Google Drive for Desktop Gets an Upgrade and The Power of Simplicity

Google Drive for Desktop Gets an Upgrade, The Power of Simplicity and the Productivity and Technology News This Week

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In this Cast | Google Drive for Desktop Gets an Upgrade and The Power of Simplicity

Ray Sidney-Smith

Augusto Pinaud

Headlines & Show Notes | Google Drive for Desktop Gets an Upgrade and The Power of Simplicity

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Facebook to launch its own podcast platform next week 

Amazon Appstore copies Apple’s Small Business Program – with a twist 

Microsofts new Office UI now available for testers

Google Home gets redesigned Wi-Fi Devices tab w/ old Wifi app features [Update: iOS]

Best Collaboration Tools for Business

6 new features on Android this summer

The [Checklist] Method: How to Supercharge Your Life

The Paradox of Motivation

How Kickstarter’s 4-Day Week Can Improve Work-Life Balance and Output

Clinging to an 8-hour workday? Research suggests 5 hours is better | The Seattle Times

How to Have a Productive Week

Five Stages of Working With Accountability Partners

Penny Zenker, Priority and Decision-making Research (The Priority Report)

Penny Zenker is a focusologist, international speaker, business strategy coach and best-selling author.

New Tools of the Week

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FE File Explorer for iOS

Featured Story of the Week

Google Drive for Desktop adds Google Photos upload and multi-account switching

New Google Drive for desktop app w/ Photos starts rolling out – 9to5Google

Other News

Home Working Is Here to Stay, Survey of U.K. Companies Shows – Bloomberg

Loom And Trello: Add Video To Asynchronous Work

New Day at Amazon as Bezos Officially Steps Down

Andy Jassy officially takes over as Amazon CEO from Jeff Bezos

Google Chat will now automatically suggest quick sync groups based on your Calendar

5 Most Effective Ways to Overcome Procrastination while Working from Home

A Wholesome Approach Against Procrastination

Chrome is taking steps to untangle your sacred bookmarks from the Reading list

The 12 Best Deep Search Engines to Explore the Invisible Web

The Cure for Burnout

Onyx Boox Nova Air is going to be released soon

Iceland ran the world’s largest trial of a shorter work week. The results will (not) shock you.

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