Top 3 Productivity Features in Mac OS 10.9 Mavericks

If you haven’t already taken the plunge and upgraded your Mac to Mavericks, you’re definitely missing out on a ton of fantastic features. Mavericks was made available as a free upgrade to all Mac users back in October of last year, and we’ve highlighted some of the awesome built-in features that can save you precious […]

Evernote and LinkedIn

LinkedIn Connects with Evernote to Scan Business Cards

LinkedIn had a nifty little app called CardMunch which turned business cards into contacts. So, of course, they’re shutting it down. Fortunately, they’re offering the same service by deepening their partnership with an even niftier app, Evernote: LinkedIn members can scan a business card using Evernote’s mobile app and then directly connect with this contact […]

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Improve Productivity with Google Docs and Sheets Add-Ons

Google Apps can help lawyers streamline document drafting and review. While it has many of the features of traditional office productivity suites, there are some features that Google Apps lacks. In a move to extend Google Apps’ features, Google now allows third-party developers to create “Add-ons” for Google Docs and Sheets – much like “extensions” […]

evernote for conferences

Use Evernote for a Rewarding Conference Experience

You can use Evernote to take meeting notes, record ideas, manage to-do lists and store or track just about any information at home or work. You can also use it to make your conference attendance more meaningful and productive. Here’s how: Conference logistics – Don’t scramble to find your flight information, hotel address, and conference […]

Mac Preview

How to Edit and Annotate Images on a Mac Using Preview

We’re all content creators these days – social media, blogs, website and marketing copy, the list goes on – and content craves images. Images that need to be resized, color or exposure adjusted, text added, and other edits. If you own a Mac, the default image viewing application, Preview, will do the job just fine. […]

Lawyers, Encrypted Email, and Gmail – Part 2 of 2: The Tools

See Part 1: Lawyers, Encrypted Email, and Gmail: Encryption, for a discussion on ethics opinions, Gmail and an introduction to third-party options. Encryption refers to the process of encoding a message so that only authorized parties can read it. In relation to electronic information like e-mail, encryption uses a set of keys or passwords to […]

Lawyers, Encrypted Email, and Gmail – Part 1 of 2: Encryption

Discussions about the necessity for lawyers to encrypt their email invariably begin with the ABA Standing Committee on Ethics and Professional Responsibility’s 1998 Formal Opinion 99-413 which states, “A lawyer may transmit information relating to the representation of a client by unencrypted e-mail sent over the Internet without violating the Model Rules of Professional Conduct […]