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Display More Recent Items In Windows 7 Jump Lists

Want to see more than just your last 10 files in Windows 7's Start Menu Jump Lists? This simple tweak puts more documents at your fingertips.

Create, Share, and Play Video in Android

With Android devices, entertainment doesn't stop at music and pictures. Here's how to get more fun from your phone's camcorder features and great video apps.

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Improve Your Screen's Readability With ClearType Text Tuner

Windows 7's built-in text enhancement tool lets you fine-tune your fonts to your personal taste.

Use Folder Checkboxes To Manage Files More Productively

This lesser-known feature in Windows 7 makes it easy to organize your workflow into folders and track them as you complete them.

Access Google Docs Files More Quickly In Microsoft Office

Google Cloud Connect has added an easier way to open your Google Docs files in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

Control Your PC From Your iPad With Remote Desktop Apps

Want to drive your computer from your Apple tablet? We tested four of the top iPad remote-control apps to see which one dominates desktops best.

Schedule Open Appointment Slots In Google Calendar

A new feature in Google Calendar makes it easy to schedule open availability for appointments.

Go Paperless With OfficeDrop

Scan (or mail) all your documents to one site for permanent digital storage and stop wasting time pushing paper.

Timer Tab Turns Your Browser Into a Multifunction Clock

Time may not be on your side, but your browser can win it over with this simple timer, stopwatch, and alarm Web app.

Astrid Serves Up Awesome To-Do Lists on Android

This robust to-do app raises the bar for Android productivity with flexible entries and optional location awareness.

The 6 Hottest New Jobs in IT

IT job seekers have real reason to hope. No fewer than 10,000 IT jobs were added to payrolls in May alone, according to the Bureau of Labor statistics.

LucidChart Steps Up Online Business Diagrams

More than just mind maps, LucidChart makes it easy to collaborate on org charts, network diagrams, business processes, development workflows, and more.

Kindle's Article Mode Renders the Web More Readable

If you want to read the Web on your Kindle 3, be sure to use Article Mode for a clear view.

5 PC Upgrades Almost Everyone Does Wrong (and How to Do Them Right)

Upgrading your PC's hardware can be easy, but there's a right way and a wrong way to do each task. Here are five upgrades that most users do a half-baked job on, and tips to help your upgrade go flawlessly.

Check Transit Schedules With Google Maps

A new addition to Google Maps gives you up-to-date departure times for buses and trains.