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Facebook’s New App Brings Back the Old Chat Rooms…With a Personalized Twist

If there’s one thing you can say about Facebook, it’s this: it never remains the same. It’s changed the way we connect with others, and it’s changed the way we waste time at work. But Facebook is continuing its innovations outside of the web and mobile application its known for and entering new territory with [...]

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[How To] Setup iCloud Photo Library to View Your Photos Online and Across All Your iDevices

One of the new features released with iOS 8.1 this week is iCloud Photo Library. Apple still considers it a BETA service, but in my testing, it works as advertised. iCloud Photo Library has a number of benefits, especially for multi-device users. Automatic backup of your Camera Roll to the cloud provides for safe storage. [...]

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Finally! Now Your Entire Family Can Rock Out with Spotify’s New Family Plan

One thing subscription services like Spotify do well is serve the individual user who signs up and pays for the service. One thing subscription services haven’t done well at is taking care of multiple users. Families, for example. It was just earlier this year, afterall, that Netflix realized more than one person might live in [...]

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Halloweenify Your Phone or Tablet With These Apps

I won’t go so far as to say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but we are in an exciting time. For many people, Halloween is THE holiday of the year. Here are some spooky suggestions for getting in to the spirit of it all with your tech. Backgrounds and Themes First things [...]

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Apps To Help You Fight Worry And Anxiety

Stress and anxiety are common these days. You are not alone in feeling stressed and anxious. Of course, there is an app for that. Here are some app ideas for fighting stress and anxiety. Relax Melodies – This is one of the most effective sleep aid apps on the market. There is a collection of [...]

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How to Write in Kaomojis

Some people say that all our technological advances have actually limited communication among us. I disagree! There are more ways to communicate and express yourself than ever before. First, there was the phone. (Talking, ew. Boring.) Then there were e-mails and text messages. Then, emoticons, gifs, and emojis. Now, there are kaomojis. If you’re not [...]

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9 Apps You’ll Need This Fall, And 4 Playlists To Help You Enjoy Them

Fall is officially here. It’s a beautiful time of change. Say goodbye to hot summer nights and days by the poolside. Say hello to crisp mornings, colorful leaves, sweaters, cider, and pumpkin in everything. A new season is a great time to hit refresh on your life and your gadgets. Here are some apps and [...]

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When it Comes to Transferring Money, Square Cash Makes PayPal Feel like Exchanging Gold Coins for Gunpowder and Fur. And it’s Free.

First, a quick story with some background. I’m a freelance travel photographer. I sell my images both digitally and in print, to individuals, magazines, websites, and agencies. I’ve always used PayPal for these transactions, regardless of who the customer is. When they pay, the money is immediately available on my PayPal debit card, or I [...]

Google Now vs. Siri vs. Cortana: Which Answers Questions Best? [VIDEO]

Google Now vs. Siri vs. Cortana: Which Answers Questions Best? [VIDEO]

Whether you have an Android, iPhone, or Windows Phone, chances are you’ve used one of the personal assistants to answer a question before, be it serious or a joke. Google Now, Siri, and Cortana on Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices respectively, each offer a different flavor of response to users’ queries for information. Which [...]

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Sticky Notes For The Digital Age

Meetings. We all have them. Some are great…others are abhorrent. But the good ones feel productive and collaborative, and they usually end up with tons of ideas being shared, talked about, and written down. But what happens after that? Usually, a few more meetings about the same stuff, because no one can remember what was [...]

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