5 more digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Whether you’re skiing or going to the beach, place your phone in a sandwich bag to prevent damage — and best of all, you can still use the touch screen. Need a fast charge? Put your phone in airplane mode to speed up the process by around 25 percent. And if you need to pump up the volume in a flash, set your phone inside a plastic, glass or paper cup, sans liquid of course.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2015/02/07/5-more-digital-tricks-youll-use-almost-every-day/

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Startup touts noise elimination software for mobile phones

We all know how frustrating it is when you’re trying to hold a phone conversation with someone and their voice is drowned out by background noise on the incoming call. Startup Cypher is touting software technology that it says can tackle this problem.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/09/30/startup-touts-noise-elimination-software-for-mobile-phones/

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Boston’s solar-powered benches charge your phone

If you’re someone who’s tired of having your phone die on you while you’re watching your kid or feeding the pigeons, Boston’s pilot program might interest you. The city is installing solar-powered benches, which allow certain smartphones and other devices to charge while you become one with man-made nature, as reported by The Boston Globe.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/06/30/bostons-solar-powered-benches-charge-your-phone-while-youre-one-with-man-made/

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Techie ‘MomKit’ ideas For Mother’s Day

You’re pushing the envelope, but there’s still time to go Mother’s Day shopping. These gift ideas are bundled as “momkits” to make your trip to the mall (or Amazon) a little easier. There are gifts for moms who like to work out , play golf and spend time in the garden. Each “momkit” includes a main gift and some creative extras.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2014/05/09/techie-momkit-ideas-for-mothers-day/

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