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Standing desks have been relatively commonplace for a few years now. I would say that it seems to be more prevalent in technology than anywhere else.

But I know better. I’ve read other more general blogs talk about them, as well. So, you know, technologists aren’t that unique after all. Who would’ve thought?

Generally speaking, they seem to be common for anyone who tend to work in a more sedentary environment.

There are plenty of articles all over the Internet about their advantages, but there are also articles that talk about how standing desks can do more harm than good.

What else would you expect, though? I’ve been using a standing desk for a little while now, and I thought I’d share my thoughts thus far.

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If there’s one thing about which I’m consistent, it’s consistently trying new things and moving something that better fits my workflow whenever the need arises. And such is the case with Boxy.

But let me back up: A few months ago, I talked about Kiwi. A desktop Gmail client for Mac that I [still] think is great if you’re a fan of the original Gmail interface (that is, say, in contrast to Inbox).

The thing about Inbox is that I wanted to like it, and I wanted to use it. The problem is that I like having a consistent a consistent experience across my phone, tablet, and my desktop.

It’s a personality quirk, I know.

But still, the only available versions were the iOS version and the version that ran within a browser. Now don’t get me wrong, I’m a big fan of web applications, but there’s something about having email as a separate application rather than a browser tab that works better for me.

Another personality quirk, maybe?

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This post is the final part in a two part series. Be sure to read Part 1.At the beginning of January, I shared that I was going to give Lift App a trial for about a month, and then see how well it integrated itself into my day-to-day routine. Specifically, I had set aside four […]

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I no longer use this extension. You can read a technical explanation as to why on this page.As you guys know, I like to keep a list of tools that I use on a day-to-day base to help get work done. And early last year, I shared that I was a fan of Screen Capture […]

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When it comes to my phone, I’m one of those types of people who usually likes to keep a relatively clean home screen (and I even use folders in order to make sure I only haveĀ one home screen so I don’t have to swipe, but that’s fodder for an entirely other post). Of course, this […]

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