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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Essential iPhone Apps for the Winter Season

Essential iPhone Apps for the Winter Season

The winter holidays are long gone and CES has just left the building, that leaves tech geeks and other individuals alike feeling a bit dull during this time. The winter season still has a little over two months left to bare through. What better way to get through these harsh months than with the help […]

The Best of Apple at CES 2012

The Best of Apple at CES 2012

We all know that Apple itself doesn’t go to CES, or at least not to show off new gadgets, but third party companies are there to show off some of their newest creations in the form of iOS accessories and add-ons. At CES, there were a ton of these ranging from cases to hook ups […]

4 Top iOS Apps for Instagram Photographers

4 Top iOS Apps for Instagram Photographers

You may have a DSLR worth over a grand for serious shots, or maybe a digital point and shoot for when you want to take casual photos, but what do you have when you want to take quick photos while on the run? Most of the time, this means pulling out our mobile phone and […]

Final Cut Pro X: Powerful Movie Editor or Just “iMovie Pro”?

Final Cut Pro X: Powerful Movie Editor or Just “iMovie Pro”?

When Final Cut Pro was released a couple of months ago, the software received mixed reviews. Some individuals felt that the software was good for what it did, a viewpoint occupied mostly by former iMovie users. However, other individuals felt that the new software did away with many essential tools found in the previous Final […]

8 iPhone Apps For Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

8 iPhone Apps For Keeping New Year’s Resolutions

The holiday season is coming to a close and the 2012 year is nearing. This means that many individuals will begin deciding the age old tradition on new year’s resolutions. These resolutions are meant to help make our new year worth while. However, according to a recent poll, more than 54% of individuals drop their […]

Best Of iPhone Apps 2011

Best Of iPhone Apps 2011

The year is finally coming to a close and we are now getting ready to see what 2012 has in store. However, today we will take a look back at the best apps of 2011 for the iPhone and iPod Touch. There have been many popular applications that were released or were a hit this […]

Best of Mac Apps 2011

Best of Mac Apps 2011

The Mac App Store was a big hit during 2011. This is no surprise due to the fact that 2011 was the store’s inaugural year. Ever since that January release, the Mac App Store has grown into a very popular and efficient tool for Mac owners. Now, Mac users can download Apple software like iLife, […]

Anxiety: A lightweight To-Do App For Mac

Anxiety: A lightweight To-Do App For Mac

The application that most individuals always try to look for are productivity and organization applications. These applications keep people on track with errands, and as a result, being useful for anyone at any age. However, very few applications are standalone to-do apps. Many productivity applications out there are highly complicated, albeit feature packed. Anxiety for […]

Flipboard For iPhone: How Does It Stack Up Against the iPad Version?

Flipboard For iPhone: How Does It Stack Up Against the iPad Version?

When catching up on the news stories missed while sleeping, it can sometimes involve visiting multiple websites or checking our email newsletters. This can make the task time consuming to find reputable news stories to read while enjoying breakfast or commuting to work. However, Flipboard, an application that collects news stories and presents them in […]

Snapheal: Photography Magic for Mac + Free Giveaway

Snapheal: Photography Magic for Mac + Free Giveaway

When it comes to finding photo editing software for a Mac, most entry or prosumer level photographers scurry away in fear. For many individuals on a budget, their choices are quite limited. Either they must shell out a boatload or settle on sub-par software. This changes with the photography application known as Snapheal. With Snapheal, […]

How Apple Helps Shape the New Era For Education

How Apple Helps Shape the New Era For Education

Apple has made a lot of products that helps individuals in their everyday lives. The products range from easy computing, to calling, and listening to your favorite tunes. However, one large impact that is well known from Apple is their impact on education. More and more schools are beginning to implement Apple products into their […]

How to Organize Your iPhone Home Screen In A More Productive Way

How to Organize Your iPhone Home Screen In A More Productive Way

The home screen of any iPhone user is more important than what some may think. A properly arranged home screen looks more pleasing to the eyes and helps to improve your productivity. Some people just love the random way that iPhone places the apps, while others will put in plenty of effort to get their […]

Bite Hunter for iPhone Review

Bite Hunter for iPhone Review

In our current economic times, eating out for some individuals is becoming more of a luxury. For this reason, finding deals went from being an added bonus to being a necessity for eating out. Various websites and applications offer great deals and coupons for its users, however, to take advantage of the deals you must […]

8 Hidden iOS Features You Might Not Know

8 Hidden iOS Features You Might Not Know

The iOS 5 software has been available for a while. Since then, most iOS users are getting acquainted with their new OS. However, very few people know or have taken advantage of the hundreds of features included in the new iOS. Part of the reason behind this is because they may not find use in […]

Utilizing Your Mac During the Holiday Season

Utilizing Your Mac During the Holiday Season

The holiday season is in full force after the Thanksgiving holiday. Many families will be sitting around the table for holiday dinners, going to holiday gatherings, and other holiday activities. As a result, individuals want to capture these moments to remember later on. Some have to wait for photos to develop, venture out in the […]

How to Keep Control of Your Cellular Data [iPhone, AT&T]

How to Keep Control of Your Cellular Data [iPhone, AT&T]

Cellular data has been a big topic in the tech world recently. Sprint recently cancelled unlimited data for hotspots, net books, and tablets. There is news that a new cellular service is offering $19 unlimited everything plan, but with a huge catch. All of this coupled with AT&T cancelling unlimited data last year to users […]

Gear Up For The Holiday Season – Top iPhone Apps For Black Friday

Gear Up For The Holiday Season – Top iPhone Apps For Black Friday

Black Friday, for our readers who don’t know, is one of the largest shopping days out of the year. One thing that distinguishes Black Friday is the sales that you can find on this day. However, to take advantage of these deals, you must have a well thought out plan. This is due to the […]

How to Update Social Networks With Siri [iPhone 4S]

How to Update Social Networks With Siri [iPhone 4S]

Siri is a feature on iPhone 4S that some are calling the brain of the device. You can ask Siri a question, have it perform a task, and much more. However, one feature that Siri lacks is the ability to update your social networking websites. Despite Twitter integration in photos, YouTube, and even maps, Twitter […]