Recent studies show that a moderate level of ambient noise can boost productivity. Absolute silence makes it difficult to be creative. Too much noise can be distracting. The right mix of calm and productive cafe culture is just what the doctor ordered.
At long last, the heavily anticipated roll-out of that new Google-fied wi-fi has hit our local Starbucks in Northern California. How does it measure up compared to the old AT&T wi-fi? We ran the speed tests at different locations to find out.
I prefer to operate lean, mean and mobile when it comes to tech. I live by the Principles of Digital liquidity – A discipline for the digital lifestyle consisting of constant pursuit of 6 factors; speed, simplicity, independence, mobility, control and tactility. The tools that make it onto my utility belt help keep me free and in control of my digital lifestyle. All of these applications are cross-platform, synchronized, mobile-reachable from the web as well as via apps for iOS, Android, etc. Though I use many apps and solutions, these are kept in my pocket and on call everywhere I roam- digitally speaking. Here are 5 I never leave home without: