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How To Set Up A Wifi Hotspot on Your iPhone or iPad in 3 Minutes

This update is current as of March 2014. This article was originally published on December 3rd 2011. OS: iOS 7 Devices: iPhone, iPad, iPad Mini Do you need WiFi for your laptop in the middle of nowhere? Would you rather pay $20 a month for Wifi, rather than $30 an hour? If the answer is yes, read on. Activating the WiFi hotspot feature on...




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A Good Reason To Use Siri: She’s 2x Faster than You.

“Why should I use Siri?” – People ask me this question on a daily basis, and I always go on and on about how much time Siri saves, but where’s the proof? Where’s the evidence that Siri can save you days of your life? The proof is right here, in our (semi)scientific tests. Just how much time can you really save? If you texted...




How To Speed Up Your WordPress Site: 5 Steps To Building your Ferrari

We wrote earlier (here) about speeding up WordPress, but over time, our own site got really bloated and slow, so I went through and sped it up by several seconds using these tips, plugins, and services, mostly free solutions too.  Enjoy. Here are five concrete steps to do the same. Caching: Here’s on KEY tip you won’t find elsewhere. Don’t use W3 Total Cache....




Chip Hidden in Google Nexus 4… And You Can Access It

When Google quietly announced it’s latest flagship smartphone, the Nexus 4, which is made by LG, people were shocked that it did not have 4G LTE technology, but rather HSPA+. While HSPA+ is not bad (it actually can compete with LTE on speed) it isn’t quite as fast and won’t be supported as much in the future. Google says that they didn’t include LTE...




10 Tech Tips for Surviving an Airport Delay

Flights are never on time. I had a 4 leg trip earlier this year where 3/4 legs were delayed by over an hour with perfect weather. Today I write this while waiting out a 2+ hour delay. So how do you survive it? Be prepared. Here are my tips.   Bring headphones. I bring my noise canceling Bose QC 15s and they save my life. I...