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Rural businesses see digital technology as key to growth

'The growth potential cloud computing brings to the agricultural sector is significant, so the faster we get rural businesses adopting new …

Technology

Here's how you automate your inbox to zero

In a recent Harvard Business Review article, Arianna Huffington reported that every email she — or her employees — receives on vacation is deleted. The CEO and founder of Thrive Global thinks it’s harder to relax on vacation when you’re continually receiving email notifications. Additionally, she …

Productivity

5 Chrome extensions for improving your focus at work

The internet is a rich, diverse and utterly distracting experience. If you work on a computer, which an increasing number of people do, you know it’s not hard for some shiny digital object to catch your attention and draw you away from what you’re doing.<p>We’ve shown you extensions that can help …

Time Management

A man who made $9,000 in a month on Airbnb shares his best side-gig secrets — and explains why he lists a hammock

• <b>Airbnb Superhost Ed Devlin turned his Seattle home into a successful side-job by capitalizing on his hammock and spare rooms.</b>• <b><br>He even listed his unfinished basement on the hosting site — and overall made about $9,000.</b>• <b><br>Ed emphasizes the importance of good reviews, and making the most out of your</b> …

Hospitality

The Top 27 Productivity Hacks of 2018

This new year, kiss your inefficient and time wasting habits goodbye.<p>As 2018 gets closer, many professionals focus on what they can do better next year. Increasing productivity at work is a common New Year's resolution, as there is almost always room to improve anyone's practices.<p>To help you get …

Productivity

Work Smarter Not Harder: 17 Great Tips

In Dan Pink’s Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself he closes the book with a long, excellent list of “Work Smarter Not Harder” type …

Time Management

Ciao, Chrome: Firefox Quantum Is The Browser Built for 2017

It's been years since I gave a second thought to my web browser. Safari's fine, Microsoft Edge is whatever, I think Opera still exists? None have …

Software

11 bragworthy gifts for the 20-somethings in your life

1/12<p>Apple AirPods<p>First up, Airpods! Launched last year, Apple’s wireless headphones have become a cult-like hit among Apple fans. While they were around last holiday season they were incredibly hard to get a hold of, so now that supply has increased they’re a great gift for any young person in your …

Nintendo Switch

7 Planners That Will Make 2018 Your Most Productive Year Ever

When digital tools fall short, these paper planners will help you get organized<p>Last year, one of my top articles on Inc was a roundup of the planners that I recommended for maximizing productivity, honing your focus, and getting more done in 2017. So this year, I'm revisiting some of those …

Productivity

20 Apple Watch Tips to Help You Work and Play Better

Watch and learn.<p>For many people, the smartphone has made the traditional timepiece obsolete, with millions of people digging their phones out of their pockets or bags to check the time -- that is, if they don’t already have the thing glued to their hand.<p>For others, smartwatches such as the Apple …

iOS

20 Essential WhatsApp Tips for Chat Fans

There are over a billion WhatsApp users; here's how to get chatting.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions from …

iOS

A Dashboard Gadget That Will Totally Change How You Drive

It was the last car on the rental lot: a white Nissan Altima that looked as if it had hit every pothole and puddle between Ohio, where it got its …

Gear & Gadgets

Gift Guide: 9 Drones for Every Kind of Pilot

• Author: Jordan McMahon. Jordan McMahon Gear<br>• Date of Publication: 11.18.17. 11.18.17<br>• Time of Publication: 9:30 am. 9:30 am<p>Drones have risen above niche …

Drones

Best iPhone accessories [2017 Gift Guide]

The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to start picking out the perfect gifts for your loved ones. <i>Cult of Mac</i> can help! This gift guide offers up a whole bunch of awesome gift suggestions for the iPhone lover in your life.<p>We handpicked some of the finest cases, wireless …

Shopping

Remente is a feature-rich life coaching app that'll help you get your crap together

Remente recently released several new features for its personal development app. Until now it’s only been available on iOS and Android, but it’s also launched a web beta for premium users. One of the best digital life coaches available continues to get better.<p>Among the new features included in the …

Self-improvement

The 60-minute morning routine that productivity expert Tim Ferriss swears by

Tim Ferriss, the author of "The 4-Hour Workweek" and "Tribe of Mentors," uses a specific routine to start his day. Following is a full transcript of the video.<p><b>Tim Ferris:</b> The first 60 minutes or so are very clearly defined. And that’s the recipe that I use to set up the rest of the day.<p>My name is …

Tim Ferriss

The Apple Watch can accurately detect hypertension and sleep apnea, a new study suggests

A new study out from health startup Cardiogram and the University of California San Francisco (UCSF) suggests wearables like the Apple Watch, Fitbit and others are able to accurately detect common but serious conditions like hypertension and sleep apnea.<p>Cardiogram and UCSF previously demonstrated …

Diabetes

Workflow 1.7.7 Brings Drag and Drop Integration, iPhone X Support, and More iOS 11 Changes

Workflow, the iOS automation app acquired by Apple earlier this year, received a major update today, adding support for the iPhone X and a variety of iOS 11-only features.<p>The marquee addition of this release is full support for drag and drop in iOS 11, which is especially impressive on the iPad as …

Getting Tasks out of Your Head and into Todoist Has Never Been Simpler

Todoist, one of our favorite task managers, has added deep integration with iOS 11 as well as adding a handful of other handy features in its latest update. At its core, Todoist is a web service, but you wouldn’t know it most of the time. Unlike many web service-based apps, Todoist continually …

How to Live a Meaningful Life - #infographic

A meaningful life is crucial to your health and happiness. Research shows that when you feel fulfilled, you’re happier at work and you may even live …

Happiness in the Digital Age - #infographic

Technology has become a necessity in our personal and professional lives, but that does not mean we have to sacrifice our happiness, success, or …

Google Assistant looks to finally be coming to Android tablets

Here are the best ways to use Google Assistant<p>After spending a year neglecting its larger Android devices, Google is finally rolling out Google …

Google

Your To-Do List Isn't Working. Here's How to Fix It in 1 Step

How to get unstuck, procrastinate less, and focus more.<p>You're probably familiar with the story for a jar that represents the time available in your life. You fill the jar with rocks, pebbles, and sand representing the big, medium, and small stuff you do every day. If you start with pebbles and …

Time Management

7 Ways to Remain Motivated Even If Everything is Falling Apart Around You

I was told I would never walk again.<p>Let's not sugarcoat this. Life can be a royal pain in the ass. One day you're on top of the world and the next you're scrambling to find your next dollar.<p>At some point we all experience this roller coaster ride known as life.<p>I've had a couple setbacks in life. …

5 Ways Small Business Owners Save Precious Minutes of Their Day

Here's how to save time today (and tomorrow).<p>Depending on how much time you spend at the office each day, you probably have somewhere between 8 and 12 hours each day to get work done--maybe 14 if you're really grinding. But even if you're at the office from dusk till dawn, it seems like there's not …

How to clean up all the useless app subscriptions on iOS

Apps are essential to getting the most out of our smartphones, but the subscriptions that some of those apps rope us into are far from necessary once …

iOS

The Top 5 Apple Watch Apps at Work

Whether your goal is better productivity, improved punctuality, or just adding a bit of fun into your workday, these Apple Watch apps will fit the …

Let Apple take you on an iPhone X guided tour

Upgrading to iPhone X means facing a learning curve. Since Apple’s futuristic phone forgoes the familiar home button, iPhone X owners must learn a bunch of gestures.<p>Apple wants to make the transition as smooth as possible, so the company just uploaded a video to ease the pain of any iPhone X owner …

How to use a 4K TV as your PC monitor - and why you should

If you’re in the market for a QHD or 4K monitor, you might want to consider looking at 4K <i>televisions</i> too.<p>Whilemonitors and TV’s are built for different purposes, there’s an increasing overlap in their feature set, to the extent I’d argue many people are better off buying a 4K TV for their PC than a …