Rick BroidaPCWorld

For more than 20 years, Rick Broida has written about all manner of technology, from Amigas to business servers to PalmPilots. His credits include dozens of books, blogs, and magazines. He sleeps with an iPad under his pillow.

Five surprisingly great things about Outlook 2013

A confirmed Outlook hater grudgingly admits there's a lot to like in Microsoft's new mail client.

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How to print an individual email in Gmail

This seemingly simple function can be difficult to find if you don't know where to look.

How to ask for tech help, 2013 edition

Need help solving a computer problem? Here's how to make sure you get the results you want.

CloudOn 4.0 brings virtual Microsoft Office to Android smartphones

Need to give a Word, Excel, or PowerPoint document a quick nip or tuck? This amazing service "streams" Office right to your phone.

Square rolls out turnkey 'Business in a Box'

For as little as $300 (not including an iPad), you can set up a complete brick-and-mortar cash-register system.

How to improve your chances of recovering a lost Android phone

By adding some contact info to the lock screen, you might just help an Honest Joe return your lost precious.

Power through Gmail with 21 time-saving tricks

Unearth Gmail's best-kept secrets to work faster, plow through your inbox, and put more controls at your fingertips.

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Convert a Kindle ebook to a different format

Whether you're looking to back up your Kindle books or read them on another device, you'll need to remove the DRM.

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App Spotlight: Sendboo translates multi-lingual messages on the fly

This free iOS app lets you communicate effortlessly with people all over the world. Language barrier? What language barrier?

Infographic: The top 10 productivity-killers (and how to beat them)

Ever wonder where your day goes? Here's the result of a survey of over 600 businesspeople.

How to browse the Kindle Lending Library on your PC

Your Amazon Prime membership entitles you to one free book "rental" per month. So why does Amazon make them so hard to find?

How to access your old 3.5-inch floppy disks

What precious data lies on those forgotten floppies? It's pretty cheap and easy to find out.

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How to recover lost form data in your Web browser

A simple browser add-on can really save the day when all your work suddenly vanishes.

Four desktop email clients that can improve your Gmail experience

Not wild about using Gmail in your browser? You don't have to. These free desktop clients give you a better interface and more options.

App Spotlight: DialMyCalls automates group calling, texting

Blast a message to your employees, sales team, or even a select group of customers. This free app makes it easy.