Over the past few months, I’ve come to appreciate the power of automation. Basically, if there is anything I find myself doing over and over again, I try to automate it. Luckily, there are a variety of great tools out there to help people implement automation systems.
What you may not know is that Android has several ways to help you increase your efficiency baked right into the operating system. Let’s learn how to utilize these features. Read more
It’s Turkey Day, folks. Stop reading tech tips and go spend some time with your loved ones.
See you all next week and have a happy holiday.
Firefox might not garner the attention that browsers like Chrome and Safari now engender, but it is still an excellent browser that is known for its top-notch developer tools and customizability. The odds are that if you like to tinker and find ways to improve how things work, you appreciate Firefox’s about:config menu and the plethora of options it gives users to customize many aspects of their Firefox experience.
Here are some about:config entries that might help you fall back in love with the world’s favorite fox. Read more
Like many users out there, a laptop is my main computer. As you can guess, port selection is at a minimum, and a USB hub is required for connecting additional drives and peripherals.
Outside of printers, I’ve had no worse luck with hardware than with USB hubs. Like clockwork, these bad boys inevitably fail for me after several months of use. Fortunately, through experience and harnessing the power of crowdsourcing, several high-quality models have been identified for your purchasing pleasure. Read more
Intel’s Haswell goodness has finally brought killer battery life to the laptop market, but it is still important to make sure that you are getting an accurate estimate of your battery’s remaining charge.
Today, we are going to review why you should be concerned with calibrating your laptop’s battery and how you can go about properly doing it. Read more
If you’re not using a credential manager like LastPass, you may find it easy to forget your usernames, or perhaps you want to determine if a username is available across multiple online services.
Whatever reason you have, KnowEm can assist you.
The Chrome App is an interesting beast. Once just a glorified extension/bookmark, it has now evolved, in its latest iteration, to something closer to a full-fledged desktop application.
What exactly are these new Chrome Apps and how do they work? Read more
Whenever a new iOS device comes out, it can be very easy to look at your current gear and feel that it has been instantly obsoleted. If you know what I mean, yet you don’t have the funds to upgrade to the newest tech, you may want to try speeding up your device with the following recommendations. Read more
Apple device upgrades are a common occurrence for many Mac/iOS exponents. If you’re not a fan of selling older devices via great services like Amazon’s Trade-In Store or Gazelle, you may want to check out Apple’s official trade-in program. Read more