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

Avoid Tech Distractions: Nine Simple Focus Enhancers

Is your tech-driven life making it impossible to concentrate? Here are nine simple ways to clear your mind, stay on track, and get your work done.

SpiderScribe Builds Flexible Web-based Mind Maps

This clever mind mapping Web app lets you embed calendar entries, maps, images, and documents within a single mind map.

eProductivity Stand-Alone Brings GTD to Lotus Notes

The latest version of the Notes GTD add-on now supports all users, and includes a free edition.

Expensify Adds Receipt Scanning to Simplify Expense Reporting

Speed up expense tracking with Expensify's new scanning feature, which automatically logs and categorizes your purchases.

Remember the Milk Rocks the iPad

After more than a year of waiting, iPad users finally get a great Remember the Milk experience.

Control Your PC From Your Android Tablet: App Roundup

Test-drives with three leading Android remote desktop apps reveal which one delivers the best control for the cash.

Google Tasks API Set to Sync With Third-Party Apps

Google announced a long-awaited API for its minimalist to-do list, opening doors for improved synchronicity between Gmail, Calendar, and popular productivity apps.

Four Essential Productivity Apps For Android Tablets

Tablet-friendly apps are finally arriving on the Android Market. Here are three free gems you must download now.

Share a Common Inbox With Shared Inbox for Gmail

Simplify group e-mail with this smart add-on for Google Apps.

Google Date Range Filter Simplifies Search Results

Restricting your search to a specific date range can weed out unwanted results and save you a little unnecessary eye strain.

Bump, Throw, and Catch Files Between Mobile Devices

File sharing services Bump and Hoccer use gestures to transfer data.

Save Time in Gmail With Smart Queries

Google's mail service packs tons of search functions to help you find messages faster. Here's how to put them to work.

Six Tricks For Google Tasks

Gmail's built-in to-do list applet is a more powerful productivity booster than most people realize.

Use Mind Maps to Track Your To-Do List

If you're already into mind-mapping, tracking your next actions with a mind map can be a no-brainer.

Social Business Reality Check: Move Beyond the Hype

Here's how most social media campaigns fail, and how most companies miss the point of social tools.