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Seven gadgets for boosting your productivity

Electronic gadgets are supposed to help you be more productive, but many of them can simply complicate things. Here are seven gadgets to get you back on track.
Written by Andrew Nusca, Contributor on

Electronic gadgets are supposed to help you be more productive, but many of them can simply complicate things.

Ever try to consolidate e-mail accounts on a company BlackBerry in the interest of “efficiency?” (And don't even get me started on software drivers.)

The latest and greatest devices may sparkle with the promise of time saved, but behind that glossy sheen often rests an instruction manual that’s twice the size of the gadget itself and takes months to master.

It doesn’t have to be that way.

For electronics that can actually make your life faster, better, and smarter, check out this list of seven gadgets on ZDNet sister site CBS MoneyWatch.

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