If you're like me and you are online more than 8 hours every day (even if I didn't work from home, I guarantee I'd spend half my life on this new-fangled contraption)...AND you have two cats who like to make beds out of your laptop's warm keyboard (or curled up against the vents or in my lap looking at the computer or sitting on top of the desktop unit...really, they're not picky), then you know how messy your work space can get sometimes. With pets, the usual dirt and dust, and even eating at your desk, your desktop can be a really messy place.
But I'm here to help. Well, okay, I'm not really going to do anything except point you in the direction of this week's wacky product, the Dust Extinguisher Mini Desktop Vacuum.
I love charging docks. There are a variety to choose from for every device imaginable--smartphones, iPods, iPhones--and they are incredibly convenient, but the biggest problem is that most of them are kind of ugly and they take up enough room to be noticeable. I don't use the standard charging docks for these reasons. But this issue may not be a problem for much longer for me!
Enter these cleverly-designed Hardcover Classics iPod Charging Docks made from real hardcover books and custom titles from Inbook, who creates these himself via his Etsy store.
Let's face it, we're not Fonz so hitting our gadgets doesn't work for us no matter how smugly we smirk. This is something I've always known, but seems the universe saw fit to remind me of…all in the last week.
Here are some common, annoying tech problems and roadblocks and how to bypass them without losing your cool:
I'm a big believer in making online backups of your crucial data. And what's more crucial than your family photo library?
If you're looking for an easy and affordable way to archive your photos, Google's running a promotion that's mighty sweet: When you sign up for a Google storage account, you get a free Eye-Fi wireless memory card for your digital camera.