One of the most annoying side effects of a digital life is cord clutter. It’s impossible to avoid, as every gadget comes with a brick and a cable, all vying for space in your drawers or on your countertops. There are so many products on the market designed to help you combat cord clutter, but honestly many of them just end up getting tangled in along with the cords, and frankly, I’m not apt to buy products that doesn’t improve on the concept of a twist tie or a baggie.
I’ve decided that my smartphone battery and I are connected: If my battery runs low— or, heaven forbid, dies— I feel dead too. Maybe we’re just like E.T. and Elliot, sharing an inexplicable physical connection, so when one suffers the other one does too. Or maybe it’s just that my phone is my lifeline— to my kids, my man, the news, the business deal, and that leather bomber I’ve had my eye on.
When it comes to smartphones, it’s all about more features, smaller footprints and bigger hard drives… and those “more” phones usually come with a big price tag. The Pantech Discover packs a ton of thoughtful features (read: ones you might actually use) at a great price, and it’s a great phone for a few different types of people.
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We all wish we could get ourselves to the gym more often, but often, things just get in the way (like a couch, or a tub of ice cream). No more excuses, because I’ve pulled together some gadgets and tools to help you get your health and fitness back on track— and I’m back on The Today Show to kick the tires with Kathie Lee and Hoda. Read More
Over time, dust, grime and gunk can wreck your gadget, not to mention boost the “ewww” factor. Before you give your smartphone a flea dip, though, it’s important to know how to clean it— and all your other technology— the right way.