Emmanuel Banks

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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Seven Preview Secrets You Need to Know (Mac)

Seven Preview Secrets You Need to Know (Mac)

Preview in Mac may be around for a long time, but there are still plenty of features that are not known to many. If you are a Mac user, here are 7 Previews secrets you need to know.

How to Use Tech In Gift Giving [iOS]

How to Use Tech In Gift Giving [iOS]

The difficult part about gift giving is finding out what to give and where to get it. Here, we will show you how you can easily create a gift giving list, finding the best gift, and paying the least amount possible, all from your iPhone.

Tips For Keeping Your Gadgets Useful in a Storm

Tips For Keeping Your Gadgets Useful in a Storm

Have you ever wondered, in a time without electricity, how can your tech gadgets still be useful? The fact is, with a little preparation, your gadgets can be, and will be useful in a time like storm or heavy snowfall. Check it out.

Effective Tricks to Score The Best Black Friday Deals

Effective Tricks to Score The Best Black Friday Deals

While you can find plenty of great deals on Black Friday, if you did not plan carefully, you will often end up with stuff that you have totally no use for. In this tutorial, we will show you a few effective tricks to help you score the best Black Friday deals and avoid those costly mistakes.

Make the Web Social with HopIn for iOS

Make the Web Social with HopIn for iOS

HopIn is a web browser for iOS with social and bookmarking features embedded. It is built to support gestures where you can simply double-tap to share sites and images. Check it out.

4 Useful iPhone Contacts Apps to Better Manage Your Friend List

4 Useful iPhone Contacts Apps to Better Manage Your Friend List

The Contacts app in the iPhone may be a functional and usable app, but it is really a weak app compared to others in the market. If you are looking for a better way to manage your contacts, here are four amazing contacts apps that you can use on iPhone.

4 Life Assistant Apps and Websites for iOS Users

4 Life Assistant Apps and Websites for iOS Users

There are many times when we wish we could have a personal assistant who can ensure that everything is in order. Today, we will take a look at four applications for iOS users that make having your life in order and on track an easier task than ever.

4 Free Apps To Get Your Wardrobe Season-Ready [iOS]

4 Free Apps To Get Your Wardrobe Season-Ready [iOS]

With the weather turning cold, many individuals are looking at their wardrobe to see what they should wear for the next season and what just doesn’t fit. Today, we will show you how a few iOS apps that can help you clean out your wardrobe, organize what is left, and what to do with the leftovers.

Overview of the iPad Mini Event: What Was Announced?

Overview of the iPad Mini Event: What Was Announced?

In the Apple event today, they announced new updates to the iPad model and multiple Mac models. The main focus, is of course, centered on the iPad Mini. If you have missed the event, here is the recap.

4 Fixes to Missing Features in iOS 6 Maps

4 Fixes to Missing Features in iOS 6 Maps

Apple has acknowledged that their mapping service isn’t perfect, but it is growing. However, if you can’t wait that long, no worries, we have four apps that could fill out some of the features previously found in Google Maps – all of which are free!

Reinventing Scrapbooking with Scrapnote for iPad

Reinventing Scrapbooking with Scrapnote for iPad

When trying out Scrapnote a couple of weeks ago, I mainly did it to give scrapbooking a try. I wasn’t looking at the app as anything outside of that at first, however, as I dug a bit more into the app, I found Scrapnote really reinventing what scrapbooking meant to the modern individual. Let’s check out how it works and how it reinvents itself.

Best Apps to Manage Your Passwords on OS X [Mac]

Best Apps to Manage Your Passwords on OS X [Mac]

When I need to login to my account fast, the last thing I want to do is to sort through my memory to find the correct password. If you’re looking for a better way to manage your passwords, here are a couple of great password managers you can use.

6 Free Essential House Hunting Apps for iOS

6 Free Essential House Hunting Apps for iOS

For those who are looking for homes, whether you’re a college student finally moving off campus or a family looking to get out of renting, here are six free applications for iOS we recommend for you.

The Apple iPhone 5 has Landed: What Was Announced!

The Apple iPhone 5 has Landed: What Was Announced!

The iPhone 5 has finally been announced. We have been waiting for months for the device, and Apple confirmed it on Wednesday at their event at Yerba Buena Convention Center in San Francisco. If you have missed the whole event, here is a quick recap of what is new, and why the iPhone 5 may make your pockets a bit empty at the end of the day.

How to Share Your Mac’s Internet Connection

How to Share Your Mac’s Internet Connection

Sharing the Internet connection on your Mac is particularly useful when you are travelling and there is only a corded connection. You can easily setup a Wifi network and share the Internet with your coworker.