Don't-Miss Phone Stories

VoIP Migration Leads to Savings, Worker Mobility

Small businesses looking to ditch old PBX landline phones can save big and increase staff productivity by migrating to Internet-based phone systems.

Weather Technology Changes Without Losing Productivity

Shifts in technology--from new gadgets to new ways of managing data--can easily derail your work life. Here's how to stay on top of new tech without losing business effectiveness.

Android Tips: 7 Ways to Get Around Your Phone Faster

When you think of Android smartphones, "productivity" probably isn't the first word that comes to mind. But you don't have to use a different phone OS to get a lot done in little time.

Manage Media on Android With Windows Media Player

Who says there's no desktop app for Android? Windows Media Player handily syncs music, videos, and pictures to Android devices.


How To Be Super Productive With Tech

Really want to stay on top of things? Jump on the latest gadget fad and change your tech tools constantly.

Can I Turn On My Smartphone?

Rufus T. Firefly asks how to turn on his Android…or was it his iPhone?


Make Your Own Tech Accessories

Dashboard mounts, tablet stands, mouse pads--why buy them when you can build your own? Here's how to save money by creating your own tech accessories out of common home or office materials.


Make Your Own Earbud Organizer

Create an earbud holder out of a piece of paper, and keep the cord tangle-free.

Make Your Own Car Smartphone Holder

Here's how to create a car smartphone holder out of a paper cup.


Stop Your Boss From Spying on You

Tired of having a corporate Big Brother looking over your shoulder? Here are a few easy ways to keep your employer from monitoring your online life.

Start a Revolution With Your Personal Tech

If you happen to be planning the overthrow of a corrupt regime--whether it’s the national ruling party or the board of your Homeowners Association--your personal tech and Twitter account can be your best co-conspirators.


Two Easy Ways to Capture Essential Information With Your Smartphone

Don't let important ideas slip away. Use your phone to capture them in the moment so you can act on them later.

Is VOIP Secure?

USANomad asked the Answer Line forum if people can eavesdrop on Voice Over Internet Protocol phone calls