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Productivity tip: Using IFTTT to automate a process--sending Twitter notifications to a Microsoft Band 2

Productivity tip: Using IFTTT to automate a process--sending Twitter notifications to a Microsoft Band 2 If we wait 30 minutes to let you all know a new build is available, and what that build includes (and doesn’t), then we lose value.Now, even when I’m on the site, I’m not always focusing on Twitter, which is where Gabe first announces that a new build is available.

Here's everything that's new in Office 365 in May 2016, including Skype for Business, Outlook, and SharePoint

Here's everything that's new in Office 365 in May 2016, including Skype for Business, Outlook, and SharePoint For the month of May, 2016, the Office team introduced real-time chat integration into Office 365 for the web, Outlook updates across various platforms, SharePoint and OneDrive business enhancements, as well as AutoCAD 2013/2010 file support for Visio Pro.Last month, we announced deeper integration of Skype for Business into Word and PowerPoint for Windows desktop.

Autry Museum uses the Microsoft cloud to exhibit American Western art more efficiently

Autry Museum uses the Microsoft cloud to exhibit American Western art more efficiently Each year, the Autry Museum in Southern California welcomes more than 200,000 visitors wanting to discover the art, history, and cultures of the American West.Before moving to the cloud, the organization used to rely on Microsoft Office, an on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server, and the Outlook web app for email.

How to migrate notes from Evernote to OneNote using Microsoft's migration tool

How to migrate notes from Evernote to OneNote using Microsoft's migration tool Yesterday, popular cross-platform note-taking app Evernote announced some changes to its pricing plans which may have been bad news for its loyal users.While Evernote is still a high-quality service, now seems to be a great time for Evernote users to reevaluate their technology choices.

Windows engineers compile their favorite Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts, including some new ones

Windows engineers compile their favorite Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts, including some new ones As we’re nearing the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, now is a good time to evaluate if you have already mastered all the Windows 10 secrets to become a skilled ninja cat.If you have yet to unlock the “Windows shortcuts Master” achievement, it’s ok: Brandon LeBlanc, Microsoft’s Senior Program Manager on the Windows Insider Program Team, has shared today a list of the team’s favorite Windows shortcuts and you will soon know if you have still some training to do.

HP Workspace virtualization app for Elite X3 shows up in the Windows Store

HP Workspace virtualization app for Elite X3 shows up in the Windows Store While the HP Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile phone won’t be available for purchase in the US until September 5, the company has already started to tease the device in a series of promotional videos.ir has also spotted that HP Workspace, the premium service that will allow business users to use virtualized Win32 apps when the handset is connected to HP’s Continuum dock, has appeared on the Windows Store (via Windows Central).

Excel 2016 Get & Transform and Power Query add-in get host of improvements in August 2016 update

Excel 2016 Get & Transform and Power Query add-in get host of improvements in August 2016 update If you have Excel 2010 or Excel 2013, you can also take advantage of these updates by downloading the latest Power Query for Excel add-in.Option to generate Step Names in English within the Query Editor.

4 small things successful people do to see big results

4 small things successful people do to see big results The gap between average people and and the majority of successful people isn’t that significant.” What do successful people do that makes the difference?

Small satellites, big impact: Researchers use images to help end food insecurity

Small satellites, big impact: Researchers use images to help end food insecurity Using high-resolution images, researchers from Stanford University have been able to measure and estimate crop yields with the goal to improve agricultural productivity in the region.Earth-observing satellites have been used for decades, but recent advancements have enabled smaller, cheaper satellites to make more precise measurements of regions around the world.

How to use Gmail templates to answer emails faster

How to use Gmail templates to answer emails faster There's a feature in Gmail called "Canned Responses" that lets you create email templates that you can reuse later, so you're not writing things like thank you letters over and over.My suggestion is to leave the "To" and "Subject" fields blank, but you can fill in either if you prefer.

Smart ’s Guide to Productivity

Smart ’s Guide to Productivity Come 1 pm or 2 pm I’m not nearly as sharp, so I try to get all the important stuff done before then.Even if you do your best work at night, the rest of the world doesn’t necessarily run on your schedule.

Simple ’s Guide to Productivity

Simple ’s Guide to Productivity Come 1 pm or 2 pm I’m not nearly as sharp, so I try to get all the important stuff done before then.Some people work much better at night, though, and if that’s you, try to finagle a schedule that allows you to do so.

Google tests Google Hire, its own jobs tool

Google tests Google Hire, its own jobs tool The tech company debuted a new sign-in page for Google Hire, an as-yet-unspecified service that's part of the jobs/career space.According to a report in Axios, the program will be a job applicant tracking system, most similar to Greenhouse and Lever.

Facebook Workplace adds file-sharing, bots, and more to stick it to Slack

Facebook Workplace adds file-sharing, bots, and more to stick it to Slack The social networking pioneer announced a variety of new features for Workplace, including support for various file-sharing services, task automation “bots,” and more, at its annual F8 developer conference.Box, Microsoft, and Salesforce, which owns productivity software creator Quip, are all supported by Workplace from this point forward — a boon to businesses that already rely on those services, and could benefit from Facebook’s up-and-coming Slack competitor.

This ingenious app teaches you a new language in your spare seconds

This ingenious app teaches you a new language in your spare seconds Every day, there are countless seconds that slip by that could probably be put to better use.A set of new apps from researchers at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) looks to take advantage of those "micro-moments," giving lifehack junkies a new opportunity to wring every last bit of productivity out of their days to learn a new language.