Know your DPI

August 28, 2015
“Why is this picture printing out so blurry?” In this day and age, how a photo comes out on the page and on the Web is all about its DPI (dots per inch) measurement. The rule of thumb to use is that anything above 72 DPI should look fine on a computer monitor, but it […]
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Empty your email inbox every day: 4 tips

August 26, 2015
Rajeev Goel, CEO of California software firm PubMatic, has trained himself to empty his email inbox by the end of every workday. Here’s how he does it.
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Tips for your Twitter profile

July 31, 2015

For professional growth, Twitter is a game-changer. Creating an effective profile is one of the best things you’ll do. Here are 10 tips.

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An end to voice mail?

July 21, 2015

Companies big and small are saving money and time by doing away with voice mail. For example, recently JPMorgan Chase canceled voice mail for most of its employees, estimating that the company will save roughly $10 per employee as a result. If you are thinking of following suit, take this advice.

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Safety in the heat? There’s an app for that

July 14, 2015
The Occu­­pa­­tional Safety and Health Admin­­is­­tra­­tion recently rolled out a new heat safety mobile app that allows workers and supervisors to calculate the heat index for their worksite, and, based on the heat index, displays a risk level to outdoor workers.
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What’s the longest you can go without responding to a text?

June 10, 2015
According to a survey conducted by RingCentral, 41% of U.S. adults respond to a text message in less than 10 minutes, with 6% claiming they’re typing away in less than 60 seconds.
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Tools for online picture editing

June 8, 2015
When you need just a tweak or two to make your photos better, try these easy-to-use, free online tools.
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New app keeps track of your tracks

June 5, 2015
Several mobile apps claim to track miles you’ve driven. Some are very good, and others lack ease of use. After testing multiple apps for this, we found MileIQ.
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Before you send that nasty email …

May 6, 2015
While email can allow you to avoid an awkward or heated in-person exchange, the for­­mat does little to re­­solve the conflict and move the relationship forward. Instead of lashing out, follow this advice.
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Put an end to pesky auto-play videos

April 14, 2015
If you’re like most people, you find it annoying to click an article online and have a video pop up automatically. The trick, says Lincoln Spector, PC World, is to make Shockwave Flash work only with your permission. Here’s how Spector says you can accomplish it on Chrome, Firefox and Internet Explorer. Christopher Breen at MacWorld also offers fixes.
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