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

5 Great Websites to Find College Courses Online

5 Great Websites to Find College Courses Online

Taking online courses certainly isn’t a new idea, but with changes to technology and the advent of mobile devices, it’s certainly making this a much more popular option. There is less and less of a reason to have to sit in a stuffy classroom or lecture hall listening to a boring lecture. Why not cover […]

The Complete HDTV Buying Guide

The Complete HDTV Buying Guide

Just at the technology behind a computer or mobile device changes as quickly as you can walk out of the store with it in your hand, the technology behind buying a new television can change just as quickly. When buying any of these devices, you want to make sure you have the latest in everything, […]

New iPad App Survival Kit: Essential Apps to Install On Your New iPad

New iPad App Survival Kit: Essential Apps to Install On Your New iPad

The App Store seems to have a skewed idea of the basic necessities for operating an iPad. They offer a collection of applications that they refer to as the “Apps Starter Kit,” but the apps included are far from necessities. Discussing with potential new iPad owners what they would need to run an iPad, it […]

Retina Display Technology Explained (MTE Explains)

Retina Display Technology Explained (MTE Explains)

Apple doesn’t just invent new electronic devices, they also invent new technology. They’re behind the technology they have decided to call Retina Display. It was first introduced in the iPhone, and now it’s also in the iPod Touch and the iPad. Is Retina Display nothing but a fancy term? Or is it a technology that […]

How the New iPad Stack Up Against iPad 2

How the New iPad Stack Up Against iPad 2

With the recent release of the new iPad, the question out there for many people is if it’s really worth it to upgrade to the new iPad after just a year of iPad 2 ownership. Is it really worth it go out there and spend another $500 plus just for a new one? Apple is […]

Finding Grammatical Errors with Spellcheck Plus [iOS]

Finding Grammatical Errors with Spellcheck Plus [iOS]

If there is anything that is the most embarrassing as a writer, it’s making absent-minded grammatical errors. Most writing and productivity apps have a built-in spell check, but those don’t find the grammatical errors, those mistakes that we know are wrong, but that are just made in error. The SpellCheck Plus app helps catch those […]

Photon, A Browser with FlashPlayer for iOS

Photon, A Browser with FlashPlayer for iOS

If there’s been one knock against the Apple iOS system, it’s the inability to access FlashPlayer content. It’s become a very integral part of using the Internet. Everyone has given up on Adobe and Apple working out their differences to get something worked out, even with Steve Jobs’ death. This means we have to stop […]

iPhoto For iOS Review

iPhoto For iOS Review

It seemed so strange for Apple to only have iPhoto available for desktop and laptop computers, but not have it for their mobile devices. They tried to add some editing capabilities to the Photos app, but that wasn’t nearly enough. Finally, with the release of an iPad with a much better camera, comes a matching […]

Understanding Airplane Mode on Electronic Devices [Geek Explains]

Understanding Airplane Mode on Electronic Devices [Geek Explains]

To follow with technology, the industry created something called “Airplane Mode” that’s used when you’re onboard a flight, obviously. However, have you ever wondered what exactly does it mean? How can you have your phone in that safe mode, yet also get WiFi onboard a flight? As soon as everyone started carrying electronic devices, whether […]

WebMD for iOS: A Useful App For Medical Issues on the Go

WebMD for iOS: A Useful App For Medical Issues on the Go

With healthcare prices the way they are, and with insurance sometimes being difficult to muddle through, managing your healthcare on your own can be a good thing. This is where the WebMD app for iOS comes in handy. The first thing we do these days when we have a symptom is ask our friends for […]