The article raises some interesting questions about the future of the foldable category. My take is the Flip is an excellent “influencer’s” device not only from a striking visual design, but a touch of nostalgia coupled with the ability to … Continue reading Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 launch even more important than iPhone 13 — here’s why | Tom’s Guide
Apparently Google (and other large employers) feel that people who work from home or remote locations are worth less than when they work in the designated Google offices. Note this doesn’t indicate any change in what their responsibilities are, their … Continue reading Google employees who work from home worth less
Some gave all. That’s the part to remember on Memorial Day. Continue reading Memorial Day.
Passwords are the keys to the kingdom and just like you would have a key ring for your keys you need a manager for your passwords. But is this something worth paying for? Continue reading Is a password manager worth your money?
“Awww, do you need a nap?” We’ve all heard this said to a grumpy toddler at some point and time. Partially it comes from knowing that rest for them is good but also because it gives us some peace and quiet from their most recent tirade. What I wonder though is why “growing up” means that naps no longer carry their core benefits? Perhaps it’s the fact the name itself has such a juvenile and demeaning connotation of weakness. It’s time this changed. When researching the definition of “nap” this misconception continues. Synonyms include doze, catnap, drowse, drop off, nod … Continue reading Can’t take a nap? Try S2R instead.
Action Launcher screenshots of the widgets panel and how it makes life easier. Continue reading Action Launcher Widgets Screenshots from Anything but Idle
I’ll be joining Ray Sidney-Smith and Augusto Pinaud this Friday on a special Anything But Idle to talk about all things Samsung after their 2021 launch event Thursday. If you have questions, thoughts, or just want to hear our insights … Continue reading Samsung Event insights on Anything But Idle this week!
Things are going to be looking a lot different around The Idea Pump soon with a new look, a new name, and a changed (but not too different) mission coming on the 15th. If you’re a fan of The Idea … Continue reading Big changes are coming to The Idea Pump
This article from Lifehack covers seven of the most common notetaking methods and how you might want to use them. Personally I’m a fan of #1 and #3, with #1 being used most frequently (as it’s supported by the largest … Continue reading Struggling with note taking?
LinkedIn has always been relegated to digital resume status for many people but Microsoft is taking their acquisition seriously. They are making several updates to the platform and integrating it as part of their overall strategic offering. Do you use … Continue reading LinkedIn is getting an upgrade
If you’re looking for a place to meet and interact with others who are interested in becoming more productive, boy is this the place for you. Ray Sidney-Smith from ProductivityCast has started the Personal Productivity Club where you can join … Continue reading Personal Productivity Club!
I had no idea but it’s been 13 years since I registered for my first blog with WordPress.com. Hundreds of articles and thousands of visitors and I’m still working on the vision and plan for this blog. Here’s looking forwards to another 13 years! Continue reading 13 Years. 13 Years? 13 Years!
After spending a week building an application and staring at data feeds it’s nice to get back to building pages in SharePoint. There’s a lot to be said for having a creative outlet and this happens to be one of mine. The opportunity to lay out designs, integrate imagery, and create a good consistent user experience has a very satisfying end result in my mind. Continue reading Back to building pages
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This is going to be a bit of a rant today so be prepared. I’ve been an Android fan for a long time, using phones, tablets, and wearables since early in the alphabet of software versions. It’s those software versions … Continue reading The sorry state of Android upgrades
I don’t know about you but I get the majority of my news and information from the Internet on my smartphone. Now is it too much to ask for our local newspaper to have a website even remotely designed for mobile device consumption?