What the Tech

What the Tech? Gadgets to Help Students Get Better Grades

When I was a student, there were a lot of distractions. Noisy roommates and loud hallways keep many students from being able to focus on their work. Today’s students though, have more options to help them meet every assignment using tech gadgets that are essential for school and work. One of my favorite gadgets is a set of noise-canceling headphones….

What the Tech? Digital Detox

Could you spend a weekend at one of the most beautiful places on earth, and not take a picture? Not post to Facebook? Not even send a text? That’s the challenge put out by satelliteinternet.com, a tech company advertising a “Dream Job” that, for some people might sound like a nightmare. “People spend an average of 11 hours a day…

What the Tech? App of the Day: Deepstash

We can all use a little self-care from time to time. And inspiration is always a good thing, that’s the idea behind the app “Deepstash”. Every day, editors curate news articles, quotes, and blogs and publish them to the app. Stories from Lifehacker.com and entrepreneur magazine. Inspirational and motivational quotes from some of the world’s greatest minds. And lots of…

What the Tech? Back to School Gadgets

My daughter is off to college this week and while she’s making a long list of things she needs (or wants) for her apartment, I thought I should look at some gadgets that parents need for a little peace of mind. If your child or student doesn’t know much about car maintenance, or even if they do, an on-board diagnostic…