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Taming the Digital Distractions That Make Your PC a Time Waster

Taming the Digital Distractions That Make Your PC a Time Waster | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Programs to improve productivity range from those that monitor your habits to those that block time-wasting sites.
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iPads Have Crippled the Growth of PC Sales

iPads Have Crippled the Growth of PC Sales | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Sales of PCs were on the rise in 2010 — that is, until the iPad's release on April 3 of that year.
Since the launch of the signature Apple tablet, the quarterly growth of PC sales has fallen drastically.
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How to Clean Your Laptop

How to Clean Your Laptop | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
We’re not trying to sound like your mom here, but seriously, when was the last time you cleaned your laptop?
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30 Inspirational Wallpapers for Your Desktop

30 Inspirational Wallpapers for Your Desktop | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Thirty stunning and inspirational wallpapers to download to your computer for free.
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Work-life balance needed for recovery from job stress

Detaching from work -- mentally, physically and electronically -- is the key to recovery from job stress during nonwork hours, according to an expert.

YoungAh Park, assistant professor of psychology and former businesswoman in the competitive South Korean workforce, has researched the stress crossover phenomenon between working couples, work-family boundary management and processes of work stress and recovery from stress.

 

She says staying connected to work through smartphones, tablets or laptops has become the norm, although being plugged in allows work-related issues to spill over to the family domain and disrupts recovery from job stress.

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Make Your Password 'Gooder' With Bad Grammar, Research Says

Make Your Password 'Gooder' With Bad Grammar, Research Says | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
According to a new study, including poor grammar in your passwords makes them safer.
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ChromePW: Prevent Others From Using Your Chrome Personal Data

ChromePW: Prevent Others From Using Your Chrome Personal Data | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Midst all the spying and tracking, it’s almost impossible for us to stay anonymous while we are online. They know where we are, what we are doing, an most importantly, what we are going to do next.
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7 Ways You're Killing Your Tech

7 Ways You're Killing Your Tech | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

The first few days with a new piece of tech are filled with wonder and trepidation. You cradle your new phone like it's a newborn, you frantically clean your laptop of fresh fingerprint smudges, you put your e-reader to bed in a fort of pillows and bubble wrap.


Nothing bad will ever happen to this gadget, you promise yourself, kissing your iPad goodnight.

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Flipboard Is Coming to Windows

Flipboard Is Coming to Windows | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

 

Flipboard will be coming to Windows later this year.


Flipboard will be custom-made for this new platform, allowing Windows users to read, create and share magazines on virtually any topic imaginable. Microsoft fans have already proven to be passionate curators on Flipboard—see magazines like “The Micro-Times,” “Love My Windows Phone” and “Flip Your Geek.” Now they’ll be able to curate and enjoy content from Windows computers and devices, joining many more enthusiasts already rallying around everything from global issues (“The Collapsing Climate”) to personal interests (“Fixie”).

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Keep Your Laptop Running Smoothly With These Simple Tricks

Keep Your Laptop Running Smoothly With These Simple Tricks | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Your laptop has a life expectancy. Like it or not, sooner or later that stylish piece of machinery will age into a wheezing, old fossil SEE ALSO: 5 Ways to be More Productive With Your Smartphone If you find yourself experiencing separation...
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The 50 Best Desktop Wallpapers for 2013

The 50 Best Desktop Wallpapers for 2013 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
With 2013 introduced in a joyous fashion, we are also enjoying a lot of the tech that we may have gotten from the holidays.

After you’ve learned some of the basics, you may be comfortable enough with your computers and laptops to make them more personal and customized, and a great way to start is by using a background you like. If you are looking to do this, dissatisfied with the wallpaper your computer has provided but unsure where to start, no problem—here on Lifehack, we have 50 ways to help you out.

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Ok - Have you changed you desktop wallpaper lately? You might find something different to inspire you!

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5 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your PC

5 Easy Ways to Speed Up Your PC | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
When your PC starts its steady decline into sloth-like speeds, the first thing you’d love to do (besides beating it Office Space-style) is head straight to the mall for a fancy new machine.
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