Productivity

Learn about new tools and apps that will help you become more productive while maintaining a balance between work and life.

How We Prioritize Online Distractions Without Knowing

Whether you are at the computer or using a smartphone, there are plenty of things happening around you simultaneously that can distract you from the task at hand. But that switch from one thing to another is not always random because some distractions are often more important than others.

How to Manage Email Overload with some help of your RSS Reader

If you've feeling feeling overwhelmed with the sheer volume of email messages that hit your Inbox each day, try these four ideas and tips that should help reduce your overall email burden without interrupting your incoming flow of information.

Travel Without the Laptop, Carry Your Computer on a USB Drive

You can turn any USB Flash drive or an iPod into a personal computer with all your software programs, application settings and data. It is more secure and private that using a public terminal because no traces are left once you pop out the pen drive.

Arrange Browser Bookmarks Like The Icons On Your Desktop

Deskload allows you to store your bookmarks online in a same way that you organize your desktop icons. Move and place your bookmarks, customize your desktop wallpaper and access your browser bookmarks from any computer.

Type Less When Browsing Internet from a Mobile Phone

When you access internet on a mobile phone, typing long addresses and keywords in Google is tedious. With Boopsie, finding web pages, latest news, street addresses, word meanings becomes simple.

Track Exactly How You Spend Time At The Computer

The top time-wasting activities are making personal use of the Internet (including email), socializing with colleagues, conducting personal business, spacing out, running errands, making phone calls, applying for jobs, planning personal events, and arriving late or leaving early.

Decreasing Employee Productivity with Email Free Fridays

The answer is for companies to hire people with compatible values and trust them to make the right decisions about how to use e-mail. Individuals should have the option when to send a message, use the phone or talk to someone in person.