Smartphone Sales Top the One Billion Milestone

Smartphone Sales Top the One Billion Milestone

Have you ever wondered just how many smartphones have been sold over time? The number may shock you. Last year over one billion units were sold globally. According to research firm IDC, sales of the devices reached a total of 1.004 billion, increasing by 38.4% on the previous year. That is a lot of smartphones!Continue Reading

6 Tips to Capturing Great Prom Photos

6 Tips to Capturing Great Prom Photos

As a photographer, one of my favorite events to attend is the prom send off party. Things have changed since I went to prom. Yes, there was still a send off, but nothing like what I have seen in the past few years. Now families throw parties. Dozens of friends and family come over earlyContinue Reading

Do Middle-aged Women Account for Majority Of  Mobile Players?

Do Middle-aged Women Account for Majority Of Mobile Players?

Why yes, yes they do. Who knew? The majority of the mobile gaming market are middle-aged women, according to new research by mobile game recommendation engine PlayPhone. From the company’s study of over 1,000 U.S. adult male and female respondents, it was discovered that 68% of today’s mobile players are women. In addition to this,Continue Reading

Find Your Very First Tweet, Here’s Mine

Find Your Very First Tweet, Here’s Mine

This week marks the 8th anniversary of the first ever tweet sent on Twitter. In honor of the anniversary Twitter has released a tool to display your very first tweet. I was not a part of the madness back then. I joined on December 11, 2008. And I also sent my first tweet that day.Continue Reading

How Absolute LoJack Can Protect Your Gadgets (with Giveaway)

How Absolute LoJack Can Protect Your Gadgets (with Giveaway)

As part of going #DigitallyDark I got to learn all about all about Absolute LoJack and what it can do for your gadgets. No one likes losing their devices. They cost us money. Smartphones, laptop, and tablets can be quite expensive. And whether you paid for it yourself, or if it was a gift, itContinue Reading

The Importance of Corporate Giants Being Transparent

The Importance of Corporate Giants Being Transparent

In blogging we hear a lot about being transparent. This means that we are to state when content is sponsored. Be clear if a company that we are talking about is a client, and just about tell all of our business to get our readers to *trust* us. This also means sharing our beliefs, andContinue Reading

20 Unique & Beautiful Lights For Your Home

20 Unique & Beautiful Lights For Your Home

I’m a HGTV and DIY Network junkie. With Spring coming I’m once again thinking about sprucing up my home. I’m looking forward to letting the air flow through, and doing some Spring cleaning. And I have some ideas for a bit of remodeling. There is a long list of projects that keep getting pushed back.Continue Reading

Using Email Signatures to Generate New Blog Views & Business Online

Using Email Signatures to Generate New Blog Views & Business Online

As a blogger and a business owner generating new leads that convert to business (money) is one of our main concerns. Having an online presence means that you want to bring new eyes to your website. When it comes to promotional emails, many users of the internet are likely to delete those which are irrelevantContinue Reading

Absolute LoJack: Going Digitally Dark Update

Absolute LoJack: Going Digitally Dark Update

A little over a week ago I told you that for 48 hours I was Going Digitally Dark with Absolute LoJack. This meant that I went without my beloved Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet for 2 full days. The purpose of this torturous experiment was to mimic the device being stolen. Even though I haveContinue Reading

Even Skype Accounts are Susceptible to Hacking and Identity Theft – My Story

Even Skype Accounts are Susceptible to Hacking and Identity Theft – My Story

Sigh… I guess when you live a large part of your life online and your business depends on it you are more likely to be hacked, huh? I am sick of it! I have already suffered through having my Paypal debit card hacked multiple times. And now someone decided to hack my Skype account. ThisContinue Reading

Cool Gadgets for Home: Day 1 of the International Housewares Show

Cool Gadgets for Home: Day 1 of the International Housewares Show

Pots, pans, spoons, coffee makers, bread makers, and mixers… Oh my!! Yesterday was Day 1 of the International Home and Housewares Show here in Chicago. It was my 2nd year attending. I think I’m addicted now. I love kitchen gadgets almost just as much as I love computer gadgets. And I am a mother toContinue Reading

Google Dropping Prices on Storage Plans

Google Dropping Prices on Storage Plans

I have been using Google Drive for quite some time. I love the fact that it is so integrated in my Google life. I subscribe to the 100gb plan for $4.99 per month. That storage applies to all things Google, so it benefits me greatly. I was happy to receive the following email from GoogleContinue Reading

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