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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...

Online Financial Tools for Smarter Money Management

by Chris Cairns - on Oct 7th 2014 - No Comments
Smarter Money Management

They say that money can’t buy happiness, but money can buy a luxury mansion with sandy beaches, azure seas, and unobstructed views of happiness. It’s also true that it’s much more comfortable to be crying aboard your private yacht with a glass of champagne in your hand than it is to be crying on a public bus with sticky...

Five Creative Portable Power Solutions for Charging Off the Grid

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 25th 2014 - No Comments
Camping with Portable Power

When we are among civilization, it’s not terribly difficult to find an available wall outlet to charge up your smartphone or tablet, but what do you do when you’re surrounded by nothing but trees, dirt and the great outdoors? Even when you want to unplug and get away from it all, you still want to charge up your gadgets and...

Six iPhone 6 Features That Will Improve Your Life

by Michael Kwan - on Sep 15th 2014 - No Comments
Apple iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

After a seemingly endless onslaught of rumors, hearsay and leaks, Apple officially unveiled the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus last week. This newest generation of iPhone represents some major changes for Apple, particularly when it comes to the size of the devices. But it’s not just about the industrial design of these newest smartphones,...