Tag Archives: Verizon Insider

Geocaching–Turning Exercise into Adventure

Sherburne Nature Center Hike, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary Hike), especially when we find new locations that have item of interest like rivers, streams, ponds, bridges, and giant rocks to climb on. The kids get restless if we’re just walking and walking, so those help them stay engaged. The other day, when I asked them to… [more]

Kyocera Hydro Elite Makes Android Accessible

If there is one overwhelming “complaint” about Android phones, it’s that they are too complicated with too many settings. For some of us, that’s a bonus, but for others, it’s just plain confusing. When I received the Kyocera Hydro Elite phone as a member of the Verizon Wireless Insider team, I was excited to tell… [more]

Capturing Life with Nokia Lumia’s Cinemagraph Feature

Capturing Life with Nokia Lumia’s Cinemagraph Feature

When I first received the Nokia Lumia 928 phone [*I am part of the Verizon Wireless Insider Team – full disclosure below],  one feature that stood out as being unique was the Cinemagraph. A Cinemagraph is a static image with moving portions that repeat in a loop. This waterfall is an example, saved as an… [more]

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]

The Truth About Gorilla Glass: A Lesson in Vanity

When I first saw the HTC Droid DNA at CES this past January, I immediately fell in love. It has such a lovely screen that everything looks lovely on it. It’s got plenty of other great features, but I can’t even get past its looks. I would watch a movie on my Droid DNA, and… [more]

Sleep Deprivation and the Jawbone UP

Lately I’ve been feeling really tired. I’m someone who gravitates towards 8 or 9 hours of sleep a night and, while I rarely get that, I thought I was hitting between 7 and 8 hours. I often take a nap in the evenings so I have enough focus to get some work done before bed.… [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]