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Created my first NFC tags, and it’s easier than I thought.

I recently created my first new field communication (NFC) tags, and I’m amazed at how easy it was and how much it can do. This advanced technology is actually affordable and easy. What’s an NFC tag? Basically, it’s a sticker, or card, that you can scan with a NFC reader, like your phone, and it […]

A List of Handy Mac Apps

I love apps, specifically Mac apps. I’m always on the lookout for something new, something to make my day easier, or just something fun to try. Occasionally I find something great, and I’d like to share some of those apps with you. Paste Not sure how anyone can live with just one clipboard. Paste gives […]

This combined micro USB and lightning cable breaks my brain.

My father-in-law brought me a multi-use USB cable that he got free at some conference. It has one USB-A end, one USB-C end, and one combined micro USB and lightning cable. That’s right, combined! How on earth did they combine a micro USB and lightning cable?! When I first looked at the gadget, I didn’t […]

Kasa smart plugs by TP-Link work with Siri.

Smart plugs are pretty cheap as long as you want them to work with Google or Alexa. HomeKit on the other hand requires more expensive smart plugs. However, with Siri Shortcuts, you can make Kasa smart plugs work with Siri without HomeKit. To make it work, you’ll need some Kasa Smart Plugs. Once you have […]

Add special effects to your texts on iOS.

iOS can do a lot of things and some we forget about. Tonight, my daughter stumbled across message effects! Message effects are going to make my texts so much more fun. Even if it’s just one emoji fulfilling up the screen. This video doesn’t include the secret pew pew message effect if you just send […]

Unlock your Mac with your iPhone.

Unlox is a Mac and iOS app that allows you to unlock your Mac with your fingerprint, wrist or face. The concept is simple and it works really well. Install an app on your Mac and on your iPhone or iPad and connect the two. Once both apps are installed and connected, every time you […]

Fix Spotlight Search in iOS 11

When I updated to iOS 11 one of the first things I noticed was that search was broken. I would search for “Ama” and iOS would find Amazon Music but not the Amazon app. I could also search for “Shop” and it couldn’t find the Shopkick app. In these examples, they’d only show if I […]

TextNut Review – A Full Featured Markdown Editor for Mac

I’ve been looking for a new Markdown editor recently and I have stumbled upon TextNut. It’s a great markdown app with a lot of useful features! One of the first things I was really looking for was the ability to view all my files. I want to use an app that can replace Evernote, or similar notebook, […]