The Shopping Mall of the Future

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This post, and a portion of my trip to the Consumer Electronics show, was sponsored by Eye-Fi, the makers of an awesome memory card that transforms the camera you love – like that DSLR you will never part with –…

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Powering the Homework Table

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  I love homework season. I know homework has it fans and opponents. And I’m not choosing sides there from an education point of view. I just love it that my two teens have to sit down in the homework…

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A Back-to-School Tablet Purse

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OGIO Brooklyn Purse in Tide, $44.95 My daughter – 14 – is starting high school in a couple of weeks. She is terrified. I know she’ll be fine. But it’s a big deal for her, starting a big, new school….

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Am I a Dork in these Jabra Revo Wireless Headphones? I Don’t Care.

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I once considered over-ear headphones dorky. I couldn’t understand people who wore them around the city as if they had just fled jobs as air-traffic controllers and forgotten to take them off. Then, despite my fashion-slave prejudices and because my…

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Printing from a Smart Phone is Easy

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It’s one of the rules of modern life that the printer will run out of ink only when the thing you are printing is urgent and you don’t have time to get more ink. This just happened to me. As…

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Too many Tablets?

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Maybe more people than I thought can relate to my gadget-reviewers existence, where there are always several tablets or smart phones in easy reach.

Did You Leave Your Phone in a Hot Car?

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I know you love your dog and would never leave her in a hot car. But maybe you haven’t admitted that you love your phone? Okay, fine. But denial, is no excuse for cruelty. Smart phones are getting more durable…

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Sleep Phones Bring Rest from Snoring and Barking Dogs

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My husband snores. My dogs bark at animals that come too close to the house at night. Owls are loud. All of it wakes me up. I still manage to sleep but it’s often irritating sleep. So I was thrilled…

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Busy Day? Put One of These in Your Purse

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  When I’m busy, I rely on my smart phone. So it’s always on a super busy day, that it decides to start demanding a charge at around dinner time. But I don’t want to stop and charge it. I…

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Traveling? Bring one of these.

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I just spent a wonderful week in Stockholm. I went for #WindowsonLocation and stayed a couple of extra nights to tour the city. I never check a bag since a lost-baggage debacle a few years ago turned a trip from…

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