Android Apps To Read The News

by Michael Kwan - on Aug 12th 2013 - No Comments
How Do You Read the News?

The world is wonderfully vast and diverse and complicated. It’s also incredibly interconnected and what this ends up meaning is that there are a lot of things going on at any given time and it’s impossible for a single human being to keep up with all of it. You need other people to help you curate those stories and organize...

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...

Awesome Android Camera Apps For Better Pictures

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 24th 2013 - No Comments
Android Camera

The cameras on smartphones are getting better and better with each generation. When you look at a device like the Samsung Galaxy S4, for example, you’ll find a very impressive 13-megapixel camera on the back and the pre-installed software lets you do all sorts of interesting things like erase moving objects or take a photo with...

How To Boost Your Router’s WiFi Signal Strength

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 21st 2013 - No Comments
Wireless Router

We’ve come to rely on the Internet for just about everything. We use it to communicate with our friends and colleagues. We use it to look up information on every given subject. We use it to amuse ourselves with funny cat videos. This is all well and good, until the signal from your wireless router cuts out and you’re left...

Live The Smarter Life With A Smartwatch

by Chris Cairns - on Jul 8th 2013 - No Comments
Should You Get a Smartwatch?

If you’re anything like me, then your smartphone has grown to become an extension of your very existence. If you’re like me, then you probably rely on your smartphone for just about everything. It’s the trusty camera that you always have by your side. It’s your digital calendar for managing your appointments. It’s...

Cool Gadgets To Beat The Summer Heat

by Michael Kwan - on Jul 7th 2013 - No Comments
Beat the Summer Heat with Cool Gadgets

The sun is shining. The mercury is rising. And we’ve got the burgers on the barbecue. Yup, summer is here and most of us are pretty happy about it, but this also means that we could be facing some serious heat waves over the next couple of months. There are parts of the country that are known to break the 100 degree Fahrenheit mark...

Essential Travel Gadgets For Smarter Trips

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 24th 2013 - No Comments
Travel Wallet

There are some basic things that you’ll always want to bring with you, regardless of where your travel destination may be. You need your passport if you’re traveling internationally, as well as some of the local currency. You’ll want to have your credit card too, as well as some clean clothes and some basic toiletries....

Portable Solar Gadgets For More Power On The Go

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 23rd 2013 - No Comments
Solar Power

With summer now upon us, we have this wonderful opportunity to bask in the sun’s rays and enjoy this glorious weather. Maybe you’re the kind of person who loves heading to the beach to build sandcastles. Maybe you’re more likely to go camping in the woods or fishing at the lake. Whatever the case, the sun is this great...

How To Use Gamification To Improve Your Life

by Chris Cairns - on Jun 15th 2013 - No Comments
Life Can Be a Game Boy Too

Generally speaking, we know what we should be doing. We know what’s good for us to do, but the challenge is finding the motivation to do it and to keep doing it. That’s why one of the fastest rising trends today is the concept of gamification. In short, gamification is the process of engaging users or changing behavior by...

Five Flickr Alternatives Worth Considering

by Michael Kwan - on Jun 14th 2013 - No Comments
New Flickr

Not that long ago, we discussed everything you need to know about the new Flickr. The photo sharing site recently underwent a dramatic overhaul, affecting not only how the site looks and works, but also completely revamping the structure of the free and paid plans. Some people like the changes, but many people don’t. This article...