Category Lifestyle

Apps That Turn Your Chores Into a Game

Video games are well known for how well they hook the player into persisting to reach goals and to level up. Sometimes people feel more motivated to level up in their game than in their “real life.” This phenomenon led developers to explore gamification of daily life. Apps that merge gameplay with daily activities may motivate you to workout, clean house or complete tasks on your to-do list. The best-known

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Social Media News February 2017

Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter all made some recent changes. For February 2017 we offer another installation in our Social Media News. Instagram expanded your storytelling capabilities, Facebook is giving LinkedIn a run for their money, and Twitter strengthens their efforts to curb bullying. Instagram Social Media News They say a picture is worth a thousand words. But sometimes one picture is not enough. Instagram now lets you share up to

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Note to Self Hosts Internet Privacy Challenge

Are you concerned about your privacy online? If so, you are not alone! According to Pew Research around 74% of Americans say their online privacy is “very important”. They want to maintain control over who sees their personal information. In the digital age, information is power. You have more power over your privacy if you have the right information. National Public Radio and WNYC Studios is launching a new podcast

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New Year’s Resolutions in Technology

Now that the classic holiday festivities of the season are coming to a close, a lot of us might be groaning and moaning about how much control we lost eating the turkey and stuffing. Luckily, New Year’s is just around the corner and that means we have the chance to redeem ourselves! (Or completely fail, crash and burn). However, while it’s nice to set goals like losing weight and eating

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Tech Solutions for Your New Year’s Resolutions

With the holidays right around the corner, many of us are starting to think about the upcoming New Year and those pesky resolutions. (That are sometimes very hard to keep, might I add!) Luckily, there are lots of great tech toys to help us stay on track and achieve our goals for 2017. Check out these resolutions and some of the tech that can make them more attainable: Resolution: To

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