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5 free Web tools to organize your thoughts

Web-based text outliners range from Notepad-like simplicity to sophisticated, searchable, collapsible idea wranglers.

How to add a third monitor to your laptop

What's better than a two-screen setup? A three-screener, of course. Here's how to work around the video-output limitation.

Get back to work! Great software for reducing distractions

Text editors fill the screen. Utilities block time-sucking sites. All in the name of keeping you busy with the task at hand. Try one of these handy tools to keep you focused.

Box Notes brings streamlined document collaboration to Box

Box introduced Box Notes—a new service that lets users create, share, and collaborate on documents directly from within Box.

I was a webcam zombie! How to look alive and professional in Web meetings

Your Web conferencing look could be scarier than you realize. These simple tips will help you look your best.

Gamification: Using play to motivate employees and engage customers

Turning business goals into games, with points and prizes, can boost results—if you do it right.

Apple throttles iWork for iCloud access for new users

Users who didn't take advantage of access to iWork for iCloud last week may have to wait a bit longer. Due to the high level of demand, Apple is currently not allowing any more users.

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Google Now expands again with car rentals, concert tickets, NCAA football scores, and more

Google's personal assistant just keeps getting more useful.

on techhive.com

Live la vida wireless with these slick Windows 8-optimized keyboards and mice

Ditch the tangled mess and go wireless with cool new peripherals that sport a dongle rather than a wire.

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Review: Zotero makes research easier, faster, more robust

Cross-platform tool Zotero integrates with major browsers and office suites to help you collect, organize, and properly cite your research for papers.