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15 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know Siri Can Do For You

15 Awesome Things You Didn’t Know Siri Can Do For You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
In the world today, our portable devices are increasingly sophisticated. Among the more impressive current features is voice command technology.
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The Detox You Need to Go On Now

The Detox You Need to Go On Now | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

This will seriously improve your personal and professional lives. We’ve talked before about why unplugging once in a while is so important for your personal and professional health. But sometimes taking the dive and hitting the “off” switch is a lot easier said than done.

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Why It's Finally Time To Embrace Your Mobile Device As An Effective Working Tool

Why It's Finally Time To Embrace Your Mobile Device As An Effective Working Tool | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Fast Company Why It's Finally Time To Embrace Your Mobile Device As An Effective Working Tool Fast Company However, for all the enthusiasm surrounding this new model for efficiency, our fast leap to mobile has come at an ironic cost--it has...
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Maintaining a Personal Touch in a Wired World

Maintaining a Personal Touch in a Wired World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Living in a wired world continues to make us lose our personal touch. Learn how to stay connected and retain your personal touch when communicating.
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(From the article): I make a habit of putting my phone in my bag or a drawer when I am meeting with someone. In fact, I often won’t take the phone into the room when going to a meeting. I am the kind of person that will check my phone if it’s in front of me, which is why I remove the distraction. And if I have to take my phone into a meeting because I am waiting for something urgent, I always ensure it is on silent.

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5 Things You Can't Find on Google

5 Things You Can't Find on Google | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
No matter how sophisticated technology becomes, there are important things you need that you will never, ever find with a search engine
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14 Moments That Changed The World

14 Moments That Changed The World | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
The internet. 1:05 First Email 1:36 First Website 3:05 First Picture On The Internet 3:52 First Search Engine 4:30 First Blog 5:00 First Book Sold On Amazon 5:46 First Item Sold On ebay 6:23 First Phone With The Internet 7:06 First Internet Celeb...
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This boss forced his burned-out employees to stop checking email on vacation

This boss forced his burned-out employees to stop checking email on vacation | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
"I had to impose it because the methlike addiction of connection is so strong."
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Considering a Digital Detox? Just Google "Nature" Instead

Considering a Digital Detox? Just Google "Nature" Instead | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
This year some people might consider the idea of a digital detox vacation.
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3 Ways Your Smartphone Wrecks Your Sanity, Productivity, And Focus

3 Ways Your Smartphone Wrecks Your Sanity, Productivity, And Focus | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
3 Ways Your Smartphone Wrecks Your Sanity, Productivity, And Focus
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Organizational psychologists emphasize segmentation and detachment for mental health and long-term productivity.
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Using Your Smartphone as Your Hotel Room Key

Using Your Smartphone as Your Hotel Room Key | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
If you're staying at the Aloft Hotel in New York City or Silicon Valley, you'll soon be able to use your smartphone as your room key.
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Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings

Why Successful People Never Bring Smartphones Into Meetings | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Do you check your phone for text messages or emails during business meetings? According to new research from the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business, you are probably annoying your boss and colleagues.
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Tech Addiction Is So Intense, People Will Pay To Be Offline

Tech Addiction Is So Intense, People Will Pay To Be Offline | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

Tech Addiction Is So Intense, People Will Pay To Be Offline Huffington Post "Just like you get a trainer, or you pay someone to do things that might be hard for you, they're looking for ways to bring balance" said Tiffany Shlain.

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7 Productive Things You Can Do When There’s No Internet Access

7 Productive Things You Can Do When There’s No Internet Access | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
It is amazing how much we depend on the internet. Whether it is for business or play, we expect our connection to be available 24/7.
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The Amazing Effects of a Weekend Without Television and the Internet

The Amazing Effects of a Weekend Without Television and the Internet | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Recently, I was overwhelmed with the constant presence of electronic devices in my life. I realized that I could hardly get through an hour, much less a day, without checking my email or Facebook.
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You Should Be Aware Of These 10 Effects Of Social Media On You

You Should Be Aware Of These 10 Effects Of Social Media On You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Technology is a useful tool, but many people don’t know how to use it properly which can easily become damaging. As much as you may love your Twitter page is it really worth the toll it takes on your health?
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 As much as you may love your Twitter page is it really worth the toll it takes on your health? What do you think?

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How To Do A Digital Detox

How To Do A Digital Detox | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
A digital detox is a great way to stay productive and balanced in a wired world.

Tempted to swap a spot of scrolling, a bit of surfing, or another dose of information overload for a digital detox? Here’s how to go about it ...
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How Smartphones Will Wreck Your Weekend Plans

How Smartphones Will Wreck Your Weekend Plans | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Does the ease of smartphone texting, especially with free services like iMessage and WhatsApp, make people flaky to the point of destroying your get-togethers?
Alex Cornell certainly thinks so.
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This is a Video EVERYONE Needs To See. It`s Sad but True.

This is a Video EVERYONE Needs To See. It`s Sad but True. | Life @ Work | Scoop.it

The questions now is, in today`s social environment, are we really being social or we are dying in dissolution and isolation? 

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Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic)

Watch Out: Here's Where Your Smartphone Is Most Likely to Get Stolen (Infographic) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Smartphone theft is on the rise, so hold on to your precious devices.
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50 things you don’t need to do anymore — Thanks to Technology!

50 things you don’t need to do anymore — Thanks to Technology! | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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How You Leak Your Privacy Every Day (and How to Stop)

How You Leak Your Privacy Every Day (and How to Stop) | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Thanks to the NSA, everyone all of a sudden cares about their privacy more than they used to. But most of us aren't doing a good job of locking it down. Here are just a few of the things we all tend to do that leak private information to friends, strangers, businesses, and ad companies.
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The First Cellphone Went on Sale 30 Years Ago for $4,000

The First Cellphone Went on Sale 30 Years Ago for $4,000 | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
Somewhere in either Chicago, Baltimore or Washington, someone plunked down $3,995 to buy the Motorola DynaTAC 8000X, the first handheld cellphone, on March 13, 1984 — 30 years ago today.
We don't know who that first cellphone buyer was.
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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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10 Skills We’ve Lost Due to Smart Phones and PDAs and Simple Ways to Get Those Skills Back

1. Memorizing phone numbers
It was a hassle remembering numbers. Now we simply add them to our contacts list. That usually works well unless our device is lost, stolen, or damaged. No one can be expected to remember all their contact numbers.
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Apple iPad Air Vs. Retina iPad Mini '2': Which New Release Is Right For You

Apple iPad Air Vs. Retina iPad Mini '2': Which New Release Is Right For You | Life @ Work | Scoop.it
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