How to Be More Productive

How to Be More Productive

There’s an old saying that goes “If you want something done fast, give it to the busiest guy.” But when you’re that guy, how do you manage to get everything done? It’s all about being efficient and using the right tools to cut out unnecessary steps that are eating up your time – without you even knowing it. These tips are quick and easy to implement and will save you hours of time each week [Continue reading...]

How to Save Hard Drive Space

How to Save Hard Drive Space

With solid-state drives becoming more popular, despite their big price tag, hard drive space becomes something you need to watch closely. While most laptops with a traditional hard drive come with 500gb or even 1TB of space, most solid state drives are 128GB or 256GB. Remember the days of putting your large files on ZIP drives and burned CD’s to save hard drive space?  While that’s not practical anymore, here’s some tips to save space [Continue reading...]

The New MacBook Pro: To Retina or Not Retina

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Apple announced lots of exciting new updates at WWDC on Monday. But one in particular had us scratching our heads – the new MacBook Pro. While the whole lineup got a speed bump, they killed off the 17″ variety and replaced it with a MacBook Pro 15″ Retina display model. Makes sense at first, until you start to look at the specs. You actually pay MORE for less if you choose the wrong model.

LiquiGlide For Condiments: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly.

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LiquiGlide is a friction-reducing “structured liquid” developed by the Varanasi Research Group at MIT – and a truly cool new innovation.  I had to write about it, though, because it falls into a very unique category of new products that rarely occurs:  those that are brilliant in their engineering and technical use, solve a problem that everyone has almost perfectly, but absolutely miss the mark in their marketing and execution, and therefore risk their ability [Continue reading...]