Articles on Technology

Get Better Sleep With These 5 Great Sleep-Tracking Apps

If you're a restless sleeper, a sleep tracker can help you monitor your sleep habits in order to develop a better sleep routine. These are five good options.

All the Caffeine of a Cup of Joe in a Convenient... Spray-On?

If you enjoy the jolt of caffeine, but don't enjoy coffee or soda, soon you'll be able to get your stimulant boost from a convenient spray applied directly to the skin.

The 10 Best Cycling Apps for $5 or Less

Need to map a ride or track your training? Keep your crank turning with the help of one of these 10 easy-to-use, and inexpensive, smartphone apps.

Find Lost Keys Fast With a Teeny Tiny Tile

Find your lost keys in the first place you look with an innovative little GPS device that's as small as a postage stamp, and powered by awesome.

How to Easily Use an iPad as a Laptop

You don't actually need both an iPad and a laptop. Convert your tablet into a multi-use tool with a few apps and accessories — for less than the cost of a new laptop.

How to Get Netflix and Hulu to Play on Your TV

Dropping your cable subscription and switching to content streamers like Hulu and Netflix is complicated. Or is it? Cutting the cord has never been easier.

Should Your Next Car Be Electric?

Electric cars are an alternative to environmentally unfriendly gas guzzlers, but are they worth the higher upfront cost?

9 LinkedIn Changes Every Job Hunter Should Make

Recruiters and hiring managers are looking for you on LinkedIn. Follow this advice to ensure that when they find your profile, they'll like what they see.

Why Is the Cell Phone Industry So Screwed Up?

From patent wars to fierce competition among carriers, it can seem like the cell phone industry is in constant turmoil — and consumers are paying the price.

The Digital Detox: How and Why to Do It

Addiction to digital devices is a real thing. If you're considering taking a break from your iStuff, learn what to expect — and the benefits you can reap.

A Guide to Online Brokers for Investing Newbies (and Beyond)

Online brokers are known for cheap stock trades, but there's more to consider when selecting a firm. Use this guide to make a choice that works for you.

5 Reasons to Choose Traditional Books Over E-Books

Carrying around a tablet with tons of titles may be convenient, but there are some good reasons why you should keep those paper books on your shelf.

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.