Google Forms cheat sheet

Do you need to make a quiz, survey, registration form, order form or other web page that gathers feedback from co-workers, customers, or others? If so, you can design and deploy it right from your web browser with Google Forms. It’s integrated with Google Drive to store your forms in …

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Facebook sends its Portal smart display to work

Facebook wants to bring its Portal video display hardware to the office with the introduction of a dedicated Workplace app – one of a handful of updates to the company’s enterprise social network announced at the Flow user conference in San Francisco this week. Launched last year, Portal supports video …

Information overload? 5 tips to tame team collaboration apps

Email, video and messaging apps such as Slack and Microsoft Teams make it possible to easily collaborate with co-workers, no matter what time zone (or country) they happen to be in. And access to mobile versions of the same apps means that colleagues can quickly respond to a DM, follow …

20 Slack tips, tricks and hacks for power users

Slack users tend to be passionate about the popular collaboration tool. “Slack has changed the way we communicate internally,” says Rob Shapiro, senior director of product strategy for Muck Rack, a digital PR and journalism platform. Slack’s easier access to shared files, discussion areas and notifications “made our team smarter, faster …

How Gmail filters can help organize your inbox

Gmail’s filled with hidden features and add-on possibilities, but one of the service’s most powerful organizational tools is sitting right in the heart of its regular settings. As you may have guessed by now (especially if you read this story’s headline, you clever little cat), I’m talking about filters — …

Postbox 7 review: A clean, full-featured alternative to Apple Mail for the Mac

Many of us spend more time every day in our email client than in any other piece of software. If you’re in sales, marketing, design, HR, PR, or other professional fields with an “R” in the name, you may have to compose and reply to hundreds of messages a day, …

Dropbox launches Spaces, its ‘smart’ collaboration workspace

Dropbox this week launched a collaboration hub designed to let users work together around a variety of documents, another step in the company’s evolution beyond cloud file-sharing into something more focused on productivity.  The San Francisco-based company initially revealed plans for its revamped application –  now called Dropbox Spaces – …

How to roll out the right tech for frontline workers

LONDON – The benefits of getting digital tools into the hands of frontline workers are becoming clear to more companies – and they’re spending more money to help those workers be successful. Whether they be in manufacturing, logistics, maintenance, healthcare or hospitality, non-office based workers play a significant role in …

Google Slides cheat sheet

Need to build a slide presentation for a meeting, training or other event? Google Slides is an easy-to-use presentation app that comes with the essential tools and more. You use it through your web browser, with your presentations stored in the cloud with Google Drive. Anyone with a Google account …

Microsoft starts selling extra OneDrive space to Office 365 subscribers

Microsoft today began selling additional space on its OneDrive cloud-based storage service to customers who subscribe to its consumer-grade Office 365 plans. The extra storage starts at $2 per month for 200GB and climbs to $10 per month for 1TB (terabyte). The additional support is available only to customers who …