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2/21/2016
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9 Windows 10 Apps For A Productivity Edge

Microsoft has made productivity a core focus in Windows 10 and Office, but the Windows Store has more tools you can use to get things done.
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Dropbox
Windows 10 users may be more inclined to use the built-in OneDrive app for their storage, but Dropbox has a native app for the OS if you prefer. It's free to use, but also offers the option to pay for additional storage.
Through Dropbox for Windows 10 you can browse folders, view and edit files on any device, and privately share content from your Dropbox account. As part of its Windows 10 compatibility, Dropbox lets you unlock your account with face, fingerprint, or iris scanning, and access recent files from the taskbar. A Windows 10 Mobile app is in the works.
(Image: Microsoft)

Dropbox

Windows 10 users may be more inclined to use the built-in OneDrive app for their storage, but Dropbox has a native app for the OS if you prefer. It's free to use, but also offers the option to pay for additional storage.

Through Dropbox for Windows 10 you can browse folders, view and edit files on any device, and privately share content from your Dropbox account. As part of its Windows 10 compatibility, Dropbox lets you unlock your account with face, fingerprint, or iris scanning, and access recent files from the taskbar. A Windows 10 Mobile app is in the works.

(Image: Microsoft)

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jagibbons
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2/24/2016 | 12:55:55 PM
Re: Keepers
Thanks for the great list. I'm going to try Network Speet Test and Action Note on my new Surface Pro 4. Always looking for the best tools to help my productivity.
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2/22/2016 | 11:50:11 PM
Keepers
Network Speed Test, Keeper and Action Note look pretty nice. I wish Action Note would also have voice recognition, so we can dictate to it, but I'm gonna give'em all a try anyway. Thanks for the list
kstaron
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2/22/2016 | 1:33:53 PM
just upgraded
Just upgraded to Windows 10 due to a moterboard meltdown on my old laptop, so I'm still working thorugh the main features of win 10. I had been ignoring the photoshop express package it shipped with but will have to give it a look now. I like the idea of todoist, but scrawls on post-its are my current organization system, which can get interesting when one of them disappears. Gret article, I'll have to look into a few of these apps. For those win 10 users out there, are there any productivity apps you particularly like that weren't on this list?
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2/22/2016 | 12:37:47 PM
How to integrate with Office Environment
Great list Kelly,

Currently I haven't been able to utilize Windows 10 from a productivity aspect more mainly because my office environments (both at client site and parent company) are on Windows 7, where MS Office suite is the main tool utilized.

I really do like Windows 10 notification center...love the fact that it's a one stop shop on what's going on.

Windows 10 adoption rate is definitly a lot better than windows 8, so hopefully it should roll out in the very near future.

Has the community had success with the listed apps in your current office environment? Please share :)
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