Using Evernote to Eliminate Back-to-School Clutter

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: Back-to-school means back to lots and lots and lots of paper. Whether your kids are little or big they all seem to come with a whole lot of clutter. I think the beginning of school is the worst of it all. Go to one…

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Why I Download Files to My Desktop

Last week, Lauren talked about 5 ways to clean up your Mac, and while talking about cleaning out your downloads folder, she said, "Ideally your downloads folder is the landing place for all your downloaded files — not your desktop, right?" Funny enough, while I know popular advice is to use the downloads folder for…

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7 Ways to Use Evernote to Manage Your Chaos

The following is a guest post from Lauren Rothlisberger of GetMeGeeky.com: Evernote is a fantastic tech tool that can help you get a grip on all the loose ends in your life. You simply install it on your computer and smartphone, and it will quickly develop into your digital file cabinet. Below, I have listed…

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Digital Organizing for the New Year

Although it's not as obvious as physical clutter, digital clutter can cause as much frustration and disorganization as its material counterpart, especially as we all move more and more of our business and personal lives into the digital realm. From paying bills to recording memories to staying in touch with friends and relatives, our digital…

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Organizing Your Digital Photos

The following post is from Michelle of Tech Geek Girl: One of the greatest things about digital photography is the ability to take photos of just about anything and everything without worry about the cost of film or developing. The downside is that,  if you're anything like me, you probably have a ton of photos…

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Question of the Day: Do You Keep Your Desktop Clean

I'm a little bit fanatical about keeping my computer desktop clean. I often save files there temporarily, but I clear them once or twice a day. However, I know there are plenty of people who keep multiple programs or files on their desktop all of the time! So today I want to know... How many…

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Sync Your Desktops with Dropbox

Dropbox is one of my favorite online services. It not only allows you to backup the documents on your computer(s), but it also lets you share documents easily between multiple computers and even has a public folder that lets me share files with other people. When I first signed up, I moved my entire file…

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Quick Tip: Backup, Backup, Backup

There's nothing worse than the feeling of turning on your computer and receiving the "blue screen of death." Whether you're a Mac or PC user, there is always the possibility of your hard drive crashing or your computer getting lost or stolen or some other disaster that leaves you without special pictures or important documents.…

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The Art of Digital De-Clutter: Storing Documents Digitally
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The Art of Digital De-Clutter: Storing Documents Digitally

The following post is from Andre of Pulse + Signal: As we get deeper and deeper into using the Internet for many of our activities, the amount of material being written around productivity and organization continues to grow exponentially, and the lines between our online lives and our offline activities are blurring. One way the…

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The Pros and Cons of Electronic Warranties

The debate over whether extended warranties are worth their cost has been around since they were first introduced. Consumer Reports has maintained from the beginning that these warranties are almost never worth the purchase price, while other consumer electronic sites and experts support the purchase of them on a case-by-case basis. So how do you…

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