Recycled Pallets: The Down Low On DIY Furniture Community / Tips & Tricks

Pallet furniture has gotten more and more popular over the past few years, and for good reason: pallets can be free, they’re (relatively) easy to work with, and you’re reusing old goods and materials. Karma points from Mother Nature. If you’re looking to get started with your own project, we’ve got some handy insider tips […]


How To Hide Apps in iOS 9 Tech / Tips & Tricks

From games and productivity to banking, shopping, and social media (and let’s not forget those pre-installed apps that automatically come with your iPhone), apps are a huge part of what make smartphones so smart. They’ve transformed these handheld screens in our pockets into computers. With so many apps, let’s take a moment to talk about […]


Where is the Camera Roll in iOS 9? Tech / Tips & Tricks

Starting with the original release of the iPhone in 2007 until iOS 8’s release in 2014, the photos you took on your iPhone or iPad were kept in a hidden folder called Camera Roll. Camera Roll was the easiest way to find, edit and share those photos you took on your device. When it disappeared […]


How To Delete Photos in iOS 9 Tech / Tips & Tricks

In our pockets, we have an amazing smartphone that also happens to have an amazing camera. As a result, we take more and more photos every year with our iPhones. And it shows: new iPhones earn more storage and cloud-based services like iCloud make your photos accessible on all of your devices. It’s a good […]


5 Things I Wish I’d Known About Juicing Life / Tips & Tricks

Juicing! There’s something about turning solid fruits and vegetables into a bright green liquid via very fast spinning blade monster that’s awesome. A few months ago, my girlfriend and I received a Breville juicer as a gift—this one, actually. There are a lot of great recipes and resources online for juicing, but there are also […]


How To Delete Apps in iOS 9 Tech / Tips & Tricks

Apps. Everyone has them. Some are free, some cost a few bucks. And, with over 1.5 million apps on Apple’s App Store, our iPhones and iPads can quickly get weighed down with the apps we download. With our Home screen and folders (and our iPhone or iPad’s storage) filling up, doing a little app-housecleaning can […]


How To Block A Phone Number or Text in iOS 9 Tech / Tips & Tricks

Let’s face it, as long as we have a phone, we’re going to receive annoying texts and phone calls we don’t want—you know, the ones from unsolicited telemarketers that call in the middle of dinner, and the 3AM-slumber-interrupting calls from people you just don’t want to hear from anymore. Luckily, there’s a nifty block caller […]


How To Disable Live Photos On iPhone 6s or 6s Plus Tech / Tips & Tricks

Congratulations on your new iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus! You’ve probably figured out all the tricks and have been taking tons of new photos with the iPhone’s new 12-megapixel camera. You’ve probably even taken a few Live Photos. What are Live Photos? Live Photos capture the moments right before and right after you take […]


How to update to iOS 9 Tech / Tips & Tricks

iOS 9 is available today! Here’s how to install it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch: 1. Back up your iOS device! Always backup your device to iCloud or iTunes (or both) before performing a software update. Better safe than sorry! 2. On your iOS device, tap Settings > General > Software Update. Note: […]


How Do I Take Decent Christmas Tree Photos? Apps / Life / Photography / Tech / Tips & Tricks

O, tannenbaum, o tannenbaum, how washed-out are thy highlights. But they don’t have to be. You’ll want to remember your Christmas in photos. And what’s more visually iconic of your Christmas than your Christmas tree? A Christmas tree — whether it’s a confection of tinsel and lights and lush greenery, or spindly bare branches with lots […]