Do power outlets in your house look like this? Image by Today You have chargers for your iPhone and iPad, but the rest of your family uses Android. On top of all this, you need a charger for everyone’s Kindles. With all those cords and power strips, you can hardly see the floor. We’ve talked about how adapters can help multi-MacBook and iDevice households. But can Apple and Android devices coexist too? As it turns out, they can! To scale down on cords, first determine which chargers you’re using. The converter we’re looking at works with Apple Lightning and generic Micro USB cords. The easiest way to tell the difference is by the device they work with. Lightning chargers are...
Have you brushed up on your Internet lingo lately? There’s “lol”, “omg”, and… “h/t”?
If you follow us on Twitter, you’ll see “h/t” a lot. So, what is it?
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“h/t” is a virtual hat tip. On Twitter, we use it to give shoutouts to sources of the articles and tips we share.
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More generally, it gives recognition to people who inspire and influence us. Giving credit where credit is due creates a community feeling of our online connections.
The next time someone inspires you, don’t forget to give them a “h/t”. :-)
Does your household tech collection look like this? Image by Cafe iOS That’s a lot of devices to keep track of. You shouldn't have to juggle different chargers for them too. Last time, we explained how adapters eliminate the need for multiple chargers. For families and couples (or really big Apple fans!) with mixtures of iPhones, iPads, and/or iPods, there’s an adapter to help you, too! Images by Apple To scale down on cords, you first need to know which chargers you have. For iPhones, iPads, and iPods, there are the older 30-Pin, and the new Lightning chargers*. The easiest way to see the difference is by checking if your charger is wide (30-Pin) or skinny (Lightning). Image by...
Do your cords and chargers look like this? Image by Orange Monkie It’s the golden age of gadgets. Modern households juggle multiple laptops, cell phones, and tablets. If these electronics are designed to simplify your life, why are you still untangling cords every day? Converters and adapters can solve this problem by eliminating the need for multiple chargers. Instead of carrying around a bunch of power bricks for different computers, adapters can make one cord compatible with multiple devices. Images by Apple If you're the proud owner of multiple MacBooks or an Apple Cinema Display, you know that Apple makes two different chargers for these products: the L-shaped charger (MagSafe) and the T-shaped charger (MagSafe 2). Because of this, a lot of...