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Consider Buying Microsoft Office Before It Becomes a Subscription Service

The good news: You can still buy a standalone version of Microsoft Office (for now) instead of paying Microsoft regular money for a subscription. The bad news, however, is that you can no longer get a super-cheap, one-off copy of Office via Microsoft’s Home Use Program.Read more… Continue Reading at

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The Best Way to Ask for a Favor

So, you need some help. It’s okay, we all need a hand sometimes. Problem is, a lot of us don’t know how to go about asking—so we don’t. Well, according to a social psychologist, here’s the simplest, most effective way to ask for a favor.Read more… Continue Reading at

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Survive an Open Office Plan by Synching Up

Open offices are a panopticon hellhole. They might make it easier to collaborate, and they might help your boss pack more workers into a smaller space, but they leave you in earshot of every little sound your co-workers make. (You get to see and smell them, too!) The most obvious coping mechanisms—headphones, phone…Read more… Continue […]

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This $20 Gadget Holds and Charges Your Headphones Under Your Desk

Under-desk headphone holders aren’t a new concept, but this one ingeniously incorporates a three-port USB charging hub between its two hooks. That makes a ton of sense wireless over-ears that you want to recharge, but it’s also a great way to charge phones and tablets without dedicating precious desk real estate to…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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Give Your Laptop a Lift With This Adjustable AmazonBasics Stand

While it’s not a true standing desk lift—you’d want the monitor to be significantly higher than your keyboard for extended use—this height and angle-adjustable AmazonBasics stand can do a lot to improve your laptop’s ergonomics whether you’re sitting or standing. It normally costs $50, but today, it’s just $41.Read more… Continue Reading at

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