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Power through schedules with 21 Google Calendar tricks

Whether you're a Calendar novice or a long-time user, you can start the new year with even greater control and productivity thanks to these must-known tips.

My five favorite business tips of 2012

Ready to take 2013 by storm? Start by reviewing some of the top productivity tips from the past year.

The five best productivity apps of 2012

Before you flip the calendar to 2013, make sure to stock your smartphone with this time- and efficiency-boosting apps.

Bust time-wasting employees with DeskTime

Like Google Analytics for your employees, this service reports on who's spending their time working and who isn't.

UberConference: Best conference-call manager yet?

This free app for Android and iOS lets you create and manage calls with amazing ease, but it's hobbled by one major flaw.

Microsoft courts Google Apps users with free Office 365 trial

For the second day in a row, Microsoft pitched its online productivity suite for small businesses to customers abandoned by arch-rival Google.

16 of the most useful cloud management tools

One of the biggest concerns users have with public cloud resources is not knowing how much they will cost, given the pay-as-you-go model.

When does it pay to outsource your small-business tasks?

Outsourcing critical work abroad can save lots of money, but it can also turn out disastrously. Here’s how to avoid the biggest pitfalls.

Gmail wobbles again, the fourth time since last week

Gmail ran into technical difficulties again on Friday, the fourth such issue in a little over a week.

Google to phase out Sync, other services

Google will begin to phase out its Sync service for consumers next month, but business customers of Google Apps can keep it.