9 Back-to-School Apps That’ll Make Your Life Easier

Heading back to school? There’s an app for that! Streamline the fall chaos with these nine lifesaver tools, all available on your smartphone.

Shopping-Comparison Sites

For the most time-saving and cost-effective searching, make one of these sites your first stop in the virtual mall.

I Lost All of the Contacts on My Cell Phone!

Follow these tips on how to retrieve lost contacts.

10 Time-Saving Apps

These mobile apps help even the busiest people boost productivity and stay organized.

5 Helpful Apps for Your Next Road Trip

If you want a calm, authoritative voice in your ear, expertly guiding you onto highways and byways, look no further than your smartphone. These GPS apps give clear, concise road directions, but that’s not even the half of what they can do. Which one is right for you? Real Simple test-drove five of the top offerings.

Carry-On Luggage Rules Every Traveler Needs to Know

The ultimate primer to carrying on luggage—plus, a few helpful hints for packing and keeping track of your items en route. 

5 Strategies to Finally Tame Your Inbox

More than 100 billion e-mails are sent and received each day in the United States. When it feels as if all of them have landed in your in-box, tame the chaos with this painless plan.

The Best Time-Saving Ideas

Simplify your life with these speedy tips and shortcuts for cleaning, cooking, exercising, and more.