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 […]

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 […]

It’s official. Summer is half over. So before it slips completely away, put down your glass of iced cold lemonade, place your right hand over your heart and repeat after me, “I pledge to make this one of the best, most memorable summers ever.” Well done. Now let’s get started. So you’ve done the picnic […]

On Mother’s Day, I discovered this fun little slideshow and movie maker from Animoto.com. My first reaction was, and I’m a tough critic, “Oh sure, you can make a slideshow on any Apple computer just as easily using iMovie” Then I tried it. With one click, I was logged in through facebook and able to […]

My good friend and fellow mom Camelia sent me an instant message the other day saying, “I think they have to make an iPhone for the ladies with a mirror.” It’s a brilliant idea. And I couldn’t help but wonder if it wasn’t  spawned after I’d secretly trained her SIRI to call her “Beautiful.” Camelia […]

My family is on vacation and I simply feel guilty if I don’t  share one of my all-time favorite mobile apps for travel—and for loads of other things too—called shoot it. Not to be confused with similarly named gaming apps, shoot it let’s you take a photo from your phone, or pull one in from […]