well, apps for most things. With the exception of Ocarina by Smule, there are few virtual musical instruments for mobile devices that involve more physical interaction than just tapping a screen. UK indie creative studio, Club 15CC, has just released the...
Learn to play a virtual musical instrument by waving your Sound Wand around

Flow's incredible task management system gets a slick update for iOS

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When you’re talking about to-do lists and productivity apps, it’s not hard to find good ones. We’ve been inundated, of late, with great options for the desktop, for mobile devices and everywhere in between. Flow caught our attention because it’s clean, simple and cross-platform. Today the company has released an...
Flow's incredible task management system gets a slick update for iOS

This week at Microsoft: Office, Windows Phone, and SkyDrive

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It’s been a big week for Microsoft, with stories stacked to the gills as the company prepares for February 29th, the date in which betas for .Net 4.5, Visual Studio 11, and likely the Windows 8 consumer preview will be released. Yes, we are looking forward to that day. If you...
This week at Microsoft: Office, Windows Phone, and SkyDrive

Some Thoughts On Mobile

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People tend to lump smartphones and tablets together as "mobile". This can be misleading. Ask people who run internet companies and they'll tell you that user behavior on tablets is far more similar to user behavior on desktops/laptops than it is to user behavior on smartphones. That said, the...
Some Thoughts On Mobile
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