10 Effortless Tricks for Waking up Earlier (infographic)

After all, who wouldn’t be more productive with an extra hour or two in the morning? 

The hardest part isn't just waking up in the morning, it's going to bed on time the night before, so when you wake up early you'll actually be coherent enough to get something done.

We know it's hard, that's why we pulled together 10 tricks to help yourself get to bed on time -- and out again earlier than before.

startup.equals(growth)

startup.equals(growth)

If you haven't read Paul Graham's Startup = Growth and you're running a startup, then you're missing some really important insights.

The short version (that doesn't do the essay justice) is:
Startups that have 5%-7% weekly growth can grow 12x - 33x in a year.

Unleash the secret power of martial arts to become more productive on your phone

Unleash the secret power of martial arts to become more productive on your phone

When performing an action on your phone you must first find/access the app that will perform the necessary task. 

Let's use e-mail as an example. 

1. First you look for your preferred e-mail app - for the sake of this post let's just assume you use Gmail. So you will use one of the following means to find Gmail first...

6 Reasons Multitasking Destroys Your Productivity

6 Reasons Multitasking Destroys Your Productivity

Reason #1. Lower IQ

A study conducted at the Institute of Psychiatry found that multitasking (usually in the form of incoming e-mail and phone calls) lowers your IQ by as much as 10 points.

Reason #2. Shrinks your brain(?!)

As though a lower IQ wasn’t enough reason to put the phone on silent, there’s reason to believe that the cognitive impairment from multitasking isn’t temporary. Research suggests that repeated multitasking can alter the structure of your brain over time...

7 SDK's and API's every android developer should know

7 SDK's and API's every android developer should know

When it comes to software development, some people say knowing the platform's SDK's and API's is more important than knowing the language itself.
If you're a Java developer going into android development, or the CxO of a startup that wants to make sure their team is using the right tools, you may find this list useful.
I've been building android apps for the last 4 years, and the list below is a must-have for every new app I work on.

13 Everyday Tips to Increase your Productivity

13 Everyday Tips to Increase your Productivity

Tip 1. Become a Hermit.

No, not literally...

This is all about minimizing distractions. Don't be easy to contact. In other words—get lost.

Tip 2. Have a One-track Mind.

This ties back to getting rid of distractions. Avoiding that thing called ‘multitasking’ will make you more productive.

You've heard about deep linking, now we're introducing deep search

You've heard about deep linking, now we're introducing deep search

From the beginning, WhereDat was built to utilize both deep links and deep search. We built it that way because it's the fastest way to search, allowing our app to search both your phone content and the content inside your apps. That's the cool part...

Why we're building the iOS Spotlight Search for Android

Why we're building the iOS Spotlight Search for Android

Three years ago I made the switch from an iPhone to an Android. What did I miss the most? The spotlight search! I used the spotlight search so much on iOS, if Apple ever allowed that home screen to change, I would've figured out how to hack their system and make the Spotlight search my home screen. So.... 

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