Posts by Jared Spurbeck

  • Upgrade Your Life: Simple solutions to high-tech problems

    Jared Spurbeck at Upgrade Your Life3 yrs ago

    Sometimes, the best solution to a problem involving your gadgets isn't another expensive gadget, but a bit of know-how and workaround. This week on Upgrade Your Life, Yahoo! News' Becky Worley shows us some simple solutions to high-tech problems.

    Keep your smartphone or tablet clean in the kitchen

    Do you look up recipes on your phone or tablet? The plastic zipper bags you can get at most grocery stores work great to keep your iPad or smartphone splatter-free, while you're using it in the kitchen. You can still use the touchscreen through the plastic, and the vacuum seal keeps the smells of your cooking from getting on your gadget. Just make sure to keep it away from water and heat -- and no matter how much time it'd save, don't use your iPad as a cutting board!

    Control cable clutter

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