Talk About Social Media 'Rules' With Your Partner Ahead Of Time

Many of us have gotten into arguments with spouses or significant others when one partner has “overshared” on social media. An understanding in advance may avoid these fights.


Five Habits Of Truly Effective Communicators

We all have room to polish our communication skills — some people want to be more assertive, others need help with conflict management, and still others find it hard to speak their minds in a group setting. Here are a few tips that can help you get your ideas across.


Use Written Suggestions To Get Ideas Out Of Quiet Meeting Members

One of the big problems with meetings is that, more often than not, a small number of people end up doing the majority of the talking. To get ideas from everyone else, try asking for written submissions.


Contact Center Simplifies Sharing On iOS

iPhone: Launch Center Pro is one of the best launchers on the iPhone, but it’s a bit confusing to use. Contact Center comes to us from the same developer, but it simplifies the process of quickly sharing and sending notes to friends.


Eliminate 'If' And 'But' For More Sincere Apologies

The only thing worse than a missed apology is a fake one. But even when you don’t mean to, your friends may think a fake apology is exactly what you’re giving them.


Speak Faster If Your Audience Disagrees, Slower If They Agree

If you know your audience, you can use speech rate to your advantage. Speak slower if they agree with you; speak faster if they disagree.


Pushbullet Can Now Reply To SMS From The Desktop Using Any Texting App

Pushbullet can’t seem to stop rolling out useful updates. Users can now reply to SMS messages from the desktop, regardless of what app you use for texting.


Facebook Cleanser Quickly Unsubscribes You From Pages You Liked

Web: Over the years, you have probably clicked the Like button on several Facebook pages in which you are no longer interested. Facebook Cleanser performs a quick sweep to clean up your news feed.


The Best And Worst Android Manufacturers For Quick Updates, KitKat Edition

One of Android’s biggest downsides is the speed at which you receive updates: some phones will take months to get the latest version of Android. Ars Technica runs down the best (and worst) manufacturers for quick updates.


Five Reasons Your Presentation Is Letting You And Your Audience Down

Let’s face it, whether at work, university, school or a seminar, most presentations today are dull and predictable. We’ve fallen into a rut as presenters.