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

Get Your Inbox Back to Zero

Suddenly finding yourself buried in a bloated e-mail inbox? Here five steps to get that inbox emptied without blowing off your obligations.

Speed Up Repetitive E-mails With Gmail Canned Responses

Tired of typing the same message several times a day? The Canned Responses feature from Gmail Labs lets you automate boilerplate text.

Google Hotel Finder Compares Fares At a Glance

With its new Hotel Finder service, Google keeps finding and booking rooms simple, if sparse on information.

Livescribe Bundles a Year of Evernote Premium with Smartpen Purchase

Been eyeing an Echo smartpen? Buy one between now and Jan 31, 2012 and Livescribe will throw in a $45 Evernote account.

Catch Notes Mobile App Collects All Your Notes and Reminders

Looking for a worthy alternative to Evernote? This simple mobile app and Web service lets you collect it all, and make timer-based reminders out of notes.

5 More PC Upgrade Mistakes (And How To Avoid Them)

Upgrading your computer can be easy enough for most people. But it's not without its pitfalls. Here are five common upgrade mistakes that even experienced users make.

Kill Your Notifiers

Message notifications do little to enhance your productivity, and cause constant distraction. Shut them down and get back to work.

The Best Office Alternatives for Android Tablets

Looking to get some work done on your Android tablet? We tested four top productivity apps to see if they're ready for business.

Office Suites for iPad: The Roundup

We put the top iPad office productivity apps to the test to see which one gives you the most document-editing power on Apple's slate.

Shiprack Tracks Shipments from Your Android Phone

This handy Android apps tracks multiple deliveries simultaneously, and lets you add new tracking numbers via email.

Revert OS X Lion's Page Scrolling To the Old Direction

Mac OS X Lion reverses the direction that pages scroll when you roll your mouse wheel or gesture with your trackpad. Here's how to set it back to the old scrolling direction.

Create Quick Checklists In Evernote

In addition to capturing just about any kind of information, Evernote also makes it easy to whip up simple checklists and to-do lists on the fly.

Get a Virtual Receptionist With Booking Services

Genbook and Schedulicity make it easy for your clients to schedule an appointment.

Share Any File Instantly With Ge.tt

This dead-simple file sharing service lets you upload anything and share it with your social networks in seconds.

Parcels App for Android Tracks All Your Packages In One Handy Place

This handy little Android app makes it easy to track all your packages at once, complete with Google maps.