All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Productivity’

Google Drive Gives More Love To Third-Party Apps

Google announced some new changes to Google Drive today, aimed at helping users discover and use Drive-enabled apps more easily. The Create menu now puts third-party apps at the same level as Google’s own apps (Docs, Sheets, etc.). This is huge for developers creating Drive-enabled apps. Users can add apps to their menu by clicking “Connect more apps.” There’s also …

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An Internet Video on the Science of Productivity. HAH! (No, Really)

Sure, you could download an app to make you more productive, or you could promise yourself that you’re going to try harder to get things done. You could even get a bunch of other little things done before tackling your actual task. You could do all of these things, but they’re not really going to help make you any more …

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Google Adds Discussions To Google Drive Spreadsheets

Google announced that it is adding discussion functionality to spreadsheets in Google Drive. This is only a natural fit, as the feature was already available in documents and presentations. In collaborative efforts, users can hover over cells that have orange triangles in them to see full discussions, and or reply. Comment numbers are tallied at the bottom of the screen …

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Evernote Announces Evernote Business

Evernote unveiled Evernote Business today. “We’re really excited to bring this solution to small and medium businesses around the world. It’s the same Evernote that’s used by nearly 40 million people around the world, but with additional features that make it great for companies like yours and ours,” says Evernote’s Andrew Sinkov. CEO Phil Libin discusses the product here: It …

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One Facebook Visit Kills Your Ability To Stay Focused

With 845 million active users visiting the site every month, I think it’s safe to say that Facebook is everybody’s favorite time-killer. However, checking in on the site might do more than just fill a few minutes if you’re pressed against a deadline: it does a number on your productivity. A new study published on Psychology Today took a look …

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Businesses Should Bet On Low Productivity Around March Madness

I’m betting that if business owners check their numbers at the beginning of April, they’ll probably find their productivity levels may have slipped a bit in March. Before managers start worrying about the market or anything else business-related, the answer may be quite simply that your office has suffered from a case of March Madness. Twenty percent of employees know …

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The Microsoft Office For iPad Squabble Spills Over To Twitter

Yesterday, we reported on an upcoming version of Microsoft Office for iPad. The famous productivity suite has always been noticeably absent from iOS, and the news that an app might be making its way to the most popular tablet in the world set the interwebs ablaze. The new came courtesy of The Daily, who claimed that an image was in …

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Microsoft Office iPad App On The Way? [UPDATED]

UPDATE: A Microsoft spokesperson has denied the upcoming launch, saying “The Daily story is based on inaccurate rumors and speculation. We have no further comment.” ORIGINAL ARTICLE: Back in November of 2011, rumors of an upcoming Microsoft Office app for the iPad elicited both excitement and skepticism, with a hearty dose of pessimism thrown in there as well. There exists …

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