Tech Tips & Tricks

The Best Hidden Features in iOS 8

Apple has promised that iOS 8 will be “The biggest iOS release ever.” and there’s some notable new features like advanced built-in photo capabilities, time-lapse videos, voice text messages and an all new health app designed to revolutionize how we track our health and , generally some of the coolest new features are the ones that are “hidden” and tucked away within a huge list. Today, I’ll uncover some of the coolest hidden features in iOS 8 based on the most recent beta.#1. Interactive Notifications: Reply to Text Messages from Notifications & more!Perhaps not a truly “hidden feature” but one that I didn’t realize until putting this post together and one that easily made it to my top 5 feature…
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Tech Stuff

What’s on the Market in Wearable Tech

There are magical scenes in Star Wars where Luke Skywalker presses a small button on his wristwatch to communicate with some faraway it’s to produce an apparition out of thin air, to signal his base camp, or to gather battle statistics, he can do it all. The watch is even more magical than the scenes, but the concept was way before its time. When Star Wars first came out, the idea of communicating with other humans through a device that could fit on a wrist was unfathomable. Now, with the evolution of technology at the point it’s at now, much of Star Wars has become a to the advancement of technology, the world is growing increasingly digital. Getting information no…
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App Reviews

Study on the Go: 7 of the Best Apps for Classes

With your everyday life becoming more and more hectic, it’s important that you have options to help you study on the go or in your free time. Smartphones give you the ability to do just are a few apps that can help you make the most of your time while on the ProImage via flickr by scui3asteveoThis app is designed to help you become a more organized student. It’s interface allows you to manage the subjects you need to study, as well as set alarms and reminders for upcoming exams and due dates. It’s free and perfect for the disorganized FlashcardsThere’s no better way to remember information than flashcards, which enable you to study at a break-neck pace. Rather than…
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Tech Tips & Tricks

Six Unique Tech Gadgets That Can Improve Your Health

Technological advancement is in a steady sprint toward making our lives more convenient and efficient. This fact can be no more true than in the field of health and number of apps and gadgets for improving your physical and mental fitness is seemingly Rate Variability (HRV)Your heart has a specific rhythmic pattern that changes based on the level of emotional and physical stress that you experience. BioForce HRV tracks your HRV and uses the changes in your HRV to determine your readiness for exercise. Doing so, it helps you avoid under-training and Pressure MonitorWithings Smart Blood Pressure Monitor is a blood pressure cuff that plugs into your iPhone or iPad. Once connected, the Withings App controls the cuff allowing you…
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