Businesses Aren’t Ready for Working From Home (But Employees Want It), and More Productivity News

Businesses Aren’t Ready for Working From Home (But Employees Want It), and More Productivity News

Episode 001 | May 8, 2020

This week on Anything But Idle, we discuss all the best personal productivity news headlines we’ve come across, including our featured story that talks about how a UK survey noted that businesses aren’t ready for working from home (but workers think their productivity is enhance by a whopping 85%!).

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In this Cast

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Headlines & Show Notes | Businesses Aren’t Ready for Working From Home

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Slack for Android completely revamps app w/ new interface – 9to5Google

Slack unveils its biggest redesign yet – The Verge

The Harms Of “Productivity and Activity Monitoring” Of Remote Workers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Wunderlist founder announces a new productivity app called Superlist – The Verge

Apple updates 13-inch MacBook Pro with Magic Keyboard, double the storage, and faster performance – Apple

Highlighted: Book Highlighter

How to install the iOS 13.5 public beta on your iPhone – 9to5Mac 

Microsoft Outlook for iPhone and iPad adds new ‘Ignore Conversation’ feature – 9to5Mac 

Productivity Confidential: Productivity with a Purpose

New Things for Apple Watch – Things Blog – Cultured Code

Phone Call Translator – Translates your voice calls into 29 languages in real-time | Product Hunt

Planner app in Microsoft Teams will become the Tasks app soon, will combine Planner and To Do » OnMSFT.com

COVID-19 Accelerates The iPad’s Appeal As A Productivity Device

A Smart Workplace for the Workforce of the Future

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