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Could Your Electronics Explode?

It’s not just Galaxy 7 batteries that are exploding. Earlier this year a California teen was charging his Dell Laptop on his couch when it exploded and then caught fire! Are your devices at risk? Well the bad news is… yes! But the good news is you can do a lot to reduce the risks! […]

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Hands On With The Nintendo Switch

One of the most anticipated consoles in recent history, the hybrid handheld/console Nintendo Switch was released on Friday March 3rd at midnight. This is the follow up to their unsuccessful Wii U console. There has been a lot of hype around this, so we spent some time with it and have some insights for you […]

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Apps to Make Saving Money Simple

We all know we should be putting money aside for emergencies, retirement and your next vacation, but saving money when you don’t have a lot to spare is daunting. So let’s discuss new apps that make saving money painless. First of all, we should talk about incremental “micro-savings”. Instead of having to fit a $50 […]

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Are Your Smart Devices Spying On You?

Earlier this month, Vizio agreed to pay $2.2 million in penalties to settle a lawsuit brought by the FTC for tracking its customer’s viewing habits without their consent. Are you concerned that your Smart TV is keeping tabs on you? What was Vizio doing that got it in hot water with the FTC? They were […]

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Making Your Home Smarter

Are you ready to make your home smarter? We have some tips for getting started with smart home gadgets. Let’s break it down into three main areas of interest in the world of smart homes. Decide on your personal assistant platform Your choice? – Google Home or Amazon Echo We like the Amazon Echo and […]

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Find Your Valentine On Tinder

With 50 million active users, Tinder is one of the most popular online dating apps. If you’re thinking of “swiping right” this Valentine’s Day, we are here with tips for finding a date on Tinder. The online dating world has previously dominated by sites like Match.com and eHarmony. But today’s young singles are flocking to […]

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Rideshare Rundown: Uber vs. Lyft

Digital car insurance company The Zebra spent a month ridesharing to compare Uber and Lyft. What they found might surprise you. We were inspired by this research, so here we are with a rideshare rundown – should you Uber or Lyft your next ride? The Zebra spent a month ridesharing to compare Uber and Lyft, […]

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Can You Really Train Your Brain?

In recent years, there’s been a wave of apps, games and brain activity tracking modules that claim to improve cognitive function. Yet critics call it “pseudoscience.” So let’s answer the question. Can you really improve your focus or memory with a game? You have to be careful what you believe, as marketers are keen to […]

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Immediate To Dos If Your Kid Has A Tablet

Great! So your child now has a tablet or smartphone. We have put together a list of things you need to do immediately. These are serious items that can’t be ignored, if you miss any of these you may regret it. Enable Restrictions These vary by device but typically can be found in the Settings […]

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Refresh That Old Laptop

If you were the lucky recipient of a lightly used, new-to-you laptop this holiday season, we have some easy, inexpensive ways to improve an older laptop inside and out! The biggest challenge with an older laptop is limited battery life. How do you keep an older system from dying soon after it’s unplugged? Well, most […]

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