Direct Links to Twitter Messages

Direct Links to Twitter Messages

Have you wondered how you get the link to a single tweet (message) you made on Twitter? It’s super easy! This comes in very handy for blog giveaways also where you can get extra entries for passing it along via twitter. I’m using just the regular twitter page in my example, but this works directly in apps like Twhirl also. … Continue Reading →
Meet Laptop 1 & Laptop 2

Meet Laptop 1 & Laptop 2

My son has been wanting a laptop for a while now and this year the prices were low enough that it because THE year for him to save up the money he received has gifts for his birthday (in early December) and for Xmas. It was very hard for him not to spend his birthday money for a few weeks … Continue Reading →
Windows Mobile Smartphones

Windows Mobile Smartphones

It’s time I start to consider upgrading my phone to something that will do a bit more for me, particularly on the go. Mom Central has sent me a tour for Windows Mobile at just the right time. I’ve headed over to the Windows Mobile website to read up and found some helpful information. I think the Windows Mobile platform … Continue Reading →
Save Money – Waste Ink?

Save Money – Waste Ink?

Everyone likes to save money here and there. We all have found plenty of places to print coupons online to use offline. Just print and go. Nice and handy, BUT is it worth the ink? It seems many of the folks who come up with what is actually printed out on these coupons have no idea of the amount of … Continue Reading →
Keep User IDs and Passwords Handy via Rolodex

Keep User IDs and Passwords Handy via Rolodex

If you have been using the internet for longer than a couple of weeks you surely have noticed the number of user IDs and passwords that you have already accumulated. So many sites require you to register to get the full benefits of what they have to offer, or you use a service of one site that works on many … Continue Reading →
Sample Spam Subjects

Sample Spam Subjects

One of the biggest issues I know a lot of my friends and family who are new to computers wonder about is spam. They don’t know how you tell just by glancing at some things if it is spam or not. The more you get the easier it becomes. Today I thought I would share a picture of my spam … Continue Reading →
Free Microsoft Office Templates For Homeschooling

Free Microsoft Office Templates For Homeschooling

Do you use Microsoft Office? You may already know that they have free templates for all sorts of things on their site to download, but did you realize there are some useful tools and templates for homeschool (or regular school) on the site also? Here are a few that I have come across. Basic Electronics Calculator – Microsoft Excel Periodic … Continue Reading →
Microsoft Office Returns Home!

Microsoft Office Returns Home!

You know that feeling when you come home from a trip and it’s just nice to be back in your own comfortable space again? Well, I have that feeling today with my computer and the fact that I am back to using Microsoft Office once again. Even though I’m working with a new version, there is still enough of it … Continue Reading →
Free Multiplication Practice Program

Free Multiplication Practice Program

This a great program for everyday practice of multiplication facts. You can set the timer on it (we do 3 minutes per day). It does facts 0-12. You can do speed drills, select specific values to work with, and several other various options. It provides audio feedback of correct and incorrect answers. At the end of your session you can … Continue Reading →
Cool Gadget – Livescribe Pen

Cool Gadget – Livescribe Pen

Have you all seen this? It sort of reminds me of the Fly Pen which my son wanted a couple of years ago (but I thought it was kind of expensive for something I was pretty sure he would lose at his age then), but this new Livescribe Pen seems more advanced. Maybe more worth the $149 – $199 price? … Continue Reading →