Don't-Miss Productivity Stories

myBantu Brings Social Productivity to Android and iOS

With new apps for Android and iOS, myBantu offers a compelling approach to social productivity and filtered search.

When a Cloud Service Vanishes: How to Protect Your Data

More and more, we rely on Web services as a matter of course. What happens when a service disappears?

11 Essential Tablet Productivity Apps

Whether you’re on an iPad or an Android tablet, these awesome efficiency enhancers will supercharge your work life.

How to Unlock Google Docs' Hidden New Look

A clean new design and more keyboard shortcuts are available, if you know where to look.

Six PowerPoint Nightmares (and How to Fix Them)

The worst nightmares happen when you have an audience. Here's how to solve some of the most aggravating problems that may pop up when you're using Microsoft's presentation software.

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.

40 Google+ Tips and Tricks for Power Users

Get the most out of Google's new social network with these awesome tips and tricks.

Kill Your Notifiers

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

How to Manage Your Busy Schedule from the Web

We give you a few tips on how to manage your insane schedule straight from your browser, using Google Calendar.