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How To Convert Your Regular TV Into A Smart TV

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 10th 2013 - No Comments
LG Smart TV

It actually wasn’t all that long ago that all you could do with a television is watch TV shows. You had to flip through the channels available in your area and you were at the mercy of network schedules. That’s not the case anymore, but you may not want to invest hundreds or even thousands of dollars in new equipment to take...

Free Music Streaming Sites

by Chris Cairns - on Jan 17th 2013 - No Comments
Free Music Streaming

We get a lot of free things through the Internet. We can watch all sorts of free videos on YouTube. We can read articles for free on various blogs. We can communicate with one another with free email and free instant messenger. And, yes, it’s also true that we can get free music streaming through a number of different websites. In...

4 Fantastic iPad Games

by Luke McKinney - on Dec 18th 2012 - No Comments
iPad Game

The most awful anti-productive attitude is thinking, “I’ll waste a few minutes on games instead of working.” It should be, “Woohoo, time for some fun!” Too many people parse games in terms of what you’re not doing. Avoiding work, killing time, waiting impatiently, a whole range of negative words which view gaming as slightly...

5 Free Party Planning Apps For The iPad And iPhone

by Chris Cairns - on Dec 14th 2012 - No Comments
Funny Party Hats

Let’s party! While throwing a party can be a lot of fun, it can also be a lot of work getting everything organized. That’s why it’s so important to use a few of the free party planning apps for the iPad and iPhone to ensure that you’ve got all your ducks in a row (or all the shot glasses, as the case may be). All...

11 Gadgets To Help You Survive The Zombie Apocalypse

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 26th 2012 - No Comments
Zombie Apocalypse

Thanks to franchises like Resident Evil and The Walking Dead, the idea of dead people reanimating and craving the taste of human flesh has somehow become a part of the public consciousness. And from that, more and more people are starting to wonder if they would be able to survive the zombie apocalypse should such a scenario really happen...

7 NFL Football Apps For The iPad And iPhone

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 19th 2012 - No Comments
NFL Football Apps for iPhone and iPad

Many people already use their iPhones to help them keep in shape or to complement their running, but what about when you’d rather just watch someone else being athletic? The NFL season is upon us, so whether you’re a fan of Ray Lewis or Eli Manning, Clay Matthews or DeSean Jackson, you’re going to want to have some awesome...

The Best iPad Board Games

by Luke McKinney - on Sep 12th 2012 - 1 Comment
(image: istock/ MKucova)

Board games are called “bored games” by people who miss the point and prefer ancient puns to actually enjoying themselves. But it’s not their fault! These poor souls had their sense of fun beaten out of them by a barrage of games which should be banned under the Geneva Convention. Mouse Trap taught you that life was random chance...

Learning How To Relax: 8 Refreshing Relaxation Techniques That Provide Real Breaks From Work

by Michael Kwan - on Oct 13th 2011 - No Comments
relax

Deep breath. We all experience our fair share of stress at work. You may have even gotten to the point where you want to tear your hair out, wrap it around your elbow, rip your arm out, and throw it at Nina from corporate accounts payable for telling the 5600th person that it’ll be “just a moment.” We’ve all been...

Game Savers: Smart Gadgets For The Big Game

by Luke McKinney - on Sep 19th 2010 - No Comments
People Watching Football Game

Living the smart life means applying intelligence to the truly important things, and hopefully you aren’t surprised by how many of those occur outside the office. It’s astonishing how many vital events are entirely over-hassled because the organizer doesn’t put in the effort, because you’d think they’d care...

Cut The Commercials Out Of Your Life

by Luke McKinney - on Apr 4th 2010 - No Comments
Remote Control and Television

Advertisements are the worst drain on your intelligence since that Star Trek brain parasite thing. At least that could be cured by a solid dose of antibiotics or, failing that, being shot by a Klingon. But before they’ve even beamed up your corpse for space jettison, there’ll be another ad break — and you’ll lose...