Technology: Clean Up Your Desk

CLEAN UP YOUR DESK Struggling to manage a cluttered computer? You can use free software like Google's Desktop Search or Apple's Spotlight to find all the stuff you have misplaced. But a simpler, more effective strategy is to file things so you don't lose them in the first place. A new breed of organizing software programs can help you cope with information overload, acting as digital baskets for managing files, notes, lists and other random bits of data. Ready for some fall cleaning? Here are the top tools. --By Jeremy Caplan

ONENOTE Microsoft's program is set up like a digital three-ring...

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