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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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Microsoft To Do Tasks App finally Adds Top-of-List position for New Tasks

Boy, this feature request, which was probably the most requested feature, has finally been implemented. Now, when you create a new task in any of the Microsoft To Do, it goes to the top of the list instead of the … Continue reading

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More Evidence that Microsoft is Reviving OneNote 2016

In a previous article, I mentioned that Microsoft had announced it is extending support for OneNote 2016, which was great news. Now this: Microsoft is actually adding features again to OneNote 2016, which is really good news. That was announced … Continue reading

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Outlook Online vs. Windows Desktop Outlook

I decided to do an experiment recently in which I switched to using Outlook Online for all my daily email. So, I put my usual Outlook Windows desktop software aside for a while. Why would I do this? More and … Continue reading

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Microsoft To Do, Recent Thoughts

It’s been a while since I wrote about Microsoft To Do, which is Redmond’s premiere to-do list platform these days. I released a video course on how to use Microsoft To Do last year. But you might wonder, six months … Continue reading

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Gmail Tasks and The One Minute To-Do List

In the last few months I’ve been testing other platforms for achieving workday productivity. One of those platforms I’ve tested is Gmail. I’d used it in the past, not really liked it, but thought I should look at it again. … Continue reading

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