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 →
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 →
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 … 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 … Continue Reading →
Halloween Fun for Your Smartphone or Tablet

Halloween Fun for Your Smartphone or Tablet

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 … Continue Reading →
Technology and the Business of Blogging #BizOfBlogging

Technology and the Business of Blogging #BizOfBlogging

Blogging can be a hobby or a business or something in between. I have made it my full-time business and know many others that have as well. However, I know plenty of people who are somewhere in the middle and also plenty who just do it for fun. Regardless of why you are blogging and engaging in social media, we all can use technology tips to make our work easier. … Continue Reading →