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5 Business-Savvy Chrome Apps

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Offering everything from sticky notes to meeting rooms, these amazing add-ons turn Chrome into a productivity powerhouse....
5 Business-Savvy Chrome Apps

Moving To The Cloud Will Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015, Microsoft Says (MSFT)

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Some 14 million new jobs will be created by 2015 thanks to cloud computing, a new study predicts. Buthalf of these jobs will be in India and China. Still, 1.2 million new "cloud-enabled" jobs will be created in the U.S. and Canada, the study says. And, if these predictions...
Moving To The Cloud Will Create 14 Million New Jobs By 2015, Microsoft Says (MSFT)

Microsoft OneNote Mobile now available for Android

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Microsoft's OneNote software has already seen mobile versions come to Windows Phone and iOS, and now Android users can get in on the productivity fun with an app just released in the Market worldwide. It looks to be functionally identical to other mobile versions, letting you create, edit, and...
Microsoft OneNote Mobile now available for Android
Asana tries to end email frustration with Inbox

Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

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If you're an iPhone user, you're no doubt familiar with stock apps like Calendar, Mail, Notes, and Reminders. These are key tools in any mobile worker's arsenal, and yet all four have room for improvement. Some would say a lot of room. Below I've rounded up four great alternatives...
Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

Microsoft Dynamics Tries To Ease Enterprise Customers Onto The Cloud

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The Next Web is having "a chuckle" at the expense of customers Microsoft is catering to with its enterprise resource planning products. And after spending an hour talking with Fred Studer, general manager of Microsoft Dynamics, and Microsoft Business Solutions Technical Fellow Mike Ehrenberg Thursday, we can say it's probably...
Microsoft Dynamics Tries To Ease Enterprise Customers Onto The Cloud

Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

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The Obvious Co.-backed company Lift has announced plans to launch an iPhone app that is a ‘simple, positive way to achieve any goal. The app, which is designed to help people achieve ‘any goal’ will be released in August. Back in August of last year Obvious Co. partners Biz Stone, Evan...
Obvious Co. partner Lift releasing iPhone app to ‘achieve any goal’

13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

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When Tim Berners-Lee invented the first Web browser in 1990, it was just an application made to read HTML pages passively. Fast-forward to today, and the modern Web browser has become a powerful platform in itself--almost a miniature operating system, capable of running complex JavaScript code and interacting with Flash...
13 killer Chrome apps to replace your desktop software

Present and share with SlideShark

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SlideShark is a new iOS-based productivity app from Brainshark. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store. SlideShark has a couple of functions that work independently of one another. First is the ability to store PowerPoint-format presentations in the user’s online account and then later retrieve them...
Present and share with SlideShark
Productivity Porn: 7 tricks for beating procrastination

Do.com Adds Contacts and Deal Tracking For Facebook Style Task Management

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Salesforce.com has added contacts, deal tracking and public APIs to its do.com platform for task management. Initially, Salesforce.com is adding the capability to integrate Facebook and Google contacts. It will soon after add Twitter and Salesforce.com. The deal management capability adds to the do.com lightweight CRM environment. Do.com is also opening...
Do.com Adds Contacts and Deal Tracking For Facebook Style Task Management
Productivity App Wunderlist Is Launching A Paid, Pro Version Aimed At Business Users

How Information Overload Ruins Your Brain [INFOGRAPHIC]

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Hedge fund manager James Altucher recently wrote about how multitasking can kill you. Neuroscience shows that our brains simply weren't created for it. Yet many people still continue to live hyper-connected lives, essentially creating 24/7 workweeks -- no matter how unhealthy it is. This excellent infographic by OnlineUniversities.com shows how...
How Information Overload Ruins Your Brain [INFOGRAPHIC]

Quicksilver application launcher for Mac emerges from beta after nearly 10 years

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Quicksilver, an application launcher built for OS X, has finally emerged from beta after almost 10 years of development with the release of version 1.0. The open source software includes a new action for quickly adding files or folders to the catalog. Users can now specify synonyms for targets, rather...
Quicksilver application launcher for Mac emerges from beta after nearly 10 years

Treehouse launches jQuery courses and is giving away 5,000 accounts to students

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Treehouse, the video-focused tech education hub which recently launched WordPress, Android and iOS courses, is growing its library yet again with today’s launch of jQuery courses. As developers already know, jQuery is a wildly popular framework that sits atop JavaScript, serving as both an easy way for beginners to start using...
Treehouse launches jQuery courses and is giving away 5,000 accounts to students
Software rules the world, and the Valley still rules software

Approaching Productivity | BEST IN CLASS

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Approaching Productivity | BEST IN CLASS

Married to Your Desk? 5 Tips for a Better Relationship

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Optimize your work area for better productivity -- no 'standing desk' required....
Married to Your Desk? 5 Tips for a Better Relationship

FileMaker Pro 12 Adds New 'Starter Solutions' and Broadens iOS Integration

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Apple subsidiary FileMaker today announced the launch of its new lineup of FileMaker 12 database applications, launching new themes and "Starter Solutions" to help users get up and running, as well as significantly enhancing integration with iOS devices."Databases only boost productivity if people genuinely enjoy using them," said Ryan Rosenberg,...
FileMaker Pro 12 Adds New 'Starter Solutions' and Broadens iOS Integration

Cisco edges F5 in VPN shootout

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Connecting remotely to network servers is a fact of life for millions of end users. Whether working from a PC or a mobile device, users rely on secure, reliable remote connections to maintain their productivity....
Cisco edges F5 in VPN shootout

Google Apps Marketplace - Manymoon: Free Social Productivity, Project Management & Task Management

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Google Apps Marketplace - Manymoon: Free Social Productivity, Project Management & Task Management

Electronista goes hands on with two Lenovo tablets

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Electronista got to spend some time taking a look at two new tablets from Lenovo, the ThinkPad Tablet 2 and the IdeaTab A2107, at last week's AT&T Unwrapped 2012 event in New York. The A2017 is a 7-inch Android 4.0 tablet in the vein of Amazon's Kindle Fire and Google's...
Electronista goes hands on with two Lenovo tablets
Palo Alto Networks want its firewall to be worth $175M, files to go public

Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

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What if you could run around town with your Android phone using it like you normally do and when you get to the office all you have to do is dock it and start your day? That’s exactly what Ubuntu wants to do with its pitch to Android handset manufacturers...
Ubuntu for Android could turn your phone into a powerful desktop computer

Shortcuts: The Workplace Benefits of Being Out of Touch

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Sociologists say that companies are realizing that productivity goes up if employees feel like they can put smartphones down once they leave the workplace. Read more »...
Shortcuts: The Workplace Benefits of Being Out of Touch

No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

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At Goldman Sach's technology and Internet conference today, Apple's CEO Tim Cook gave a rare live interview that provided a sweeping overview of the current state of Apple and some glimpses into its future. One moment that stuck with me was Cook noting how he things that at least some...
No More Buttons: Clear Demonstrates the Power of a Purely Gesture-Based Interface

Mandatory Password Changes Costs Billions in Lost Productivity [Passwords]

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Big enterprises that force their workers to change their access passwords on a regular basis, and adhere to complex rules when they do, might be their own worst enemy. At least that's how Boston Globe editor Mark Pothier sees it, and he cites a Microsoft research paper as part...
Mandatory Password Changes Costs Billions in Lost Productivity [Passwords]

Clipboard Cuts Into Cloud Storage with New File Upload Feature

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Clipboard, the accurately-named clipping service, is getting into the cloud storage game after adding a new file upload feature that includes 1GB of free space. The Clipboard team announced the update on Monday, following a revamp of its Clipper browser plugin last month. Files are limited to a maximum of...
Clipboard Cuts Into Cloud Storage with New File Upload Feature

Review: Krento is a productivity-boosting launcher and Start-menu replacement

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For most of us, it's no big deal launching programs and websites, nor opening files and directories. Click a shortcut here, a bookmark there, and you're on your way. For some, however, this feels terribly clunky. Well-known solutions such as Launchy, ObjectDock, and RocketDock try to solve this problem...
Review: Krento is a productivity-boosting launcher and Start-menu replacement

Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"

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Everybody wants their own app store and cloud, and Valve is no different. The source of many of the greatest games in the past few years (Portal 1 and 2, people!), Valve’s Steam game platform has become renowned for its ease of use in buying games and the Source game...
Valve plans to sell apps via Steam ranging from "creativity to productivity"
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