Jean P. Harte

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Why the minimalists do what they do

I was 31 when I figured out breakfast, and after that life’s overall difficulty level declined a bit.<p>Every month I buy a bag of bulk steel-cut oats, …

Gmail Gets A Swanky New Inbox And Automatic Sorting To Help Fight Information Overload

Google today is introducing a new way to manage your Gmail inbox. This new view of your inbox puts a number of tabs at the top of Gmail’s inbox column. By default, Google shows tabs – and automatically categorizes your messages into them – for your social updates from sites like Google+, Twitter, …

Pew: over half of all Americans now own a smartphone

More than half of Americans now own a smartphone, according to the latest poll by the Pew Internet and American Life Project. Just 15 months ago, smartphone owners accounted for over half of phone-owning Americans, but Pew now reports that a simple majority of Americans — 56 percent — own phones, …

Google banks on the visual by bringing images to search result ads

Google continues to wow with new products and services, but now the company is adding a new feature to its core search advertising product: images. According to a Google blog post, it is rolling out a beta version of image extensions for search page ads. It basically allows advertisers to include …

MacBook Air refresh looks set for WWDC, potentially with faster Wi-Fi

Apple appears set to release new versions of its MacBook Air notebook computer at next week’s Worldwide Developers Conference, according to information provided by a source. Earlier this week, we reported that Apple is planning to release four new Mac models at WWDC, and we narrowed this down to …