Tag Archives: Mobile

Play Nice(r) With Your Phone, Your Xbox, and Xbox SmartGlass

This month I’m testing out the Nokia Lumia 928 phone from Verizon Wireless. It’s a Windows phone, which is a change of pace for me, so I’ve been on the hunt for fun apps to share with all of you. There are lots of great apps out there, but I stumbled across something I wasn’t… [more]

Microsoft Stores as Community Spaces

You may have seen a Microsoft store in your community and I’m sure you wouldn’t be surprised to learn that they sell a wide range of computers, tablets, phones, video games, and accessories. When I was asked to attend a webinar and visit a Microsoft store by The Motherhood, I’m not sure what I expected.… [more]

Introducing… the HTC Droid DNA, My Replacement Computer

Introducing… the HTC Droid DNA, My Replacement Computer

I have recently been invited into the Verizon Insider program which gives me a chance to check out new mobile technology so I can share my thoughts, tips, and tricks with you. The first arrival is the Droid DNA from HTC. I have been wishing for a Droid DNA since I first saw it at… [more]

Internet on the Go with a Verizon Jetpack MiFi

I travel regularly for work, and, as a mom, I also spend a lot of time waiting for hockey practice, gymnastics practice, doctor’s appointments… I love my smartphone, but it’s not practical for heavy correspondence or other writing tasks. Enter the Verizon Wireless Jetpack 4G LTE Mobile Hotspot MiFi. The Jetpack allows you connect multiple… [more]

How to Choose the Right Smartphone for You

When friends ask me for help in choosing a cell phone, I always ask what features are most important and how they normally use their device. Now that smartphones have so many options, it’s important to know which ones are make-or-break, and which ones are extras. There are some things (good and bad) that you… [more]

Dr. Panda, Teach Me! App Review

When I’m looking for an app for young kids, I prefer one that is colorful, playful and educational, but with an open-ended, unscripted component. Little kids learn by exploration, not just by rote memorization. Dr. Panda, Teach Me! fits the bill in that regard. The app invites kids to explore a number of different scenes,… [more]

WorldCard Mobile Scanner App Review

At any conference, you get a lot of business cards. It is never more apparent than at social media conferences. Everyone wants to share their Twitter handle, their blog address, or their Facebook page for more likes and follows. By the time I get home, I have business cards overflowing from my carry on and… [more]

Why I Didn’t Choose an iPhone

I’ve got a new phone in my life… my Droid Razr Maxx arrived last week and I’m pretty much in love. I’m saving that review for another day, though. Today I wanted to answer a question I’ve heard more than once. Why didn’t you choose an iPhone? If you’re trying to choose a phone, I’ve… [more]