Smart phones are designed to be addictive, here are some tips for fighting that

Vox breaks down the ways in which our smart phones are designed to keep us addicted and offers some simple suggestions for how to feel less pulled towards using them all the time. Read the rest

5-port USB desktop charging station great for family travel

When we were at the Mission Inn for Weekend of Wonder, this 5-port USB desktop charging station, on sale at Amazon for $(removed) kept 3 iPhones and a tablet well-fed. I used the additional port to charge a battery pack. The great thing about it is that you can plug it into a wall outlet (which are always in weird places in hotel rooms for some reason) and set the charger on a desk for ready access. It even comes with a suction cup mat to hold your soap in the shower! Read the rest