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 →
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 →
Top 10 Reasons I Love the Surface Pro 3 Tablet

Top 10 Reasons I Love the Surface Pro 3 Tablet

Have I mentioned lately how much I love my Surface Pro 3 tablet? Well, I really do! Today I’m sharing the top 10 reasons why I love it so much. Just as a reminder I am a #MicrosoftBlogger (formerly #WindowsChampions) and I receive perks for being a part of that but my opinions about Microsoft devices and services are entirely my own. The Surface Pro 3 Really Can Replace a Laptop You may have seen this in their ads, but it really is true. The last several trips I took only my Surface Pro 3 and no laptop and I … Continue Reading →
Comment and Win a Toshiba Encore Tablet

Comment and Win a Toshiba Encore Tablet

As a way of thanking my readers I am doing another giveaway. This time I’m trying something a tiny bit new using Giveaway Tools to help me keep track of entries. BUT the idea is still the same as in the past. When you make comments on my other blog posts throughout the entry period you get an automatic entry into this giveaway. REQUIRED ENTRY: Commenting on other blog posts is a required entry. Without doing that the rest of your entries will not count. I will keep track of those entries for you. You do NOT need to complete … Continue Reading →
National School Backpack Awareness Day and a Tablet That Can Replace a Laptop

National School Backpack Awareness Day and a Tablet That Can Replace a Laptop

Today is National School Backpack Awareness Day created by the American Occupational Therapy Association. This is actually an important topic as, according to the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, there were more than 22,000 people treated for backpack related injuries in the US last year. That figure included 8,500 children between the ages of 5 and 18 who ended up in doctors’ offices and ERs. Image source: American Occupational Therapy Association AOTA Tips for Preventing Backpack Injuries: Your packed backpack should weigh no more than 10% of your body weight Select a backpack that is the right size for you … Continue Reading →
Win a Dell Windows Tablet – Another Holiday Pick from Robyn

Win a Dell Windows Tablet – Another Holiday Pick from Robyn

Tablets are hot right now and seem to be on the wish list of many. I am asked often about low cost tablets. The Dell Venue 8 Pro Windows tablet is my pick because I have seen a lot of great sale prices at various stores already this holiday season. If you are used to using a PC then a Windows based tablet is probably going to be the easiest for you to use. There are tons of apps in the Windows App Store to enjoy on your tablet also. This is one of the small tablets, an 8”, but … Continue Reading →
Regina 3D Launcher Pro App for Android

Regina 3D Launcher Pro App for Android

One of the things I love and hate about Android devices is the ability to customize. I say hate because it can get a tad confusing for many people and they get frustrated. I say love because there are some really cool apps, like the Regina 3D Launcher Pro app and it’s accessory apps that can make your android device look amazing. Today I am sharing some screenshots of a Samsung Galaxy S4 that is utilizing the Regina 3D Launcher Pro. These are from Hubby’s actual phone. This is Hubby’s home screen (he is currently really into tractors). He has … Continue Reading →
Windows Phone Day 2   The Apps

Windows Phone Day 2 The Apps

Disclosure: I was provided this phone from the Windows Phone team to test out. Opinions are my own, as always. If you missed the previous days, you can find them here: Life with a Windows Phone Day 1 – Nokia Lumia 920 Windows Phone Day 2 – The Apps Talking on the Windows Phone Day 3 Kid’s Corner on the Windows Phone Day 4 Maps and Navigation on the Windows Phone Day 5 Battery Life Day 6 of the Windows Phone Challenge The Camera Day 7 of the Windows Phone 8 Day Challenge Windows Phone 8 Day Challenge Recap and Giveaway … Continue Reading →
Microsoft Surface Tablet First Impressions

Microsoft Surface Tablet First Impressions

I must admit I am a very happy camper that the Microsoft Surface is finally here in my hands! It felt like I had to wait forever for it to happen. Most of you know that I am part of the #WindowsChampions team (this is my 3rd year) and now I am also part of the #Surface team. Trust me when I say that being part of the team does not influence my opinions – I really wanted to be a part of these programs because I really am a fan of so many Microsoft products. I am not a … Continue Reading →