Alarm Clock Apps That Will Help You Get a Better Night’s Sleep

sleepsweats Waking up doesn’t need to alarm you! Here a few alarm clock apps that will help you sleep better so you can wake to a more productive day. Sleep Cycle Sleep Cycle is that gentle nudge that helps you wake and feel happy that you did. It’s not like those regular alarms that startle you from your deep sleep, and leave you tired and longing for your bed through the day. The reason ...Read More...

How to Turn Your Smartphone Into a Fully Functioning Dashcam

man holds the steering wheel firmly with both hands Over the past few years, there’s been a surge of dashboard-mounted cameras that capture stunning visuals and videos of things like meteorites or police activity on the road. Have you ever wanted to record dangerous drivers on the road or have that extra security surveillance that proves you weren’t speeding or driving recklessly? Instead of spending money on costly dashcam equipment, you can convert your smartphone into a fully functioning ...Read More...

How to Use Gmail to Its Full Potential

iStock_000000874537Small Gmail has a few hidden gems that will change the way you use email. Here’s a few tips and tricks to unlock Gmail and use it to its full potential. Go Dotless. Period When Google launched Gmail, it decided to make things easier for users. Too often a sender will insert a dot, or neglect to do so, in an email address and it’s bounced back. Dots are not recognized as characters in ...Read More...

The 5 Best Productivity Apps You’ve Never Heard Of

9341122_m In 2005, Microsoft released a study of 38,000 people from 200 countries that shows employees consider about 17 hours per week, or more than one third of the workweek, to be unproductive. A lack of organization is often at the heart of all that wasted time. Here are the top 5 apps that will help you get organized and be more productive. HelloFax Save paper, headaches and time with the fully integratable ...Read More...

5 Apps That’ll Help You Study Like a Pro

Technology is with us everywhere and instead of using your mobile as a distraction, turn it into a high-powered learning tool with one of the many apps that will help you study like a pro. Evernote Peek Evernote Peek for iPad makes learning fun and easy so you’re better prepared for that quiz or test. Create or borrow digital flashcards with Evernote Peek under the smart cover to quiz yourself on educational ...Read More...

Are NFC Payments Safe

Mobility concept Paying for purchases with your smartphone is becoming increasingly popular, but customers are still feeling apprehensive about security concerns. If you go back about 20 years, you might remember your wallet being loaded with money and fewer plastic cards. Today, wallets are loaded with plastic and often no cash, as most purchases are made by debit, credit or even online from your computer or mobile phone. In a few years, the ...Read More...

Design a Simple Home Automation System with These Tips

home There is one good reason why people seek automation: efficiency. Take, for example, a thermostat. A thermostat is a household device that regulates both cold and hot temperature. The programmable ones can be customized according to your desired coldness and hotness. Once such level is breached, the thermostat then “communicates” with the heater or air-conditioning unit to do its work. However, because thermostats are very sensitive to any change in temperature, ...Read More...

Which Fitness Band Is the Best?

iStock_000016607551Small Even before Apple had officially announced its Apple Watch, thousands have already been wearing fitness trackers either as bands or clip-ons. These are wearables with built-in sensors and/or accelerometers to monitor fitness factors such as sleep, calories burned, and movement. Fitness bands are moving beyond being mere accessories or trends. Insurance and health care providers are now looking into these devices when they need to assess your health and well-being. Perhaps you’re ...Read More...