Google Pay and PayPal Reinvigorate the Mobile Personal Finance, and More Productivity and Technology News This Week

Google Pay and PayPal Reinvigorate the Mobile Personal Finance, and More Productivity and Technology News This Week

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In this Cast

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Art Gelwicks

Art Gelwicks is a productivity and collaboration consultant, blogger at The Idea Pump, and host of the Being Productive podcast joins Augusto, Francis Wade and Ray each week on the podcast, ProductivityCast.

Frank Buck, EdD

Most people are overwhelmed by the amount of paper and digital information in their lives. Frank Buck makes organization easy so you can increase productivity, decrease stress, and enjoy life. Global Gurus ranked Frank #1 in the world in the “Time Management” category for 2019 and 2020. His career path took him from band director to principal to central office administrator and now to productivity coach and speaker.

Headlines & Show Notes

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This Week’s Theme… Thanksgiving / Gratitude

How to Do Thanksgiving This Year, With Andrew Zimmern

How to Host a Virtual Thanksgiving

The Third Step on Everyone’s Gratitude Journey where Many Stumble | Leadership Freak

Stories of the Week

My experience of the Weekly Review Habit. : gtd

The task of least regret | A Life of Productivity

Apple updates iWork for Mac with new icons and macOS Big Sur compatibility

Apple Launches an Embeddable Web Players for Podcasts

Apple Drops App Store Fees to 15% for All Developers Making Under $1 Million From App Store

GeForce Now arrives on iPhone, iPad and brings Fortnite too – 9to5Mac

Zoom Update – Share Multiple Programs – iPad Notebook

It’s Time to Break the VPN Habit — Neverware

Samsung’s new Smart Monitor works with wireless DeX, Apple AirPlay, native apps

The Remarkable has a vibrant hacking community | Good e-Reader

Here is a first look of the Onyx Boox Poke 2 Color e-reader | Good e-Reader

3 ways procrastination affected my life — and how I’ve overcome it

How to schedule your day to reach peak productivity – Timeular

When and How to Use Subtasks – The Asana Blog

Our Favorite Updates to Chrome 87 and Firefox 83

Introducing Google News Initiative Conversations

Gmail for iOS adds home screen widget as Chrome makes multi-window support on iPad official

Starting Next Year, Chrome Extensions Will Show What Data They Collect from Users

Google teams up with Citibank on mobile-first accounts

Three quarters of workers across the globe struggle as lockdown mental health pressures hinder work productivity – HR News

Alexa Routines Now Work on Amazon Fire TVs | in MakeUseOf

Oxford study finds that video games make people happier

Being wrong can actually be your fastest path to achievement

Letting Go Is Not Something You Do | The Minimalists

10 high paying jobs in the US (and the companies hiring for them now)

New Tools of the Week

Rally

LettuceMeet – Easy Group Scheduling

Neverware – CloudReady

Google Photos

Microsoft Edge

Featured Story of the Week

Google Pay reimagined: pay, save, manage expenses and more
PayPal Now Lets All US Users Buy, Sell and Hold Cryptocurrency

Announcements

Office 365 All-in-One For Dummies ($24.00 Value) FREE for a Limited Time, Free Wiley eBook

Other Links

Deep Water Games Welcome to…Your Perfect Home, Multi-Colored

Amazon Echo – Saturday Night Live

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