Photo Placemats Project – Use Your Smartphone Photos

Photo Placemats Project – Use Your Smartphone Photos

Do you and the kids take a lot of digital photos? Use your photos in this fun photo placemats project. This is a great craft project for the adults and kids to work together on and get creative. The ideas and options for this project are endless! Last Friday I mentioned this photo placemats project when I hosted the #MobileLiving chat and it got a lot of positive reaction. On a side note, the #MobileLiving chat is generally each Friday afternoon at 3pm ET on Twitter and we talk about how to use all your mobile devices to make life … Continue Reading →
Sony Xperia Unlocked Mobile Phones Available Only at Best Buy

Sony Xperia Unlocked Mobile Phones Available Only at Best Buy

Is it time for a new smartphone? Did you know that Best Buy (The reviewer, that’s me, has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free) carries unlocked Sony Xperia phones? An unlocked phone means it is not tied to one specific carrier. Both of these amazing Sony smartphones are only available right now at Best Buy. The in store staff is amazingly helpful if you need a little more help deciding which of the Sony Xperia phones are right for your needs. Plus, they have tons of great … Continue Reading →
Google Chromecast AUDIO – Stream without WiFi – PLUS GIVEAWAY

Google Chromecast AUDIO – Stream without WiFi – PLUS GIVEAWAY

Want a new way to stream audio on the speakers you already own? The new Google Chromecast Audio, available at Best Buy, uses WiFi instead of Bluetooth which lets you easily plug in to the auxiliary port (aux/line input, RCA or optical input) on your current speakers and devices. The sound quality will be even better with the Google Chromecast Audio than with Bluetooth streaming. In my home we have a lot of different speakers and audio equipment, especially in the man cave, because Hubby is a musician. These speakers and such are really great quality, but most do not … Continue Reading →
Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

Update Your Social Media Accounts for 2017

With the start of the new year, this is the perfect time to check and update all of your social media accounts. Many of us sign up for just about everything new that comes out, some are more particular. Regardless of how many social media accounts you have, it is always a good idea to log in and update them occasionally. Some of the social media accounts you should be sure to look at are Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, YouTube, SnapChat, and Pinterest. What to Update on Social Media Accounts: Password If it has been sometime since you have updated … Continue Reading →
Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Using Tech You Already Own

So I know Halloween just happened, but for most of us the next two months will be filled with major holidays including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. Whether you are hosting any holidays or parties or just attending them, it can get a bit hectic this time of the year. Because of that I thought I would offer up some ideas to help you get organized for the holiday season by using the technology and devices you already own. Tips to Get Organized for the Holiday Season Spreadsheets These wonderful tools, like Excel spreadsheets and others, are so amazing for … Continue Reading →
Digital Photography Infographic and 50% off at Shutterfly on Everything!

Digital Photography Infographic and 50% off at Shutterfly on Everything!

This week’s infographic is all about photography, more specifically the mobile photo explosion. So many of us only use our smartphones these days to take photos. They have really developed so much over the past few years. I do have a DSLR camera, but I find I use my smartphone camera more often than not. The only downside to mobile/digital photography is that many people never print out the photos. This is a shame. While we love the ability to take so many photos with our phone we do still need to print out some of them, just in case. … Continue Reading →
Noke Bluetooth Padlock – Perfect for Back to School PLUS GIVEAWAY

Noke Bluetooth Padlock – Perfect for Back to School PLUS GIVEAWAY

For those of you with teens who are headed back to school and who love technology I have an amazing new product to share with you today. Disclosure: This is part of my work as a Verizon #VZWBuzz Ambassador, opinions are my own. If they had this when I was in high school I would be all over it! The Noke, pronounced as no-key (get-it), is a padlock but instead of using a key or turning a dial for the combination on the lock you use your phone connected via Bluetooth to open the lock! Even if you aren’t into technology … Continue Reading →
Tips on Organizing Your Smartphone or Tablet PLUS PRIZES!

Tips on Organizing Your Smartphone or Tablet PLUS PRIZES!

Is your smartphone or tablet feeling a little messy with all the apps you are using? It happens to many of us. Here are some tips on how to get those apps under control and make the use of your device faster since you will know where things are. Remember that there are many different operating systems and devices and so yours may not work exactly what I am showing you. I’m using my Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone from Verizon (disclosure: I am an influencer for Verizon’s #VZWBuzz team and have received this device for free, opinions are my … Continue Reading →
Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

Facebook Facts and Stats Infographic

This week’s infographic, yes I share one each Saturday, is about one of the most popular social networks, Facebook. Even if you don’t personally use Facebook you probably know tons of people who do since billions of people around the planet use Facebook. As a side note, don’t forget to change your Facebook password often and update the security settings regularly. Which of the Facebook facts did you find most interesting from this week’s infographic? Infographic Source: Dark Bear Web Solutions Continue Reading →
Cell Phone Courtesy Month and Infographic

Cell Phone Courtesy Month and Infographic

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month. So many of us are using smartphones on a regular basis that sometimes we forget our manners and annoy others. This week’s infographic shares some of those phone faux pas that maybe you have forgotten about. Remember too that different generations have different feelings about these manners. Generally, the older generations are far less lenient than the younger generations. What is your biggest pet peeve or annoyance with others using their cell phones? Continue Reading →