What is Google Fi?

Network and Wi-Fi Collaboration Via Google My husband and I work diligently to streamline our monthly expenses, cutting unnecessary subscriptions and shopping for local deals regularly. We’ve done a pretty great job at reducing costs, but our cell phone bill always eluded...

Father’s Day Tech Gift Ideas

Father’s Day is this weekend! While dad can be one of the hardest family members to shop for, I think he’s also the most fun. It gives us a chance to dig a little deeper and find some cool products. You can surely go for the obvious tech gifts and I have some great...

Apple Products in 2016: The New Apple iPhone and More

What’s New for Apple: the New Apple iPhone SE and iPad Pro The iPhone SE I consider myself of average height and build so I imagine my hands are of average size (whatever that means…). I purchased the iPhone 6 because I needed a new phone, I knew I was sticking with...

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...

A Review of the Best Password Managers in 2016

  Getting a digital space organized with a password manager I’ve used the same password manager for the last several years and I have no idea how I first chose the program. As my online work continues to expand I find myself juggling an increasing number of logins, for...

Fantastic Podcast Apps for iPhone and Android

The Best Podcast Apps for iPhone and Android Like so many Americans, the Serial podcast was my gateway series into the podcast world. After its conclusion I was hooked and found a number of other programs to enjoy on my commutes. I’m currently rotating between these top...

When Your Mac is Running Slow Download CleanMyMac 3

How to Speed Up Your Mac When Your Mac is Running Slow I switched from a PC to a Mac about six years ago now. You know how they say, “Once you go Mac you never go back.” Yep. That’s true for me. One of the most attractive aspects of the switch was that I...

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...

Will Apple Music be worthwhile?

Apple Music has been on the forefront of everyone’s mind lately, with Taylor Swift calling out the company for their less than ideal payment practices. With the service’s June 30th launch date looming overhead, should we be exited for Apple Music? Here are our...

MachMachines Reviews: Photos for OSX

Photos is the bomb. No, we’re not referring to the old days when a Mac would crash and throw up a bomb icon on the screen. Photos is the name of the new OS X program that is replacing iPhoto, and to a lesser extent Aperture. It has a reasonably familiar interface because it...