Gadgets

Instagram Users – How to Clear the Instagram Cache & Save Space on your Smartphone

June 14, 2013
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If you are a heavy Instagram user, you might not know this but the more you use Instagram, the photo-sharing service and mobile application, the more space the app will consume on your iOS or Android device over time. Originally, when you install Instagram, it only uses about 24 MB (on iOS), but it can […]

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Multiple Uses Make the LG 23ET83 Touchscreen Monitor a Winner in HighTechDad’s Home

June 3, 2013
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My family always seems to get excited when a new piece of technology arrives…well, at least I do. My goal has always been to see how technology can be best integrated into the family lifestyle. And then I share the experience. When I received the LG 23ET83 touchscreen monitor a few weeks ago, at first […]

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Staples Provides Tools for the Next Great American Novel

May 31, 2013
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A few weeks ago, I was asked if I wanted to get some products from Staples to write about. Sure, I said, thinking it would be a box of paper or a crate of paper clips or an assortment of binders. Traditionally, when I thought about Staples, visions of boring office supplies came to mind. […]

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It Can Wait – Texting Ends Lives – #ItCanWait Campaign (Sponsored)

May 29, 2013
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Technology is a great tool when used properly. But as it becomes ever prevalent in our day-to-day lives, it can move from being simply useful to life-ending. With all of our connected gadgets, we are in constant communication via social networking, phone calls and texting. And now this is moving into our vehicles. As we […]

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Capture, Store and Use the Sun’s Power Easily with GoalZero Solar Products

May 28, 2013
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I love solar energy. And I guess my dog loves it as well – basking in it to stay warm. The sun is seemingly a limitless source of power. It only needs to be harnessed. With the proper equipment, you can be ready for just about any situation, a camping trip, an emergency or a […]

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Giveaway! Your First Smartphone Could Be the HTC First!

May 21, 2013
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It’s been a while since I hosted a giveaway, so I thought that I would start out the Memorial Day Holidays with a giveaway holiday! If you don’t have a smartphone yet, this giveaway is for you! Or, if your child is ready for their first smartphone, you better enter. Or if you simply want […]

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Remote, Programmatic Home Automation at its Best – the Belkin WeMo

May 17, 2013
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Home Automation and Remote Controls are cool. Really cool. Think back to the days of The Clapper (which you can still buy, by the way). Clap on, clap off. We have come a long way though. Now we have Internet-connected gadgets, gizmos, appliances and devices, hopefully all designed to make our lives easier, safer or […]

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Using the Sun to Power your Gadgets & Light the Way – WAKAWAKA POWER

May 15, 2013
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If you look up into the sky, assuming it’s sunny and daytime, you will see a vast energy source that is incredibly untapped – the sun. Solar power technologies have been evolving a break-neck speeds and the size and costs have been reduced dramatically to the point where you can throw a solar panel, charger […]

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