Tech Tips

Make the most of your tech investments with these tricks and tips. Have a question about how to pick the right specs for your needs, how to make the best use of what you own, or when it’s time to upgrade? You’ve come to the right place.

Inkjet vs. Laser Printers: Which is Right for You?

If you’re in the market for a new printer, you may be wondering: inkjet vs. laser — what’s the difference, and which is right for you? We all know the printer is an essential of any productive home office setup, but when it comes to choosing between the two printer types, the choice truly depends on your needs. I… Read More »

5 Things to Consider Before Buying a Desktop

Despite what the tech mags keep telling us, the desktop computer isn’t dead! In fact, the noble desktop lives on as the chosen tool of graphic designers, PC gamers, small businesses, and everyday people alike. But buying a desktop means investing in more than a brand name. A desktop is like a friend you trust with your work,… Read More »

Cutting the Cable Cord: 5 Reasons You Should Make the Switch

Are you thinking about taking the plunge and cutting the cable cord in favor of streaming media? You’re not alone. While there’s no shortage of enthusiastic tech articles out there telling you cable TV will be dead any time now, the truth is, it’s not going anywhere anytime soon. Major networks are just dipping their toes into the streaming… Read More »

Smartphone Travel Tips to Save Your Data Plan

If you’re a modern-day traveler, it’s likely that your smartphone goes wherever you go. Not only do smartphones contain your maps, photos and travel apps, they keep you in contact with friends and family while you’re away. After taking numerous trips, phone in hand, I’ve picked up a few helpful smartphone travel tips that make traveling with your device easier on your… Read More »

Buying Headphones: How to Pick the Best Ones for You

You don’t have to be an audiophile to know a great pair of headphones can make a huge difference in your listening experience. Those cheap earbuds that came with your device might suffice for a while, but you may soon find yourself yearning for a richer sound quality. Whether you want to learn how to buy headphones for… Read More »

Buying a Tablet: 6 Things to Consider

If you’ve ever considered buying a tablet for yourself or a loved one, you’ve probably come to realize that tablets have a lot going for them: convenience, portability, the awesomeness of touchscreens without the drawbacks of tiny smartphone screens. But you might also be wondering where to begin. What is the right model for you? How much storage… Read More »

5 Tricks to Curb Your Smartphone Data Usage

It’s the middle of the month, and you receive that most dreaded text from your mobile provider: “You have used 90% of the data in your plan.” Your blood runs cold. Your breathing goes shallow. Okay, maybe it’s not that bad — but you may find yourself counting the days until you can use your data again without… Read More »

Android Phone Features We Can’t Live Without

I’ll be honest. I’ve always been an Apple junkie. I love my MacBook, iPad, and most of all, my iPhone. My fiancé, on the other hand, is the kind of guy that has had the same phone since 2010 and only recently upgraded when his phone stopped receiving text messages altogether. He refused to join the Apple ranks, and instead… Read More »

What to Do If You’ve Been Hacked

Even if you’ve always practiced good internet security strategies, it’s still possible for your computer security to be compromised. If you’ve been hacked, what do you do next? Here is a checklist of steps you should take as soon as you think your computer has been hacked. 1. Act Fast. Lock Everything Down. Time is of the essence! As… Read More »