The short term expense might be higher, but what you save in energy bills will quickly make up that difference. The savings can amount to around 200$ a year... In other words, there is really no good reason at all to use incandescent bulbs, and their lower asking price just masks how expensive they are in the long run. » 4/02/14 6:48pm 4/02/14 6:48pm

I think multitasking is mainly useful for people who use their devices for work (can think of many scenarios). For those consumers who use their smartphones or tablets for entertainment and basic communication, multitaking would be a distraction. Since I am one of the former users, multitasking solutions beyond the… » 3/25/14 6:44pm 3/25/14 6:44pm

I selected "other" since I only use one universal remote; however, I also use my smartphone to control my HTPC so that technically makes it two remotes (except that one is a smartphone, not a remote). The remote I use is one of the older Logitech Harmony models and I am more than happy with it as it is able to control… » 12/27/13 11:36am 12/27/13 11:36am

One of the best ways to spend less money in photography is to invest in a converter that allows you to mount legacy (analog) lenses onto your modern DSLR. They won't offer you autofocus but if you prefer to focus manually, they will give you a lot of options and you can get old lenses for cheap on the auction site of… » 9/13/13 10:20am 9/13/13 10:20am

I use a Windows Phone for my smartphone needs and for this reason, I have found it rather easy and convenient to use the Win8 Start Screen due to its matching design aesthetics. I feel that if you are already used to the Windows Phone interface, the Win8 Start Screen makes a lot of sense and helps to achieve a sense… » 6/26/13 5:09pm 6/26/13 5:09pm

The velour pad mod almost always changes the sound of the headphones, particularly if another brand's pads are used. I know for a fact that swapping pads on the Audio Technica ATH-M50 (pictured in the article) changes their sound dramatically for the worse, both with the Beyerdynamic DT250 and the Shure SRH940 pads… » 5/08/13 7:19pm 5/08/13 7:19pm

"Few people enjoy being alone" - I think this statement really needs some more research as I feel that with all the social options on the Internet, far more people these days enjoy being alone than ever in the history of humankind. I certainly do enjoy being alone and I treasure those times as they let me relax and… » 4/29/13 9:38am 4/29/13 9:38am