5 labor-saving apps

On Labor Day most Americans enjoy a much-deserved day off. This work-free tribute to America’s workers comes just once a year, but you can keep its spirit alive year-round with our five labor-saving apps. When you wrap up tasks quickly, you can get back to what really matters: R&R.

IFTTT (Android, iOS, Webware)

IFTTT creates connections that save time.

IFTTT stands for “if this, then that,” and that’s exactly what the app does: build connections between apps to trigger automatic actions and save you steps. Just create a trigger, such as “Every time my boss’ name is mentioned online,” and then create an action, such as “I send them an email alert.” Add other necessary ingredients, such as your boss’ email address for the notification. You then have an IFTTT Recipe, which you can use just once or indefinitely. For sample actions, check out Tech Republic’s Recipes for work productivity and social media tasks, as well as CNET’s IFTTT tips for … [Read more]

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giveaway / September 2, 2014 / Software
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