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Brevity is the soul of email

Sometimes you can communicate more by typing less -- or less often. These tips will help you recoup work time you've been losing to the email monster.

By Mar. 20, 2014

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When game gadget design goes weird

Crave's Christopher MacManus takes a trot down memory lane with a tour of some of the oddest-looking gaming devices to come out this century.

By Aug. 28, 2013

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Blocking apps help you focus on work

Donationware Cold Turkey restricts access to Facebook, Twitter, Gmail, Outlook, Solitaire, and any other sites and programs you choose, and at times you set. Free app Focus Booster takes a kinder, gentler approach.

By Apr. 22, 2014

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Auto-forward important mail to your phone as a text message

Set your email app to forward messages from a particular sender to your phone's SMS address automatically.

By Mar. 25, 2014

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Twitter's 140-character constraint underwrites IPO

The company's greatest strength is its brevity. Keeping it short, simple, and uncluttered will continue to be key in Twitter's post-IPO life.

By Sep. 13, 2013

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Siri tells users: Get to the point

Software tweak prompts verbose inquirers to choose their words wisely.

By May. 14, 2013

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Instagram, Twitter blessed: Kardashian's hashtag war against Couric

Kim Kardashian decides Instagram and Twitter are the best places to belittle Katie Couric for a supposedly fake baby gift. Interesting choice.

By Aug. 17, 2013

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Vine for Android updated: Facebook sharing, better searches

The video-sharing app for Android has been given a polish, bringing it almost in line with its iOS counterpart. Almost.

By Jun. 23, 2013

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Vine app for iOS is Twitter for video, makes six-second clips

Twitter-owned Vine is an app that makes 6-second looping videos, with sound. Could it be the next big thing?

By Jan. 24, 2013

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When 15 seconds is too long; welcome to the 'TL;DR' world

That's "too long; didn't read." Are we reacting to information overload by embracing tools and services that limit how long we'll allow things to occupy our attention?

By Jun. 21, 2013