Why People Think Friday the 13th Is Unlucky

Being wary of Friday the 13th is much more than a quaint superstition observed by a few uneducated people in distant, unreachable towns and hamlets. In the United States alone, it is estimated that between 17 and 21 million people dread that date to the extent that it can be officially classified as a phobia. » 6/13/14 8:00am 6/13/14 8:00am

How to Make the Switch from Android to iOS

Android is a fine OS, but the lure of a new iPhone may be too much to resist. If you're going to make the switch, you won't want to leave any scrap of your precious mobile identity in Android's cold robotic embrace. Here's how to pack up everything you'll need to bring to your new life in Apple's walled garden. » 12/25/13 8:35am 12/25/13 8:35am

A Clever Perpetual Calendar That Hides a Secret Compartment

We’re still a few months away from a NYE countdown, but stores have already started stocking up on organizers to help us keep our collective 2014s in working order. If you’re keen to have an analog, desk-side reminder of days and dates and *also* need a spot to stow keepsakes and special papers, well—you’re in luck,… » 10/18/13 5:40pm 10/18/13 5:40pm

The iPhone 5 May Be the Best Phone In the Universe but Its Calendar…

Come on, Apple. I don't care about your iPhone 5 camera's purple flare problem. If Prince can live with it, so can I. And I don't give a damn about its paint chipping off either. Or your dreadful maps, for that matter. Getting lost is fun. I can live with all the crap you can throw at me except this. fucking. shit.* » 10/01/12 7:04pm 10/01/12 7:04pm

Your Mac Outlook Calendar Will Sync With iOS Soon

For those of you with enough of a schedule and social life to necessitate a calendar—you lucky jerks—good news ahead: Outlook for Mac will be able to sync calendars, notes, and tasks with iOS with the release of Office for Mac 2011 SP1 next week. Calendars and tasks won't, though, sync with MobileMe because of some… » 4/06/11 2:18pm 4/06/11 2:18pm