tech

The flip phone reborn and looking better than ever

Flip Phones Are a Better Idea Than Ever

With its 6.2-inch folding plastic OLED screen, the new Motorola Razr is an unabashed nostalgia gimmick, but it might be the phone of my dreams despite that.

Like a new laptop, but for free

6 Ways to Make Your Old Laptop Feel Like New Again

That fresh-out-of-the-box performance you get when you first boot up a new laptop doesn't last forever unfortunately. But you can claw a bit of that lightning-fast joy back with a few little tweaks.

Master Modern Travel

Three Ways To Tame Your Traveling Tech

Twelve South's Apple-specific travel accessories make any trip easier to enjoy. See our top three tech taming picks.

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So you can spend less time thinking about it

9 Easy Gmail Hacks to Get Your Inbox Under Control

Gmail has all sorts of tools and options that can help you crank through email faster. You can live without them, sure. You probably have been! But they can make email a little less of a stressful chore.

Your phone can't hold a candle to a real light

The Case for Carrying a Flashlight on Your Keychain

Using a mobile phone regularly as a flashlight is like moving your stuff to a new apartment in a Corvette. Sure, it can do the job but it is so ill-suited to the task that it’s almost funny.

For better speed and security

7 Google Chrome Settings You Should Change Right Now

In the usual course of day-to-day life, you don't need to spend much time messing around with browser settings, but if you get under the hood you can give yourself a more streamlined and secure experience.

How to tune your wi-fi for maximum speed

Your Internet Isn’t As Fast As It Could Be. Here’s Why

Fast, reliable internet at home has never been more important, but fast, reliable internet isn't always what you get out of your home network. Here are some of the reasons why, and how you can fix it.

Jaybird X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Get a Great Deal on Some Kick-Ass Running Headphones

Jaybird makes some of the most trusted sports headphones you can buy. Case in point: the X4 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, currently discounted to their lowest price ever.

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