4 Tech Tips for Fourth of July weekend

As far as tech is concerned, a lot has changed since July 4, 1776. We have radios. We have TVs. We have computers. And more than half of us now have smartphones. So as you celebrate Fourth of July weekend, here are four tech tips you may find useful. From educating you about astronomy to helping you snap that [Read More]

July 4th, 2015|Categories: Fam, Life, You|

The Etiquette of Photo Sharing

With digital cameras and smartphones it’s easier than ever to post photos online. Now, the trick is to use restraint. Follow these guidelines to avoid any photo faux pas. Edit Sharing the photos and stories from your summer vacation with your friends in person has become a thing of the past. Now you can simply [Read More]

July 2nd, 2015|Categories: Help, Hot, Life, You|Tags: , , , |

When You Type More Than You Talk

If you interact with your inbox as often as you socialize with real people, join the crowd. Most people communicate via social networks or email about as often as they speak face-to-face, according to a study conducted by the University of Michigan. In a survey of 3,000 Generation X-ers involved in the Longitudinal Study of American [Read More]

July 1st, 2015|Categories: Hot, Life, You|Tags: , , |

The Dangers of Using Google to Self-Diagnose

Via Women's Health Your hiccups just won't quit. It's been two days. You could head to your M.D.'s office. But, groan. So inconvenient. And Dr. Interwebs is faster, simpler, and cheaper. It takes mere seconds to type symptoms into a search engine...and just a few more to learn that those persistent throat spasms could be [Read More]

June 26th, 2015|Categories: Help, Hot, Life, You|Tags: |

Is Social Media Bad for Your Relationship?

The latest sites, apps, and technology make life easier than ever, but could they be putting a damper on your intimacy? Here are some ways to turn down the digital drama. Rule #1: Avoid the premature relationship-status change. Relationship experts agree that the worst social media faux pas is becoming “Facebook official” before you’re actually [Read More]

June 25th, 2015|Categories: Help, Hot, Life, You|Tags: , , , , |

3 New Apps for Restaurant Lovers

Whether you're reserving a spot and paying the bill at a new restaurant on your phone or having a rotating menu of items delivered straight to your door, the newest apps are finding creative ways make five-star eating even easier. These three in particular will make dining out even more fun: download, log in, and eat [Read More]

June 24th, 2015|Categories: Hot, Stuff, You|Tags: , , , , |

The Best (Free!) 10-Minute Online Workouts

Working out at home is a great way to save time and money, not to mention avoid going outside when the weather is steamy. And good news: Not only can you avoid delayed subways or traffic, but you can also get an effective workout in in less time than it takes to blow-dry your hair. [Read More]

June 23rd, 2015|Categories: Hot, Life, You|Tags: , , , |

Peek Could Revolutionize Healthcare in Developing Countries

Your smartphone is already equipped to be your own virtual personal trainer—it gives you fitness insight through apps that track your speed and gait. There have also been some other health apps designed to improve your overall well-being—and that’s not even including all the bells and whistles the Apple Watch has to offer. But this latest app, Peek may actually change lives—by [Read More]

June 10th, 2015|Categories: Hot, Life, You|