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Emmanuel Banks has been a writer with Make Tech Easier since August 2011. Emmanuel loves anything related to technology and social media. When Emmanuel isn't working, he enjoys traveling and trying out the latest tech gadget.

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4 Photography Apps For Busy Photographers [Mac]

4 Photography Apps For Busy Photographers [Mac]

After a busy photo-shoot, the next thing to do is to organize your photos into their respective albums. Depending on your photo-editing skill, you might also want to do some touching up to the photos before you save them to the archive. If you are a Mac user, here are some photography apps, ranging from […]

A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

A Comprehensive Guide to iTunes U [iOS]

Learning at a prestigious college is an opportunity possible for very few. From Harvard to Stanford, the admission criteria for most of those colleges prevented many from attending. However, would you ever believe that you could learn from the professors of many of these colleges straight from your Mac and iOS device, as if you […]

7 Useful Apps and Services For College Freshmen [iOS]

7 Useful Apps and Services For College Freshmen [iOS]

Many high school students are in the height of the spring school year. With Advanced Placement, SAT, and finals over, the next focus is to get ready for a new lifestyle in university. While high school has prepared students for the college workload, high school can only help so much with getting accustomed to a […]

5 Ways To Make Earth Day Year-Round

5 Ways To Make Earth Day Year-Round

Earth Day was on April 22nd this year. For many individuals, it may involve doing earth friendly activities outdoors. For others, it could be a day of acknowledgement for the earth friendly things they may do all year. From recycling to composting, earth friendly activities are become apart of our daily lives. This is even […]

How to Improve Your Mac’s Battery Performance

How to Improve Your Mac’s Battery Performance

A couple of months ago, my Mac received a small notification mentioning that my Mac was running on a “service battery”. In a nutshell, this means that the battery isn’t acting the same as it did the first week I bought it. I can charge it and it will work to full capacity, but there […]

Guide to a Tech-Savvy Lemonade Stand/Garage Sale

Guide to a Tech-Savvy Lemonade Stand/Garage Sale

When you look back to your childhood, several things may come to mind. One of those fun events may be the classic lemonade stand in your neighborhood. The customer makes their order, you make the lemonade, and the customer gives you the money. However, in today’s modern age, the lemonade stand doesn’t have to be […]

Instant, The Polaroid App For Mac

Instant, The Polaroid App For Mac

It seems that when we become too technologically advanced, we find ourselves nostalgically wanting elements from the past. This is best shown with the trend of vintage photography, with applications like Instagram, allowing you to add filters and effects to your photos, making them look as if they just came out of the 60s. However, […]

The iOS Guide For Mobile News Readers

The iOS Guide For Mobile News Readers

For many of us, our morning routine consists of catching up on the latest developments that occurred while we were asleep. How we obtain our news is evenly split into three ways. We have individuals who catch the news through television, a second group receives the latest developments on your mobile devices, and a third […]

ScrapPad For Mac: More Than Just Your Grandmother’s Scrapbook

ScrapPad For Mac: More Than Just Your Grandmother’s Scrapbook

When you think about making fun activities, not many people will think of scrapbooking. The activity is originally designed for the older crowd as it requires plenty of time, effort and creativity. However, with the advancement in technology, scrapbooking has now become a modernized hobby. This is shown in no better way than with ScrapPad […]

The New PayPal Here For iOS Review

The New PayPal Here For iOS Review

PayPal is the popular online payment service that everyone loves to hate. With the astronomical fees and tight rules, many individuals would love to get away from it. However, with the age of the Internet, online payment services can’t and don’t sprout up as fast as iPhone applications. Many take years to even get noticed, […]