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Stop Wasting Everyone’s Time

Meetings and Emails Kill Hours, but You Can Identify the Worst Offenders<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>At the end of the day, many people wonder where all their time went.<p>New data-mining tools are helping employers answer that …

Employment

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

7 Quick Tips for Better Business Writing

Want your words to wow? Take this basic advice to write more effective emails, memos, and other professional materials.<p>I took many writing classes in college but perhaps the most useful was one focused on business writing. My classmates and I spent a semester editing example after example of …

Forget Standing Desks: Here’s One You Pedal To Power Your Gadgets

Finally, you don’t even need to get off your butt to get moving at work.<p>“I wish to suggest that a man may be very industrious, and yet may not spend his time well,” wrote Henry David Thoreau a century and a half before his society had stuffed its white-collar workers into cubicles with computers. …

A Plan to Create Just Two Time Zones in the Continental United States

Daylight Saving Time is a reminder that losing another hour of evening light isn't just annoying—it's an economically harmful policy with minimal energy savings.<p>Editor's Note: This article was first published on Nov. 1, 2013. The original headline was, “Daylight Saving Time Is Terrible: Here’s a …

The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Call of Duty: Strike Team lands on Google Play

For Android gamers that also have an affinity for the <i>Call of Duty</i> series, today’s the day you’ve been waiting for. <i>Call of Duty: Strike</i> Team has arrived to Android!<p>Strike Team isn’t your typical CoD shooter, and instead focuses on a mobile-friendly top-view down mode that allows you to command your …

Incredible Underwater Park in Austria

Grner See (Green Lake) is a lake in Styria, Austria known for its shimmering, emerald-green hue and its fluctuating depth throughout the year, at times leaving a park completely submerged in it. Being that the water for the lake is provided mainly by runoff from the surrounding karst mountains, it …

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Top 25 Wild Bird Photographs of the Week #50

Wildlife<p>Turacos, Trogons, woodpeckers, peafowl, nightjars, rollers and kingfishers… The birds of the world have had millions of years of natural selection with the ability to fly. They have conquered all terrestrial environments on earth and in the tropics and subtropics sexual selection has …

Looking forward to Samsung's first Developers Conference

Samsung is an absolute dominating force in the mobile industry and consumer electronics arena as a whole, so its no secret as to why it receives so …

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Aereo app brings live TV streaming to devices running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean or later

Android device owners looking to watch live TV on their smartphones and/or tablets can now download the Aereo Android app from the Google Play Store.<p>As long as your device runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean or later, you can check out the beta version of the app, which will let you watch live TV on your …

Jake Locker's Strong Return Proves Tennessee Titans Still Have Shot at Division

The Tennessee Titans' Jake Locker was clearly not back to full health against the San Francisco 49ers. His throws were a bit more erratic, he scrambled less, he looked slower, and he even visibly limped at times.<p>It was only two weeks ago that he injured his hip against the New York Jets, so it's …

Angry Birds Go Kart Racer Is A Go For December 11th, And The First Gameplay Video Actually Looks Pretty Good

There comes a point in the life of every great gaming franchise where all original gameplay ideas have been exhausted. And right after that point, …

@ComedianKDubb Video Game "Arguments "

Kentucky Basketball: James Young's Latest Mix Tape

Here is a new mixtape of Kentucky 2013 freshman James Young [Hat tip: KSR].<p>We all know that mixtapes are pretty useless for actual evaluation, but …

Download: New Gmail For Android v4.5 With Slide-Out Navigation And Brand New Inbox

The new Gmail is here, very slowly rolling out thanks to staged rollouts that may take a few weeks to complete. Thankfully, we already have the APK, …

Offseason Power Rankings for Every Player on Tennessee Titans Roster

NFL teams don't have to make any final decisions on their 53-man rosters until August 30, but it's never too early to jump ahead when stuck in the doldrums of OTAs.<p>Pretty much the only positive from OTAs is getting a few clues as to each team's plans with their new personnel, and with the mammoth …

Five Android sensations coming in 2013

We’ve seen a plethora of a great devices released in 2013 already. HTC managed to make a comeback with its immaculate and beautifully crafted device, the HTC One. Samsung? They launched the Galaxy S4, and though some may not like it, it’s still one of the most anticipated and biggest releases of …

CARMELO ANTHONY: How NYC's Biggest NBA Star Spends His Millions

While he has won scoring titles, he has never been considered a top-3 player.<p>And while he has made more than $90 million in his NBA career, he has never been a mega-brand like LeBron James or an advertising-darling like Blake Griffin.<p>But with his move to New York a couple of years ago — and the …

HTC One Commercials Highlight BlinkFeed, Literally Throw Dirt On The Competition

The HTC One is pretty great, and HTC has had no problem vividly illustrating its hardware features. Now they've moved on to the software in a pair of …

Why I returned the Galaxy S4 – Galaxy Note 3 Fever

As an endless consumer of the latest mobile technology, I’m both privileged and cursed to experience the latest and greatest, generally before most people in the world get to. Ah, but before you start cursing me – please consider the affliction with which I am cursed. I have a confession to make.<p>As …

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