How often have you taken the time to put pen to paper and send someone a card or a letter just to say “Hello”? The answer is “probably not often”, because our tech-dominated world has made handwritten letters and cards nearly obsolete. However, a mobile app called Felt is simplifying ways to send cards by […]

  Have you ever hit Send and wish you hadn’t? Here’s a way to put the breaks on fast if you’re using Gmail, whether it’s a typo, a grammatical error, or a second thought that needs rethinking. I can’t tell you how many times I use this handy Gmail feature since I’ve installed it. My […]

Poor Lucas. He may need a little therapy after this Easter Sunday’s antics.  It’s not entirely our fault. It started on Christmas Eve when my then 7-year-old-son and his two elder friends attempted to “spy on Santa” by setting up an iPad near the Christmas tree, then dialed into Skype from another device from their […]

How many times have you thought about sending a card to someone to say “Happy Birthday,” “Thank You,” or simply, “Hello,” when life interrupts and thwarts your moment of good intention? No doubt, nothing compares to receiving a tangible card in your mailbox, old-school style, from a friend, family member, new acquaintance or co-worker who […]

Now that summer is almost here, chances are you’ll soon be packing for a weekend getaway or a week to somewhere fun and fabulous. After you’ve gone down your list for what to put in your luggage, make sure your phone is properly outfitted with the apps you’ll need during your trip. Organize Your Itinerary […]

Seems like only a minute ago Ashton Kutcher was reinventing the world of social media by posting video portals into his private life using Qik, a novel mobile phone application at the time which let you shoot video from virtually anywhere and post it to your Twitter and Facebook accounts. With every video clip Ashton […]

Are your photos up for grabs once you’ve posted them online? For the most part, yes, unless you can prove they’re yours and you have a copyright on them. Many people assume that anything posted on the web is public domain and can therefore be used freely for designing websites, blogs, newsletters and what have […]

If you’ve got kids, you’ll probably head out for Trick-or-Treating around 5:30 or 6 PM with plenty of light outside. But before you know it, night has fallen and costumed kids will be running amass making it impossible to identify which one is yours. You could dress your little ghoul as Luke Skywalker (again) complete with […]

Bet you haven’t seen a camera app like this one before. It turns your whole family Japanese. Or in our case, my Japanese family into Anime. The most fun was watching hubby translate the captions into pseudo Batman english. Manga Camera, at the app store.     What’s your favorite camera app?  Check out a […]

One of my favorite pastimes when I have a moment to indulge is to connect with my Twitter friends from all over the world.  On Thursdays, starting at 10pm EST, you’ll find me under the hashtag #mediachat where journalists converse in 140 characters to learn the latest in traditional and modern media. @newsle I get […]