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If your computer has ever been attacked by a virus, then you probably already understand how important antivirus software can be. The trouble is that finding antivirus software that fits your needs can be an overwhelming task.  Dozens upon dozens of antivirus providers are out there—each offering solutions that may look like they only differ slightly, but that actually vary tremendously. To help you navigate this maze and find a solution to fit your needs, browse this list of the top five features to look for in antivirus software: What...

Smartphone apps run the gamut of functions and there is app for every need. What you may not realize is that nestled among of this huge diversity of apps there exist a host of emergency preparedness apps that could potentially save your life in the event of a disaster or other emergency situation. From apps that provide up to date information on emergency shelters, storm warnings, and first aid to interactive emergency planning, if your phone isn’t outfitted with at least one of these apps, you’re simply unprepared. Here is a look...

Summer has come to an end and the kids are gathering up their backpacks, pencils, and (of course) their phones to head back to school. Make sure they use their phones for more than texting (and help them stay organized) by downloading this five free apps to make this the best year yet. MyHomework This simple app acts as a digital student planner; it allows you to upload your class schedule and assigned work and automatically sorts/color-codes by date to keep you organized. You can also insert additional information like tests and quizzes...

With smartphones and social media, everyone is an amateur photographer. But for those that want to stand out among the photo-taking throngs, ditch the desktop and consider these advanced editing apps to get creative, share an experience, and get some recognition for your stellar skills at your fingertips spot. 1. Adobe Photoshop Touch-For Photoshop Loyalists and Pros Photo Credit: Flickr/See-ming Lee Adobe Photoshop Touch takes the professionally minded Adobe Photoshop desktop system and translates it to the small touch-screen of phones...

Skype interviews have become a common part of the hiring process. A job interview via video chat saves businesses both time and money. Even though you can land a job without a firm handshake or tour of the headquarters, you still need to arrive at your computer prepared. A first impression is as important via Skype as it is in-person. Follow these tips and you’ll be that much more prepared to impress over video. Prepare beforehand Prepare for a Skype interview like you would an in-person interview. Research the company, know the ins...

If there is one thing we can say for sure, one generalization we can make, it’s that we as humans are collectively very, very bad at dealing with money. The problem is of a psychological nature – money is more of a concept than something physical. Sure, you can hold a wad of bills in your hands, but their worth is defined by what you can buy for them, and if you have ever seen those old Eastern European billion dollar bills from the early nineties you know that the worth we assign to pieces of colored cloth can change drastically...

Recently, Apple Inc. released the latest Mac OS X Mountain Lion version (i.e. Mac OS X 10.8.3), thereby fixing the bugs in Safari, Security Update 2013-001, and many other apps. Many of you might have upgraded to OS X 10.8.3 as suggested by Apple. Mac OS X 10.8.3 integrates security, stability, and compatibility. Latest Mac OS X version is likely to fix many of the bugs encountered in earlier and a few current versions. However, many users are complaining that their Mac machine is freezing, crashing, and a few are getting gray screen...

Planning a corporate event can be a daunting task without the right set of tools. You’ve to carter several people at the time, handle multiple tasks, make a guest list, decide the music and the theme for the event – all this can be overwhelming when most of the planning is on your shoulders. Luckily there are smartphone apps that can assist you with most of the planning. The apps cover most of the aspects of event management and will act as your sidekick, affirming you there’s help in your pocket if you get stuck at some point....

It’s always fun to get away and travel to a new country or even a new state. However, there are times when things don’t always go as planned. Whether it’s missing a flight, running out of gas, needing an extra hotel room, or not sure what to do with your free time, there are things that can pop up at any given time to throw you off kilter. With our lives growing busier by the day, it is essential to have tools to make traveling a lot easier. Whether you are traveling for business or for leisure, below are 5 must have travel apps...

Advanced technology is not meant for everybody, taking into account that many homeowners still choose to protect their homes using old-fashioned techniques. Most of them consider that their dwellings are safe if they own a fierce dog, while others pay impressive amounts for the services of security companies. However, as time goes by, more and more people realize that high-tech home alarms are better solutions, thanks to the easiness and affordability that they provide. One of the latest high-tech home alarm systems recently launched at...