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Holiday Scams 4Dec
2013

Holiday Scams

While the holiday season ushers in delicious foods, festive decorations and general warm feelings, there is always someone looking to take advantage. Whether it comes in the form of an email, website, phone scam or...
Nextdoor

Nextdoor

21 October 2013
I have thought about writing about the new online service called Nextdoor for a while now. I personally set up a 'neighborhood' for my area a while back and have been trying to get it off the ground. But with their...
I have thought about writing about the new online service called Nextdoor for a while now. I personally set up a 'neighborhood' for my area a while back and have been trying to get it off the ground. But with their latest innovation, it seemed like a good time to talk about it. To back up, Nextdoor is a service that allows you to set up a social network for your neighborhood. As a founder you can set up the geographic limits. If you are in a suburb or planned community, the boundaries may ...
Freeze Frame

Freeze Frame

18 October 2013
We have talked about storing your photos online here before. There are some great ways to automatically backup your photos using some social networks like Google+ and Facebook, or cloud storage services like Dropbox...
We have talked about storing your photos online here before. There are some great ways to automatically backup your photos using some social networks like Google+ and Facebook, or cloud storage services like Dropbox and iCloud. I use a combinations of iCloud, Google+ and Everpix to make sure everything is securely backed up. With these sites costing me very little (other than some set up time) I have all my bases covered. However, Flickr recently updated their iOS app to allow for ...
Put Down Your Phone!

Put Down Your Phone!

14 October 2013
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....
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. Whether it is dinner with friends or an evening home with family, I catch myself looking at my iPhone more than I should. I read a Lifehacker.com article recently that highlighted a new app aimed at stopping this epidemic. How can an app help you stop looking at your phone all ...
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