Kevin Thomas

20 Flips | 5 Magazines | 14 Likes | 1 Following | @kevintexas210 | Michigander by birth, Texan by choice. Spanish bilingual, avid reader, tech fan.

The modern gentleman's guide to air travel

From the laws of the armrest to the unofficial dress code, here are a few things every guy should know before stepping onto a plane.<p>Sure, plenty of people imbibe in the airport and on the plane, but this is not a night on the town. You're traveling — there's absolutely no reason to overdo it.<p>Plus, …

Connect the Moto 360 to iOS, needs an Android phone

Not a fan of the Apple Watch? Good thing there is almost a dozen Android Wear smartwatches now, not to mention those not using Android Wear at all. …

Wear OS

We’re Here and We’re Queer: 35 Indie Titles Doing Right by LGBTA Fans

It’s been a very challenging week for LGBT comic fans.<p>Without any visible LGBT leads for their All-New All-Different relaunch in the fall, Marvel …

Graphic Novels

After 3 weeks of using an iPhone, I'll never use Android again

Flickr/Omar Jordan Fawahl<p>About a month ago, I wrote passionately about how I had tried Android for eight months and learned it simply wasn't for …

Read-it-later app Pocket testing recommendations in public beta

Pocket has made it super simple to save content to read later for the last eight years, but the popular service hasn’t been able to recommend you …

Awesome Note 2 Gets Redesigned, Adds iCloud Sync, Voice Recording, Touch ID, More

Awesome Note 2 has been updated with a new design and many new features including: iCloud sync, voice recording, natural language processing, Touch …

Selfie app Frontback comes back to life thanks to mysterious new 'partner'

Frontback has made a miraculous recovery. After announcing last week that the company was shutting down, the selfie app is taking a 180 — literally. It turns out the service isn't going anywhere: late on Friday, the company announced that it had "signed an agreement with a partner," keeping the app …

3 Good Android Apps for Organizing Reference Lists and Bibliographies

Mendeley is a free reference manager and PDF reader designed for researchers, students, and academics. Whether you're writing your dissertation, …

How Apple's iPhone Update Is Making the Home Screen Obsolete

I’ve been using an early version of iOS 9, Apple’s next big software update coming to iPhones and iPads.<p>There’s one thing I’ve noticed above anything …

Apps

This amazing secret trick will give any Android phone a huge speed boost

We could spend all day counting all of the things that make Android a great platform, but for real smartphone enthusiasts, the operating system’s …

9 Delicious Dressings That Make Anything Taste Awesome

It's all about the dressing. These homemade salad dressings are so delicious, you'll want to eat them with a spoon.<p><b>1. Homemade Buttermilk Ranch Dressing</b><p>Cool, creamy, tangy and garlicky, this homemade ranch dressing tastes so much better than the mass-produced bottled stuff in grocery stores. Try it …

The One Who Got Away

Spoleto, Italy: I had no idea that July day in 1974 that -- besides permanently shifting my perception of theatrical time -- I was seeing one of the great loves of my life on that opera house stage. Andy DeGroat: He's spinning downstage left, while a woman, his androgynous twin, spins downstage …

A Blind Man's Take on Beauty in the Gay Community

Seven years have passed since I lost my sight, and I'm now doing things that seemed impossible when I was newly blind. I live alone in Oakland, California, rely on my guide dog, Oslo, for mobility, and work as a writer full-time. I also go out on dates and have been engaged twice. But while I have …

Best Android Phones in 2018

• Best overall<br>• Best runner-up<br>• Best affordable option<br>• Best camera quality<p><i>Best overall:</i> Samsung Galaxy S9+<p>See at Amazon<p>The Galaxy S9+ isn't much different …

Phones

Vegetarian Black Eyed Pea Salad

According to Southern Tradition, eating black eyed peas on New Year’s Day will give you good luck for prosperity throughout the year. As long as they …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Nutrition