Smart Baby: Gadgets for the Connected Nursery

In a house where everything is connected, from your auto-dimming lights to your auto-adjusting thermostat, there are ways to make parenting “smarter” too. We recently checked out some gadgets that new parents can use to track your child’s safety and development and maybe most important to new parents everywhere: get more sleep!

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Gadgets to Make Working From Home More Fun

Studies continue to show that what we see and interact with directly influences our well-being. With so many of us still working from home that can be pretty chaotic, or even… grim. Whether you’re working from a tiny corner of your bedroom or sharing a home office with your kids or spouse, here are some tips for making your work-from-home space more fun.

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The Nerds On Call 2020 Tech Gift Guide

As the holidays are upon us, it’s hard to imagine being more excited to see a year come to a close. 2020 has created a world of unique experiences and challenges, so this year’s tech gift guide is geared toward gadgets that can bring some joy to the stay-at-home experience and help connect distant loved…

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Subscription Boxes Make Great Last-Minute 2020 Gifts

Looking for the secret to the perfect last minute gift for every “hard to buy for” person on your list? Subscription Boxes! While the fact that they don’t arrive until a month or two AFTER the holidays may seem like a problem, consider for a moment why that actually makes them awesome. The holidays create…

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Back To School: 2020 Edition

Whether the upcoming school year will be homeschool, distance learning, hybrid or onsite, there’s no question that it is going to be unique. We recently got together with our friends at Good Day in Sacramento and Oregon to answer your most common questions about what technology will best support your student’s back to school adventure.…

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How to Stay Connected With Loved Ones

We would always prefer to see our loved ones face to face everyday. That’s not always possible. Especially if we are under a shelter-in-place order. Since we can’t get together in person these days, let’s find ways to use technology to stay connected with the ones we care about. Pick a platform Social media only…

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Best Online Games To Play With Friends

We are social creatures; being deprived of time with friends & family can be hard. Luckily, we are in a time where we can still socialize with our loved ones. What better online activity to bring people together than gaming? Well, maybe not great if you are opposing sides. Whether you have a difficult work…

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Resources For Homeschooling

Going from dropping your children off at school to semi (or fully!) taking over their education is not easy. Not only do you have to make their lunch, you have to make sure they understand Sir Isaac Newton’s Laws of Motion. How do you manage your children’s education needs and your time as well? How…

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How To Work From Home

Working from home is awesome. Probably the easiest commute to work you are ever going to take. You can wear sweats pants all day and never have to get up from the couch. Though…it can be an adjustment. Especially, if you are thrust into it and/or don’t have any experience in telecommuting. We wanted to…

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How to Backup Your Computer to an External Hard Drive

If only! This is the two-word refrain of anyone who lost hard drive data without having a solid backup waiting in the wings. Learning how to backup your computer to an external hard drive may not be the most fun way to spend a sunny Saturday afternoon, but trust us on this!  You may well…

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