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Martin Brinkmann’s gHacks is one of the best resources for Windows-related tips and includes articles covering everything from useful utilities and tools to the latest, experimental browser features. Unfortunately, gHacks has been hit hard by the increased use of adblockers and as a result, is turning to Patreon to survive.
Mac: We’ve seen a lot of apps that mimic Windows’ snapping feature where open windows are automatically opened in different positions. Better Window Manager manages to combine a lot of features into a small package. It allows you to save window states, manage shortcuts, and much more.
There are so many great productivity strategies out there, sometimes it’s tempting to try many of them at once. However, for more effective results, try one tip at a time.
We’ve all heard of the 80/20 rule (or Pareto Principle) that says 80 per cent of your success will come from 20 per cent of your effort. The inverse, however, is often true as well: 80 per cent of your problems will come from 20 per cent of your circumstances.
Android: With Tasker, you can create a custom Google Now command for just about anything. Android Wear allows you to trigger regular Google Now commands from your wrist, and now Auto Wear allows you to do the same with those custom voice commands.