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How to Create Daily To-Do Lists Within Slack  How to Create Daily To-Do Lists Within Slack 

I’m a big fan of making lists. I have a list of things I need to get done this month, another list is broken out into things I need to do this week, and yet another list of things that need to be completed in a day. For me and how I work, they’re great for keeping me organized, and I get a lot of satisfaction in…

These Are the Best Countries for Expats to Work In These Are the Best Countries for Expats to Work In

If you’re considering relocating to a different country for work, some destinations are better than others. HSBC recently conducted its annual Expat Explorer survey, a global survey that looks at 22,318 expats across 163 different countries. When comparing countries based on economics, experience, and family life, the…

Get Treatment for Minor Conditions Without Heading to the Doctor's Office With This Site Get Treatment for Minor Conditions Without Heading to the Doctor's Office With This Site

Even if you have great insurance, visiting the doctor can sometimes be a huge pain. You have to find a time they can fit you in, find a time you can actually get off work to make it into the office, and dig up the cash that you need to pay your co-pay — and you’re doing it all while you’re not feeling your best.

How to Use Your iPhone's Flash for Text Notifications How to Use Your iPhone's Flash for Text Notifications

If you find yourself constantly missing text messages, you can set things up so that your phone’s flash blinks whenever one comes in.

Rent an RV for the Weekend Cheap With This 'Airbnb for Camper Vans' Rent an RV for the Weekend Cheap With This 'Airbnb for Camper Vans'

If you want to rent a car or a place to stay you have a lot of options. But what if you want to rent a car that doubles as a place to stay? Then your options get a but more limited.

How to Find EV Charging Stations Using Google Maps How to Find EV Charging Stations Using Google Maps

If you own an electric car, one of your biggest road trip challenges is finding a charging station. This week Google made that process a bit easier when it added EV charging station information to Google Maps.

Quickly Understand Complicated Ballot Initiatives in Your State Using This Site Quickly Understand Complicated Ballot Initiatives in Your State Using This Site

For some reason this year California political groups have decided it’s a good idea to text people to ask them to vote one way or the other. That means that every day my phone has at least two (but more likely ten) texts from people I don’t know asking for me to support a ballot measure or candidate, each providing…

How to Get Fortnite on Any Android Phone Now How to Get Fortnite on Any Android Phone Now

When Epic Games initially released Fortnite for Android earlier this year it made it exclusively available on Samsung devices. If you’re rocking a Galaxy S9 or Note 9, then that was great news. If you had any other Android phone on the planet, it was kind of a bummer.

Stay Productive By Breaking Your Day Up With Microbursts of Physical Activity Stay Productive By Breaking Your Day Up With Microbursts of Physical Activity

When I first started working from home, I would sometimes find myself spending 12-14 hours glued to my office chair. While that time was all “work” those days were often my least productive, simply because I stagnated at some point and couldn’t push through that back to a place of productivity.

Resolve Conflict Easier By Scheduling Time to Fight With Your Partner Resolve Conflict Easier By Scheduling Time to Fight With Your Partner

No one wants to fight (or at least no one you probably want to be in a relationship with), but fights happen, and having them is a healthy part of any relationship. While fighting all the time isn’t a good thing, neither is not fighting at all. When you have healthy constructive fights with your partner about…

Google Translate's Camera Mode Now Works For a Lot More Languages Google Translate's Camera Mode Now Works For a Lot More Languages

Whenever I travel abroad I always do my best to act like a local, including speaking the local language whenever I can. In some countries that works great, in others, I can’t really avoid being a bumbling mess.

Find the Healthiest Items on 750 Fast Food Menus With This App Find the Healthiest Items on 750 Fast Food Menus With This App

In general, fast food isn’t always the healthiest food out there, but sometimes a road trip or busy evening leads to a trip through the drive-thru.

How to Tell If You Were Impacted By Facebook's Latest Hack How to Tell If You Were Impacted By Facebook's Latest Hack

Last month Facebook revealed that its engineering team had discovered an issue where hackers were able to exploit a vulnerability in the site’s “View As” feature. The feature allows users to see what their profile looks like to someone else, but hackers were able to use it to steal Facebook access tokens and take over…

Find a Carpool Buddy With Waze to Save on Gas and Reduce Carbon Emissions Find a Carpool Buddy With Waze to Save on Gas and Reduce Carbon Emissions

We all know that carpooling is an easy way to cut down on the impact we’re making on the environment, but finding people to carpool with can sometimes be a bit of a challenge. This week Waze rolled out a new feature that will make finding those carpool buddies a lot easier.

Turn Your Runs Into a Fun AR Game With 'Run an Empire' Turn Your Runs Into a Fun AR Game With 'Run an Empire'

Running has always been one of those things that I needed some sort of motivation for. Go out on a Saturday run for my health? I’ll pass. Go out on a Saturday run so I can crush all my friends in a FitBit challenge? Now we’re talking.

Don't Fall For the Latest Facebook 'Hacking' Hoax Don't Fall For the Latest Facebook 'Hacking' Hoax

I saw it for the first time late last week: an acquaintance from college posted something about how she had received a message about a friend receiving a friend request from her from a bogus account that the friend in question supposedly ignored, but she should “check her account.” It also recommends forwarding the…

How to Watch Google's Pixel 3 Event Tuesday How to Watch Google's Pixel 3 Event Tuesday

Google is expected to announce its next generation of phones, the Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL, this week at an event in New York.

Memorize Speeches and Presentations Easier Using This App Memorize Speeches and Presentations Easier Using This App

Memorizing things, especially long things like speeches and presentations, can be pretty difficult to do. Like all things, practice makes perfect. However, unless you have a pal around to help you with all that practice it’s easy for you to slip up while you’re practicing and miss parts, or not get the whole…

The Most Wallet-Friendly Places to Travel for the Holidays The Most Wallet-Friendly Places to Travel for the Holidays

The holidays can be a stressful time, especially if you need to travel. My yearly trip back home is always a delicate balance of figuring out when I can reasonably leave SF but also still afford that plane ticket. Prices from San Francisco to North Carolina can range from just a few hundred dollars to well into the…

When You Can Expect Android Pie to Arrive For Your Device When You Can Expect Android Pie to Arrive For Your Device

Unlike iOS where everyone receives an operating system update at the same time, Android updates are a bit… scattered. Google devices always get the update first, but devices from other manufacturers can take weeks or months to receive an update if they do at all.

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