Don't-Miss Productivity Stories
Even if you won't miss Google Reader, its untimely demise should leave you worried about the future of other Google products.
If Google truly plans to get into same-day shipping, it'll head down a path that has felled other major e-tailers—but the benefits to the Google ecosystem could be huge if the company pulls it off.
Sure, the cloud delivers awesome benefits like file synchronization, Netflix, and Gmail. But you'd be an idiot to rely on it completely. Here's how to mitigate the biggest risks associated with the cloud.
Have an idea for a mobile app, but lack the development chops? AppMachine can help.
DDownloads helps you download popular programs straight from the source. It's free, and for the programs on its list, it works well.
Outlook.com, Microsoft's new-look Webmail service, has exited the preview stage after gathering 60 million users in six months. Next up: Migrating all current Hotmail users to Outlook.com by this summer.
The USPS continues to struggle with its place in the world as e-mail, online banking, IM, BlackBerry Messenger, Whatsapp, and Facebook replace so-called “snail mail” for sending photos to grandma, paying bills, and checking up on friends.
Five new add-ons for Office 365 let you search the Web within a Word doc, add Bing maps to your files, and spell words phonetically.
These free and open source options deliver many of the same features at a very compelling price.
BitTorrent asked Thursday for crowd-sourcing ideas from its more than 100 million users for a new program for file sharing across multiple computers called Sync.
Many people seeking free online word processing, spreadsheets, and presentations turn to Google Docs. But will Microsoft's Office Web Apps do the job?
The new rules should result in quicker deployments and more competition among in-flight Internet systems.
Microsoft claims 40 million licenses sold since launch, but that number raises some questions.
The new MiFi2 Liberate has emerged as one of the top gadgets for portable productivity. Here's how it can help today's road warrior.
Google's ever-expanding offerings include all sorts of goodies for business users. Here are a few beyond the obvious docs and productivity apps.