Pin to Start vs. Pin to taskbar

In Windows 10, there are two places you can "pin" your favorite apps. The first is the Start window which appears when you click on the Start button in the lower left corner of the screen. The second is the taskbar which is the horizontal bar that runs along the...

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I already switched to the new Verizon Unlimited Plan

I don't know about your family but in mine, gigabytes of data on my cellular data plan are like Girl Scout Thin Mint cookies. I only plan on consuming 1 or 2 of them but before I know it, the whole package is gone. A few years ago, I was satisfied with 8 GB/month....

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Have you ever stalked anyone on social media?

I stumbled across this funny Mashable video (see below) the other day where people confess to stalking people on social media and it made me stop to think if I have ever done it. The simple answer for me is yes. Now, before you cast me away as an Internet creep, let...

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Amazon Device Valentine’s Day Sale

If you're looking for a last-minute gift for your Valentine or maybe you just want a sweet treat for yourself this Valentine's Day, Amazon has some pretty good discounts on their devices right now. Here's a list of the devices and the discounts: Fire Tablet: Amazon's...

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Netflix downloads are here and I love them!

I love, love, love Netflix. And I tell people that its $9.99/month price tag will buy you enough entertainment to last you a lifetime. But there's one thing that I've never been able to easily do with Netflix—that is watch my favorite Netflix movies and shows...

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Please let this Amazon/NFL app rumor be true

It seems like there is a streaming app for everything these days. There's standalone apps for things like Netflix and Hulu and individual channel apps for most of the popular network and cable channels. But do you know who doesn't have their own individual streaming...

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Top 10 Thanksgiving “Movers & Shakers” on Amazon

If I asked you to guess what Thanksgiving-related items on Amazon have the biggest gain in sales rank, what would you say? I bet you that none of you would come up with a pasta pot, or funny coffee mugs. But those two are both in the top ten list. Here's the full list...

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iClever Wireless Speaker (BTS04) Review

I have reviewed more than a handful of Bluetooth wireless speakers on my blog so when iClever contacted to see if I was interested in reviewing their new IC-BTS04 wireless speaker, I wasn't sure if I was ready to review yet another wireless speaker. But then I...

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Nest Protect Review (2nd Generation)

I am addicted to the Nest line of products. Ever time I think I have enough of them, I find out about another one and immediately add it to my wish list. My newest fascination is with the Nest Protect (2nd generation). The Nest Protect is the modern day smoke...

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Loving my new USB-C Wireless Charging Pad

I will be the first to admit it. The fact that I love this USB-C Wireless Charging Pad is ridiculous. I mean it saves me like two seconds when it comes to charging my phone. But I don't care, I love it! If you don't know what a wireless charging pad is, let me...

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What type of holiday shopper are you?

Judged by the number of holiday ads I've seen on television already, it's apparent the holiday season has started. Have you started your shopping yet? Have you even thought about it? Or do you like to wait until Black Friday and Cyber Monday to get started? Or maybe...

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A handheld weather radio that does it all!

I'm not sure if it's because I grew up in Wisconsin with the threat of spring and summer tornadoes or if it's just my general fascination with storms, but I've always liked to be aware with what's going on with the weather. And being a techie, I found the perfect...

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Mute sound in your browser tab

If you use Google Chrome or Firefox to browse the Internet, you can mute the sound for any website that auto plays a video or any type of audio advertisement that you don't want to hear. Move your mouse up to the tab at the top of your browser and right-click with...

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Winc vs. Tasting Room: A tale of two online wine clubs

Most of my reviews have to do with tech gadgets like smartphones, headphones or home automation devices. But I also like to review online services, especially when I come across one that I really like (or dislike). Such is the case with Winc.com and Tasting Room, two...

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