MakeUseOf: The 10 Best Chrome Extensions for Avoiding Online Distractions . “The presence of an endless stream of content on the internet is a double-edged sword. You’re never bored, but the online distractions can severely affect your productivity without you even realizing it. Therefore, here are some of the best Chrome extensions you should install for combating every kind of online distraction. You will just need some willpower to keep these extensions installed in the browser.”
MakeUseOf: 5 Free Apps for Reminders to Take a Break From Screens . “You know that staring at the screen for too long isn’t good for your health or your eyesight, but it’s easy to get sucked in. Use these apps to get a reminder to take a break from screen time, and take care of your health.”
MakeUseOf: The 10 Best Google Docs Add-Ons for More Professional Documents. “Along with its regular features, Google Docs also supports a host of add-ons to help you properly format a document. These add-ons are found under the Add-ons menu option. Here are some useful Google Docs add-ons you can use to create professional documents.”
MakeUseOf: 7 Nifty Tools You Can Use to Create Project Timelines. “You may have seen a timeline of a friend’s journey on Facebook over the years and thought that was a particularly attractive and striking way to condense information into a simple diagram. But timelines are not limited only to Facebook users.” This is a weird but interesting mix of project management timeline tools and historical timeline tools.
New York Times: You Don’t Have to Be a Journalist to Want to Keep Chats Private. “It’s easy to leave behind digital evidence when talking to sources — or to friends. Here’s how Kate Conger, a tech reporter, reduces that exposure.”
MakeUseOf: How to Clean and Declutter Your Trello Boards: 5 Simple Tips. “If you use Trello a lot and often, your Trello boards are probably quite cluttered. It’s a good idea to declutter them once in a while to ensure that important items don’t slip off your radar. A spot of cleaning will also make Trello easier to navigate and the right data easier to find. Not sure where to begin? Start with these simple activities and make the relevant ones a part of your regular Trello cleaning routine.”
Ubergizmo: Chrome’s New ‘Tab Groups’ Feature Will Make Tab Organization Easier. “Google is working on a new feature for its popular Chrome browser called ‘Tab Groups.’ As the name suggests, it’s going to make it much easier to organize tabs open in the browser. Since many of us tend to have an unreasonable amount of tabs open at any given time, this is certainly going to make life easier for many users.”