Smart Network Saves Battery By Switching To 2G When Your Screen Is Off

Android (rooted): LTE is pretty handy when you’re browsing the web or downloading files, but when you aren’t actively using your phone, it draws a lot of battery without being useful. Smart Network switches your phone to 2G when your screen is off to save battery while keeping you connected.


Inbox Is A Google Tool For Conquering Your Email Clutter

Web/Android/iOS: Gmail has plenty of tools for categorising and managing your email, but that doesn’t mean Gmail users feel free of email anxiety. Inbox is a new tool from Google which provides a different way of managing your mail.


Why You Should Teach What You Know, Even If You Aren't An Expert

By teaching what you already know about your profession or hobby, you’ll learn more, potentially gain some notoriety as an up-and-coming expert, make new connections with people, and find new opportunities. And you’ll have some fun.


Make The Switch From iOS To Android With Google's New Guide

If you’re not excited about the new features in iOS 8, you might consider switching to Android. If that’s the case, Google just released a guide to help make the switch easier.


Four Ways To Use Your Dark Side For Good (And Fight Evil In Others)

Everyone has a dark side, but that’s not a bad thing — you just need to know how to use it for good. Think of it this way: Batman has more anger issues than any therapist can cure, but he channels those to make the world a better place. There’s no reason you can’t do that too… you know, minus the billions of dollars and the cave.


F.lux For Mac Adds Yosemite Support

Mac: F.lux, the app that automatically dims your screen at night, has released a beta version that includes OS X Yosemite support. This includes a few new integrations with Yosemite’s Dark Mode.


Download Free Excel Templates To Manage Time, Money Or Productivity

You don’t have to excel at Excel to make the most of the spreadsheet app. Download free templates to use Microsoft’s program to manage your schedules, budget your money and much more.


Random Is A News Reader That Forces You Out Of Your Filter Bubble

iOS: One of the best ways to make sure you break out of your filter bubble is to read different news sources with multiple perspectives on a variety of topics. Random, a news-reading app for iPhone and iPad, breaks you out by intentionally guiding you to articles at news sites you may not otherwise read.


How To Uncover Blurred Information In Photographs

It’s a common practise to blur or pixelate sensitive information like account numbers when you share an image online, but your info might not be as secure as you think. It takes some work, but there are ways to uncover that sensitive text.


How To Turn Your Laziness Into Efficiency

They say necessity is the mother of invention, but if that’s the case, laziness must be its father. After all, the beauty of laziness is that you’d rather do something you want to do — even if that’s nothing — than work. Let’s harness that desire and use it to be productive — -so you have more time to kick back, of course.