Thanksgiving Apps for Your Smartphone

Thanksgiving Apps for Your Smartphone

Thanksgiving is almost here and your smartphone can help get your meals cooked and keep you entertained. There truly is an app for just about everything these days. Below is an update list of some of my favorite apps to help with Thanksgiving plus a few new ones. Thanksgiving Food Big Oven Millions of recipes of all kinds including plenty for Thanksgiving, even Thanksgiving leftover recipes. Also a grocery list … Continue Reading →
Save Your Photos Day – Infographic and Photo Deals

Save Your Photos Day – Infographic and Photo Deals

Today in Save Your Photos Day. In this day and age such a reminder day is really important since most of us rely on digital photography only and we do not automatically get prints of all of our photographs. For this week’s infographic I found a great one that shares why you should always print out your photographs, at least your favorite ones. I’ve also include some deals for when … Continue Reading →
10 Security Targets in the Internet of Things – Infographic

10 Security Targets in the Internet of Things – Infographic

Have you hard the term “Internet of Things” also known is IoT? Even if you have not heard the term you are already living in a world full of IoT. Think about your smart devices that you connect to like Hue lighting, Arlo security cameras, Nest thermostat, Jawbone UP fitness band, and the like. While these devices are amazing we all also need to be aware that there are security … Continue Reading →
When and Why You Should Upgrade Your Phone or Not

When and Why You Should Upgrade Your Phone or Not

How do you know when it is time to upgrade your smartphone? Should you repair any issues with your current phone instead? Should you limp it along? Or is now the time to take the plunge and upgrade to a new device? Our world is a busy place and we are very much an on-the-go society. Over the past 10+ years we have come to rely on our smartphones more … Continue Reading →
Enjoy Moments and Edit Photos Later

Enjoy Moments and Edit Photos Later

Yesterday I took my twin granddaughters to the St. Louis Zoo. Yes, I wanted some fun photos of our visit but I also did not want to spend the entire time worrying about getting just the right photographs and miss out on enjoying our time together. Our zoo is amazing and beautiful and there are tons of things to take photos of from the animals, landscaping, statues, architecture and art … Continue Reading →
17 Ways for Parents & Students to Use Smartphone Cameras During School Year +6 Super Student Apps

17 Ways for Parents & Students to Use Smartphone Cameras During School Year +6 Super Student Apps

Smartphone cameras can be used as a powerful tool during the school year for both parents and students. Mom and Dad can utilize the camera as a great way to store important paperwork and information, create ways to reinforce learning at home, along with documenting the kids’ journey throughout the school year. Students can use smartphone cameras to get creative with their schoolwork, study, and learn even more. Through my … Continue Reading →
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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … Continue Reading →