MakeUseOf: 5 Google Drive Tools For Better Docs, Spreadsheets, Slides, and More . “Today, you can do just about anything with Google Drive. Storage and collaborating on documents in the cloud are old-fangled. Think more creatively and you can find a way to do it on Google Drive or tap into the huge habitat of third-party Drive apps that have flourished around it. Here are five such tools if you want to start thinking beyond simple documents, spreadsheets, and slides.”
Make Tech Easier: 4 Ways to Block Websites on Chrome . “Google Chrome is great, but it can also get in the way. Whether we’re procrastinating and our hand auto-pilots our mouse to the Facebook bookmark, or if sites show up in our Google search results that we know are probably fake news but click through anyway because the headline told us to, there are plenty of good reasons why we’d want to block websites on Google’s browser. In this article we take you through every way we could think of to bar certain sites for life (or at least until you unblock them again).”
Lifehacker: Finish Your Unfinished Projects with This Free App. “Task management apps are all well and good, but sometimes you need a little more organizational firepower than a simple (digital) to-do list. I’ve been playing around with Nozbe lately, and I’ve enjoyed how the app makes it easy to track everything you need to do in the many projects you’re juggling at any one time.”
How-To Geek: What is Microsoft Flow?. “As part of Microsoft’s push towards cloud and mobile apps, they’ve invested in several cloud-only additions to the old familiar Office apps. One of these is Flow, a trigger-based system for creating automated workflows.” Nice overview.
MakeUseOf: How to Really Block Time-Wasting Websites: 3 Tips That Work. “When you’re trying to get some work done online, you might find the web too big and too fascinating a distraction to ignore. But you can sideline it with the help of tips and tools that block time-wasting digital content for you. Let’s explore them below.”
MakeUseOf: How to Create a Personal Wiki Using Microsoft OneNote. “Microsoft OneNote is a multipurpose note-taking app. You can mold it in any way to get your work done. With the built-in simple wiki system, you can make connections with other notes in the same section or another notebook. You can also link your notes with a web page, link to Office documents, and more. Its deep linking structure ensures that you quickly engage in knowledge construction, critical thinking, and contextual learning. We’ll show you how to set up a wiki in OneNote and build your knowledge repository to manage information.”
Mashable: Clean up your Twitter timeline with this Marie Kondo-inspired web app. “You’re not alone in thinking your Twitter timeline is a joyless, cluttered place. While you might not be in the position to dump Twitter, the next best thing is to tidy up your timeline, which you can do so with a web app inspired by Marie Kondo’s KonMari method.”