13 Tech Tips from 2013
We’ve covered a lot of technology ground this year.
I hope you’re finally feeling a little closer to Tech Zen at home.
If not, don’t despair. It can be a long (never-ending?) journey!
So I’ve got a quick tech review to help you stay ahead of your many demanding gadgets in the year ahead.
Here are my lucky 13 tech tips to remember:
Even if you have faith your external hard drives can withstand the forces of fate, they’ll eventually buckle under the load of all those home videos you’re shooting.
Thunderbolt is great. But USB 3.0 is just fine. Both blow FireWire (R.I.P.) away.
My favorite piece for this home-grown tech solution is the $2.99 teleprompter system for your iPad!
You may not know it, but some of your best photos are slipping through the cracks. Maybe they first struck you as flawed, or you didn’t recognize their hidden value. Time to recognize your ugly ducklings!
You can create your own virtual neighborhood based on your real one.
Talk about two worlds colliding!
The price is right for this Cree LED bulb. Convert!!
When you want to email your child’s birthday party video to grandma, you’ll need the power of Flip4Mac. Then, she’ll be able to watch the magic
candle-blowing moment on her PC.
Missing a family commitment can be a thing of the past if your family iPhones share a calendar.
If you can’t muster up 15-seconds worth viewing, you might like Vine instead.
They only offer you six seconds. If that gets too complicated, try taking a photo, and call it a day…
Don’t let another road trip go by with your smartphone sliding about as its GPS app shouts out turn-by-turn directions from the car floor. Mount it onto your dash!
How’s your 1950’s-era thermostat handling the extreme weather? Did you forget to adjust it before you left home today? Wish it were smarter? Well, now it can be…
You just need to know how to ask for it. And why would you want the SD copy? Ask your bloated iPhone…
You don’t need me to tell you this news, but I really want you to read my little poem about this former giant.
Happy New Year!
Well, there you have it.
Feel free to add your own favorite tech tips from 2013.
(Yes, even I am not a Tech Jedi yet…)
Finally, thank you for visiting At Home with Tech over the past 12 months.
I hope my posts have been of some assistance or at least a bit of amusement.
I look forward to working through a few more of the universe’s many
tech mysteries with you in 2014…