Articles on Technology

Give Your Career a Boost With One Skill

Want to impress potential employers and current bosses alike? Then it's time to learn some basic web coding. Here's why.

The Joy of Disconnecting

Technology can be helpful, wonderful...and incessant. Discover why it's important to put the smartphone down and take a break.

How to Choose a Better Password

Hey, want to have your email and bank accounts broken into? No? Then avoid being the victim of identify theft by fortifying your password with these tips.

5 Essential Tools for Telecommuting

Working from home is great — especially if you have the right tools to make a seamless transition from office to house.

How to Calculate Future Value, and Why It Matters

Discover how simple spreadsheet projections about future investments can help you make long-term decisions today.

Which Online Services Are Worth Paying For?

From TV to photo hosting, which paid online services are worth opening your wallet for? Find out here.

Cutting the Cable Cord Has More Than Financial Benefits

Saving money by cutting cable is great, but there are other excellent benefits that have nothing to do with the cash.

Free Online Tools That Help Organize People

Organizing people ought to be easy, but there's good reason why the phrase "like herding cats" is so popular. Make things run smoothly with these tools.

Six Great Tech Tools for Planning Your Own Death

We don't like to think about it, but planning our own death is one of the most important things we can do for our loved ones. These tools can help.

Hang Up the Phone: Why Video Is the Best Way to Connect With People

Whether you're making a conference call for work or catching up with a friend across the country, discover why video chat is the best way to communicate.

Google Yourself Challenge: How Much Can People Learn About You Online?

What can stalkers and crooks learn about you online? Find out before it's too late.

5 Ways Blazing Internet Speeds Can Save You Money

Faster internet can save you money by making you happier, healthier and more productive.

11 Cool Uses for a Tablet Computer

Tablets are a great way to watch videos and check your email on the go — but they're also perfect for these awesome, surprising uses.

Big Bytes: Using Tech for Restaurant Discounts

From apps to coupons and more, discover how you can use technology to score sweet dining discounts — even at the last minute.

What Is SOPA, and How Will It Affect You?

SOPA — the Stop Online Piracy Act — is everywhere in the news. But what exactly is it, and how will it affect you? You may be surprised.

Productivity Tips to Carry You Through 2012

This year, you can be more efficient, happier, and less stressed. From work to the weekend, make 2012 your best year yet with these suggestions.

5 Things Angry Birds Has Taught Me About Life

Angry Birds might be a fantastic time waster, but it can also teach you valuable life lessons. Really.

Tech Life: 8 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Be an Early Adopter

It might be a boost for your ego, but it's a bummer for your wallet. Learn why avoiding early adoption saves you money — and gets you better tech.

Double-Duty Protection: Multipurpose iPad 2 Cases

From extending battery life to keeping your iPad extra safe and more, these multitasking cases help you get the most out of your tablet.

15 Career Advice Sites You Should Know About

Whether you need basic guidance, salary information, or inspiration to shake you out of a work rut, these 15 sites will get you on the path to a great job.