Your smartphone relationship doesn’t need to end—but it may be time to take a break.
As you might be able to deduce, with me cranking out two articles about Pokemon Go in just as many weeks, I’m in deep. But the truth is, I’m okay with that. As far as video games go, Pokemon Go is a pretty productive one—over the last seven days, I’ve […]
I’m not a big gamer in any sense of the term, but as a kid, I played Pokemon on my Gameboy Color for hours on end—on long road trips, at school recess, and with other kids on the street I grew up on. That’s why I couldn’t have been more […]
You probably spend more time on your phone than you realize. At least, I did. A couple months back, I downloaded an app called Moment, which is available for the iPhone and iPad. The app tracks two things during the day: 1. How many minutes you spend on your phone […]
One of my favorite apps for the Mac and PC is F.lux—a free app that changes the color temperature of your computer monitor at night to help you sleep better. If you think this sounds like total B.S., believe me, once you try it you’ll absolutely notice a difference in […]
There are a ton of productivity apps out there—Apple and Google’s app stores both have a separate, high-level category devoted entirely to “Productivity.” With tens of thousands of them available, it’s hard to get to the bottom of which ones are the best. It’s crucial to plan your day and […]
Now there’s a title that would have made zero sense a decade ago. Smartphones are a mixed bag when it comes to productivity. It goes without saying that staying connected seems essential. But while staying connected may make you feel productive—because it makes your work that much more stimulating—multitasking has […]
I recently bought a big, honking new computer monitor. Over the last year I’ve grown accustomed to writing and working on my 13″ MacBook Pro, but I recently felt the urge to pony up for the new 27″ screen—more than double the screen real estate on my laptop. And holy […]