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Get back to work! StayFocusd, YouMail and other apps to keep you on task

Whether you're looking for more screen real estate or a strict Web supervisor, these tools are here to help.

HipChat adds free option for unlimited users

Atlassian's HipChat collaboration tool adds a Basic version that will include free group chat and 1:1 messaging for every person at a company, regardless of size. But there is a catch.

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10 tools for stealthily slacking off at work

We don't mind if you take a little downtime on the job, but your boss might. Use these tools–at your own risk–to hide your extracurricular activities.

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7 ways to use social media to get work done

Facebook, Twitter and other social tools don’t have to suck away your work day. Here are some strategies to use them productively.

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Tabbles review: tagging tool improves speed, adds corporate focus

Tabbles offers a useful and effective way of dealing with complex projects scattered over many files, but it requires developing new habits to get the most out of it.

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Transform a Windows tablet into a full-fledged Windows PC

With some accessories and handy-dandy software tweaks, a portable Windows tablet can become the heart of a potent PC workstation.

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Microsoft ‘Oslo’ aims to be your office assistant

Microsoft’s standalone app learns your behavior to help find and organize information that's relevant to you.

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9 Windows Metro apps even desktop diehards can love

Touch-first or not, these apps get things done.

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Study: Microsoft Office applications barely used by many employees

Migration to cloud apps could save a fortune, a study says. It also reveals some disturbing trends about how infrequently used these "essential" apps really are.