Using Etsy to Find Gifts for Your Tech Lover

Sometimes it can be hard to find gifts for someone who already seems to have everything they need, especially a techie. What do you get for someone who already buys themselves expensive monitors, consoles, headphones, and controllers? The answer could come from a site that many of us are addicted to scrolling through anyway – Etsy. If you already spend hours browsing through and favoriting all the handcrafted goodies on the site, using Etsy to find the perfect gifts for your tech lover should be a cinch. Having an account and knowing the ropes is a bonus if you need to contact a seller about a custom request. Otherwise, in a pinch, it’s easy to sign up fast to make an order, even if you’re unfamiliar with the site. All manner of goods that are perfect for the Christmas are waiting for you to discover them! Custom Cases Cases for any phone or tablet can be found with a quick search. The trick is finding the right one! You can find everything from wood iPhone cases to custom engraved leather Read More …

Things to Consider When Buying Your Next Smartphone

Apple’s smash iHit took the world by storm again this September, bringing with it a whirlwind of controversy, competition and comparisons, from the technical failings of the Apple Live Event to Bendgate and crippling weaknesses in the iOS 8 system. Of course, heated discussion between Android and Apple fans soon followed, and if nothing else, it’s clear that smartphones are more than just millimeters-thin blocks of processors and circuits. But with so many options on the market, and more exciting advances—such as the e-ink double display Yotaphone, or the customizable modular phone Google-Motorola brainchild Project Ara—buying a smartphone nowadays takes some considerable thought. Screen Size and Display With the phablet craze underway, screen size has become an important part of buying decisions. So called phablets can be 5 inches or greater, but the larger the screen gets, the more unmanageable it can be. If nothing else, a device that massive is not going to fit into your pocket. That’s okay, because there are more portable options. Mid-size phones ranging from 4.5 to 4.9 inches can be used comfortably with one Read More …