Safe Shopping

We just had Black Friday and Cyber Monday and many of us will be shopping either online or at a brick and mortar store for those great deals. So how do you keep safe this holiday season? Here are a couple of rapid fire tips and reminders if you are going to use plastic and…

Lynda Will Tell Ya

A friend of mine told me about this new cool website called Lynda. It is a website where you can learn new skills in technology, business, photography, audio, music, video etc. All of it is on-line. There are over 3,500 video courses for all of these cool topics. Suppose you are a musician and you…

Gone Phishing

I want to share some basic safety tech tips with you this week. Lets start off with “STOP, THINK, CONNECT”. Do you know how to spot a scam? Clicking on a bad link in an email or on a social media site can lead to malware, data loss, and identity theft. What do you need to…

Password Security

As we read almost on a daily basis about cyber attacks happening let’s not be complacent when it comes to our first line of defense concerning passwords. The following are a couple of reminders about password safety. You are probably very familiar with these common suggestions, so no harm in doing a quick review. The…

Safe Shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday are fast approaching, many of us will be shopping either online or at a brick and mortar store for those great deals. So how do you keep safe this holiday season? Here are a couple of rapid fire tips and reminders if you are going to use plastic and not…

Apple News

What did we learn from Apple’s annual developer get together? It looks like we are getting a new music streaming service, multitasking for the iPad and other new software stuff. Apple announced a new music streaming service called Apple Music. The plan is to have a live 24 hour radio station with DJs from New…

Automatic

Father’s day is coming up this month, so is there anything left to get a Dad who has everything? I think there is. Enter Automatic. Automatic is a new car app and widget that you can plug into your car’s diagnostic port and extract data via a blue tooth connection and send it to your…

SeatGeek

Summer is here and I am sure some of you have been trying to find tickets to see your favorite artist in concert or the next home opener game. So what do you do when everything sells out in minutes? Well there is an app for that. SeatGeek takes the stress out of finding tickets…

Periscope for iOS

Twitter has come out with a little nifty app called Periscope. It is a live video streaming app for iOS. Periscope makes streaming video a snap with only a couple of taps. There are tons of live streams to watch at any given moment. Periscope lets you share what is happening right now and relive…

PIP for iPhone

Have you ever seen a reaction video on YouTube? Often they are created in PIP (picture in picture) format. If you have ever wanted to record a short video in the same format Twicer is the free iOS app that can help you with that.   You can either record a new video with the front…

Best Camera Apps for iPhone

How would you like a camera app for your iPhone? The App Store is full of alternatives to take your photos to a whole new level. Whether you want to take more stunning pics in general, or need to focus on something more specific, like HDR or long exposure photography, there are tons of third-party…

Wireless Media Hubs

If you are like me, you have no plans on upgrading your Apple devices any time soon. Nope, not me. Not my iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch. So with that in mind I have been looking around for a cheaper way to back up music, movies, and other stuff. I am running out of room…