Tech Tips


How to Keep Your Earbuds From Tangling

Thumbnail image for How to Keep Your Earbuds From Tangling by Barbara J. Feldman February 10, 2014

So apparently I’m not the only one with this problem, but I never thought to “google” for a solution! Today, however, I discovered these two gadget-free methods that look promising. How do you keep your earbuds from tangling?

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4 Sochi Olympic Apps

Thumbnail image for 4 Sochi Olympic Apps by Barbara J. Feldman February 7, 2014

With the time difference, and your busy life, it can be hard to spend as much screen time with the Winter Sochi Olympics as you might like. But with these four apps (for both iOS and Android) you’ll be able to follow along wherever you are. NBC Sports Live Extra: If you are a US […]

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Bestselling Free and Paid Apps

Thumbnail image for Bestselling Free and Paid Apps by Barbara J. Feldman February 4, 2014

Everyone loves learning about new apps, and bloggers frequently share lists of their personal favorites. But which apps are actually the most popular? For this, you can go directly to the app stores themselves, and peruse their lists. The Apple iTunes store publishes two charts: one for free apps, and the other for paid apps. […]

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Play LEGOS in Your Browser

Thumbnail image for Play LEGOS in Your Browser by Barbara J. Feldman January 28, 2014

If you haven’t yet switched to Google’s Chrome browser, their new LEGO app may push you over edge. With this new Chrome app, you can build a virtual LEGO creation and place it on a Google Map to share with the world. The available bricks are rather basic, but you can change their color at […]

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How to Delete Your Facebook Search History

Thumbnail image for How to Delete Your Facebook Search History by Barbara J. Feldman January 5, 2014

Remember that night you searched for your high school sweetheart? Facebook does. It records all your Facebook searches. And even though the privacy on searches is set to “only me,” you might want to periodically go into your Facebook Activity Log and clear them out. Here’s how. 1) Go to your profile page, and click […]

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How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button

Thumbnail image for How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button by Barbara J. Feldman December 22, 2013

We’ve all wished we had a magical unsend button at one or another. And for the last few years, Gmail has had one in their Lab. Here’s how you can enable this feature, and use it. Gmail Labs is a set of features that are “not quite ready for primetime.” It is a public beta […]

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