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Robert Strohmeyer is a veteran business technology journalist and the founder of Startzilla, a social toolset for entrepreneurs.

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10 tools for stealthily slacking off at work

We don't mind if you take a little downtime on the job, but your boss might. Use these tools–at your own risk–to hide your extracurricular activities.

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Play your way to productivity with these 5 gamified apps

Taking cues from fantasy RPGs and hard brain science, these apps make it fun to get things done.

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10 IFTTT recipes to make you more productive at work

IFTTT (If This, Then That) lets you build automated processes to help manage your digital life. These ready-to-use recipes will save you time instantly.

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How to digitize holiday photos and videos

Move precious memories online (and create digital backups) with help from a scanner, a video converter, and better-than-basic editing software.

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How to use a cloud camera to secure your home during holiday travel

While you're away, the thieves might play. Here's how to catch them.

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Why your Internet service provider wants to nix all-you-can-eat data buffets

As the industry moves toward 'metered' broadband plans, hard-core users will feel the hurt.

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The crowdfunding caveat: Most campaigns fail

For the minority of crowdfunded ventures that get financed, raising money is only the beginning.