About Laura Tucker

Laura splits her time between being a movie and television reviewer as well as a tech writer. Along with writing and editing at MTE, she is the site admin of realityshack.com , and the chief editor of applemagazine.com.

Articles by Laura Tucker

Samsung Knox: Will It Kill the iPhone?

Samsung Knox: Will It Kill the iPhone?

Are your pockets filled up with too many devices? Is it getting difficult to carry around your work phone, your personal phone, as well as an iPod? You’re not alone. That’s what Samsung are betting on by releasing Samsung Knox. Will it replace your iPhone? Let’s check it out.

Smartwatch: The Next Big Thing?

Smartwatch: The Next Big Thing?

Now that we have filled our lives with with smartphones and tablets, the mobile industry isn’t satisfied. They want to keep selling us devices. The next device to follow is the smartwatch. Timepieces aren’t just for telling time anymore.

How to Make Your Tablet as Powerful as a Desktop

How to Make Your Tablet as Powerful as a Desktop

Steve Jobs once theorized that the tablet computer would at some point overtake the desktop and laptop market. And that moment seems to be now. In this article, we discuss how you can make your tablet as powerful as the laptop and probably replace it forever.

Daily Shutdown – Is It Necessary for Your Computer and Devices?

Daily Shutdown – Is It Necessary for Your Computer and Devices?

Today we’re looking at the age-old debate on shutting your computer down daily, or for that matter a device such as a mobile phone or tablet. Is it necessary? Are you hurting anything if you leave it on 24/7? Are you helping anything if you perform a daily shutdown every night and go through the process of turning everything back on the next day?

Is Piracy A Necessary Evil?

Is Piracy A Necessary Evil?

Are you looking for a new app or a new album download but don’t want to pay for it? Pirating that app or music is a really attractive solution, saving anywhere from a few dollars to several hundred, but is it ethical? We asked the staff here at Make Tech Easier to chip in and tell us how they feel about the ethics of pirating apps, music, and other media. Let us know your comments too.