How Often Should Your Business Post on Social Media?

“How often should I be posting on social media?” It’s a simple question, but the answer can be a little complicated. If you don’t maintain an active presence on your social media profiles, customers are likely to choose another business when searching for local products and services. But, posting too often will leave your followers feeling … Read more

8 Ways to Boost Your Blog Traffic Through Social Media

There used to be one way to grow your blog traffic: Start blogging every day. Build an audience through consistency and capturing people’s attention via email and RSS subscriptions. Increase the “stickiness” of your posts by optimizing for search engines. Wait. The hardest part for me, admittedly, was #4. The hard truth is that the age of a … Read more

SPEEDY CITATIONS: 6 REFERENCE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE SOLUTIONS FOR YOUR RESEARCH

Students, academics, authors, and researchers generally have to do a lot of online research. With so many different databases, online journals, and websites, it can be overwhelming to manage and organize so many references—especially if you’re doing it manually. But did you know that there are programs that can actually manage and keep track of … Read more

Improve your golf game with these high-tech gadgets

There are lots of sexy areas of tech for recent software and hardware engineering grads to focus on. Artificial intelligence (AI)! Crypto! Quantum computing! Robotic process automation! 5G wireless! Batteries! Batteries? Yes, batteries. As computer scientist Rodney Brooks recently stated, “If I were to offer advice to an ambitious young graduate today, I’d have one … Read more

Apple’s ‘CarKey’ might let you unlock your car with your iPhone

Apple released the first beta of iOS 13.4 today, and it apparently has an unannounced feature that might let you unlock, lock, and start your car with your iPhone or Apple Watch, as spotted by 9to5Mac. The iOS 13.4 beta has references to a new “CarKey” API, according to 9to5Mac, which could let you hold your iPhone or … Read more

Don’t cancel your Apple TV Plus trial until it’s almost over

Illustrations by Alex Castro / The Verge Apple TV Plus launches today, and Apple has a pretty slick limited time deal: buy a new iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Apple TV, or Mac, and you’ll get a free one-year trial of the company’s fledgling streaming service. But there’s a catch: claiming the free trial automatically signs … Read more

How to keep your Apple Watch quiet

If you want to keep your Apple Watch from disturbing you with alarms, notifications, or any other sounds, you have no fewer than three different ways to keep it quiet: silent mode, theater mode, and Do Not Disturb. They differ subtly, but all have their place, and are all managed from the same screen. You … Read more

Essential wants to reframe your perspective on mobiles; the result looks promising

The new handset which is codenamed Gem comes with an elongated body. There have been rumours from quite a while which suggested that Android-inventor Andy Rubin and his team over at Essential was working on the second-generation Essential Phone. There was a lot of chatter online regarding how the handset would look since the original … Read more