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3 Tips for More Effective Emails

Email is a necessary evil in today’s work world, and there is still a lot frustrating about the experience. For instance, do you ever get a reply to an email you sent where you were asking for specific information or a certain response, and then you wonder why the person on… Read More

PolitiFact.com’s Truth-O-Meter Fact Checking

The US election is coming up fast and the debates are in full swing. During this campaign especially, I’ve heard from so many people who just want an unbiased place they can go to fact check the many claims of candidates and their parties. Thankfully, we’ve got the Pulitzer Prize-winning PolitiFact.com website to… Read More

Noun Project Icons & Apps

Finding the perfect icon to represent something on your website or design project can be hard, but a community of dedicated designers and illustrators is aiming to make it a lot easier. The Noun Project is a searchable database of icons created with one purpose: to try to provide a simple… Read More

Parrot Airborne Cargo Minidrone

We reviews Parrot’s awesome Jumping Race Minidrone previously, and we’re loving their Airborne Cargo Minidrone as well. This quadricopter is a great entry-level drone that’s easy to fly, has four replaceable rotors, and can reach speeds of over 10mph. The “Cargo” in its name refers to the… Read More

Instagram’s New Comment Moderation Tool

We love Instagram but, like many social media networks, it at times struggles with harassment, trolls, and other types of negative behaiour. To help combat some of the abuse that takes place in comment threads, Instagram has recently rolled out its new keyword comment moderation tool. This hides any comments (past… Read More

Why Google Fonts Are Great

Google Fonts have been around for a while, but recent interface updates make this amazing tool better than ever. Obviously, an important step in creating a great looking website or marketing project is font choice. The typography you use can make or break the look you are trying to… Read More

Apple’s New iPhone 7, Apple Watch, and More

Apple’s September iPhone event didn’t have a lot of surprises due to some unusual leaks, but that doesn’t mean there weren’t some great announcements. The new iPhone 7 is a lot like the previous two versions, but putting aside some impressive speed, screen, and battery improvements, there are five key things that… Read More

Twitter Polls & How To Use Them

Twitter Polls have been around a little while but a lot of people don’t realize exactly what they can do and how easy they are to implement. A Twitter Poll is a special type of tweet that presents 2-4 options that any Twitter user can vote on anonymously. This is… Read More

Google Image Search Tips & Tricks

We’ve talked about Google search before on 15secTech but we wanted to share a few more tips that can help you specifically find images online. It’s pretty easy stuff if you know where to look for it but, if you haven’t paid attention, you may just have missed some of the power… Read More

Pokemon GO’s Popularity & Parent’s Guide

Pokemon GO has had an amazing launch, with more than 30 million people having already downloaded the game – and there are a couple of reasons that may be good. One thing I love about Pokemon GO is that it gets people outside and can help them be more active,… Read More