5 new and noteworthy features in iOS Evernote

5 new and noteworthy features in iOS Evernote

Evernote 8.0, just released for all iOS devices, declutters the app's interface and makes it easier to create different types of notes, among other enhancements. But the app's stylus support still leaves something to be desired.

Avoid lost AirPods with these $10 gadgets

Avoid lost AirPods with these $10 gadgets

Apple's cool new AirPods are small and somewhat easy to misplace, but these three affordable products can help ensure you never lose them.

How to easily transfer iPhone data to Android

How to easily transfer iPhone data to Android

For iOS users who want to escape Apple's walled garden, the path to Android is now smoother thanks to a new Google Drive feature, as well as some other trusty tools.

5 easy ways to fight mobile app fatigue

5 easy ways to fight mobile app fatigue

If the majority of mobile apps have lost their luster, have no fear, you're not alone. These five strategies can help you overcome app fatigue and declutter your devices just in time for the new year.

Every Apple user should download the new Support app

Every Apple user should download the new Support app

If you're planning to give (or receive) a new Apple product during the holidays, the company's excellent new Apple Support app could come in handy.

Apple's new TV app has some sad shortcomings

Apple's new TV app has some sad shortcomings

Apple replaced the Videos app in iOS with TV, new software that aims to enable single sign-on access to multiple video sources. The app helps unify the streaming video experience, but it also fails to deliver in some key areas.

Android apps on Chromebook aren't ready for prime time

Android apps on Chromebook aren't ready for prime time

Acer's new Chromebook R 13 is worth a look, but the Android app experience leaves much to be desired.

What you need to know about Alexa on Amazon Fire tablets

What you need to know about Alexa on Amazon Fire tablets

Amazon Fire tablets recently received Alexa voice controls. The new features aren't essential, but they're a welcome addition to an already attractive tablet lineup.

Find lost items faster with Chipolo Plus Bluetooth tracker

Find lost items faster with Chipolo Plus Bluetooth tracker

Chipolo Plus is supposedly the loudest Bluetooth item tracker available today, and its chirpy tune can be heard from a greater distance than other similar trackers.

Qapital app saves money when you sleep or go to Starbucks

Qapital app saves money when you sleep or go to Starbucks

If you have a New Year's resolution to save more money, the Qapital app for Android and iOS can help. It's easy to set up and use, and it automatically socks money away towards financial goals.

How to watch offline Netflix on a plane (or anywhere else)

How to watch offline Netflix on a plane (or anywhere else)

The free PlayOn Cloud iOS app is a 'streaming digital video recorder' that lets you watch offline video from Netflix, Hulu and other services. However, it costs 99 cents to capture recordings, and they only last for 30 days.

4 grand gifts for techie travelers (video)

4 grand gifts for techie travelers (video)

Does the gadget fan in your life need a jacket that can fit an entire office worth of tech gear, or some 'truly wireless' earbuds? Probably not, but that doesn't mean he or she won't love them.

Amazfit's $50 Arc wearable tracks heart rate but lacks key features

Amazfit's $50 Arc wearable tracks heart rate but lacks key features

Amazfit says its new Arc activity tracker offers heart rate tracking and a 20-day battery for just $50. However, the wearable is missing some valuable features found in more expensive devices, and its price will increase by nearly 50...

Why mobile workers should download the Workfrom app

Why mobile workers should download the Workfrom app

Workfrom is a community-sourced website and mobile app designed to help you find nearby coffee shops, bars and other spaces where you can get some work done. It's like Yelp for remote workers.

Why you might want to hold off buying Google Home

Why you might want to hold off buying Google Home

Google Home, a stereo speaker/virtual assistant competitor to Amazon Echo, shows promise in its capability to pick up on the context of questions and deliver helpful answers. But CIO.com blogger James A. Martin experienced too many...

4 things you didn't know your GPS apps could do

4 things you didn't know your GPS apps could do

With Halloween in the rearview, Thanksgiving and the year end holidays are coming on full throttle. Three of the most popular GPS navigation apps, Google Maps, Waze and Apple Maps, recently received new features that will come in...

Why you should buy Apple's Nike smartwatch instead of Watch Series 2

Why you should buy Apple's Nike smartwatch instead of Watch Series 2

The Apple Watch Nike+ has all of the same features as the standard Apple Watch Series 2, plus a few extras for runners. The Nike version of Apple's smartwatch is also both easy on the eyes and easy to use, but it may not be a good fit...

Dropbox is now a must-have iOS app due to these new features

Dropbox is now a must-have iOS app due to these new features

Dropbox's updated iOS app lets you digitally sign PDF files stored in the cloud. That's just one of a few valuable enhancements, but the PDF feature falls short when it comes to filling out certain forms.

How to tell if Amazon's $50 Echo Dot is right for you

How to tell if Amazon's $50 Echo Dot is right for you

For $50, you can now equip your home or office with Amazon's Alexa virtual assistant, thanks to the company's updated Echo Dot. However, if Siri, Google Assistant, or Microsoft's Cortana offer all the voice control you need, Echo Dot...

Dolby Narrate for iOS lets you add voiceover to video

Dolby Narrate for iOS lets you add voiceover to video

Dolby's new Narrate app makes it simple to add voice narration to video clips, making it useful for a variety of business purposes. Of course, you can also have fun with its goofy voice effects.

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