Kayla Matthews is a senior writer at MakeUseOf covering streaming tech, podcasts, productivity apps and more.
Spotify’s selection of music is well documented. But maybe you aren’t a music person. No worries: the service has a cool but little-known genre called Word packed full of spoken-word selections.
There are tips and tools that could help you get better at decision-making. When your brain cannot deal with difficult decisions, use these fantastic apps to make it easier.
If you’ve never heard of motionography, don’t worry – it’s a relatively new term. Here’s what you can learn from the evolving art form.
Working too many hours can negatively affect productivity. Follow these tips to cut back hours and shorten your workday without harming your professional life.
Compressing audio files to reduce their size is an essential skill. Here are four tools that’ll help you reduce large files down to a more manageable size.
Happiness can lead to success. Harvard lecturer Shawn Achor shares several core principles of positive psychology. Pair the tips with the right apps to get the Happiness Advantage.
You might be surprised to find out how much energy your PC actually uses. Here’s how to find out and what you can do to lower it.
Despite all of the hype surrounding the recent surge in virtual reality products, there are many challenges that still need to be addressed before VR goes mainstream.
Have any self-improvement myths stopped you from achieving more? Thanks to the mix of motivation and the right app, you can beat the myths and develop yourself personally and professionally.
If you thought 3D printing was awesome, then you’re going to be blown away by 4D printing. In this article, we explore what it is and how it could be useful.
Templates are time-savers you can use to quickly develop your document. Get a jump-start on your productivity by realizing that every productivity tool gives you a scope to create your own custom templates.
Fitness trackers are useful but limited and flawed. Sweat sensors are the next big thing, particularly because they can detect more information, they’re more flexible, and more accurate.
It takes skill to ace an interview. There are plenty of apps that will assist you with the task of supercharging your job interview skills. Let’s look at each step of the interview process.
Swearing is universal across all languages. Now, experts say that foul language can be good for mental health. These tools help you with cuss words without being offensive.
Self-affirmations are powerful psychological tricks that help overcome negative thoughts. Self-affirmations can help people perform better at work. These apps and websites will help you start with meaningful positive statements.
5D data discs can supposedly last for billions of years and store terabytes of data at a time. That sounds nice, but what are the drawbacks to this technology?
Thinking of upgrading to an Intel Skylake CPU but not sure if you should? Here’s what you should know to help make that decision easier.
Lifelong learning give you access to new opportunities, better-paying jobs, and an advantage over your peers. With these powerful apps, you can take your continuing education into your everyday surroundings.
We have smartphones and drones, but what about hovercrafts and smart glasses that actually work? As it turns out, the future is closer than you think.
This is the age of multi-tasking. But is it productive or is it our biggest stress villain? Evidence says that you can get more done by focusing on one task at a time.
Ice breakers are a great way to start a chat, a meeting. or any team building activity. These apps for iOS and Android are an excellent way to get people to relax and open up.
You don’t need anything other than your own body to tone and strengthen all your muscles. So ditch the expensive gym membership and try the top bodyweight exercise apps for a fitter you.
Don’t just resolve to act — make 2016 your year of good health by focusing on three important areas of well-being: the body, the mind and everyday productivity.
Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. That is the popular adage of Murphy’s Law. So, can we use tech tools to not only plan better but also deal with worst-case scenarios?