Logging Into Google Without a Password, Tax Credits for Renewable Energy, and More In Five for Wednesday

You shouldn’t be writing down your passwords anyway, but that might soon be a thing of the past. Google (chasing Yahoo on this one) is testing password-free logins; a code is sent to your cell phone when you enter...
December 23, 2015

Conquering Cable Chaos

If you’re like the members of CRT, you have lots of tech in your house. And if you’re like us, you’re hoping to get more over the holidays. Here’s a quick project that will help you manage and hide...
December 16, 2015

How to Memorize Anything; The Ten Best Phones; More in Five for Wednesday

If you’re worried that relying on technology is ruining your memory (and some people do insist this happens), learn how to memorize anything from a former USA Memory Champion. From budget Androids to curved phones, here are the 10...
December 9, 2015

Free High-Resolution Photos, LinkedIn’s Redesigned App, and More in Five for Wednesday

Sourcing good photos for websites, blog posts, etc. can be difficult. Free, do-whatever-you-want-with-them, high-res photos are available from Unsplash. Many REALTORS® are serious LinkedIn users. If you’re one of them, read up on the features of the just-released mobile...
December 2, 2015

Black Friday Amazon Tech Deals, A $150 Lenovo Laptop, and More: It’s Five for Wednesday

Amazon has announced its Black Friday deals, and they’ll start selling some of them a week early on Friday, Nov 20. Lots of great tech stuff. One of Lenovo’s new laptops costs $150. At that price, the obvious question...
November 18, 2015

A Detailed Tablet Roundup, What You’re Sharing on Google, and More in Five for Wednesday

The Web’s been flooded with reviews of the new iPad Pro, but how does it stack up against the iPad Air 2, the Surface 3, the Surface Pro 3, and the Galaxy Tab S2? The Verge pulled together 13...
November 11, 2015

A Wallet That Can Charge Your iPhone, The Best Tech for Under $50, And More in Five for Wednesday

Nomad has managed to squeeze a 2400mAh battery (good for one full charge) along the spine of a wallet. It’s surprisingly thin; no Costanza wallet here. Too soon for a holiday gift guide? Probably. So let’s just call it...
November 4, 2015

Virtual Reality’s Latest Big Push, Improving Your Home’s WiFi, and More. It’s Five for Wednesday.

The New York Times is launching a virtual reality app, and to support it they’re sending Google Cardboard headsets to their over one million print subscribers. Sort of makes us wonder if (and when?) a real estate company will...
October 21, 2015

The New Moto 360 Smart Watch Reviewed; New iPhone Cameras Found to Be Lacking; Three More in Five for Wednesday

If you take the “I’ll wait until version two” approach to new technology and you’re interested in a smart watch, the second version of the Moto 360 looks like it was worth the wait. It’s never good to read...
October 14, 2015

Download Mac OS X El Capitan Today, Find Out What Happened at Google’s Nexus Event, and More in Five for Wednesday

Want to download El Capitan today? Gizmodo has some helpful information, including a list of all compatible Apple hardware. Read about the nine most important announcements from Google’s Nexus event. Speaking of Google, the war for your living room...
September 30, 2015