By Jess Stratton | Thursday, January 8, 2015
I’m at CES 2015 with fellow lynda.com staff authors Nick Brazzi and Garrick Chow. Every year thousands of consumers head to the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas to see what technologies vendors have been working on and what we can expect to see in the upcoming year.
Yesterday, Nick told you about his favorite stops on the show floor; now it’s my turn! If you’ve watched the lynda.com Home Techonomics series, you know that my passions lie with home automation—and I’m seeing some cool home tech tools at this show.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, October 20, 2014
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m going to show you how you can make your own templates out of Google Sheets—Google’s version of a spreadsheet.
You can find Google Sheets by accessing Google Drive.
Why would you want to do make templates out of them? The best example is for a time sheet or expense report.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, October 13, 2014
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m going to give you ideas and inspiration for using online services like grocery delivery to help you care for family members who live far away.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, October 6, 2014
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m doing things a little differently. I wrote a previous article on four tips to teach kids about browser safety.
In today’s video, I’m going to illustrate those points and show you how to teach your kids Internet safety.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 29, 2014
The prices on the massive shopping site Amazon.com are always fluctuating.
So this week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m going to show you a great site that monitors the prices for you, and can alert you when something you want drops to the price you’re willing to pay.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 22, 2014
If you’re like most people, you’re always on the hunt for the perfect app—the one that does everything. The one that will finally replace all your other apps that do … well, almost everything.
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m here to take the pressure off. It’s perfectly OK to use multiple apps that do almost the same things. I’m going to show you how I use three apps to manage my daily to-dos.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 15, 2014
This week on Monday Productivity Pointers, I’m going to show you how you can migrate over to Google Apps—specifically, how you can start using the cloud-storage app Google Drive and work with your documents within it.
By Jess Stratton | Monday, September 8, 2014
It’s easy to post pictures on social networks, but sometimes we’re looking at them from such small screens that it’s easy to miss tiny details that can compromise your privacy—or worse, someone else’s.
In this week’s Monday Productivity Pointers, I’ll show you how to easily blur or cover up a small portion of a photo before posting it on a social network.
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