5 Secrets to Effective Studying

Going back to school can be a pretty stressful time; never knowing how hard a class is going to be or if you are going to be able to keep your grades high enough to meet your personal goals. When I was growing up one of my coaches taught me the key to passing any [...]


Remember What You Studied In Your Sleep

Research suggests that sleep helps solidify our memories, helping facts and figures move from our short-term memory to the long-term memory storage areas in our brains. Now, a company called Sheepdog Sciences, based out of San Francisco, is capitalizing on this knowledge with a wristband that promises to help the memory-producing process along. While the [...]


Which smartphone would you absolutely never buy? This survey has the results.

There’s never been a time where you’ve had more choice about the device you carry with you everywhere, everyday. Yet, we as consumers typically gravitate towards one brand or platform of choice, while shutting out the others. This poll found that 19% of people would absolutely never buy an iPhone. Roughly 1 in 5 people. [...]


Study On Smartphone And Tablet Use By American Teens Reveals Surprising Trends

This recent study of 5,200 teenagers in the US revealed some interesting figures about their technology use and devices of choice. Here are some key takeaways from the study – - 48% currently own an iPhone – 62% expect their next phone to be an iPhone – 51% currently have a tablet – 68% of [...]


Studies show your mom loves Facebook

Finding out our moms are on Facebook may creep us out, but apparently it’s more normal than we may think. A recent study shows that mom’s think of themselves as experts on social medias. Performics, a marketing firm that performs studies on 3,000 U.S. networkers, released their statistics that may have some of us surprised. [...]


Today’s Apple Announcement: iTunes U – A new app that you’ll ‘learn’ to love

Say hello to the newest app in education: iTunes U App. The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. This app is a pretty big deal already. [...]

Digital flashcards

Study Smarter on the Web

I didn’t know these existed until a little while ago. Before I discovered digital (online) flashcards, I would go out an buy a package of notecards, hand write all of my notes on to them, and then somehow manage to find more time to study them. Now that finals are coming up – this could [...]