Soothe: At-Home Massage Service

According to my best travel app friend TripIt, I’ve been on the road 158 days this year. All those miles on a plane equals a stiff back, aching shoulders and just plain old road fatigue. The other day I hobbled off the plane for a weekend at home, and came to the conclusion that it was time for a massage. …

Mobile Keyboards: Gboard and Word Flow

It almost seems trivial to review keyboard apps. I mean, typing is typing, right? QWERTY is spelled the same everywhere you look. But finding a keyboard that matches your typing style and communication needs can dramatically improve your productivity. Gboard This week Google released a keyboard called Gboard, which, curiously enough, is only available on iOS right now. Gboard is …

Zenni Eyeglasses Review

Your Nerdy Best Friend reviews a site that offers very low-cost prescription glasses. Can glasses that cheap actually be wonderful? Yep. Wow. UPDATE: Here’s a great article about factors in buying glasses online.

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 …

Can’t assemble that new cat tree? Hire a handyman with Amazon Home Services

I continue to be impressed with Amazon’s expansion. Besides being the ultimate online superstore for almost anything that can be imagined, the company has expanded into grocery delivery, easy giveaways, “make an offer” pricing and now home services. The home services options are in many major cities, though some of them are pretty limited. Here in San Diego, I can’t  hire …