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the Productivity News Podcast

Anything But Idle Ray Sidney-Smith and Augusto Pinaud

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the Productivity News Podcast

    A New Version of Outlook

    A New Version of Outlook

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    A New Version of Outlook and the Productivity News This Week







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    In this Cast | A New Version of Outlook







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Headlines & Show Notes | A New Version of Outlook







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    World's largest test of four-day work week begins in U.K.







    No need to be online: Is Asynchronous work the key to productivity? | PS News







    How to Choose the Ideal Number of Work Hours







    If we’re so busy, why isn’t anything getting done? | McKinsey







    Action is Everything — Joseph Wells - 







    There Is No Blueprint For Grief







    7 Simple Steps to Skyrocket Your Energy Levels







    How to Successfully Balance a Full-Time Job and a Side Hustle Without Burnout







    iPhone and iPad users can now download Google TV from the Appstore







    PWAs on a Chromebook may soon support multiple in-app tabs







    Google Drive Revolutionized With Copy/Paste Function







    Google Drive will now show you your files location at a glance







    Chrome 102 has arrived check out whats new and improved







    ChromeOS 102 arrives with better note-taking, accessibility improvements and more







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    • 1 hr 7 min
    Commentary on Call to Code, Apple Worldwide Developer Conference 2022 Keynote with Nozbe CEO Michael Sliwinski

    Commentary on Call to Code, Apple Worldwide Developer Conference 2022 Keynote with Nozbe CEO Michael Sliwinski

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    In this Cast







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Michael Sliwinski, Nozbe CEO







    Michael is a productivity guy - he’s the founder and CEO of Nozbe - an uber-functional to-do app for small and medium teams and Nozbe - a project management and collaboration tool for busy professionals. Nozbeis web-based tools with apps for all the major platforms. Michael is also a speaker, author of a few best-selling books, a podcaster and a blogger. He is happily married to his wife Ewelina and they have three daughters.







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    Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:06







    Hello, personal productivity enthusiast and community Welcome to Anything But Idle. The Productivity news podcast. Today's show is brought to you by co working space by personal productivity club. I'm Ray Sidney-Smith.







    Augusto Pinaud 0:19







    And I'm Augusto Pinaud.







    Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:21







    And we're your hosts for Anything But Idle. This is episode 109109. For June 7 2020. We're going to be doing commentary on Apple's worldwide developer conference, 2020, Keynote and all the things they talked about. Of course, each week, Gustavo and I read and review the productivity and Technology News of the Week. This is a special episode only because we are going to be talking about the keynote from Apple and what they announced there and really how it is going to impact your personal productivity. And to do that we have a another I mean, Augusto is our resident Apple fanboy, but we have another such person who can actually help us digest and really do the synthesis and analysis of what Apple is saying from the stage. And that is Michael Slowinski he is He is the founder and CEO of NOSB, where they have two productivity apps that emerged into one and now they have nose B, which helps both individuals be productive, and teams be productive. And so really excited to have Michael here. He's a speaker.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Microsoft Built 2022

    Microsoft Built 2022

    Microsoft Built 2022, and the Productivity News This Week









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    In this Cast | Microsoft Built 2022







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Art Gelwicks, a productivity and collaboration consultant, blogger at GelwicksTech.com, and host of the Being Productive podcast, CrossPlatform podcast, as well as ProductivityCast Podcast.







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    Use These Strategies to Dominate Your Scattered Brain







    I Multitasked And Lived in Distractions for 8 MonthsHeres What I Learned







    Featured Story of the Week







    Microsoft Build 2022: news and updates from Microsoft’s developer conference







    Microsoft is testing Android 12.1 and other improvements for Windows 11







    Microsoft Teams Live Share takes meetings beyond simple screen sharing







    Microsoft Gives OneNote Boatloads of New Designs and Features







    Windows 11 is getting an easy way to restore apps to a new PC







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    Hello, personal productivity enthusiast and community Welcome to Anything But Idle the productivity news podcast. Today's show is brought to you by co working space by personal productivity club. I'm Ray Sidney-Smith.

    • 1 hr 29 min
    How Do Google Docs’ New Auto-Generated Summaries Work?

    How Do Google Docs’ New Auto-Generated Summaries Work?

    How Do Google Docs' New Auto-Generated Summaries Work? and the Productivity News This Week







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    In this Cast | How Do Google Docs' New Auto-Generated Summaries Work?







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Headlines & Show Notes | How Do Google Docs' New Auto-Generated Summaries Work?







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    It took returning to the office to realize how working from home changed me







    Whats the Secret to Happiness?







    Supercharge Employee Productivity In The New Hybrid Workplace: Teach Them How To 'Drive' - 







    Stop Procrastinating and Tackle That Big Project - 







    Googles finally straightening out its legacy free G Suite mess







    The Google News Progressive Web App is getting a massive Material You redesign to match mobile







    Google Photos can now directly delete within albums gets new date overlay







    Apple embraces Googles Live Captions and introduces similar feature for iPhone iPad and Mac







    Amazon releases new Kindle update which solves many bugs







    Amazon's new Fire 7 tablet finally has a USB-C port







    Productivity Resource of the Week







    Skiff Mail is taking on Gmail by betting on privacy  and crypto







    Amazon Drive







    Featured Story of the Week

    • 42 min
    Google I/O

    Google I/O

    Google I/O and the Productivity News This Week









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    In this Cast | Google I/O







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Art Gelwicks, a productivity and collaboration consultant, blogger at Gelwickstech.com, and host of the Being Productive podcast, CrossPlatform podcast, as well as ProductivityCast Podcast.







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    Why a Remote Workspace Will Set You Up For Career Success







    How to Create a Productive Remote Work Schedule







    How to Create a Work Wellbeing Plan







    The Top Tech Essentials You Should Take on a Business Trip







    Apple Google and Microsoft will soon implement passwordless sign-in on all major platforms







    Google Kills Headphone Jack in Latest Pixel 6A Just Months After Parodying Apple 







    Amazon working on a new Kindle with Note Taking Functionality







    Apple Patent Suggests Future iPad Could Transform Into macOS-Like Experience When Attached to a Keyboard 







    Business & Finance Segment







    Remarkable raises new round of funding with $1B valuation







    E-Ink iPad Rival 'reMarkable' Sells More Than 1 Million Devices







    Featured Story of the Week







    New Chromebook features announced at Google I/O 2022







    All the New Android Features Announced at Google I/O







    Wear OS is finally getting a Google Home app for smart home controls [Video]...

    • 1 hr 25 min
     Apple DIY repair service is now available in the US

     Apple DIY repair service is now available in the US

     Apple DIY repair service is now available in the US and the Productivity News This Week









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    In this Cast |  Apple DIY repair service is now available in the US







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Headlines & Show Notes |  Apple DIY repair service is now available in the US







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    The P.A.R.A. system and the importance of folders







    How to improve your memory







    It's official. Remote work has zero negative impact on your productivity







    3 Strategies for Dealing with Procrastination - 







    Zoom PWA gets proper blurred and virtual backgrounds, Sharing audio from a Chrome tab







    Workspace: Storage management tools rolling out for Admins







    Pixel Watch is now the official name of the Pixel Watch







    The latest version of color E Ink brings us closer to the perfect tablet







    New tempered glass offers e-paper experience on the iPad Mini







    An update about Send to Kindle







    Business & Finance Segment







    Industry 4.0 by 2050 - MarketScale - 







    Opinion: iPad sees year-over-year sales decline – I blame iPadOS for that







    Productivity Resource of the Week







    Lunatask







    Ayoa







    Featured Story of the Week







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