Our Top 10 Printer Maintenance Tips

10 Simple Printer Maintenance Tips To Keep Your Machine in Top-Notch Working Condition A printer is an essential add-on to your Mac or PC in your home office. You don’t want to run out to the library or local printer just to print a couple of pages. But, maintaining a printer...

7 Useful Chrome Extensions That are Worth a Try!

Editor’s Note: this post was updated in December 2017 to reflect new reviews and experiences.  7 Top Extensions to Try Out Today (Plus, How to Keep Them From Slowing Down Your Computer)! Considering that Chrome is the go to browser for billions of people out there, it has...

Switching from iPhone to Android? Read This First.

If You’re Making the Switch iPhone to Android, You Need to Prepare Based on my interest in the Google Pixel and the excellent reviews of the new phone, I recently tried out the Google Pixel phone, with its Android system. What I found is that the switch from iPhone...

Summer Tech Gadgets: Gifts for the Nerd in All of Us

Here in Chicago we are basking in a summer that came on fast and furious — we’re in our third straight week of 75+ degree weather and I am embracing the sunshine! Now that I am basking in heat, sunshine, and longer days, I find myself lusting after a few summer tech...

10 Office Spaces to Inspire You This Morning

Finding Home Office Space Inspiration for a Variety of Work Needs We moved into our current house about 10 months ago and we promptly began a whole house renovation. As a result, my home office migrated room to room and is finally settling into a finished room in ou...

The Best Ways to Transfer iPhone Photos to Your Computer

Create More Space on Your iPhone and Preserve Your Memories A longtime iPhone user myself, I am an enthusiastic iPhotographer. A few years ago my iPhone was in perfect working order, but I had a dead pixel in the camera. I upgraded to the newest model early to get that extra...

iOS Apps for Spring Cleaning

Find and Use Your Fringe Hours With what seems like lightening speed, we’re officially into the second quarter of 2016. As spring blooms around us and we climb toward the peak of the year, it’s worth thinking about ways to clean up your work habits. How can you...

Amazon Mechanical Turk– make some cash on the side

Amazon Mechanical Turk, also known as MTurk, is a way to make some extra low-effort money from the comfort of your own home. There are many websites out there that claim to provide a quick buck, but many of them mostly consist of watching advertisements and completing surveys for...

The three best web hosting portals

Today’s internet is one where anybody can host their content on their own website. Gone are the days where you need to know HTML and Javascript– there are a few services that do most of the work for you. Nowadays all you need is an email address, something worth...

MachMachines Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s day is a time of the year where dad can sit back, relax, and enjoy all the hard work he does throughout the year. Many dads love tech, and they can’t get enough gadgets and gizmos. There are options available that will make dad happy without breaking the...