The holidays have arrived and with that come new smartphones, new tablets, and new iPods for the family. If you gifted any new or used devices to your children - you need to make sure they are child-safe. Kids are more tech savvy than ever these days. Chances are, when you were passed their Christmas wish list there is at least one techy item listed. One way to save money and make everyone happy is pass down your old electronics to your tweens or teens when you upgrade. Of course there are ... Continue Reading
Make sure those gifts (or re-gifts) are safe for your kids this holiday season.
Here are ten useful things you can do with a good smartphone.
Are you finally considering upgrading your old flip phone or candy bar phone to a more current smartphone, but not yet convinced you actually need it? A smartphone is good for more than just connecting to Facebook while on the go, we promise! Here are ten other useful things you can do with a good smartphone. Read important emails: As a small business owner, keeping up with my email is very important to me. With an Android phone using Gmail sync, I know immediately when I get an email, ... Continue Reading
Looking for a new way to wear green this St. Patric’s Day? Dress up your gadgets.
St. Patrick’s Day is on Saturday, March 17th. There will be parties, parades, and plenty of people dressed in green to support the day. But how about dressing up your tech? If you're working, attending a conference, trade show or otherwise you can show off your Irish pride with some green technology. 1. Speck Products See Thru Hard Shell Case for MacBook Pro 13-Inch If you spend an arm and a leg on a Macbook (and you will) you want to protect it. These Hard Shell Cases are excellent. ... Continue Reading
Be the DJ with these music tips to help rock your New Year’s Eve party.
Can you believe that it's almost time for New Year's Eve for 2012? Where did the time go? I swear it seems like just yesterday we were preparing for Y2K. Technology did not explode at that time, and now 11 years later we are quite a bit more emerged than ever before. In 2000 were no iPhones, Pandora, Netflix and other things to keep us entertained. With the exception of the past couple of years, I am usually a home body on New Year’s Eve. I love to attend house parties thrown by friends, or ... Continue Reading
Join major companies in choosing a blogging platform, such as WordPress, to make running your web site easier.
Over the past few years there has been a trend of major websites dropping traditional HTML based websites in favor of CMS (Content Management Software) sites such as WordPress. This is good for the company, the web designer, and whoever is responsible for maintaining the website. Some of the major websites using WordPress for their content management include: eBay – The eBay Ink blog is the company’s main blog. eBay’s Social Media Strategist and Chief Blogger told me the blog was ... Continue Reading
These items for your mobile office will keep you connected and allow you to stay productive, even when you’re on the go.
We are in the midst of conference season. And that means a lot of travel. If you are planning any trips for conferences, training, or even vacation, you want to make sure you will have everything you need to get work done - whether you're at your cozy desk at home or not. These tips for outfitting your mobile office will keep you connected and allow you to work, even while on the go. I recently wrote a post about how to prepare to attend a blog conference, and many of these items were on the ... Continue Reading