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Why Process Is the Secret Weapon for Boosting Productivity

Image by Dennis Hamilton via Flickr<p>Many professionals start off their day staring at a blank screen, waiting for orders, or drowning in email. The idle time lost hoping your manager may hand over a list of to-dos for the day could have been better spent sleeping, walking to work or exercising. …

Time Management

How to Decorate With Wallpaper (Without Overdoing It)

Jon Sherman, creative director of Flavor Paper in Brooklyn, explains how it's done.<p>The days of tacking Bob Marley posters to your wall are over. Your home needs a look that reflects your life now. In speaking with Jon Sherman, founder and creative director of Flavor Paper, a wallpaper outfit in …

How to Run Android Apps on Your Mac in One Easy Step

Running Android apps on your Mac desktop just became easier than ever with the official release of the BlueStacks emulator this week. BlueStacks was …

How have you lived this long without knowing these 10 hidden iPhone tricks?

Some people like to pretend they know it all when it comes to Apple’s iPhone. I promise: you don’t know it all. Even if you’ve been carrying an …

You can now restore files, contacts and calendars from iCloud

One big feature iCloud has always been lacking is the ability to restore files, contacts or calendars in iCloud if they were lost.<p>A small feature quietly added to the service overnight, spotted by 9to5Mac, now allows you to easily restore items that were deleted or lost.<p>The option is hidden under …

5 Tricks to Taking Magazine-Quality Photos With Your iPhone

You’ve probably seen the Apple billboards and ads with gorgeous photos that read underneath, “Shot with an iPhone 6.” There’s even a photo competition for images taken with said smartphone. These cameras are getting <i>so</i> advanced that the old point-and-shoot is semi-retired at this point.<p>Recently, …

Mobile Photography

10 Valuable Lessons I’ve Learned About Street Photography

Introduction<p>First things first. My name is Marius Vieth and I’m a 26 year old fine art photographer from Amsterdam who loves nothing more than street …

6 Motivation Secrets to Inspire Your Employees | Inc.com

Instilling motivation isn't easy, but it's necessary if you want your employees to grow and stay satisfied with their jobs. It's the driving factor that leads people to work harder, meaning more productivity for your organization, and the most important contributing factor to overall satisfaction, …

Employee Engagement

25 Quotes to Inspire Your Afternoons and Increase Productivity | Inc.com

Many people struggle to remain productive in the afternoon. After lunch, they become sluggish and begin putting off the tasks they need to do. Their mind wanders and they often find unimportant things to do, like searching Facebook or playing a game. Posting these 25 quotes may inspire people to …

Motivation

The Best Laptops You Can Buy

Maybe it's a bit more clunky than you thought when you carry it in your bag during a commute. Perhaps the screen is too reflective for your liking when you're watching Netflix. And worst of all, what if the battery life is much shorter than you expected?<p>We've researched some of the best laptops on …

18 Breathtaking Photos You Won't Believe Were Taken With An iPhone

From portraits to landscape photos and fine art images, photographers are using the iPhone to create excellent works of art.<p>Some photos were taken with the iPhone's native camera while others were shot using apps like Camera+.<p>Here's a look at some of the best iPhone photography out there.

5 Secrets to Using Your Time Wisely

<b>1) Schedule things that make you happy</b><p>You often schedule things that are “important”, but what about the things that make you happy? Activities on …

18 Stunning DIY Wall Art Projects You Will Love - Part 2

<b>Making your own DIY wall art is the best way of getting the exact kind of decor that you want in your home, since you're the boss and you can craft</b> …

Crafting

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

12 DIY Alternatives To Traditional Gift Wrap

Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.<p>Tired of wrapping your gifts in the same-old same-old storebought gift wrap? We love these 12 DIY ideas from crafty bloggers.

Harry Potter

The best iPhone apps for movie makers

It's very possible that you'll see something at a film festival that was taken on an iPhone, or trending documentaries uploaded to sites like …

The best fighting games for iPhone

Whether you prefer realistic fight games or fantastic displays of specialized moves, fighting apps have something for everyone. This is a popular …

The best magic apps for iPhone

Magic is alive and well and it's no surprise, then, that smartphones have become the latest platform for magic illusions. No matter whether you are a …

7 Must-Haves for iPhone Photographers

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The best iPhone apps for learning sign language

Sign language is a visual language and so using an iPhone to learn works quite well. It's amazing how fast you can pick up simple signs when you can …

From SwiftKey and FireChat to Replay Video Editor and Silent Text 2: the best new iPhone apps that the App Store had to offer this year<p>• <b>The best iPad apps of 2014</b><br>• <b>The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014</b><p>The most popular keyboard-replacement app on Android made the leap to iOS in time for the launch …

Is Your Brain Trying To Sabotage Your Leadership?

If you’ve ever tried to lead a group of people—even a small group—you’ll know it can be a real challenge.<p>Everyone has their own personality and way of doing things, so no two situations are ever the same.<p>Now you can add another complicating factor into that leadership equation: <b>your brain</b>.<p><b>Know Your</b> …

6 Tips for Beautiful Candid Photography

Candid photography focuses on what the subject is naturally doing and not on what the subject must be doing. It is a photo similar to that of a …

Photography

The best streaming radio apps for iPhone and iPad

There are all kinds of situations in which we turn to the radio to help us pass time, enjoy the day, maybe help us through a workout, get through the …

My Problem With Natural Light Photographers

Every time I hear a photographer state, “I’m a natural light photographer”, it can carry a suggestion that they are a more honest type of …

DIY Gift Wrap Ideas From Fashion Designers Lela Rose, Misha Nonoo, Kelly Wearstler

Let's set the scene: It's 8 P.M. on Christmas Eve, and <i>someone</i> forgot to wrap her gifts. NBD! We enlisted three fashion designers to share their crafty DIY gift-wrap ideas—and they are positively genius.<p>__The designer: Kelly Wearstler<p>The tools: Paint + craft paper + string__<p>Wearstler used art …

Photographer Creates Grids Showing How People on City Streets Look the Same

Fashion street photographers usually look for styles that are one of a kind. Hans Eijkelboom doesn’t. For over twenty years, the Dutch …

How 10 Minutes of Work a Day Can Maximize Your Productivity | Inc.com

Ten minutes doesn't seem like much time, right? The standard workday in the United States is eight hours, which is 480 minutes, and many of us work something closer to 600 a day. Compared to 600, 10 minutes seems like nothing, but if used properly and consistently, those 10 minutes can make a …