Author Archives: Michael Linenberger

Can No Longer Opt Out of To-Do Tasks on Outlook on the Web

This notice from Microsoft: “September 3, 2020: We will soon roll out the new tasks experience in Outlook on the web as we move from preview to general availability. With this change, we will remove the preview opt-in toggle; this … Continue reading

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Outlook iOS App adds Create a Task Command

Yey! Microsoft finally did it. They’ve added a Create a Task command to their Outlook iOS App. This is a critical app feature I like to see in all apps that my 1MTD and MYN readers use.

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Windows Outlook (365 Desktop) Option to Turn Off Yellow Highlighting of Flagged Mail Is Finally Fixed

If you have a subscription to Office 365 (now called Microsoft 365), and you have been regularly updating your desktop Outlook app, then here’s a recent change you might care about: the ability to turn off yellow highlighting of flagged … Continue reading

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New 4-Min Review or Intro Video for 1MTD & MYN

If you are new to 1MTD and MYN, or if you have drifted away from it, here is a 4-minute video that will help refresh your understanding of the urgency zone concept, and how urgency zones work in both systems. … Continue reading

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New Cheat Sheet for 1MTD & MYN

I’ve just created a cheat sheet for 1MTD and MYN users who need a review or introduction to the system basics. Mostly, it shows how the Urgency Zones work in a quick overview. You can download a free printable PDF … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Using “Things 3” Apps for 1MTD and MYN, by Charles Olsen

The Things 3 app set is a set of to-do list management apps that run on the Mac and iOS devices. Reader Charles Olsen has spent a lot of time and effort developing ways to use 1MTD and MYN within … Continue reading

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Quick Note on Gmail iOS: “Add to Tasks” Command just Added

Yesterday I happened to notice that in the most recent version of the iOS Gmail app, Google has added the Add to Tasks menu item, allowing you to move an email into Google Tasks. This was absolutely needed and I … Continue reading

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My Thoughts on Gmail vs. Outlook

For the last four months I’ve made it a point of using both Gmail and Outlook, equally, for my business mail. I did this to study the differences in their current versions. I wanted to do this updated evaluation because … Continue reading

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Take Another Look at Skype

Zoom is all the rage these days for video calls. And in contrast Skype is, well, old school, right? So why would I suggest you take another look at Skype (and perhaps pass on Zoom)? Aside from the security issues … Continue reading

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Office 365 now Rebranded as Microsoft 365

If you have an Office 365 plan, you might be surprised to see a name change on your product. It’s now called Microsoft 365. This change went into effect April 21 for business products. Microsoft has also repackaged its personal … Continue reading

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