Guide To Work From Home

Working From Home? A Gigabit Connection Is One of the Best Things You Can Get

Working from home brings with it a whole heap of new challenges. You have to find a way to work productively, avoid distractions and keep your household running. It’s a lot—and one way to make it all easier is with a gigabit fiber-optic broadband connection.Whatever else you have going

The 15 Best Podcasts to Listen to While You Work From Home

Working at home, unable to spend time in traditional offices, we are missing out on the camaraderie, and the conversations, that used to pepper our everyday routines.But thanks to podcasts, we can still listen in and almost feel like we’re right in the room and part of the conversation.

How To Upgrade Your Home Office With Smart Tech

Your home office may not be going away even when the pandemic comes to an end. A recent study from Stanford University found that 42% of the U.S. labor force is now working from home full-time. Many people have found that fitting out a home office is a lot

How To Get the Fastest Internet in a Home Office

Now that you've settled into working from home, you’ve probably made some changes, like an office chair that doesn’t send you to the chiropractor or lighting that makes you Zoom-fabulous (or at least Zoom-presentable).You also might need to think about the setup that gives you the fastest, most reliable

How To Create the Best Work From Home Playlist

Work from home (WFH) is now a reality for so many of us. Being your own office manager, IT support and custodial staff is exhausting. (Who left their dirty mug by the sink? Oh, right.)If you’re looking for something to pull you out of a home office funk, you

Guide To Technology

Wearables for Kids With Developmental Disabilities

Wearable technology has become a functional part of everyday life, helping people in ways never imagined before. An extension of this is wearable tech options designed with an eye to living with disabilities. And this, of course, includes tech for kids, helping parents help their children live lives that

Technology Is Changing Women’s Fertility, Prenatal and New Mother Care

For women on the reproductive health journey, there is a new and evolving level of support supplementing traditional gynecology. It’s called femtech, short for feminine technology, first introduced by women scientists and entrepreneurs to develop software, wearables, apps, diagnostic methods and telehealth services specifically for women’s health needs.To date,

What You Need To Know About Medical Tech Wearable Security

Wearable devices—like smartwatches and fitness trackers—increasingly are being used to monitor health and inform medical care. While they’re undeniably useful, this does bring with it a range of valid security and privacy concerns. Let’s explore some of the big issues with medical wearable technology.The benefits of medical wearablesConsumer medical

Tech You Need for Your Workcation

If you’ve been working remotely from home this past year, you’ve probably wondered if you could take a working vacation or “workcation” and work remotely from, well, anywhere. The good news is you probably can—you just need the right tech to make it happen.I’ve been traveling the world and

Security Musts for Video Gamers

Video gaming is an incredibly popular pastime for both kids and adults. Gamers have attracted attention from the media and tech industry, but they’ve also drawn the eyes of scammers and criminals. People who play online games can be especially vulnerable to hackers looking to steal valuable in-game items

Guide To Smart Home

Creating a Smart Home Wine Cellar

Collecting wine is almost—almost—as fun as drinking it. But if you’re going to get the most from the bottles you put away for a few months or even years, you need to store them correctly. Most of us don't have the setup for a regular wine cellar, but you

Smart Tools for Your Next DIY Project Around the House

If working from home has motivated you to redecorate or remodel, you may be thinking about doing it yourself. About three out of five homeowners have tackled a home improvement project since March 2020, according to a NerdWallet survey. Adding a kitchen island or building a home office is

How Your Smart Home Devices Can Help You Go Green

The smart devices that automatically control your home's temperature, lighting, sprinklers and more are also a very smart way to conserve energy and create an eco-friendly home.The gas and electricity our homes use each day produce greenhouse gas emissions that trap heat in the environment, contributing to climate change.

Alexa-Compatible Devices for Your Smart Kitchen

Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant can do a lot to help out in the kitchen. Some of the best features baked in are:Set multiple timers, so you know when to check the oven or take your pasta off the heat.Find out how many grams of flour are in a cup,

Creating a Smart Bedroom for Kids

Smart home technology can do a lot to make parenting easier. Smart baby monitors can tell you when your infant is moving around, smart speakers can play soothing music while they drift off and smart lights can enforce a bedtime routine (or scare away monsters under the bed).Your child may be

Guide To Entertainment

The TV Treatment: 10 Great Shows About Therapy

Over the past few decades, mental health counseling has become more and more common—and it’s easy to see reflected in popular entertainment. With viewers fascinated by the stories of TV therapists and their patients, the TV industry has developed plenty of great content. Here are 10 of the best

The Best True Crime Series To Binge When You’re in a Whodunit Mood

Armchair detectives, this one's for you! If you love winding through unsolved mysteries, cold cases and warm clues, here's a roundup of the top offerings to satisfy your true crime cravings.Provocative investigations“The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst”This six-part documentary explores the strange world of real estate

Get Ready for “The Sopranos” Prequel: “The Many Saints of Newark”

Over six seasons, Tony Soprano grew into one of TV’s most iconic characters, juggling his roles as mob boss to a crew of Italian-American mobsters and as husband, father and son in his often demanding family—while finding time to quietly see a psychiatrist to help cope with his range

Every Way To Watch the NFL in 2021

As the league works to grow their audience and reach a new generation of football fans, subscription-free and web-based streaming options, as well as alternate TV providers like fuboTV and Sling, are playing an increasingly important role.

Can’t Relax or Sleep? Try One of These TV Shows

Falling asleep with the TV on is a nighttime ritual for many of us. A familiar show offers a soothing gateway to relaxation. After a stressful day, putting on "The Simpsons" and getting lost in the fictional world of Springfield can provide welcome relief. So many of us are