Category: Gear / How To and Advice

June 12, 2021

Here's Why Gadgets Are So Hard to Get Right Now

Whether it’s a graphics card or the PS5, delays and stock shortages seem to be the norm. The reasons involve the pandemic, politics, and … crypto?

by Eric Ravenscraft in click refresh
June 9, 2021

Want to Write Better? Here Are Some Tools to Help You Improve

Whether you’re drafting a memo or promoting a book, technology can make the task easier than ever.

by Tyler Hayes in Gear
June 8, 2021

The Colorful, Costly World of Custom Keyboard Enthusiasts

Hobbyists spend hours building their own personalized rigs, while others drop thousands of dollars on a bespoke board. The hype is only getting bigger.

by Hannah Seo in Gear
June 7, 2021

4 Tips to Send (and Receive) Better Texts

Sure, hitting send is easy. But these tips can help make sure everyone’s messages are coming across loud and clear.

by MeMe Kelly in Gear
June 4, 2021

How a Smartphone Can Help You Cope With Epilepsy

Epilepsy looks different depending on the person, but here are some strategies for managing symptoms and staying safe.

by Landis Wiedner in Gear
June 3, 2021

How an Adaptive Game Controller Helps My Family Bond

Multiplayer gaming was something we thought my son would never be able to do, but a special Xbox controller changed everything.

by Jaclyn Greenberg in Culture / Video Games
June 2, 2021

How Apps and VR Therapy Can Help OCD Patients

Obsessive-compulsive disorder is often misunderstood. Here’s what it is, and how you can use technology to help navigate uncertainty.

by Jaime Stathis in Gear
June 1, 2021

New to Vinyl Records? Here’s What You Need to Know

Before you go shopping for turntables, cartridges, and headphones, here are a few things to remember as you start your journey into records.

by Orlando Mendiola in Gear
May 31, 2021

How to Game on a PC When You Can't Find a Graphics Card

Don’t want to get scammed by a scalper or pay more than double for a new GPU? We have some tips to help you keep gaming without emptying your wallet.

by Whitson Gordon in Gear
May 31, 2021

Remote Weddings and Memorials Are Here to Stay. Be Prepared

Are you Zooming, streaming, or Skyping big life events? Here’s how to better prepare for tech glitches so you can get to the church on time.

by Susan Shapiro in Gear