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 →
Chipolo Item Finder

Chipolo Item Finder

Chipolo Item Finder is a new gadget that helps you keep track of where your things are. (Disclosure: I am being compensated for sharing about Chipolo, but opinions are my own.) This simple little circle can be attached by a jump ring or a small sticker (both included) to whatever you like. Keys, pets, glasses case, tablet, wallet, lint roller, or anything you seem to misplace often and want to be able to … Continue Reading →
Everyday Tech Talk Replay – Streaming to Your TV

Everyday Tech Talk Replay – Streaming to Your TV

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. On this week’s Everyday Tech Talk Blab we talked about streaming content to your TV. It is very easy to do and we cover many different methods during the show. If you have any questions when watching the replay of the show please … Continue Reading →
The Latest Smart Home Gadgets

The Latest Smart Home Gadgets

This week CES, the Consumer Electronics Show, is taking place in Las Vegas. There are thousands of new items being released but today I’m focusing on smart home kitchen gadgets and kitchen appliances and some other home tools and appliances. It is truly amazing what these companies are coming up with to help us make our meals at home and to make our days easier. Samsung Family Hub Refrigerator Transform … Continue Reading →
The Drones Have Arrived at Best Buy!

The Drones Have Arrived at Best Buy!

Disclosure: 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. Have you had the chance to fly a drone yet? They are so much fun! I have a small one (not the one shown here) and it is cool. Now at Best Buy you can get the new Solo (TM) by 3DR … Continue Reading →
How to be safer with an ERA Bluetooth headset bundle PLUS giveaway

How to be safer with an ERA Bluetooth headset bundle PLUS giveaway

We all love the ability to be hands-free sometimes and the ERA by Jawbone Bluetooth Headset bundle will let you do just that! Photo source: Jawbone Our smartphones have become integral parts of our daily lives. We use them for telephone conversations, music, podcasts, directions, information, and so much more. Unfortunately, many have taken to using their phones while doing other things like driving. This is a major distraction. While … Continue Reading →
7 Reasons to Own a Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

7 Reasons to Own a Wireless Bluetooth Speaker

I have mentioned wireless Bluetooth speakers several times before. Today I’m going to share seven reasons why you should own one. Some people may balk at the price of a good one, about $200, but it is something you will use constantly and have for a long time. The most recent one I own, provided to me by Verizon as part of my being a #VZWBuzz Lifestyle Ambassador, is the … Continue Reading →
Listen Anywhere and the Best Buy Audio Fest

Listen Anywhere and the Best Buy Audio Fest

Music is essential in my book. However, the way I listen to music has changed quite a bit over the years. When I was a little girl I had a little portable record player. Then we moved to cassette tapes along with records – that’s when I got my first stereo and I thought I was so grown up (I think I was about 10). That was still with the … Continue Reading →
What tech items did Santa forget to put under the tree?

What tech items did Santa forget to put under the tree?

Did you get some gift cards this holiday? How about any Best Buy Gift Cards? I have a little tech wish list of items in case Santa forgets something or if I want to add on to tech gifts that I do get – just in case. When we did the #UltimateShowroom Twitter party recently I added a few more things to that list even! There are various accessories that … Continue Reading →
Protecting Your Kids’ Hearing #ETYkids Twitter Party

Protecting Your Kids’ Hearing #ETYkids Twitter Party

Our children have earphones in so much more than any other generation before and unfortunately hearing loss is increasing because of this. Etymotic’s ETY-Kids line of earphones (disclosure: the brand is sponsoring this post and Twitter party, opinions are my own) are safe-listening earphones for kids ages 4+ to protect their hearing. The earphones are designed to not exceed safe levels but still maintain sound quality. Join us for the … Continue Reading →