Call me a hipster, but there's something so... dull about brand-new tech gear. Don't get me wrong—the new stuff is sleeker and shiner than ever, but there's always so much more character to older devices. So I'm totally on-board with this DIY project: hide a modern device inside a broken vintage find.
Whatever your gear-toting vessel of choice--messenger bag, backback, purse--there's a few things that every techie should have on hand. There's your phone, of course, plus maybe a laptop, or a tablet or eReader for some people. But that's not the stuff anyone has to remind you to bring along on your daily adventures. You can be ready for anything, no matter what happens along the way, if you keep these 3 items handy.
Designers Maxim Mezentsev and Aleksander Suhih E-inkey Keyboard Concept is the keyboard we want now: a wireless E-ink peripherals with individual key graphics that can change according to which application is being used. Imagine a hybrid of the Apple Wireless keyboard and a Kindle...
Nothing is sadder than seeing those little curved bars flicker and struggle for a wi-fi signal. But it's no fun to spend your tech dollars upgrading your router when there are so many cool iProducts to buy instead. Here are four cheapie ways to make that old router go the distance.
One of my worst habits? Letting my keyboard get absolutely filthy. There are plenty of products on the market that will clean your keyboard without doing any harm, but this simple DIY alternative uses household products to safely wipe away germs and dust. All you need is a cotton swab and a basic alcohol mixture.
Bored with New Year's Resolutions about losing weight or quitting a bad habit? Here's another option that will better your home network's security: make a resolution to routinely change the password on your home wi-fi network. There are several benefits to be gained from a password routine.
I've owned an iPad for a year now and have loved it for streaming shows and movies, alongside for reading everything from newspapers to magazines to blogs. It's my favorite content consumption tech buddy, but I've always wished I could get work done on it. I finally caved and picked out a keyboard for my iPad. Here are the top 3 keyboards I considered during my search, including the one I ended up taking home and put to work.
They say "sharing is caring". And in the case of Karma, a new 4G mobile hotspot, the act of sharing an open wi-fi network for strangers to use can reward you with an additional 100MB of free data every time someone connects to your signal. It's a social networking service which runs off of Clear's WiMax network, with solid performance out in the wild. The no-contract and affordable hardware price makes this a solid travel online connection tool that may also lead to you making some new friends through the act of sharing that most precious of resources: a reliable online connection!
Windows 8 was released with much fanfare, and there are a ton of different devices launching with the brand new operating system from Microsoft. Whether you're thinking about a Windows tablet, upgrading to a new Windows laptop, or itching to get your hands on a Windows phone, here are some of our favorite Windows 8 devices available today...
Being the type of person who likes to "paint" and "sketch" on my tablet I knew that the right stylus would make all the difference. After a bit of research I gathered together 7 stylus options and compared them side-by-side. Here are my findings and my two-cents on which stylus is right for each task.