If I don't make gifts, I buy them online. Online shopping is pretty much the best thing to ever happen to busy folks. Here are a few tips I follow and tools I use to make my online shopping experience easy as pie.
The date is set, the gingerbread cupcakes have been ordered, and there's a killer casserole recipe already bookmarked in your browser. Now how do you let guests know where to be and when? There are two primary options — online social/email invitations and the traditional mailed paper invite — and we've weighed out the pros and cons of each to help anyone decide what's best for their holiday party.
I've been recently driving a car with an added feature I've grown to love: a remote keyless system. I can leave the near field communication equipped key fob in my bag all the time. And you know what? It's uncomplicated and amazing. If only everything in life could be keyless, right?
Here's a confession: I am obsessed with Instagram. It's my favorite social network. Favorite photo app. Favorite app period. So why not make my love affair with the service official by being an Instagram filter for Halloween?
With a reputation for regularly upgrading and extending the lives of severallaptops, on average one or two friends/acquaintances will ask me for laptop upgrade recommendations every month. But the first hurdle I regularly face while trying to help people weigh options – usually RAM or internal hard drive replacement kits – is determining which model they're using...
As the resident technophile, one of the most common questions I am asked regularly by family members and friends is about iOS 7: "What's the deal with that thing that comes up when I scroll up?" They're referring to Control Center, a new feature which I believe can make every iPad, iPhone, and Touch user's life a little bit easier.
Anyone who has left a phone behind at a bus stop or bar recognizes the feeling of leaving your life's story opened up to the juiciest page. Everything stored in a phone—pictures, contacts, social network and banking accounts—is fair game for a stranger with fraudulent intentions. The phone's owner may never know what's been used and viewed, even after being returned...until now.
Apple is now into their 7th developer preview of the upcoming OS X Mavericks Mac operating system, currently slated for an autumn release. Those fortunate enough to be tinkering with this latest edition can find some new eye candy to grace their desktop: 8 new wallpapers.
After a long holiday weekend hopefully enjoying the benefits of truly embracing some time away from work, it's time to get back to the grind. But even if the weekend has passed, it's not too late to set aside a moment of "productive time off" with these three tasks which may boost performance and productivity...
The backyard garden might seem like the last place where you'd want to whip out a phone or tablet. But with the growing number of apps designed to help gardeners figure out an optimal layout, what to plant and when, and what to do with the eventual harvest, there's no reason to leave the phone inside...