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Stories by Keith Shaw

7 games that will eat up your free time

Last week, our company hosted an expert on digital efficiency, who gave attendees a great presentation on how to get more out of the workday with a whole range of tips, tricks and tools.

Written by Keith Shaw25 March 14 12:25

Two Cool Tools to entertain the kids during winter, spring or summer vacation

Over the past few weeks we've been snowbound several times, which also included a school vacation week. With my kids asking me for the one-millionth time "What can we do, Dad?", fortunately I had two technology-related items for the column to test out, and they would also appeal to the youngsters as well as adults.

Written by Keith Shaw28 Feb. 14 17:37

Review: Yoga 2Pro flexes its multimode Windows 8 options

If you're going to be stuck with a Windows 8 (or 8.1) notebook, you might as well make it as interesting as possible, to help lessen the pain of having to deal with Windows as your operating system.

Written by Keith Shaw21 Nov. 13 20:37

Gift Guide 2013: Kid stuff and geek stuff

As a dad of three youngsters, one of my favorite categories in the holiday gift guide is seeing what technology-related fun we can dig up and play with. Here our a bunch of our favorite toys and silly geeky things that will keep your kids (or the kid in you) entertained for weeks, months or even years.

Written by Keith Shaw18 Nov. 13 12:28

Gift Guide 2013: Extras and Accessories

Our annual holiday gift guide always ends up with devices and gadgets that we just can't fit into the other buckets. But rather than not consider them, we create a "miscellaneous" bucket. If you're an artist, creative type or are just looking for something to keep track of your keys, check out some of these gift ideas / suggestions:

Written by Keith Shaw18 Nov. 13 12:28

Gift Guide 2013: Audio gadgets

Music drives a lot of what we get out of our technology devices - if you can't hear the music from your device, or share it with others, it's just a bunch of ones and zeros sitting on a magnetic hard drive.

Written by Keith Shaw18 Nov. 13 12:28

Gift Guide 2013: POWER Gadgets

In general giving someone the gift of a device that can recharge the battery on their smartphone or tablet might not be on the top of your list. After all, people are generally more excited opening the box on their new phone, tablet or music player than a small black box with power prongs attached to it.

Written by Keith Shaw18 Nov. 13 12:28