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Better, More Efficient Ways of Working: 4 Productivity Tips from Working Professionals

by Annie Wang

Nov 20th 2014, in Tips & Advice

Americans spend an average of close to 9 hours a day working, and then come home to spend another hour on household chores, an hour caring for others - the list of demands on our time goes on. Some of us are working even more, with over 25 million Americans - 20% of the workforce - working more than 49 hours per week. With such high demands on our time, it will only benefit us to find better, more efficient ways of working.

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Tap, Type, Pinch, Swipe—Done

by Christian Crumlish

Nov 17th 2014, in Product Information

Something huge happened when touch-based interfaces became the norm. It opened up a whole world of possibilities to make interactions faster and more natural - closer to the way we think and do things in the real world: If I can see it, I might be able to reach out and touch it. If I can touch it, I should be able to do things to it - take it, remove it, examine it, change it, etc. For CloudOn this shift to touch-based interfaces inspired us to reimagine the document with a gesture-first approach.

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The Mobile Productivity Report

by Annie Wang

Nov 10th 2014, in Thought & Leadership

Everybody is on their mobile devices these days - and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It helps us stay connected and get more done from where we are. The mobile market has grown exponentially, with smartphone penetration reaching an astounding 70% in the U.S. alone and tablet sales growing 68% worldwide in 2013. People are using their mobile devices for work and for play.

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Work Smart: Top Tips from Productivity Experts

by Annie Wang

Nov 07th 2014, in Thought & Leadership

Productivity in America has been on the rise over the past several years. According to the National Bureau of Economic Research, from 1973 to 1995, productivity grew less than 1.5% each year while, from 1995 to 2004, growth has been 2% to 3%.What’s the cause of the increase? People are finding new tools and ways of focusing, streamlining, and executing. We asked some productivity experts what they do to get more done.

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