Smart phones and many cameras have wi-fi now, which means we don’t even need to upload photos to our computers to edit them. These days, photos can be uploaded instantly to your phone, edited there and posted to Instagram. Here are 5 Photo Apps to Download that will help your Instagram photos stand out.… Read More »
Budget, plan and track your shopping and spending with Santa’s Bag for iOS, available for free on the App Store.
Santa’s Bag has been recommended by The New York Times, US News & World Report, Consumer Reports, USA Today, Forbes Magazine, Fox News, Parents Magazine, Real Simple Magazine, PC Magazine, NBC News, Buzzfeed.com, and The Huffington Post.… Read More »
If you’ve been shopping around for parental controls to help manage your kids’ Apple devices, you might want to put on the brakes: The new operating system, iOS 12, has a feature called Screen Time that might have what you’re looking for, and it’s available on September 12. We previewed an early version to give you an advanced look at the new features.… Read More »
Source: Clark Howard
If you’re a Neflix subscriber who has run out of things to binge-watch or you just want to cancel your membership to save money, there are other options for streaming TV shows and movies online.
Note from Audra: I happen to be having this issue and am going to try these instructions or beg Adam to come over and fix for me! Thought I’d share Adam’s advice in case others are unaware.
I came across a weird issue this week where a few users were having password issues connecting their PC to their Bellsouth.Net or AT&T.Net email addresses. … Read More »
Social Media, Social Life: Teens Reveal Their Experiences sheds light on teens’ changing social media habits and why some kids are more deeply affected by — and connected to — their digital worlds. The report is a nationally representative survey of more than 1,000 kids age 13 to 17. And because it tracks changes from 2012 to today, we can see how teens’ social media use continues to evolve.… Read More »
A step-by-step plan for getting the most out of your parental controls, from installation to the day your kids can reliably manage themselves. Continue at Common Sense Media
1. Get a signal booster
2. Try a femtocell
3. Make calls over Wi-Fi
My friend Adam has saved me more than a few times with a daunting computer issue or two or three……so when he sends out his newsletters I always feel like I should share because I know many of you could benefit from his tips. So here’s his latest newsletter in its entirety:Greetings from Adam at Dunwoody Personal Computers.… Read More »
My kids have had the best time making fun of me for signing up to take an iPhone Photography class. I’m kind of a nerd and am tech savvy regardless of being old enough to be their mom. Wait, I am their mom. They warned me I’d be the youngest in my class and couldn’t wait to find out the class demographics. … Read More »
There’s a very good business reason as to why Apple priced iPhone battery replacements at $79, and it isn’t profit. By making a battery replacement relatively expensive, more existing iPhone owners with failing batteries are likely to decide to upgrade to a newer model instead, which is even more profitable for Apple. However, that situation is expected to change this year. … Read More »
Last night my phone started autocorrecting every time I typed an “I” . The auto correct changed it to an “A” with a symbol. Not only was this making me angry but I was perplexed as to why in the world this would be happening. Well, apparently Apple has a bug.
If you updated your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch to iOS 11 or later and find that when you type the letter “i” it autocorrects to the letter “A” with a symbol then here’s what to do……I did it and it works fine now.… Read More »
Learn how to set a passcode, block apps, share media, and more.
You’ve done all the hemming and hawing about whether or not to get your kid an iPhone and you’ve decided to take the plunge. Now what? There’s so much to figure out, from Safari to iMessage, not to mention the Wild West of the App Store, where kids have access to everything from Candy Crush to Tinder.… Read More »
- Ibotta: Provides rebates on a number of retail items, but you’ll find the most savings opportunities at national and regional grocery stores.
Checkout 51: Features a new list of about 20 offers every Thursday morning. They include rebates on items you don’t normally find coupons for, such as tomatoes, strawberries, and bananas.
Shopmium: Like Checkout 51, the rebate offers on Shopmium can be redeemed at any store where the products are sold.
With the new “8” products – iPhone and Samsung primarily – around the corner, do you NEED to upgrade your phone to the newest product? CNBC had an article earlier this year saying no, you don’t have to upgrade often. Here are ideas for when you should upgrade:
• Out of storage – the cloud may help, but if you’re at capacity with your apps, you should upgrade.… Read More »