I love technology as much as the next girl. I love my Android phone, my laptop, my Kindle. My kids love their inherited-from-me-but-still-works computer, their Wii, their DSi’s and iTouches. But how much is too much for my kiddos?
Regular postcards are so old-fashioned. The cool way to send a photo of your vacation (or anything else fun, for that matter) is through Postagram. This nifty app will send a printed photo postcard to your friends or family members anywhere in the world for only $.99.
It didn’t take long for cyber criminals to get to our beloved Kindles. Authors of e-books are able to create hyperlinks to websites that they then include in their books. One of the newest ways for malicious software to get to you is from infected links within online novels you’ve purchased.
Do you recycle? We all should – it’s one of the easiest and most effective ways to get started taking care of the Earth.
Most of the time, it seems I download a bunch of apps thinking that they would be oh-so-helpful in time of crisis or emergency. Then never use them and/or forget I even have them. Except this one: Phone Finder Lite for my Android.
Just because the last time I attended an event at the Kodak Theater it was to see Dora the Explorer Live, it doesn’t mean I’m not excited to see all the stars there Sunday night for the Oscars (via my TV of course).
Not that I need any particular reason to drink wine, but today IS National Wine Day, and I faithfully partake in all holidays. Want to learn more about wine, or just look like you know what you are doing? Check out Hello Vino.
Quit pretending you aren’t hooked on Angry Birds. We know you are — we are too. Just out: a Valentine’s Day edition called “Hogs and Kisses” to get you in the holiday spirit.
These days we think a lot about how secure we are online. We worry about our privacy, we worry about our personal information getting into the wrong hands, and we worry about our accounts getting hacked. What we don’t think much about: how secure our smartphones are.
Have you seen funny looking square barcodes on lots of different things recently? These are QR Codes, which stands for Quick Response. These little codes can pack a lot of information into a very small space – links to websites, coupons, product pages, contact information, downloading information to your phone, and more.