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Posts in Tool Time Tuesday
Wag! is the Ridiculously Efficient Way to Care for Fur Babies

Sometimes those we love are the ones who can be affected the most by our busy and sometimes unpredictable schedules -- and knowing your baby is home and has to pee can be a worry that can easily throw you off your game. Sometimes it’s worse -- you get so engulfed in what you’re doing that you forget and later feel guilt from neglect. So, what if you could handle this stress with a click of button?

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Tool Time Tuesday: Niceballs Aren't Your Average Stress Relief Toys

Stress balls are a normal, accepted part of both work and home life. They help ease your tensions and relieve stress, as their name suggests. In fact, studies have shown that stress toys can even help with focus and memory. There's one company taking the term 'stress balls' a little too literally... and they want you to place these anatomically correct (ish) balls right at your desk.

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Tool Time Tuesday: Slice Planner is an Analog Planner that Connects to Digital Calendars

There are those of us who absolutely swear by our analog notebooks, and we always turn to good ol' pen and paper when we need to stay organized. Then there are those that love their digital calendars and to-do lists -- being able to access these tools from anywhere just makes life easier. But what if you could do both? Slice Planner is doing just that.

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Tool Time Tuesday: ExplainToMe Generates an Automated TL;DR for Online Articles

If you find it difficult to keep up with the amount of articles you want to read online, you may be interested in ExplainToMe, a new automatic article summarizer. Simply paste the web page URL of the article you want to read into ExplainToMe's search bar, specify how many sentences you want the article summarized in, and a mini version of the article will appear.

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Tool Time Tuesday: 3 iPhone Charging Hacks to Save Your Battery

Most of us don't make any considerations before plugging in our phones to charge, but it turns out we're probably slowly killing our batteries. It turns out your iPhone's battery needs a bit of tender, love and care in order for it to have a long, healthy life -- and save you from having to plug in multiple times a day. Here are a few charging hacks that will make you iPhone's battery last longer.

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Tool Time Tuesday: Master Pan Makes Cooking Super Efficient

I hate washing dishes. It is literally the worst part of every single day. I don't have a dishwasher and my sink is quite small, so the less I have to wash the better. I've begun to hate cooking almost as much, mostly because my kitchen is super small and cooking for one ends up being more of a hassle. Today, I came across the Master Pan, a cooking tool that might just be the answer to at least some of my problems. 

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Tool Time Tuesday: This Ring Keeps You Close to Loved Ones While Travelling

If you travel a lot for work, you've probably experienced how difficult it can be to be away from the people you love the most. This distance can take its toll on relationships, and even the ability to stay connected through text and video chats isn't always enough. A company named The Touch wants to keep couples together, no matter how far they might be from each other. They created a ring that allows you to feel your significant other's heartbeat. 

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Tool Time Tuesday: Freedom Blocks Distracting Apps and Websites

As soon as my mind starts to wander, I find myself picking up my phone to check Snapchat or typing in the word 'Facebook' into my address bar and, before you know it, I've ventured down a long, tedious and totally unnecessary rabbit hole. Freedom is an app that wants to help people like me keep those distractions at bay. 

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Tool Time Tuesday: Google Calendar on Android Makes Scheduling Meetings Easier

Finding a time to meet with friends, family or even clients can be super annoying. With each person having differing schedules, even finding a time to meet for drinks can take a lot of back and forth. Google Calendar for Android is now coming to our rescue by automatically finding a time that works for both parties.

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