tech

Adam J. Kurtz Has Built His Internet Brand With Positivity

Just like the world at large, the Internet can be a rough place. Trolls are everywhere, as are upsetting headlines. Every time you scroll through your feed, there seems to be another fabulous person b...
By Arielle Dachille

How To Ace Your Instagram Captions During The Solar Eclipse

Come on, be honest: Even though the solar eclipse is on Monday, you're already thinking about what you're going to caption your solar eclipse Instagrams. You know how I know this is true? Because I am...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

The Solar Eclipse Could Affect Your Cell Phone Service

For many people, the concept that Aug. 21's upcoming solar eclipse could have any affect on technology seems very Y2k paranoid. And as someone who ended up with too much zombie pepper spray and non-pe...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Samsung Released A Sleek New Flip Phone That Will Make Your '90s Baby Heart Swoon

Hold onto your peasant tops, sweet children of the early aughts, because you’re about to reach peak nostalgia levels. The latest and greatest in technology is not hoverboards, flying cars, or whatever...
By Mia Mercado

All Travel Junkies Need To Download These Apps Immediately

It seems contradictory to pair travel with an app because part of the joy of traveling can be being off the grid and unplugged — I get it, being attached to your phone while using an app, does in theo...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

If You’re A Foodie, You Should Download These Apps Immediately

If you're what can be classically referred to as a "foodie," you don't just like food — you love it. You live for it. You want to marry it, if it were legal. You love food! So, why shouldn't you boost...
By Maddy Foley

How One Programmer Changed The Diversity Game In Silicon Valley

At the age of 29, entrepreneur, activist, and engineer Tracy Chou has built up an extensive resume in the tech industry. She was one of the first 15 employees at Pinterest, and was one of the first hi...
By Arielle Dachille

How I Became an 'Accidental Activist' for Diversity In Tech

If someone asks me what I do, my first and immediate response is always: “I’m a software engineer!” Sometimes I leave it at that, and other times, people don’t seem quite satisfied with that answer, s...
By Tracy Chou

How I Built My Personal Brand & Remained A Person

I remember being near tears after class as I explained to my senior design thesis professor how much pressure I felt to solidify a “personal brand” online. This was 2008 and I was an eighteen year old...
By Adam J. Kurtz

How To Get Free Concert Tickets & More Through Your Mobile Provider

If you've ever been fiercely loyal to a product or business, you might feel entitled to some loyalty perks. While many industries, like airlines and credit cards, have long-running customer loyalty pr...
By Brandi Neal

PSA: You're Probably Using The Wrong Ear To Talk On The Phone

Most people never consciously choose which ear to use to talk on the phone. You start with the same side as the hand that grabbed the phone, then switch it up depending on how long you're trapped in —...
By Claire Warner

Your Rose Gold iPhone May Be The Last Of Its Kind

Between all of the clothes, food, wines, and beauty products, it's been the era of millennial pink, a color that says "I'm whimsical! In a sort of a muted, neutral way that isn't too flashy and still ...
By Madeleine Aggeler

These Twitter Accounts Are So Creepy, They’ll Give You Nightmares

I don't think it's going on a limb if I say that most of love reading creepy things on the web — until nightfall, that is, because, you know, nightmares. That said, you're gonna have to expect at leas...
By Kiersten Hickman

How To Know If You Have Facebook Watch

With all the exciting announcements regarding the launch of Facebook's new feature today, you're probably wondering why you don't have Facebook Watch yet, or, can't seem to find it, or what exactly it...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

Adam J. Kurtz Has Built His Internet Brand With Positivity

Just like the world at large, the Internet can be a rough place. Trolls are everywhere, as are upsetting headlines. Every time you scroll through your feed, there seems to be another fabulous person b...
By Arielle Dachille

Everything You Need To Know About Acing An Instagram "Plandid"

Gone are the halcyon days of early Instagram, when every duckface was planned to meticulous perfection. Apparently, a new photographic trend called the "plandid" is sweeping the app, and it's all abo...
By Claire Warner

You Can Connect Sarahah Account To Your Snapchat — Here's How

Anonymous messaging app Sarahah is currently in the process of taking over the internet — which, of course, means that it’s all over all of our social media feeds right now. And hey, guess what? If yo...
By Lucia Peters

Here’s How Facebook Watch Is Going To Switch Up TV

Beginning Aug. 10, Facebook will roll out yet another new feature — however, this one is 100 percent going to change the way we use the site, and maybe even the way you watch TV. And, once you underst...
By Kaitlyn Wylde

This New App Is Basically An Honesty Box For 2017 — For Better Or Worse

Have you noticed a lot of your friends posting images on Facebook or Twitter or what have you consisting of friendly-looking blue-green backgrounds, giant speech bubbles, and sometimes indecipherable ...
By Lucia Peters

Facebook Just Released A HUGE New Feature That Could Change The Way You Watch TV

Facebook's long been at the forefront of developing new trends, and their newest feature seems no different. On Aug. 10, Facebook announced "Facebook Watch," a new streaming platform that will be avai...
By Tanya Ghahremani

This Smart Coaster Could Save Lives

We've all done it. Ordered a drink, left it on the bar, and headed to the bathroom. While it's scary to think someone might tamper with your drink while you're not paying attention, it's something tha...
By Brandi Neal