Can Best Buy Fix My Laptop?

Most folks with a computer or smartphone will have set foot in a Best Buy at least once. While the computing retail behemoth may not offer the vast range of retail options you’ll find through Amazon, that bright blue sign cheerfully beckons anyone in urgent need of a late-night lightning cable or a weekend phone…

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Smart Gadgets for Seniors

Smart technology is everywhere. Just spend a few minutes browsing through any home appliance brochure, and you’ll likely come across many smart technologies. But there’s one form of AI-enhanced tech that gets surprisingly little airplay: Smart technology for seniors. We think that’s a pity because there are some amazing products out there to help senior…

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Tech Gifts for Teachers

Teaching is not an easy job, and we’re fully on board with anything that can make a teacher’s day a bit more manageable! With many educators out there wishing Summer would hurry up and arrive, we thought we’d assemble a list of Christmas gift ideas that are great for those who pursue the noblest profession. …

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Facebook’s Election Protection Plan for 2020

If the weird and turbulent journey of social media this last decade has taught us anything, it’s that we probably shouldn’t believe everything we see or read. Social media has a lot to offer, but there’s a lot of dubious and deeply misguided (we’re looking at you, Farmville!) content out there.   For better or…

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New 2019 Uber Safety Upgrades

Remember the days when traveling without a car required either an encyclopedic knowledge of local public transport or sufficient intestinal fortitude to endure that feeling of your shoes slowly congealing to the grimy taxi cab floor? Ride-sharing has changed all that! We live in a transportationally enlightened age. Uber and other rideshare services have obviously…

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New Echo & Microsoft Products for Christmas 2019

It’s the siren call all technocentric nerds long to hear, whispered on the wind: “New gadgets!”  Yep, that’s right. As we gear up for yet another holiday season, Amazon and Microsoft have just announced a swathe of amazing new gadgets, each brimming with sleek, ergonomically-optimized, battery-powered goodness. So let us delve together into the bounties…

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Best Sites for Job Hunting

Job hunting is something almost all of us will do at some stage in our adult lives. In fact, according to recent Gallup research, roughly half the working-age people reading this article right now are actively looking for a new job.  This is particularly startling when you think of the pachydermatous (our word of the…

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Digital To-Do’s for Stress-Free Travel

Living a life of nerdish excellence at home is a wondrous thing. But let’s be honest. It’s also easy. Modern home life encases us in a warm, gooey cocoon of lightning-fast WiFi, abundant power outlets, and overly obliging smart speakers. Maintaining that same level of techno-poise is a lot harder when you’re traveling. Far from…

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In Case of Emergency

We often hear the joke that people these days couldn’t live without their smartphones. While that’s an exaggeration most of the time, sometimes having a trusty smartphone when and where you need it actually is a matter of life or death. Having a smartphone in your back pocket is great, but in moments where every…

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Easy Smart Home Upgrades For A Lazy Weekend

Smart home upgrades are kind of a big deal these days. There’s just so many ways to add a dash of convenience and coolness to your home life, it can be tricky to know where to begin. There are, after all, many roads to your own private smart home nerdvana. So, let’s start simple! In…

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