GeekLift: DirecTV box lagging, carrier settings update, make fireworks in iTunes

access_timeJuly 4, 2013

It may be the 4th of July, but that doesn’t mean your tech problems go away. Happy Independence Day, first and foremost. We should all

10 funny patent ideas for ridiculous inventions

access_timeJuly 2, 2013

Apple recently filed for a trademark for “iWatch” in Japan. Despite the fact that Apple already offers consumers the Nano watch option, they look like

Suits, custom-suits and custom, laser-cut suits?

access_timeJune 27, 2013

I’ve always been a fan of a really good suit. I can’t say I’ve owned anywhere near the best kind of suit a guy can

GeekLift: Instagram video problems, tackling tasks and screen zoom

access_timeJune 26, 2013

[dropcap]F[/dropcap]or two and a half years, Instagram has allowed users to channel their inner Ansel Adams to snap, filter and post beautiful pictures whether it’s

GeekLift: Digitize your signature, edit PDFs, and speed up your cell phone practices

access_timeJune 20, 2013

Welcome to Thursday! You’ve almost made it to the weekend. In today’s installment of the GeekLift, I’m going to try to wean you off that

Make Google Maps default in iPhone

access_timeJune 19, 2013

I had a buddy text me the other night wondering if there was a way to make Google Maps default in iPhone. If you’ve used

Vine: Save your iPhone cords!

access_timeJune 13, 2013

Lately I’ve noticed I have far too many iPhone charger plugs than I do cords. Most cords fall victim to strangulation – overuse and twisting

2013 WWDC Summary

access_timeJune 11, 2013

No more kitties. One of the big surprises from  the 2013 Apple Worldwide Developer’s Conference in San Francisco was the name of the new operating

Sunday project: Nest Thermostat installation

access_timeJune 2, 2013

I’ve begun transforming our apartment into a ‘smart’ apartment. My goal is to start adding some high-tech features to help streamline our lives with more

Why you should back up cloud data

access_timeMay 31, 2013

When ‘cloud’ servers started popping up, I have to admit, I didn’t know what was going on. I understood the premise, but I couldn’t quite