The kids are back to school and summer is unofficially over, but that does not mean that travel has to stop. Whether you are traveling for business or pleasure, there are plenty of apps that will help you get you where you need to go, as well as help you when you get there.
The thing I love about technology is that – when it works! – it makes your life easier. When it doesn’t work…well, you just hope no one is around with a camera to capture your adult temper tantrum.
By now you should all know what cloud storage is. But for those who don’t – it is this is a sort of “island” of personal space within the Internet.
With a cloud storage account, you can synchronize user files; all you need will always be at hand and never lost. The folder is placed to a “cloud” on the Internet and you can access it from any computer or mobile device.
Now I simply cannot lose work files, I cannot forget the necessary documents at home. Even if I sit with a cup of coffee in front of a notebook and spill it, then I will simply grieve for the broken device and start to save money for a new one. All my party, school etc. photos and my favorite video “Me singing karaoke” won’t disappear and will be easy to recover. Read more
Summer is almost here and it’s time for everyone to start getting ready for their summer vacations. If you’re lucky, you’re going somewhere fun or exotic. If you’re unlucky – like yours truly – you’re heading up north to New York to see family. Note: if you’re a member of my lovely family, I was talking about other family, not you.
But have you ever gotten home from a vacation - and after you unpacked, did 17 loads of laundry and uploaded your photos – you can’t remember the name of that fantastic steak house you went to. Or while you’re enjoying your vacation, you forgot the address of said fantastic steak house?
I love to-do lists just as much as I love apps. So even though I’ve been a dedicated Astrid users, I always like to play with other to-do list apps just to check them out. That my friends is what you would call an addict. Addicted to new apps and to-do lists – guilty.
The 2012 upgrade of iPhone – most likely to be called the iPhone 5 – is around the corner. As per rumors, Apple is to uncover the device at its Worldwide Developers Conference 2012 in June. As usual, the tech world has been creating buzz over the new iPhone for sometime.
I have an iPad. I also have a 6-year old daughter. Which really means my 6-year old daughter has an iPad. Sure I monitor how much time she spends on it. But if you were to look at my iPad’s you will see that I have about 2 pages of apps. She has 6.
When I download an app for her, I can do my research and know it’s safe. But what happens when she searches the web? Remember McGruff the crime dog from the 80′s? Well apparently he’s still around and he’s keeping our kids safe when they’re on an iPad. Read more
I love my phone. Like unhealthy, dependent, when I left it in a restaurant last week I had heart palpitations, kind of love. And get this – I don’t own an iPhone. Presently I am an Android gal, but now that I am due for an upgrade, that may change soon.
I know that there are loads of you out there that feel the same way about your precious mobile. So what do we do when we love our phones? We buy accessories for them. Read more
Are you attending or plan to attend a conference, expo or trade show this year? If so, this can be a potentially rewarding experience if you’re strategic about it. And if you bring along the right skill set, personality and of course – gadgets.
Did we say gadgets? Oh, yes – we did. Nowadays with the advent of the iPhone, iPad, Kindle and other numerous devices, we are accustomed to a quicker, easier and dynamic way of doing things. Since we attend trade shows regularly, we thought we would come up with a list of 5 cool gadgets for trade show event attendance. Read more
Pottery Barn catalogs, credit card balance transfer offers, and local gym membership solicitations. What do all of these things have in common? You’ve received them in the mail recently. And chances are you’ve thrown them out. Not only is junk mail annoying, but it’s also it’s bad for the environment. It has been reported that “junk mail kills 2.6 million trees every year“.
But no more! There is a new app out that will take care of your junk mail problem. Simply take a photo of your unwanted mail and PaperKarma will handle everything for you.
I am sure that there are a few things you’d rather do than wait on hold trying to get through to a company. No? Well then you obviously don’t have Time Warner Cable. Love ya TWC!
But seriously, when you need to speak with someone, the last thing you want to do is to sit around for 45 minutes listening to the Thank you for holding, your call will be answered by the next available representative message. And now you don’t have to. Read more
Someone once told me that running a home is like running a small business. Although it is a bit harder to fire your “employees” – I’m talking about you 5-year old who sucks at cooking and laundry. And just like any business, I am always looking for ways to run my home better.
It’s 4:30pm and your phone’s battery indicator is officially red. Ugh. Obviously you need to charge it, but you don’t have your charger with you.
This is a problem many of us have and three guys have come up with a solution – a case that, not only protects your phone, but holds the charger. Cord-On-Board by Caseinity is definitely a Why didn’t I think of that! idea. Read more