Helpful Thanksgiving Apps

Helpful Thanksgiving Apps

Less than a week to go until Thanksgiving and whether we are cooking, traveling, enjoying the games, or just eating and eating, there are lots of helpful Thanksgiving apps for your smartphone, tablets, and computers. If you missed last years Thanksgiving apps be sure to check them out as well. I use these apps on my Moto Z Smartphone from Verizon right now (I’m a #VZWBuzz Ambassador). Apps for Thanksgiving Food & Drink (both cooking and eating) BigOven A huge and great app for recipes, grocery lists and menu apps. Apps for multiple formats (scroll to bottom of page for … Continue Reading →
Halloween Fun for Your Smartphone or Tablet #VZWBuzz

Halloween Fun for Your Smartphone or Tablet #VZWBuzz

It is Halloween season which means lots of parties, festivals, and of course, trick-or-treating. Most of us are using our smartphones these days as our primary camera, but there is so much more you can do for Halloween fun with your smartphones and tablets. I will be using my Moto Z smartphone and mods from Verizon (I’m a #VZWBuzz ambassador) on Halloween this year. Here are a few ideas to get you started! Spooky Music Playlist Create a fun playlist of spooky and Halloween music from your favorite music streaming site. Many of the services like Microsoft Groove (my favorite), … 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 →
Android Game Apps I’m Currently Playing

Android Game Apps I’m Currently Playing

You all know I love my smartphone apps and currently my most used phone is the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge from Verizon (disclosure: I received that phone free from Verizon as a #VZWBuzz Ambassador). It has been a while since I’ve shared my current favorite smartphone game apps for Android so I thought it was about time to share again. I’ve included some screenshots for you to get a feel for the games. These are all word and puzzle type games which are my favorite category generally. Angry Birds Pop Angry Birds has a new game, Angry Birds Pop, with … Continue Reading →
New Parent App Suggestions

New Parent App Suggestions

Today I’m sharing a few apps suggested by my son and daughter-in-law who are new parents of my gorgeous and genius twin granddaughters! Both parents use Android devices currently so these will all work on most Android devices as well. My Pregnancy Today – BabyCenter This app is perfect for first time mothers, and great for mothers with other children as well! One of the features of this app is called “Birth Club”, where you can get advice, ask questions, or just converse via forums and groups with other mothers and pregnant women. You can keep track of your weekly baby … Continue Reading →
Android App Recommendations – Guest Post From My Son

Android App Recommendations – Guest Post From My Son

Today I have some new Android app recommendations for you. This are all from my son, T, who is 21 and is always on his smartphone. He actually uses 2 phones, one is a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and the other is a Motorola Moto X. I asked him to share a few of his commonly used apps to get a different perspective than the apps I recommend to you. Enjoy! Couple Couple is a cute relationship app with useful tools such as private messaging, location broadcasting, calendar, lists, and it’s all private. You have to pair each phone to … Continue Reading →
Photo Apps and Tools for Editing and Storage

Photo Apps and Tools for Editing and Storage

We all need photo apps and tools for editing and storage of our smartphone photos. I’m one of those people that is always trying new apps out that can make my photographs better. Our phones and tablets have improved with the built in cameras over the years, as well as the built in editors, but sometimes we just want more. There are thousands of apps out there but not all are great or they may be to simple or complex or they just may not do what we want and need them to do. This is why I like to … Continue Reading →
CLOUD APPS – Everyday Tech Talk w/@RobynsWorld and @tommytrc

CLOUD APPS – Everyday Tech Talk w/@RobynsWorld and @tommytrc

BLAB UPDATE: Blab has closed down sadly. Embedded videos are no longer available. Some of the transcripts, notes, and comments are still available in this post however. This week’s episode of Everyday Tech Talk was about cloud apps. Cloud apps are applications that work from within the cloud. Tommy and I discussed several of our favorites and explain them a bit for you during the video. If you have any questions after watching the video just let us know and we will try and help. Don’t forget to join us next Monday night for the next Everyday Tech Talk as … Continue Reading →
Smartphone Emergency Info Apps That Work Even When Phone Locked

Smartphone Emergency Info Apps That Work Even When Phone Locked

Smartphone emergency info apps are something everyone needs to have these days. They even work when your phone is locked. That means if you are in an emergency and others are trying to help they can get not only your emergency contact information, but also any medical issues you have, medications you take, and the like. It is kind of like the modern day version of the medical alert bracelets but can give a lot of extra information. Some of these apps are better than others. I’ve included apps for all three of the major smartphone operating systems. Please try … Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Tools for Your Smartphone 2015

Thanksgiving Tools for Your Smartphone 2015

Thanksgiving is quickly approaching so today I’m sharing some of the tools that I utilize on my Samsung Galaxy Note 5 smartphone from Verizon. Disclosure: I have received my phone as part of the Verizon #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Blogger Group; opinions are my own. It is amazing how much I can accomplish with this phone! Pinterest I find so many ideas for recipes and Thanksgiving crafts, décor, and activities on Pinterest. It is amazing how many creative ideas are put up on Pinterest every single day. I have a Thanksgiving Pinterest board myself if you need a place to start. Skype … Continue Reading →