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3 great cloud managers for keeping track of all your files

These powerful services let you search, sync, and transfer files between all your cloud drives.

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Excel tips: 6 slick shortcuts, handy functions and random-number generators

You can't have too many Excel tips. These cover some handy shortcuts, and useful functions for calculation payments or generating random numbers.

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4 scanning apps for easily digitizing your documents

Turn business cards, receipts, contracts, even whiteboards into high-quality scans with these favorites.

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5 more Firefox add-ons that boost browser productivity

Keep tabs on all your email accounts, track your web surfing, and more with these customizations.

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Mastering Excel Date & Time: Date, Days, Days360, Time, and Weekday

Excel's Date & Time functions help you calculate a day's serial number, move to a 360-day accounting calendar, and more. We cover Date, Days, Days360, Time, and Weekday

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FTW: 4 apps that make a game out of getting things done

These productivity tools use game mechanics to turn work into play.

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Mastering Excel Date & Time: Serial numbers, Networkdays, Datevalue, and more

All businesses need to calculate dates and times for payroll, expenses, inventory and more. We show how Excel turns dates into serial numbers for easier calculations, and we discuss Networkdays, Datevalue, and Excel for Mac's 1904 calendar

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4 mind-mapping tools for better brainstorming

Unleash your creativity, free-associate your ideas, and organize your thoughts with these powerful apps.

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5 ways Dropbox Paper could have an edge over Google Docs

From adding images and rich content to docs, to facilitating work with others, to tracking all changes, Dropbox Paper is a promising collaboration tool.

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4 worthy alternatives to Sunrise Calendar

Microsoft is shutting down the popular Sunrise Calendar app on August 31. Here are four of the best substitutes to take its place.

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Excel formula tips: How to troubleshoot by tracing dependents and precedents

In Excel, when you need to debug a complex web of formulas, you need to trace dependent and precedent formulas. Here's how they work.

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4 essential Android add-ons for Google Docs and Sheets

Create mobile apps, e-sign documents, and more right from your phone with these third-party enhancements.

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5 Google Sheets add-ons that supercharge your data

Create QR codes, customize Google Maps, and eliminate inefficiencies with these extensions.