Did you just get yourself a shiny new iPad last month? If so, you may be wondering what apps are the best in helping you be productive. On my own iPad, I do a lot with photography. And of course there are the games and social media. But the iPad is not all fun and games. It is a valuable business tool. I use my iPad for keeping up with email, composing documents, signing contracts, and much, much, more. Here are my favorite apps for keeping up with business while on the go. Evernote: I am ... 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
Ways that the Amazon Kindle Fire Tablet can emerge as a viable competitor to the iPad.
Amazon has unveiled its new Kindle Fire and set an official launch date of November 15, 2011, strategically just in time for the Black Friday rush. Although the device has yet to even hit the shelves, it is already being viewed as a potential threat to the Apple iPad, which currently has a fierce stranglehold over the tablet market. Will the Amazon Kindle Fire prove to be a viable competitor, or will it just be another in an increasingly long list of opponents eating iPad dust? This article will ... Continue Reading
Kiboomu combines music with a variety of printables and online elements to make learning fun for your child.
Congratulations to Kiboomu: the SocialMoms Blog of the Week! It's no secret that children love signing. Whether it's crooning to the songs on the radio, or chanting a nursery rhyme, kids learn and absorb a wealth of information via music. One site that brings music together with a variety of different printable and online elements is Kiboomu.com, a site for kids developed by Wendy Wiseman and Sherry Segal. On Kiboomu, Parents and Teachers can search for simple and easy kids crafts, ... Continue Reading
Gadgets and apps for moms and kids – whether you’re taking digital photos, scheduling activities, or protecting computer peripherals.
Moms and kids will have an easier time getting back to school and work routines with some help from technology this fall. From taking family digital photos, to keeping multiple activity schedules and tasks organized, to protecting computer peripherals, this column has the must-have gadgets and apps you need. Xshot iPhone 4 Case & Pocket Xshot Bundle How many times have you wished you could take pictures or video of yourself with your child at a special classroom event or be included in ... Continue Reading