Best Apps for the New Year

Now that you’ve cleared the deck of all your other New Year’s Resolutions, you might consider adding “Get Organized” to your digital to-do list. Every one of these tools will help save you time (and money!) so you can concentrate on your work and get ready for a great year. Here are 10 tech tools to help you organize several areas …

Microsoft Translator: The best app of the year

An American, a German and a Russian walk into a bar. The American says, “Let’s all be friends. I’ll buy the next round!” The German and the Russian smile awkwardly and go back to their phones. They don’t speak English, so… But then the German yells out a happy “Heiliger Strohsack!” and starts pointing to an app on his phone. …

Do you need the iPhone 7?

I stayed up until midnight the day the new iPhone 7 devices and Series 2 Watch went on sale so I could snag the latest editions, just so I could report back to you guys. Now that I’ve had them for a couple of weeks, here’s my at-a-glance review. iPhone 7 Plus Pros Super, duper, uber fast. Like really fast. Sleek and responsive. …

Favorite apps and sites from The Webby Awards

Every year I adore going through the nominees and honorable mentions for The Webby Awards, which recognizes sites and apps for outstanding awesomeness. Here are a few of my favorites from this year (and last year). Warning: many are highly addicting. Graphics Type to Design (online) Write your name with Instagram pictures with Type to Design. Use a screencapture to grab …

Tools to Take a Break

When smoking in the office became taboo, the tobacco addicts took work breaks to huddle together in the smoking alcove outside. If one looked to find any kind of benefit from the smoke breaks, it was the fact that works left their desks to walk around every few hours. These days many of us park ourselves in front of our monitor …