James A. Martin

James A. Martin is a seasoned tech journalist and blogger based in San Francisco and winner of the 2014 ASBPE National Gold award for his CIO.com blog. He writes CIO.com's Living the Tech Life blog and is also a content marketing consultant.

How to get a cutting-edge web browser

How to get a cutting-edge web browser

From Chrome Canary to Microsoft Insider Preview, you can experience tomorrow’s browser features today — if you don’t mind the risks of pre-release software.

10 tips for preventing Slack burnout

10 tips for preventing Slack burnout

Group chat apps such as Slack can help teams collaborate and be productive — but they can also get overwhelming, with too many messages demanding your attention. Here's how to tame the Slack beast.

41 cool and useful IFTTT applets

41 cool and useful IFTTT applets

Want to automatically save articles you’ve liked on Twitter to Pocket? There’s an IFTTT applet for that – and for a lot of other things, too.

7 unexpected ways collaboration software can boost productivity

7 unexpected ways collaboration software can boost productivity

From crisis management to flash teams, collaboration software is making enterprises more productive.

How to pick the right collaboration tools

How to pick the right collaboration tools

IT pros say collaboration is a high priority to their organization, so it's important to choose wisely

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

Whether you're an Evernote newbie or a proud power user, these 10 tips can elevate your digital note-taking to a new level of productivity.

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

10 Evernote tips to organize your info in 2017

Whether you're an Evernote newbie or a proud power user, these 10 tips can elevate your digital note-taking to a new level of productivity.

12 new or soon-to-be-released fitness devices worth a look

12 new or soon-to-be-released fitness devices worth a look

If you still think Fitbit's wristbands are the coolest wearables around, you're behind the times. These lesser-known fitness gadgets are designed to help improve your health, and they're all worth a look.

10 top social media marketing success stories

10 top social media marketing success stories

Upstarts such as Cards Against Humanity and iconic companies including Burberry are getting much more creative with social media. These 10 recent campaigns from the past year are examples of how quirky, unique and even risky social...

Top 10 social media misfires of 2015

Top 10 social media misfires of 2015

From upscale department store Bloomingdale's to downscale beer-maker Budweiser, many leading brands stumbled embarrassingly on social networks in 2015. Here's a list of 10 of the most egregious social media marketing mistakes.

6 iPhone apps that use 3D Touch to make you more productive

6 iPhone apps that use 3D Touch to make you more productive

The vast majority of third-party iOS apps don't yet support Apple's new 3D Touch feature, but we found six worthy downloads that let you hard press app icons and within apps to boost your efficiency and productivity.

The 15 best free SEO tools

The 15 best free SEO tools

We asked a set of SEO experts and search marketing professionals about their favorite SEO tools and came up with these 15 recommendations. And the price sure is right: They are all free.

12 extreme (and obscenely expensive) laptop bags

12 extreme (and obscenely expensive) laptop bags

All laptop bags are not created equally … and some cost a lot more than others. These 12 lavish notebook satchels may not be in your price range (unless you're a Saudi prince) but they're sure to inspire envy, confusion, disdain, or...

14 ways to improve corporate wellness programs with wearables

14 ways to improve corporate wellness programs with wearables

Corporate wellness experts share dos and don't of wearable-based corporate health and wellness programs, along with advice on how to enhance and improve your organizations current employee fitness initiatives.

3 new iOS 9 features business users will love

3 new iOS 9 features business users will love

Apple's latest mobile OS is packed with valuable features, but the new Split View, email attachment, and image markup capabilities will be particularly helpful for businesspeople.

Why iPad Pro won't replace any of your current gadgets

Why iPad Pro won't replace any of your current gadgets

Apple's new tablet is 80 percent faster than most of the portable PCs shipped during the past year, according to the company, but for the average user, iPad Pro won't replace a desktop, laptop or even another tablet. Here's why.

Traction Watch: Job app Switch grows job applications 220% in a month

Traction Watch: Job app Switch grows job applications 220% in a month

A Tinder-like startup app is playing matchmaker to businesses and would-be employees.

Traction Watch: Cybrary helps fill gap of 1M vacant cybersecurity jobs

Traction Watch: Cybrary helps fill gap of 1M vacant cybersecurity jobs

Cybrary's goal is to make cybersecurity learning for individuals "free and open source."

12 cool gadgets to soothe those back-to-school blues

12 cool gadgets to soothe those back-to-school blues

These 12 back-to-school gizmos, including high-end laptops and ultra-portables, as well as techy bags and accessories for audiophiles, will make you, or your student, actually want to head back to classes … maybe.

Back-to-school tech: High-end gadgets and gear

Back-to-school tech: High-end gadgets and gear

These 12 back-to-school gizmos, including high-end laptops and ultra-portables, as well as techy bags and accessories for audiophiles, will make students actually want to head back to classes ... maybe.

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