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Put Down Your Phone! 14Oct
2013

Put Down Your Phone!

I am just as guilty as everyone else. Your mind wanders, you grab for your phone to make sure you haven't missed a message, a tweet or an email. When what you are really missing out on is life going on around you....
The Art of the Webcam

The Art of the Webcam

16 September 2013
Whether it is an online meeting or talking with loved ones, using a webcam of any type can often prove more difficult than it should. While it has become fairly simple to operate, the results can still be lacking....
Whether it is an online meeting or talking with loved ones, using a webcam of any type can often prove more difficult than it should. While it has become fairly simple to operate, the results can still be lacking. Dark room, messy backgrounds and more can provide the person viewing the video with the a less than desirable experience. A recent PCMag article describes these poor souls as "webcam zombies."  The article provides tips like 'dressing for success' that encourage you to look your ...
Charge!

Charge!

19 August 2013
I have mentioned before how I enjoy Lifehacker.com and all of the neat, every-day tips and tricks it provides. In a recent article, Lifehacker shared this pretty useful tip on how to tell if a battery has charge left...
I have mentioned before how I enjoy Lifehacker.com and all of the neat, every-day tips and tricks it provides. In a recent article, Lifehacker shared this pretty useful tip on how to tell if a battery has charge left in it. Who of us doesn't have a few random batteries laying around in a junk drawer somewhere and doesn't have time to find a battery tester? Check out the video below and find out how simply dropping a battery on a flat surface can tell you all you need to know.
Tablet Computers

Tablet Computers

9 August 2013
More and more consumers are using tablet devices. With the flexibility of a mobile device like a smartphone, but the screen size and potential power of a laptop or desktop, tablets make a lot of sense for a lot of...
More and more consumers are using tablet devices. With the flexibility of a mobile device like a smartphone, but the screen size and potential power of a laptop or desktop, tablets make a lot of sense for a lot of people. I will admit it. I was one of the first to scoff at the iPad; thinking 'when will I ever need that.' With less and less need for an actual home PC, we rely greatly on our iPad at home. First of all, my kids are not at the age 'yet' where either of them are doing much ...
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