Tag Archives: Verizon Wireless

When Android Isn’t Just Android

So you know that I’m a member of the Verizon Wireless #VZWBuzz team and, as such, I regular get to try out new offerings from the Verizon Wireless store, including new phones. I was using a Motorola Droid Mini for quite some time and was starting to take my favorite features for granted when the… [more]

Verizon Educational Tools & a Fun Twitter Party

It’s not easy finding educational apps for your kids. The app stores are chock-full of choices, but which ones are quality? Which ones aren’t? Verizon set out to help its customers make choices with Verizon Educational Tools. The app includes reviews on a wide range of educational app and video options, as rated by educators… [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]

Creating with Crayola DigiTools Deluxe Pack

Creating with Crayola DigiTools Deluxe Pack

As tablets rise in popularity with kids, we’re seeing more and more accessories designed just for them. One example are the DigiTools sets from Crayola for the iPad. I’ve had my eye on these for awhile, but we recently received a review set from Verizon Wireless so we could try them out at home. [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]

Verizon Brings ESRB Ratings to Their App Store

Choosing apps for your kids isn’t always an easy feat. First, you have to wade through the multitude of options. Then, you’re looking for an app that has some quality (and preferably not too many ads). Finally, you want it to be age-appropriate. Nothing like handing your kid a game that looks tame, only to… [more]