The Best Tech from CES 2015 to Better Your Life

by Michael Kwan - on Jan 13th 2015 - No Comments
Awesome Tech from CES 2015

What was once known as the Consumer Electronics Show and is now known more simply as International CES is the largest technology trade show in North America, covering just about every niche and sub-industry that has to do with electronics. And as nice as it may be to have an increasingly large 8K curved OLED TV, the actual utility of...

10 Useful Features Built Into Google Search

by Chris Cairns - on Dec 30th 2014 - No Comments
More to Search Than Google Search

It may have once been the case that the world of Internet search engines was played out by several major competitors. Do you remember Lycos? How about Ask Jeeves? Today, as much as Yahoo, Bing and Dogpile might try to convince you otherwise, Google is the obvious dominating force in this space and Google Search is the go-to resource for...

10 Awesome Ways Android 5.0 Lollipop Makes Your Life Easier

by Michael Kwan - on Dec 17th 2014 - No Comments
Android 5.0 Lollipop on Nexus 6

Each successive generation of the Google Android platform has demonstrated a good deal of growth, evolving the smartphone and tablet experience into what it is today. And just as many of the Android 4.4 KitKat features helped to make your life that much smarter and much more convenient, Android 5.0 Lollipop has gone even further with...

Plan to Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions with Helpful Tech

by Chris Cairns - on Dec 2nd 2014 - No Comments
Getting in Shape: New Year's Resolutions

Yes, I fully realize that you’ve barely recovered from the turkey coma of Thanksgiving and the consumerized trampling of Black Friday. Yes, I realize that you might only now be in the process of putting up your Christmas lights and you’re still anticipating the massive nature of a holiday feast. Even so, the ball will be dropping...

Fantastically Fun iPad Board Games

by Luke McKinney - on Nov 25th 2014 - No Comments
Board Games for iPad

The iPad isn’t just a gadget; it’s an electronic window into a finer world where seconds aren’t wasted. It’s the perfect size to bring everywhere, and it’s useful enough to justify bringing to any work engagement. And if that means you’re carrying the cleverest and silliest entertainment option since Feynmann started...

5 Must-Have Android Apps for Black Friday

by Michael Kwan - on Nov 13th 2014 - No Comments
Black Friday Shopping Madness

For some people, it has become a family tradition to drive out to grandma’s place, meet up with all the relatives, and gather around the big table to carve a massive turkey. For other people, it means ducking out of Thanksgiving dinner a little early, skipping the pumpkin pie, and lining up outside in the cold to score the hottest...

Useful Travel Sites for Better Business Trips

by Chris Cairns - on Nov 7th 2014 - No Comments
Back at the Airport for Another Business Trip

Some people love it. Some people hate it. And some people can’t live without it. If your job requires you to travel across the country or around the world, then you’ll know that going on a business trip is an entirely different experience from taking a vacation with your family. This is true whether you’re hopping on...

5 Windows 10 Features to Help You Work Smarter

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 30th 2014 - No Comments
Windows 10 Start Menu with Live Tiles

For some inexplicable reason or another, Microsoft decided to skip Windows 9 altogether to announce the imminent arrival of the brand new Windows 10 operating system. In many ways, Windows 10 combines several of the key features found in Windows 8, like the Live Tiles, with key features found in Windows 7, like the Start Menu. The result...

Looking Through the Google Glass

by Luke McKinney - on Oct 22nd 2014 - No Comments
Google Glass (image source: Google)

Google has changed how we see the online world and now it wants to do the same for the real thing. It’s a science-fiction stereotype, a vast computer network trying to escape into the physical world. And in a horror movie stereotype, it needs human hosts to do so. Project Glass is a giant leap for the company: instead of organizing...

Three Time Tracking Apps to Kill Your Procrastination

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 14th 2014 - No Comments
Avoid Procrastinating Online with Time Tracking Apps

Like many of you, I spend hours upon hours each day plopped in front of the computer. I like to think that I’m being as productive as possible while I’m there, but the truth is that YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and the rest of the Internet can be awfully distracting. And it’s really easy to fall down that bottomless...

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