Don't-Miss Productivity Stories

Google Privacy Checklist: What to Do Before Google's Privacy Policy Changes on March 1

If you use Gmail, Google Docs, or any other popular G-service, you’re about to surrender a lot more personal information to the Googleplex...unless you take these steps to prevent it.

How to Start Your Business on the Cheap--With Help From the Crowd

Need to bootstrap your business at a low, low cost? Check out PCWorld's guide on how to use four popular crowdsourcing services to get more done for less.


How Secure is My Facebook Information?

Spiderowych found some private Facebook information online, and asked the Web Browsing and Email forum if the social network is safe

LinkedIn Tip: How to Enable HTTPS Browsing

Facebook enabled the amped-up security feature last year, and now LinkedIn is following suit with news that it will support secure browsing.


Learn the Basics of Using Pinterest

Seemingly overnight, Pinterest is the hottest thing since Facebook. Here's how to get started with the service.

Use Facebook Timeline to Promote Your Business

Unearth hidden tricks for using Facebook's new profile layout to build brand recognition and market your company.

Work Faster in Microsoft Excel: 10 Secret Tricks

Uncover hidden features, new uses for old tools, and handy workarounds to speed up your everyday work in the powerful spreadsheet application.


Use Your Smartphone for Business Presentations

When you need to impress an audience, smartphones can serve some surprising purposes.

Digital Signatures Let You Ditch That Old Fax Machine

E-signatures are easier than ever to make, thanks to Adobe Reader and other services. Best of all, you can say farewell to that dusty fax machine forever.

How to Remove Preinstalled Software From Your New PC

Your new PC most likely came with a whole bunch of preinstalled apps and utilities you'll never use. Here's how to get rid of them.

Work Faster in Microsoft Word: 10 Secrets

These hidden Word tricks and techniques will add punch to your documents and speed up your workflow.


How to Protect Your Professional Reputation on Facebook Timeline

Facebook’s new Timeline feature offers both dangers and opportunities for your professional life.

Work Smarter in Office

Your Windows PC may be running smoothly, but if Microsoft Office is acting up it can still ruin your day. Here are a few popular Office fixes.