Category: How-To Tech

How to Use Tech to Stay Ahead in the IT Industry

How to Use Tech to Stay Ahead in the IT Industry

For the people who work within it, as well as curious outsiders, the IT industry can seem like it’s changing every day. That’s especially true as new developments hit the news, and analysts discuss the technologies they think might be on the horizon. If IT is your livelihood, staying abreast of the latest happenings is …

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How to Use Dropbox to be Even More Productive

How to Use Dropbox to be Even More Productive

Ah, the mighty power of the cloud. Since it was released in 2008, Dropbox – a cloud-based storage utility – has become increasingly popular. In its simplest form, Dropbox is a tool that allows users to sync their files across their devices. For example, let’s say you’re in the middle of working on your couch …

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How to Keep Your Old Tech Devices Running

How to Keep Your Old Tech Devices Running

Years ago, when you bought a new piece of technology, it seemed as though it was only a matter of time before new gadgets came on the market that made yours seem like relics from some long-forgotten past. Remember that super sweet minidisc player all the cool kids had back in the day? Once the …

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How To Find Essential WordPress Plugins for Your New Blog

How To Find Essential WordPress Plugins for Your New Blog

This is a guest post contributed by C. Edmiston, who writes for TechTorpedo. WordPress is one of the most popular platforms for publishing your blog online. It’s a content management system (CMS) that has a super large following of fans, and to help make WordPress life easier, there is a huge library of plugins to …

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How To Use Reddit Better

How To Use Reddit Better

Many trend setters and early adopters who are looking for the fastest way to find up-to-date and daily information online repeatedly come back to one particular website — the self-styled front page of the internet, Reddit. Despite looking like it’s from the ‘90s, the site went live in 2005 and has become a hotbed for …

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How to Take Better Smartphone Photos

How to Take Better Smartphone Photos

The modern smartphone’s camera has put a digital camera-quality machine in nearly everyone’s pocket. However, while the camera on iPhones and Droid devices are certainly much higher quality than their flip phone predecessors, that doesn’t mean that they’re perfect. Here a few tips to make the most out of your smartphone’s camera: Press the Volume …

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Simple Steps to Replace Keys on Your Laptop

Simple Steps to Replace Keys on Your Laptop

Many of us spend hours each day pounding the keys on our laptop, typing away as we do work, surf the Web and compose emails. As with any object prone to wear and tear, it’s hardly surprising that many actively used laptop keyboards begin to suffer after extended use. That doesn’t mean you can’t replace …

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How to Search Your Mobile Device More Efficiently

How to Search Your Mobile Device More Efficiently

One of the best things about mobile devices – iOS or Android – is that they include a whole slew of convenience and accessibility options to make your experience more streamlined. This makes the mobile experience ideal for searching on the go. Believe it or not, Google and Spotlight search are the best productivity tools …

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How to be More Productive Online

How to be More Productive Online

Although the Internet can be tremendously helpful for things ranging from research to networking, it can also be a huge time waster. Whether you often find yourself using Internet surfing as a diversion tactic from other more pressing matters, or have found yourself looking at your watch and wondering how it got so late more …

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