A futuristic present?

A futuristic present? Trying to come up with gift ideas for the holidays?  Here's a present list of futuristic Smart Home gadgets that will make someone happy and add value to a home: A learning thermostat with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors App controlled colored light bulbs and/or WiFi light switches Wireless security video cameras Smart app-controlled …

Techie-Tuesday: iPhone tips 

Tip 1. Next time you're hanging a picture, trimming your own bangs, or wanting to know--is it the shelf or the wall that's wonky, take out your iPhone and open your Compass. Yes, you have a compass hanging out with those other apps you never use. And, it has a secret second function. Swipe left …

Tech Tuesday: Digital Clutter

Where will you focus your energy today? Is you mind over-stimulated with unnecessary and unimportant distractions? Do you feel like your work is never done? Wonder if you'll ever get to the bottom of the virtual pile/s? Or remember which password you used for which app? Have you lost your creative and productive edge? You …

Tech Tuesday: A paperless life?

Tech Tuesday Snail mail, receipts, business cards, documents, product warranties, refrigerator artwork, business cards, kids' schoolwork, take-out menus, random piles on your kitchen table...Ahh! We're still burdened with an overage of paper stuff in this "digital" age. How do we contain the madness? Can we go totally paperless? Maybe not. But, by starting a paperless habit, we'll be able to …

Tech Tuesday: Inbox

It's official: Google has made the Inbox application open to everyone with a Gmail account. So, if you already use Gmail, and you'd like to improve your email productivity and organization, you may want to try the email app by Google (for iOS, Android, and works with Chrome, Firefox, and Safari). Now why would I go and …