How to watch the Tournament of Roses Parade

My favorite New Year’s Day pastime (while recovering from New Year’s Eve) is to watch the Tournament of Roses parade. It’s the best parade that’s ever been and has been a standing tradition for 129 years. This year, the parade will feature 44 flower and plant-covered floats, 21 marching bands, […]

How to watch the all the college bowls on New Year’s Day

If you’re favorite pastime on January 1 is to plop down in front of the TV with a bunch of snacks and a couple of cold-cold ones, you’re not alone. The NCAA celebrates the end of one year and beginning of a new one with a series of bowls, which […]

How to use Siri to make a call on speakerphone

Whether you’re in the car and your iPhone is securely fastened to your car mount or you’re in the kitchen and your hands are covered in food, Siri is fantastic and helping you make calls while your hands aren’t free. By default, when you ask Siri to make a call, […]

Best Apple TV Game Controllers

While you may like to crack jokes about how MadCatz controllers are the third-party controller nobody wanted to play Super Smash Bros. with at your birthday party, the fact of the matter is MadCatz has been in the controller business a long time and know what they’re doing. If you […]

How to take a perfect panorama of your whole family

It’s the holiday season, and you know what that means: good food, great company, and a ton of selfies. In fact, based on scientific information that I totally didn’t make up on the spot, selfie-taking activity increases during the holiday season around 4000%. Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day […]

Pokémon Go Gen 4: How you need to prepare right now

Pokémon Go Gen 4 won’t be coming until mid- to late-2018 at the earliest. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start preparing now. Unlike Gen 3, many current Pokémon get all-new evolutions in Gen 4. Some are powerful. Others are just plain cool. Here are the current Pokémon you want […]

Pokémo Go Gen 4: How you need to prepare right now

Pokémon Go Gen 4 won’t be coming until mid- to late-2018 at the earliest. But that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t start preparing now. Unlike Gen 3, many current Pokémon get all-new evolutions in Gen 4. Some are powerful. Others are just plain cool. Here are the current Pokémon you want […]

How to fix a slow or frozen iPhone or iPad

Theoretically, no one should ever have to manually manage apps on iOS. Practically, there will be times when rogue processes or excessive background activity consume enough resources that your battery will drain unacceptably fast and/or your performance will take a noticeable hit. If you’re not sure which apps may be […]

Best New Year’s resolutions apps for 2018

As 2017 comes to a close, many of us are looking ahead at the year to come and making those yearly resolutions that we believe will better our lives in some way. Resolutions are hard to keep, but you don’t have to go it alone. We’ve rounded up the best […]

Why you should unplug from your tech this holiday season

Technology is rampant around the holidays, whether it’s gifts or the technology we’re using to make the holiday easier and/or more special (like smart speakers, smart lights, new phones, whatever). But that same wonderful technology that keeps me in a job and makes life so much easier can hinder and […]