Key Ring App Keeps You Organized and Saves Money PLUS a Giveaway

Key Ring App Keeps You Organized and Saves Money PLUS a Giveaway

Recently I was asked to try out a new app, Key Ring. You all know I love apps so I happily agreed, especially since it is the type of app I would actually use myself. Disclosure: I have been compensated for sharing my opinion and they have provided the prize for the giveaway. Honestly, I have seen similar type apps before but I really like the function of Key Ring. Along with saving me money it also keeps me organized with my rewards cards and memberships. There are five distinct tabs within the app to help you make the most … Continue Reading →
Smartphone Apps for April Fools’ Day Fun

Smartphone Apps for April Fools’ Day Fun

Tomorrow is April Fools’ Day and I thought I would share some fun apps that you can use to play pranks on your friends. These are just some silly little things you might enjoy. I’ve got some for Android and Windows Phones. They all have ads, but they are free apps. I tested all of the apps myself on either my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Android or my Nokia Lumia Icon Windows Phone. Fake-A-Call Android. This app lets you make a fake call instantly or schedule it for later. I love that you can leave the caller unknown or pick … Continue Reading →
Word Game Apps for Android Devices

Word Game Apps for Android Devices

Word games have always been a favorite of mine. Today I am sharing four of my latest finds of word games for Android devices. I play all of these on my Samsung Galaxy Note 4. These are all free games, but all have advertisements in them. Luckily the advertisements are not too annoying. The last three games are not the prettiest of games to look at but I like that they have multiple challenge levels and I enjoy the type of game they are so I can overlook the design. Pressed for Words This game gives you a set of … Continue Reading →
Wheel of Fortune Turns 40 Today Plus Wheel of Fortune Mobile Apps

Wheel of Fortune Turns 40 Today Plus Wheel of Fortune Mobile Apps

Today is the 40th birthday of the television game show, Wheel of Fortune. It premiered on TV on January 6, 1975. It amazes me it has been that long already! My family has been watching for years and years. Remember the days of when a player won a round they did the shopping spree? I kind of miss that actually, maybe they should do a throwback week and have those shopping sprees just for that week. There were lots of those Dalmatian dog statues back then. To celebrate The Wheel’s birthday I thought I would share with you that they … Continue Reading →
You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

You In Your Own Year in Review Compilation for 2014

There are so many social networks we share our lives on and at the end of a year it is kind of nice to go and look back at what has happened. There are some automated features on some networks and some third party apps and tools that allow you to make looking back a little easier and more fun. Facebook Year in Review – This will automatically pull photos from 2014 for you. You can click customize at the bottom of the page before you share it. Once you are done, share it to your profile if you like! … Continue Reading →
The Smartphones My Family Uses

The Smartphones My Family Uses

Everyone in our home uses a different smartphone. There are plenty of them too. I thought I would share which phones we all use and what each person likes about their phone. As you know, I am a Verizon #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Ambassador and I have gotten all of these phones from Verizon to try out. Even though I work with them, I am actually a paying customer for all of our accounts. I love the Verizon More Everything plan for our family, it saves us money being all on one account and we have lots of data to share! Hubby: … Continue Reading →
Transferring Your Old Smartphone to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Samsung Smart Switch

Transferring Your Old Smartphone to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Samsung Smart Switch

On Friday I received a new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone from Verizon. Disclosure: I am a #VZWBuzz Verizon Lifestyle Blogger and have received this device from them; opinions are my own. Previously I had been using the Note 3 and I needed to take the info from the old phone and put it on the new phone. Using the Samsung Smart Switch app made this a breeze! I just installed the app on both of my phones and then told the Note 3 to send my info to the new Note 4. I was able to select what specific … Continue Reading →
Thanksgiving Apps to be Thankful For

Thanksgiving Apps to be Thankful For

Thanksgiving is a major holiday and now that so many of us have smartphones and tablets that we use at home and on the go we can use them to make Thanksgiving easier, more fun, and less stressful. Working as a Verizon Lifestyle Ambassador I see tons of apps all the time, but these have been some stand-outs for me. Cooking Apps for Thanksgiving Epicurious This food lovers app is available for most formats. Quickly search all of the amazing recipes, create shopping lists, and more. Food Network In the Kitchen Recipes from all of your favorite Food Network chefs … Continue Reading →
Why I Love Xbox Music and It Makes a Great Holiday Gift

Why I Love Xbox Music and It Makes a Great Holiday Gift

Music is something just about everyone loves. Today I am sharing in the video why I personally love Xbox Music, by the way you don’t need an Xbox to use it, and why it would make a great holiday gift. Disclosure: I am a Microsoft Blogger but this is a service that I purchase on my own and use daily. At just $10/month I think Xbox Music Pass is a great deal. It is available on Windows devices, Windows Phone, for Apple devices, and Android devices too! Think about it as a gift idea for that hard to buy for … Continue Reading →
Must-Have Productivity Apps for Bloggers and Social Media Professionals

Must-Have Productivity Apps for Bloggers and Social Media Professionals

You all know how I love apps of all kinds, but I am often asked about apps for bloggers and social media folks like myself. The following are all apps I use on a variety of smartphones and tablets for my social media work. OneDrive This is my number one go to app for work. OneDrive is Microsoft’s cloud service and I put everything in it! I use the OneDrive app on my desktop, Surface Pro 3 tablet, Nokia 2520 tablet, Samsung Galaxy Note Tablet, Nokia Lumia Icon smartphone, and Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Smartphone. Disclosure: I am a Microsoft … Continue Reading →