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Is Your Computer a Zombie?

Is Your Computer a Zombie?

The below is a guest post. E-Sports, a New York–based online gaming company, recently paid a $1 million settlement for installing malicious code on users’ computers without their knowledge. Consumers would subscribe to E-Sports for $6.95 per month, which gave them access to cheat-free versions of games like Team Fortress 2 and Counter Strike. E-SportsContinue Reading

Motorola Photon on Scratch Wireless – Free Calls Over WiFi

Motorola Photon on Scratch Wireless – Free Calls Over WiFi

The main complaint that most people have about their smartphones is the bill. They love their phones. They love the function. But they don’t love paying that high bill. And a lot of people are like me. I use my phone more for data than talking. There are less than a handful of people thatContinue Reading

ecoATM – A Unique Tech Savvy Way to Recycle Used Gadgets

ecoATM – A Unique Tech Savvy Way to Recycle Used Gadgets

The Upgrade Game In this world of electronics we are in a constant state of upgrade. If I try to recall each time I have upgraded a laptop, camera, or smartphone I would probably have a hard time remembering them all. But that’s the way it is. Something better is always on the horizon. As soonContinue Reading

Yes… 40 is the New 30! And it Looks Good!

Yes… 40 is the New 30! And it Looks Good!

I almost cannot believe that I am typing this, but today is my 40th birthday. 40!!! 40?!?!? Yes, 40! Where the heck has the time gone? It seems like just yesterday I was graduating from high school! It is amazing and a bit scary just how quickly time passes. Suddenly here I am… 40 yearsContinue Reading

Why do Fanboys Always Think Their Device is Best?

Why do Fanboys Always Think Their Device is Best?

The below is a guest post. Technical and business consultant by day, Frederick “Freddy” Cloud finds time between consulting opportunities to be a father of 3 boys, husband, geek extraordinaire and gadget blogger. Check out his blog, The Gadget Consultant, or follow him on Twitter. When it comes to tech, your mileage will ALWAYS vary …Continue Reading

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard from Best Buy Review

Logitech Harmony Smart Keyboard from Best Buy Review

  If you are like me you probably have several components that make up your home entertainment system. About 2 years ago I upgraded my old receiver to a new Sony receiver with HDMI that is the hub of everything. From there the LCD TV, DirecTV box, CD player, XBox 360, Playstation 3, and WiiContinue Reading

Must Have Kitchen Gadget: The Slow Cooker Lets You Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

Must Have Kitchen Gadget: The Slow Cooker Lets You Spend Less Time in the Kitchen

I may not have a foodie blog, but I am definitely a foodie. I love to cook, and I love to eat. However, I have to admit that sometimes I do not want to spend hours in the kitchen preparing a meal. With a houseful of 6 it can be a lot of cooking! ThisContinue Reading

Take Action Against the Heartbleed Bug

Take Action Against the Heartbleed Bug

By now you have probably heard about the Heartbleed Bug. You may be wondering exactly what it is and if you need to worry about it. Worrying about it instantly becomes a pain in the butt, but unfortunately it is necessary. Sigh… What is the Heartbleed Bug? In short the Heartbleed Bug is a seriousContinue Reading

Join Us on Twitter to Discuss How to Raise America’s Top Young Scientist

Join Us on Twitter to Discuss How to Raise America’s Top Young Scientist

Whether you realize it or not, our world is run by the magic of science. Scientists are responsible for inventing, building, designing, and making things work. There are many careers in science. People are Archaeologists, astronomers, biologists, chemists, computer scientists (my favorite), engineers, geneticists, geologists, physicists, meteorologists, and many more. All of those careers fallContinue Reading

5 Free Tools to Help You Create Great Pinterest Images

5 Free Tools to Help You Create Great Pinterest Images

In my post Creating Pinterest Worthy Blog Content I gave you general tips on making sure that your blog posts are ready for Pinterest. Of course starting with great content is #1. Remember that not every post will do well on Pinterest. However, you should treat every post as if it could potentially be pinned.Continue Reading

Apple Offers Parents Refunds for In-App Purchases

Apple Offers Parents Refunds for In-App Purchases

For a long time we have been hearing on the news that parents were upset with Apple over charges that their beloved children racked up in their Apple store accounts due to those purchases being made without the need to enter a password. And the problem is that innocent kids do not know the differenceContinue Reading

Feeding America – The Great American Milk Drive Begins Now!

Feeding America – The Great American Milk Drive Begins Now!

This is a compensated post on behalf of the Great American Milk Drive and Mom It Forward. All opinions are my own. Since we were kids we have been told that milk does a body good. It contains vitamins and calcium needed for the development of strong bones and muscles. Being the mother of 4Continue Reading

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