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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

    Google Workspace for All, Safety First, and the Productivity and Technology News This Week

    Google Workspace for All, Safety First, and the Productivity and Technology News This Week

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    This is Episode 066, Google Workspace for All, National Safety Month, and More Productivity and Technology News This Week, and we’re recording this on June 21, 2021.







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    In this Cast | Google Workspace for All







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Headlines & Show Notes | Google Workspace for All







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    * Microsofts new Fluid Office documents are coming to life in Teams OneNote and more* Snap removes speed filter linked to reckless driving lawsuits* Google Meet turns on noise cancellation for more users by default to reduce distractions* Krisp (premium noise cancellation software)* Google Chrome Will Return to Showing Full URLs* FaceTime on iOS 15 Alerts You If You Try to Talk While Muted * Asana adds video messaging because this meeting could've been an email * Qatalog: Productivity software overload is killing workers’ productivity* Remote Work Is Changing the Way We Do Our Jobs—For the Better Spin Sucks* Focus Mode and Contextual Computing* A Common Mistake in Weekly Reviews * Productivity startup Time is Ltd. raises $5.6M to be the Google Analytics for company time* Gmail Templates | HTML Email Templates | How to Set up Email Templates in Gmail - cloudHQ* Grammarly* Google Workspace soon to be available to everyone via an individual subscription







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    * CloudReady v90.1 now available!

    • 47 min
    Notion Synced Blocks, How the Outdoors Impacts Your Productivity

    Notion Synced Blocks, How the Outdoors Impacts Your Productivity

    https://youtu.be/U-IwRo6tToA









    This week, Augusto Pinaud and Ray Sidney-Smith discuss their tips on how to move more productively, Tasks in Evernote arrives for everyone in Early Access, and more productivity and technology news this week. Enjoy!







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    In this Cast | Notion Synced Blocks, How the Outdoors Impacts Your Productivity







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Headlines & Show Notes | Notion Synced Blocks, How the Outdoors Impacts Your Productivity







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    Facetime on the Browser







    * iOS 15: Here’s everything new in FaceTime 







    New for Pixel: Starry night clips, Pride wallpapers and more 







    Chrome will soon let you perform a Privacy review similar to its Safety check







    Chromebook notifications to be reworked with intelligent grouping and new UI







    Google Duplex expands its usefulness by letting you book restaurants on your Nest Hub







    Google Meets video backgrounds begin rolling out to web and mobile







    Disconnect between workers and leaders about returning to the office







    Why Nozbe has no office and how we work (on Nozbe blog) 







    Hybrid work model: The psychology behind leaders resisting it | Fortune







    Jeff Bezos reveals he has a very surprising morning routine







    * The Bezos Letters: 14 Principles to Grow Your Business Like Amazon 







    Less distraction more focus: Introducing new features designed to help you align attention with intention







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    • 51 min
    Commentary on Apple WWDC 2021 Event

    Commentary on Apple WWDC 2021 Event

    https://youtu.be/2SgF028apLA









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    In this Cast | Commentary on Apple WWDC 2021 Event







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Michael Sliwinski, Nozbe CEO







    Michael is a productivity guy - he’s the founder and CEO of Nozbe, where they have two productivity apps, Nozbe Teams - an uber-functional to-do app for small and medium teams and Nozbe - a project management and collaboration tool for busy professionals. Both Nozbe Teams and Nozbe are 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.







    Headlines & Show Notes | Commentary on Apple WWDC 2021 Event







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    Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:06







    Hello personal productivity enthusiasts and community, welcome to Anything But Idle, the productivity news podcast. I'm Ray Sidney-Smith.







    Augusto Pinaud 0:14







    And I'm Augusto Pinaud.







    Raymond Sidney-Smith 0:17







    And we're on camera now, and welcome to Anything But Idle. This is Episode 64. And we're recording this on June 8 2021, in honor of the Apple Worldwide developer conference that is ongoing for 2021. The keynote was yesterday. And so we are doing our commentary episode, a special episode today to do that. And of course to do that we are bringing back on the show, Michael Sliwinski . He is a productivity guy. He's the founder and CEO of Nozbe, where they have two productivity apps Nozbe teams and Uber functional to do app for small business and medium teams, and Nozbe a project management and collaboration tool for busy professionals. Both Nozbe teams and Nozbe are web based tools with apps for all the major platforms. If you can think of the the OS there's an app for it. Michael is also a speaker, author of best selling books, a podcaster and a blogger. He's happily married to his wife Evelina, and they have three daughters. Welcome to Anything But Idle Michael.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Evernote Tasks and Moving Productively

    Evernote Tasks and Moving Productively

    This week, Augusto Pinaud and Ray Sidney-Smith discuss their tips on how to move more productively, Tasks in Evernote arrives for everyone in Early Access, and more productivity and technology news this week. Enjoy!









    https://youtu.be/SEkpfKz_Oyg









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    In this Cast | Evernote Tasks and Moving Productively







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Art Gelwicks







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







    Headlines & Show Notes | Evernote Tasks and Moving Productively







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    How To Declutter When You Move 







    Chrome OS may be going back to a smaller app launcher design that resembles the origina







    Google Messages integration on your Chromebook just got a new namel







    The upcoming ASUS Chromebook CX9 will feature an industry first for Chrome OS







    Amazon Echo Security Features for When You Leave Home







    Hands on Review of the Smartbook V5 Color e-note







    Gmail for Android iOS now lets you quickly change your Google profile picture







    “Software is eating the world, and cars are next on the menu.” 







    Mobile Technology and Home Broadband 2021 







    * 15% of US adults are now mobile-only internet users – Pew Research 







    Why Emotionally Intelligent Minds Embrace the Rule of 'Writing in Reverse' | Inc.com

    • 1 hr 23 min
    What Have You Been Reading Lately?

    What Have You Been Reading Lately?

    This week, Augusto Pinaud and Ray Sidney-Smith discuss What Have You Been Reading Lately? Then, they cover the productivity and technology news this week! And,how Google is making Docs, sheets and Slides more productive for you! Enjoy!







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    In this Cast | What Have You Been Reading Lately?







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







    Headlines & Show Notes | What Have You Been Reading Lately?







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    Lossless Streaming and HD Streaming







    * Apple Music adding lossless streaming to entire catalog at no extra cost, Spatial Audio support with Dolby Atmos * Amazon Music Unlimited plans now include HD streaming at no extra cost 







    Big changes to 1Password in the browser: biometric unlock, dark mode, and a new save experience







    Microsoft will truly, finally kill off Internet Explorer in June 2022 







    Zoom Adds Support for Center Stage







    * New iPad Pro Updates! Stay in Frame as You Zoom, See More People in Gallery View * Zoom Adds Support for iPad Pro's New Center Stage Feature 







    Apple previews powerful software updates designed for people with disabilities - Apple







    Kobo's 10.3-inch Elipsa is the company's biggest e-reader to date | Engadget







    Google Docs now supports placing images above and behind text







    Microsoft Teams Is Now Available for Personal UseMicrosoft Teams Launches For Friends and Family With Free All-Day Video Calling







    The Busier You Are,

    • 47 min
    Commentary on the Google IO 2021 Conference

    Commentary on the Google IO 2021 Conference

    This week, Augusto Pinaud and Ray Sidney-Smith discuss Google I/O 2021 Conference, Enjoy!









    https://youtu.be/bKxFjYgPPHI









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    In this Cast | Commentary on the Google IO 2021 Conference







    Ray Sidney-Smith







    Augusto Pinaud







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







    Headlines & Show Notes | Commentary on the Google IO 2021 Conference







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    Google hits the highlights of its I/O keynote in official 9-minute recap [Video]







    Google I/O 2021: Being helpful in moments that matter 







    Google Assistant adds Your apps settings menu for Android







    Google I/O Keynote shows Chromebook Phone Hub getting a great new feature







    Google Unveils Smart Canvas a Fusion of Docs Sheets and Slides







    Google Workspace introduces Smart Canvas features to radically transform collaboration







    Google Workspace turns to ‘smart chips’ to weave Docs, Tasks, and Meet together







    Googles new Material You design language is coming to Chromebooks too







    Google I/O 2021: 9 new Chromebook features on the way







    Whats New in Chrome OS at Google I/O makes a great case for developing for Chromebooks







    What Googles renewed interest in Wear OS and its Fitbit acquisition mean for you and your data







    Google Is Fixing Wear OS by Merging It With Samsung Tizen







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    • 1 hr 13 min

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