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Choosing the Right Laptop for College

Choosing the Right Laptop for College

If you’re struggling to decide on a laptop for college, you’re likely stuck on two major factors: price and operating system. And while a laptop is certainly an item worth investing in, your parents may not feel the same when they see you eyeing the $1200-minimum Macbook Pro or a similarly-priced Windows gaming laptop. Let’s ...

3 Excellent Free Traffic Apps

3 Excellent Free Traffic Apps

You never know where bad traffic will screw up your commute…unless you get an app that keeps you informed, of course. There are plenty of apps to guide you, but they range in cost — from $1 to $35 (hello there Tom Tom). You don’t need to pay all that, though, since some very smart, ...

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

Use Command Hooks to Create Tablet Stations Throughout Your Home

If you find yourself lacking the motivation to do the dishes, installing a tablet-holding station in your kitchen will add a little entertainment to this otherwise monotonous task. Using Command hooks, you can create tablet stations throughout your home to make leaving the couch much less difficult during a Netflix binge. The idea comes to ...

How to Secure Your Mac After a Proctored Online Test

How to Secure Your Mac After a Proctored Online Test

As more college courses become available online, more students will be subjected to proctored online tests. Remote proctors help quell the concerns many in higher education have about students cheating on tests and exams that weigh heavily on grades. If you haven’t been subjected to one yourself, the idea is a high-tech version of your ...

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

Pizza Compass for iPhone Steers You Toward Nearby Pizzerias

If you use an iPhone and love pizza, a new app wants to be your personal pizzeria navigator. Pizza Compass is a simple solution to those on-the-go hunger cravings, using data from Foursquare to find the most convenient places to grab a slice. The app’s creator, Daniel Blackman, got the idea while out with friends. ...

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now for the iPhone Takes on Siri

Google Now, the search giant’s mobile assistant, has officially made its way to the iPhone in the latest update to the Google Search app for iOS. Up until now, the feature was only available on Android devices running version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) or higher. The tool uses information gathered from your location and browsing history ...

Volkswagen’s iBeetle is All About iPhone Integration

Volkswagen’s iBeetle is All About iPhone Integration

Rumors of Apple creating everything from a television to a watch have become common, but a new partnership with Volkswagen is bringing the company one step closer to an iCar. Unveiled at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show in China, the German carmaker’s new iPhone-integrated iBeetle features a dedicated dashboard docking station and a special Beetle ...

Mailbox for iPhone Now Available Without Reservation

Mailbox for iPhone Now Available Without Reservation

The popular iOS Gmail client, Mailbox, has thrown out its highly publicized reservation system and made the app available for all to download. Mailbox exploded onto the scene back in February, quickly becoming one of the most talked about apps thanks to its ability to simplify an inbox using mobile-friendly mechanics and an easy-to-use interface. ...

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