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Google Shift

The massive Google shift you probably haven't noticed

Google is quietly repositioning the very foundation of its business — and if you aren't watching closely, this monumental move might be easy to miss.

Gmail Redesigned

The creator of Inbox has redesigned Gmail — and it's amazing

A longtime Google design lead has put his minimalist mark on modern-day Gmail — and made it easy for anyone to enjoy his efforts.

Slack logo/wordmark [2019]

How to turn on Dark Mode in Slack

Dark Mode inverts system colours, reducing strain on battery life and on your eyes. It also looks pretty cool. The customisation option has now been added to Slack’s mobile apps for Android and iPhone. Here’s how to turn it on.

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We’re going to see the emergence of RegTech as an industry: Sri Shivananda

Raking in over US$15.4 billion in revenue in the last financial year, PayPal exceeded the US$100 bn mark in total payment volumes in 2017. A tête-à-tête with the man spearheading technology at PayPal, Sri Shivananda, SVP and CTO,...

Google Keep / A woman uses Google Keep on a smartphone while working at her desk.

Google Keep cheat sheet

How to get started with Google’s powerful note-taking app.

Gmail Encryption

Gmail encryption: Everything you need to know

This easy-to-follow guide will help you understand what's going on with Gmail encryption and what you can do to maximize your messaging privacy.

Chrome Text Expander

A time-saving typing tool that works anywhere in Chrome

Reclaim wasted time and watch your efficiency soar with this spectacularly useful cross-platform add-on.

Google App Redesigns

Google's app redesigns are really bumming me out

Google is slowly shifting its ecosystem from a rich melange of memorable flavors to a forgettable plain vanilla.

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5 collaboration tools that enhance Microsoft Office

These apps integrate with Office 365 or Office Online and help your team work together in a variety of ways, from collaborative editing to group task management.

Custom Chrome OS App

How to turn any website into a custom Chrome OS app

A handy hack for customizing your Chromebook and bringing native app-like experiences to your favorite sites and services.

Gmail Desktop Interface

How to make Gmail's desktop interface infinitely better

Give Gmail a much-needed minimalist makeover — and watch your email efficiency soar.

Google Inbox App

The worst part about Google's Inbox assassination

What looked like the future of email is about to become the past as Google gives up its effort to reinvent the inbox.

How the New York MTA learned from TfL to move on from the MetroCard

The New York subway is finally moving on from the magnetic-strip MetroCard, and the London Underground's contactless system is proving the 'blueprint' for the new technology

What is SAP Leonardo? Everything you need to know about SAP’s Leonardo platform

The German software giant has completely relaunched its Leonardo platform to include AI, machine learning, analytics, blockchain and IoT all in one. Here’s everything you need to know, and how to get started…

Microsoft > SharePoint [Office 365]

5 tips for working with SharePoint Online

Go beyond the basics with these power user tips for Microsoft's online collaboration platform.

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Apple goes back to the future with web apps

Apple's about to introduce Service Worker support in Safari. So, what are Service Workers, and why might they matter to you or your enterprise?

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10 tips and tricks for Trello beginners

Trello can make your team's projects a lot more organized and manageable. These tips will put you in the driver's seat.

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Can these tools help you write more good? Maybe even better.

4 writing guides take different approaches to streamlining, improving and honing your style.

microsoft communications site hero

8 tips to get started with SharePoint communication sites

Tips and best practices to help Office 365 customers create beautiful and useful SharePoint sites with modern communication sites.

dash wand

Why the Amazon Dash Wand could bring down big box retailers

Online sales are rising, but the Amazon Dash Wand could spur them even more.

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