Category Archives: My Tech

Money Saving Apps

So many apps out there that help you save the most, spend the least, and make life a little easier. Even saving a few dollars each week can really add up, so pick an app to help put a bit of extra away in a savings plan or for that next special purchase.  Cut your gas bill with GasBuddy – No … <entire article…>

Best & Strangest Tech Gadgets for 2017 – Why Don’t You Decide!

Whether you are on the go, in your office or at home, new technology gadgets can save you time as well as make life easier. Check out some of these great new gadgets. ALEXA – You’ve probably already seen her in action in television shows! Alexa is the intelligent personal assistant developed by Amazon Lab126, made popular by Amazon Echo. … <entire article…>

Gift Giving Apps for the Holiday Season and All Year Round

It is the time of year for gift giving, but how do you keep track of what you’ve bought or who you’ve bought it for. How do you make sure you’ve stayed within a budget? Or perhaps you don’t set a budget, but want to spend similar amounts on each family member? And what if you had that great idea … <entire article…>

What makes your mobile hAPPy?

There are now over 2 million apps available, and the number grows each day. Some, like Facebook and YouTube are used by almost everyone. Others, much less known, have a loyal following because they appeal to a specific need: an entertainment app like Candy Crush, the exercise goals of MyFitnessPal, or productivity from Trello. Many are free. Some have a … <entire article…>

Let Your Smart Phone Be Your Wallet

Wallet collects all your passes, tickets, and cards, all in one place! Wallet, including Apple Pay, is Apple’s answer to digitizing all the cards that are overflowing your billfold, purse, or pockets. Wallet stores virtual versions of all your passes, tickets, coupons, credit cards, debit cards, and loyalty cards so you can easily access them at any time. Wallet is … <entire article…>

Plan, Store, Share, Enjoy! Apps for Smart Travellers

Remember a time when the maps and pamphlets you were using to plan a trip covered the dining room table? Not any more. Whether you’re hitting the road or taking to the skies, there are countless digital companions to plan your itinerary, line up your tickets and connections and make sure you’ve got a record of everything you want to … <entire article…>

If it Sounds too Good to be True, it Probably is

Spam has found its way into our lives. It is sitting in our electronic in-boxes, it calls us on the phone and is texting our mobile devices. Spam tells us that our IDs have been compromised, or we have won a trip or money and asks us for our personal information so they can verify who we are. The challenge … <entire article…>

Being Smart About Keeping up with Technology

How to Stay up-to-date  and not be Overwhelmed More and more, gadgets, digital devices and smart technology have become integrated into our life as good additions, for the most part of it. But keeping up with the newest, latest, smartest and coolest can be overwhelming, as most of us have experienced. Now, smart consumers no longer feel the need for … <entire article…>

I Spy With My Little Eye… You Could be Watched

The Threat to your Computer via your Webcam Webcams are everywhere – on your computer, mobile phones, tablets and even baby monitors. They’re great for Facetime, Skype, to attend remote meetings and keeping an eye on your home when you are away. They can also be a threat to your privacy if your device gets hacked. A virus called “RAT” … <entire article…>