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Microsoft is currently working on a new mobile app called NewsCast. The app works by turning your selected articles into a playlist, and then playing the article’s text. The app uses Bing’s text-to-speech capabilities and it currently only plays 30 seconds’ worth of text. NewsCast also allows saving summaries for later. For now, NewsCast is …
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Wondering how to make your business stand out from the crowd? The trick is having a great personality...
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Cloud-based applications have become quite popular over the past few years. This can be attributed to the fact that everyone seems to be going mobile, opting to use smartphones and always-connected devices like tablets or laptops. While there are some valid concerns when it comes to cloud-based documents and applications – particularly regarding security – …
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Meditation is becoming more popular as people from all walks of life discover its many benefits. Therapists recommend meditation to patients struggling with anxiety and depression. Business leaders meditate to improve mental discipline and focus. And for many people meditation is a spiritual practice through which they strive to reach higher states of consciousness. Whatever …
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Need to spruce up that home office of yours? Here's 4 cleaning gadgets that should do the trick.
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Modern day high-tech marketing is fraught with inaccurate recommendations and suggestions for items already purchased. It also has a reputation for giving consumers the impression that their privacy is being violated by bots that monitor their web browsing habits. Cognistx is a soon-to-be-released app that promises to change that.
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Computer scientists are the people who shape the future. They are the ones who will solve problems by using technology, make computers do amazing things by writing code and create the apps and webpages we use every day. It’s a field that’s developing at an astonishing rate, and you get to by a part of …
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For the people who work within it, as well as curious outsiders, the IT industry can seem like it’s changing every day. That’s especially true as new developments hit the news, and analysts discuss the technologies they think might be on the horizon. If IT is your livelihood, staying abreast of the latest happenings is …
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We could all use some inspiration. Whether you’re looking to get ahead or succeed in a certain career, to find something to reach for in life or just to move forward, sometimes the words of others can be more effective than anything else in pushing us to go the distance. In this, we are not …
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  • Writer and blogger, 2010 - present
    I write and edit ProductivityTheory.com and ProductivityBytes.com.
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My goal is to find new ways to be productive and to help others do the same.
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My name is Kayla. I'm an imaginative graphic designer turned blogger. I love writing about productivity and I manage two blogs all about it: 

Productivity Theory is all about being productive, healthy and inspired.
Productivity Bytes is for the tech nerd in me, and geared specifically toward using tech to boost your productivity in life. 

I also contribute to The Daily Muse, The Huffington Post, MakeUseOf, the Crew Blog, and Tiny Buddha. 

Follow me on Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and Twitter to get updates on all of my latest articles!
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Top contributor on Lifehack for my article, "10 Reasons Why Adults Who Play Video Games Are Happier" (which has since earned 17K shares); Made it to the Front Page of HuffPo with "9 Ways Pets Improve Our Lives" (14K shares); Was once Tweeted at by Ashton Kutcher
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Why Your Personality Is a Huge Asset to Your Marketing Campaign
www.allthings.io

Wondering how to make your business stand out from the crowd? The trick is having a great personality...

New Cognistx App Will Change the Way You Shop
www.technologytell.com

Modern day high-tech marketing is fraught with inaccurate recommendations and suggestions for items already purchased. It also has a reputat

Kayla Matthews
www.geekersmagazine.com

Being your own boss sounds fantastic, doesn't it? It's a dream many of us have, yet it requires strong entrepreneurial spirit and skill to a

Article: Hydropower Market Expected to Grow into 2019
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According to recent research, the hydropower market is expected to continue growing, into 2019.

Author's Page for Kayla Matthews
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How to Break Your Eco-Harmful Habits
www.motherearthnews.com

Have a bad habit that you know is hurting the environment, but you keep doing it anyway? Stop!

From standing desks to dual monitors: which office setups boost producti...
www.bdlive.co.za

Standing next to desk while working found to be not only healthier than sitting for extended periods but increases productivity by about 10%

A Micro-Guide to Using Open Wi-Fi Networks Safely - Wiki Tech Guru
www.wikitechguru.com

One of the most dangerous things you can do when it comes to your personal security and privacy is connect to an unsecured wireless network.

Compressed Air Solution May Help Store Green Energy Better
www.motherearthnews.com

CAES proposes storing excess green energy in salt caverns.

New tech developments could revolutionize how we store green energy
www.technologytell.com

How compressed air technology could revolutionize green energy storage

The Hidden Meanings Behind Famous Logo Colors
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There is a lot of psychology behind a color. View these logos and see what their colors mean for each brand!

Simple Ways to Make Your Job Greener - Natural News Blogs
blogs.naturalnews.com

Time spent at your workplace likely comprises a big chunk of your week, so it makes sense to be as eco-friendly as possible while there. Any

Singapore just made augmented reality stamps a real thing
www.technologytell.com

Augmented and virtual reality tech is growing more popular by the minute. The difference between the two — if you don't already know — is on

The Technology Behind Fishnet Art
www.technologytell.com

Janet Echelman isn’t your typical artist. Far from the traditional image of a lone painter standing at her easel with only a brush and paint

How technology is changing the way we do business travel
www.bdlive.co.za

Carlson Wagonlit Travel says customisation, mobile technologies, fresh booking practices, sharing economy and digital payment solutions to s

5 Ways to Use Your AC More Efficiently This Summer - Natural News Blogs
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If you’re picturing dollar bills flying out of your wallet every time you turn your air conditioner on, you’re not alone. According to the U

Why Your Nonprofit Website Needs a Stories Section (and How to Do It Right)
www.nonprofithub.org

Nonprofits have a powerful tool that can be extremely worthwhile when used wisely: storytelling. Let's learn how to tell stories that resona

Which Herbs Grow Best Together
www.motherearthnews.com

Love herbs and gardening? Here are a few things you should know when it comes to companion planting and herbs.

The Most Important Attitude Changes For Women's Career Success
www.forbes.com

True success comes not through impersonal shortcuts but through the thoughtful cultivation of key attitudes and character traits. Below are