Embed Responsively: Resize media across your desktop, mobile, and tablet

January 9, 2015 / 0 comments

As the owner of multiple websites, I often rely on free web tools to accomplish certain tasks (quick photo editing, plugins, widgets, etc).

Use this comparison shopping tool for Amazon.com

January 1, 2015 / 0 comments

Amazon has been a huge convenience since I moved to New York — their Prime shipping, cheap prices and delivery had Amazon boxes at my doorstep a few times a week.

I’m in the 1%

December 18, 2014 / 0 comments

I’ve never considered myself a “reader” because I don’t “read” in the traditional, standard definitions to qualify. However, despite not being a page turner of books, I’ve always been a voracious reader.

Google Docs: How to automatically sort form responses so new entries are always at top

December 5, 2014 / 15 comments

I have a Google Form that is set up to receive responses indefinitely, but the problem is retrieving any new response can be annoying because one has scroll all the way down to the bottom

Google Keep is a the best note taking / to do list moble app

November 30, 2014 / 0 comments

Considering how far we’ve come with big data, algorithms, and A.I., you would assume that creating a To Do List app would be easy.

The case for the Spigen G3 phone case over Caseology’s G3 cover

November 28, 2014 / 0 comments

I don’t like having a case on my phone. In my experience, one has to sacrifice the phone’s slim design — one of the main features I look for in a mobile. 

Verizon: How to stop “data network connections are not available” notifications

November 20, 2014 / 11 comments

[UPDATE: It’s been five days and the notification no longer shows up after removing Visual Voicemail] 

The 3 key decisions that made Google the company it is today

November 16, 2014 / 0 comments

I was thinking about how Google came to be. The company based out of Mountain View doesn’t just dominate the search engines anymore, their long reach is touching many parts of our offline lives.

Lyft ‘Line’ will save you boatloads of money during Primetime

October 15, 2014 / 4 comments

If you’re not in a rush and looking for an easy way to save 30-50% on your next Lyft, considering trying out Lyft’s new “Line” service.

It’s Popcorn Time! (Shhhh… watch TV and movies for free)

October 12, 2014 / 0 comments

When I went home to Michigan, one my friends introduced me to Popcorn Time, a web and mobile app that streams both movies and popular TV shows. 

TiVo’s Not-So-Lifetime Service: Where do TiVos go to die?

October 11, 2014 / 8 comments

In the 12+ years that I have been using TiVo, I’ve never really had a problem with the company until yesterday.  

Marriott hotel blocks wireless hotspots, forces guests to pay for their Wi-Fi internet

October 10, 2014 / 0 comments

Corporations behaving badly: During a recent conference, a Marriott chain used wireless-blocking technology to shut down any outside personal internet connections.

Trouble streaming local video in Chrome? Videostream is what you’ve been looking for

October 3, 2014 / 0 comments

Google’s Chromecast is a fantastic device. When connected correctly, Chromecast allows you to stream videos over your wireless connection.

Google’s ‘My Answers’ displays contact phone numbers in SERP

September 28, 2014 / 1 comment

Google knows everything. Including the phone numbers of the contacts in your phone*.  

Thank you for your truth, police dashboard camera

September 26, 2014 / 0 comments

God bless cell phones, dash cams and Youtube, for without them, we would be less aware of all the actual craziness that exists in the world.

Slanging and Slogging: Why you should care about Uber’s business practices

August 27, 2014 / 2 comments

In the battle between ride sharing services, on which side do you land on?  

WTF? How did I collect 5GB of articles on my Pocket?

July 22, 2014 / 1 comment

Unless you’re talking movies or high-resolution images, five gigabytes is a lot of space. Especially when you’re talking about your mobile phone. That’s why I was surprised to discover recently that Pocket, the read it later mobile app, displayed that the app’s total storage was above 5 GB! 

Lyft to start in New York (and why I don’t use Uber)

July 10, 2014 / 1 comment

Lyft was my service of choice in San Francisco, so I was happy to read that we’ll be finally seeing Lyft cars in New York, specifically starting out in Brooklyn and Queens (though not without the expected barriers from the taxi commission).

Can I connect 2 bluetooth speakers at the same time

Can I connect to multiple Bluetooth speakers simultaneously via Android phone?

June 9, 2014 / 6 comments

With a few Bluetooth speakers now in my possession (Jambox Classic, SoundBot shower speaker, and Bluetooth clock radio), I was curious to see whether I could connect (not pair, connect) all three speakers

Review: AquaAudio Cube

June 4, 2014 / 5 comments

Who doesn’t like listening to music in the shower? I liked to bring my Jambox into the bathroom with me, but when my Jambox recently stopped working, I needed a replacement.

How to turn off camera sound, disable shutter sound on Android phones

June 3, 2014 / 1 comment

Not only am I bad at selfies, I am also not very good at posting on Instagram. All this comes from a self-consciousness around snapping pics in public.

NY, SF: Turn your junior studio into a 3 bedroom penthouse…

May 29, 2014 / 0 comments

… not really, but this is cool. One of the many projects coming from the nerdfaces at M.I.T. Media Lab is developing a“Room-in-a-Box” — way to expand and extend your home without actually expanding the physical space.

Google Car

Google building own Google car with no brakes or steering wheel

May 28, 2014 / 0 comments

Why are we protesting Google and letting Apple off the hook again? Google just made a big announcement that they would launch plastic Android phones… oh wait, no that was one of Apple’s “big” announcements.

AirDroid Error: Failed to upload files onto external SD memory card

May 17, 2014 / 4 comments

A couple years ago, I was looking for an easier way to manage my phone’s files, ones that didn’t involve connecting through USB. I ultimately went with AirDroid,