Review: TaoTronics Bluetooth Earbuds (TT-BH035US) are affordable and decent build

After my Eargo wireless earbuds went kaput after several months of usage, I gave up on Bluetooth headphones for half a year. After losing my Samsung S8 Edge (my work phone) that allowed me to use regular headphones with regular headphone jacks Continue reading “Review: TaoTronics Bluetooth Earbuds (TT-BH035US) are affordable and decent build”

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How to prepare for Microsoft 70-533 Certification exam

Are you scheduled to take the Microsoft 70-533 exam? In this post, we will highlight most the information needed to prepare and pass the exam. Continue reading “How to prepare for Microsoft 70-533 Certification exam”

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The six ways to block an artist, band, song (or Meghan Trainor) on Spotify

This afternoon, something completely horrible happened to me. Spotify auto-played a Meghan Trainor song in one of their recommendations.  Continue reading “The six ways to block an artist, band, song (or Meghan Trainor) on Spotify”

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Forget Artificial Intelligence, the ‘gig economy’ is a human automation problem

Automating our lives is very quickly becoming the new normal. Not only do robots and machines and phones make checking the weather, turning off lights, setting alarms and the most menial of life tasks that we used to have to do ourselves automatic Continue reading “Forget Artificial Intelligence, the ‘gig economy’ is a human automation problem”

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How to access Google Pixel’s “Now Playing” history?

Even though we’re annoyed that there isn’t a stock “clipboard” feature on the Pixel 2 (XL), there’s so many things that we love about the new Google phone. One of the features we didn’t need, but really dig now that we have it, is the “Now Playing” feature Continue reading “How to access Google Pixel’s “Now Playing” history?”

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‘Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino’ is first Vegas casino to cater to Chinese gamblers

Being Chinese-American, I’ve always noticed that family of Chinese friends of the family had an affinity for gambling. Continue reading “‘Lucky Dragon Hotel & Casino’ is first Vegas casino to cater to Chinese gamblers”

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How do I access my stock clipboard on my Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL?

I just moved away from the Samsung Galaxy line and bought the new Google Pixel 2 XL and one of the more useful features that I am missing on the Pixel is the clipboard functionality. Continue reading “How do I access my stock clipboard on my Google Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL?”

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Can one read a Facebook Message Request without the sender knowing?

A Facebook Message Request differs from a normal message in that the sender of the message isn’t friends of the person receiving it. Continue reading “Can one read a Facebook Message Request without the sender knowing?”

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The easiest way to upload ads.txt file onto your WordPress root domain

I got the message about ads.txt file, too. I didn’t really know what it meant. All I wanted to do is to is remedy it as quickly as possible. Continue reading “The easiest way to upload ads.txt file onto your WordPress root domain”

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CAVA is the Mediterranean Chipotle, here’s why (and promo code for $3)

From Chipotle to sweetgreen to Shake Shake, it feels like fast casual restaurants are all over the place. These new modern fast food joints fill a much-needed niche for office workers that are looking for quality food that’s not only affordable and healthy, but doesn’t require waiting in line during their hour break. Continue reading “CAVA is the Mediterranean Chipotle, here’s why (and promo code for $3)”

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How Google, Tesla and Facebook apply innovative technology to recovery efforts after natural disasters

The destruction to Puerto Rico caused by Hurricane Maria has been devastating and has set the island back decades. Continue reading “How Google, Tesla and Facebook apply innovative technology to recovery efforts after natural disasters”

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How does the ‘NYC Train Sign’ MTA countdown clock work (and is it worth it)?

You might have recently scrolled past an advertisement or were tagged in a social media post for the NYC Train Sign. Continue reading “How does the ‘NYC Train Sign’ MTA countdown clock work (and is it worth it)?”

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Review: The RIF6 Eargo bluetooth wireless earbuds worked great for two months, then broke

Trying to keep wired headphones from falling out at the gym sucks. Even when you successfully keep the buds in your ears, you’re constantly trying not to move too much or hyper-aware any movement of the buds. Continue reading “Review: The RIF6 Eargo bluetooth wireless earbuds worked great for two months, then broke”

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Read this story so you know when to fire your SEO client before it’s too late

I’ve been doing SEO for almost as long as the industry has existed (um, a long time) and am always up to share my experience with friends or connections that are interested in creating a website or looking for tips on how to optimize for search engines. Continue reading “Read this story so you know when to fire your SEO client before it’s too late”

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[SOLVED] I can’t connect my work-issued laptop to public wireless network – how to fix it?

Are you having trouble connecting your work-issued laptop to a public wifi — and if you can get connect, there’s still no internet access? Continue reading “[SOLVED] I can’t connect my work-issued laptop to public wireless network – how to fix it?”

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&pizza adds a Buffalo Chicken pizza to their menu, entices users to order on mobile app

In an email newsletter, &pizza announced a new addition to their fast casual pizza menu. Called “The Dirty Bird”, the pizza’s star ingredient is pulled chicken and buffalo sauce. Continue reading “&pizza adds a Buffalo Chicken pizza to their menu, entices users to order on mobile app”

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Does &PIZZA do delivery and how to use their app

It’s a cold and rainy evening and you’re in your comfortable house wear or favorite Pokemon pajamas. What’s more perfect than getting hot cheesy pizza delivered to your home while you binge-watch your shows of choice? Continue reading “Does &PIZZA do delivery and how to use their app”

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Why won’t Virgin America’s website allow me to make a payment or add a credit card?

I’ve run into a consistent problem not being able to pay for my ticket on Virgin America’s website. Have you gotten to the payment screen and wasn’t able to move on? If so, we think we know what’s happening. Continue reading “Why won’t Virgin America’s website allow me to make a payment or add a credit card?”

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Look for more &pizza locations in New York City coming soon (+ all the current locations)

We don’t want to be the bearer of bad news, but as of this post (last updated 08/24/2017) there’s only one andpizza location in New York City. Continue reading “Look for more &pizza locations in New York City coming soon (+ all the current locations)”

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Why the hell is my Tivo reading everything on the screen? (and how to turn it off)

The other day, my Tivo started talking to me. My new Tivo Bolt was audibly reading every word on my television screen. I mean speaking everything out loud. Like every single word from top to bottom, left to right. Continue reading “Why the hell is my Tivo reading everything on the screen? (and how to turn it off)”

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