10 Things That Would Happen If The Internet Collapsed

10 Things That Would Happen If The Internet Collapsed

We all may not want to admit it but without the internet, our lives will collapse. What do i mean? There are things that without the internet would be completely useless, things that we may have taken for granted because we use them everyday, things that we often use then one day found out that it uses internet. We all may not want to admit it but without the internet, … Continue Reading →
Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive Technology to Improve Everyday Life

Assistive technology can improve everyday life for people of all ages. We think often of assistive technology and assistive items to help with those who are older but they can help people of all ages who need help in everyday life. Many think of “technology” as new or hi-tech items but in fact there are both advanced and simple assistive technology tools of all kinds. With Americans staying in their … Continue Reading →
2018 Trends, Forecasts and Predictions for Our World

2018 Trends, Forecasts and Predictions for Our World

Welcome to 2018! Here are some 2018 trends, forecasts and 2018 predictions for our world. 2018 Global 7,632,819,325 is the projected world population for 2018. Source:  World Population Clock Jing-Jin-Ji is forecast to become the largest city in the world. The city would be over 82,000 square miles, about the size of Kansas. The new supercity will have approximately 130 million people and incorporates the current city of Beijing. Source: … Continue Reading →
Free Texts from Santa Claus

Free Texts from Santa Claus

There are several “services” that offer texts from Santa Claus for your kids. While you can use those you can also fake these texts on your own with the help from friends or family. Depending on the age of your kids and how tech savvy they are (kids are really savvy these days) will determine how much effort you need to put into this. Free Texts from Santa Claus Pick … Continue Reading →
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 →