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Pros & Cons of the iPad

I'm from Texas, I live in Scotland, and I just got back from a holiday to London. You know what I noticed in all 3 places? The iPad. I kid you not, I either saw an Apple store, a billboard, or someone using it almost everywhere I went. iPads, iPads everywhere! [...]

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Tips for Maximizing Productivity in Small Spaces

Small SpacesSmall spaces seem to be the story of my life. For the past 9 years, as we have pursued more degrees and had more children, we have somehow downsized each move. May seem counter-intuitive, but spending more money for extra letters after our names and adding names to our family means we [...]

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Ergonomic Features in the Typical CTU Office

Some of my favorite lines from 24As I've watched all 7 seasons of 24, it's hard not to admire Jack Bauer and CTU. Even rewatching the seasons is not dull as you see Jack's character evolve from slightly unethical to full-blown insane. That's not to say I don't enjoy his character's development, quite [...]

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Top 10 Ergonomic Products

I have been a high school Spanish teacher, an online English curriculum writer, a copy editor, and a blogger {both personally and professionally}. I have worked in a classroom, an office of sorts, and from home, which is what I am currently doing. While each job relied heavily on the computer, each task [...]

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Top Apple Accessories

You're either an Apple guy or you're not. There's very little middle ground. Sadly, the Mac-ies have gotten the short end of the stick as far as accessories go. Fortunately, as Apple keeps producing awesome gadgets {see also Macs, iPod, iPhones, & iPads}, the accessories market has had to keep up. [...]

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6 Adjustable &/Or Customizable Products

One Size does NOT Fit AllWe all know that one size does not fit all. I'm still shocked when I see that label on a garment- all you have to do is look at the passers-by on the street to see that. For a culture that prides itself in individuality, it's a little [...]

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Top 5 Bad {Ergonomic} Habits at Work

Workers often build up bad habits in the office and at their desks they aren't even aware of. I don't think I can sum up all bad habits in one post, but I can tell you the top 5 bad ergo habits that put undue strain on an already stressed body.Top 5 Bad {Ergonomic} [...]

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Gesture Key Pad

Switching to a Mini?Ergonomists say that it's essential for typists to keep their keyboards and mice right next to each other. However, the average worker in the cubicle farm doesn't exactly have tons of desk space to spare which is why they often separate the two. So, a simple solution has been to [...]

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Switching to an Ergonomic Keyboard

As you continue to type on the work-issued keyboard, the idea of switching may have entered your mind. There are a variety of ergonomic keyboards to choose from, so you'll need to assess your specific needs as you decide which keyboard will work best for you.Why Go Ergonomic?Ergonomic keyboards are designed with you, the [...]

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Easy Ways to Increase your Productivity

Just Google "increase your productivity" and you'll see how many people are interested in getting more out of their 8 or 9 hours at work. Some tips are fairly obvious and others are helpful, so I thought I'd throw out some good ones you might not immediately think of...Tips for Increasing Productivity Try white noise, [...]

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