The thing I love about technology is that – when it works! – it makes your life easier. When it doesn’t work…well, you just hope no one is around with a camera to capture your adult temper tantrum.
By now you should all know what cloud storage is. But for those who don’t – it is this is a sort of “island” of personal space within the Internet.
With a cloud storage account, you can synchronize user files; all you need will always be at hand and never lost. The folder is placed to a “cloud” on the Internet and you can access it from any computer or mobile device.
Now I simply cannot lose work files, I cannot forget the necessary documents at home. Even if I sit with a cup of coffee in front of a notebook and spill it, then I will simply grieve for the broken device and start to save money for a new one. All my party, school etc. photos and my favorite video “Me singing karaoke” won’t disappear and will be easy to recover. Read more
While I love this site – and I am looking into a much overdue redesign – I have been cheating on it. I’ve been spending most of my time over at Interior Design HQ, a site that is combining interior design with technology. Why? Simple. Because they are paying me.
More and more, geeks everywhere are trading in their large desktops and 25″ monitors for a slim, portable laptops. The only problem – all of those peripherals. You still need to occasionally hook up your tablet, external hard drive, camera, etc.
Cord maintenance is always something that is going to be an issue. That’s why I love finding new accessories to help. The iMag Magnet Phone Stand is a stand for your smart phone, but also a cord tamer. Read more
Are you attending or plan to attend a conference, expo or trade show this year? If so, this can be a potentially rewarding experience if you’re strategic about it. And if you bring along the right skill set, personality and of course – gadgets.
Did we say gadgets? Oh, yes – we did. Nowadays with the advent of the iPhone, iPad, Kindle and other numerous devices, we are accustomed to a quicker, easier and dynamic way of doing things. Since we attend trade shows regularly, we thought we would come up with a list of 5 cool gadgets for trade show event attendance. Read more
Pottery Barn catalogs, credit card balance transfer offers, and local gym membership solicitations. What do all of these things have in common? You’ve received them in the mail recently. And chances are you’ve thrown them out. Not only is junk mail annoying, but it’s also it’s bad for the environment. It has been reported that “junk mail kills 2.6 million trees every year“.
But no more! There is a new app out that will take care of your junk mail problem. Simply take a photo of your unwanted mail and PaperKarma will handle everything for you.
I am sure that there are a few things you’d rather do than wait on hold trying to get through to a company. No? Well then you obviously don’t have Time Warner Cable. Love ya TWC!
But seriously, when you need to speak with someone, the last thing you want to do is to sit around for 45 minutes listening to the Thank you for holding, your call will be answered by the next available representative message. And now you don’t have to. Read more
It’s 4:30pm and your phone’s battery indicator is officially red. Ugh. Obviously you need to charge it, but you don’t have your charger with you.
This is a problem many of us have and three guys have come up with a solution – a case that, not only protects your phone, but holds the charger. Cord-On-Board by Caseinity is definitely a Why didn’t I think of that! idea. Read more
So the holidays are over and there is nothing more “whoops!” then forgetting to buy or send a gift to someone. Just ask my brother-in-law.
There is no need to run out to the mall to quickly buy something. Unless, of course, you want a Cinnabon. This Digitwirl video shows you two websites that feature gift card and greeting card ideas allowing you to take care of last minute – or belated – items from the comfort of your couch. Read more
While I love my smart phone, laptop and iPad, I hate when I forget to charge one. There is nothing worse than when you wake up to check the latest news – or your Words With Friends game – and your device is dead.
So far my solution has been to have a charger everywhere. One by my bed, in the car, in my office and in the kitchen. But different gadgets use different chargers. Have no fear, Innergie’s Magic Cable Trio is here. Read more
Do you realize that Christmas is less than two weeks away? And Hanukkah starts in eight days. Eight days!?! Oy.
Still struggling with holiday gift ideas? Yeah, me too. Luckily you can Google almost any type of gift guide – gifts for that impossible-to-buy-for person (*ahem* my mother-in-law), gifts for cat lovers, gifts for those obsessed with Angry Birds. No really, that one exists. Read more
Guest Post from Brian over at GigaMarks:
Staying organized at home or at the office is ridiculously difficult for many of us. To further complicate matters, work tends to follow many of us home and on the road. Staying organized and productive on the road is the ultimate challenge.
Having the right tools simplifies your travel and can greatly enhance your productivity. Let’s take a closer look at some of the best Android apps to help keep your ducks in a row while on the road. Read more
A few weeks ago, at 4:30am, my back door opened. We are not sure if it was not closed all the way and the wind blew it open or if it was someone trying to break in. Thankfully the alarm went off and nothing happened.
When it comes to internet security, you have to treat it like your home and be just as cautious – set that alarm! This Digitwirl video will walk you through the steps you need to take to make sure your safe and secure online. Read more