Wondering the differences between Netflix vs Hulu? I actually use both streaming services. Here are reasons to consider signing up for both Hulu and Netflix — especially if you’re cutting the cord on cable!
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Online tracking is easier than ever these days. Yep, there’s an app for that! Not only can you track your package ship dates, but you can also track your baby’s routine, when your favorite items go on sale, your pizza delivery, your flights, your diet, and even your kids with these FREE online tracking systems!
I spend most of my work life online (and a huge part of my personal life too) — so I’m VERY familiar with the 3 most popular browsers: Internet Explorer (IE), Firefox, and Chrome. I made the switch from IE to Firefox back in 2005. Then, I switched to the Chrome browser when it came out in 2008. See why Firefox and Chrome are better than Internet Explorer — and why you should make the switch too.
I don’t play games on my cell phone very often. However, I do enjoy board games, word games and Tetris-type games. I thought maybe others who simply wanted to add a few fun time-wasters onto their iPhones might appreciate these.
Have you seen all of the wearable technology devices out there lately? There are headbands, watches, patches, and more — all vying to be one of the best wearable tech trends. I’ll explain which wearables are worth buying, those that you shouldn’t waste your time on, and what the future of IoT looks like.
Have you ever placed a Skype call? If not, here are the ins and outs of using Skype to make Internet phone calls from your computer, rather than from a traditional phone. Everything you need to know about Skype Internet phone services and othe rfree alternatives. Plus, a few other great ways to use Skype daily!
Can’t find your phone? Here are the best websites and apps that will help you find your lost cell phone fast!
I shop online a lot. And I always want to find the best price – who doesn’t? These are my favorite sites that track items and send you email price alerts whenever the price drops online.
Social media hackers are a sly and cunning breed. Use password managers, two-factor authentication and more tips to keep your social media sites safe.
I’ve been able to speed up my computer using these tips! I’m sharing what worked for me to speed up Windows 10 – so you can fix your slow computer for FREE too
Slow Internet speed is quick and easy to fix. If you’ve got slow WiFi at home or work, here are 9 things you should try. Plus the best WiFi speed test!
I wish I knew these things about cell phone batteries before I burned through a cell phone battery in just under a year! You can learn from my mistakes.
After malware infected my computer, see how I avoided a computer virus simply by using 2 great FREE programs: AVG antivirus and Housecall by Trend Micro.
GTasks is the best task manager! It makes taking notes, scheduling appointments, and setting reminders a cinch… using your phone OR your computer.
Google Rewards is a fun & easy way for Android phone users to earn credits in the Google Play Store – 25 cents to $1.00 for answering Google opinion surveys
I put the two search engines through a side-by-side test for this Google vs Bing review. See how they compare when it comes to getting the best results from online search.
Don’t take a chance on getting a computer virus! Here are 5 things you can do to protect your computer against malware and keep everything safe.
I’ve been sharing things on Pinterest for awhile now. I decided to search the social networks (Facebook, Google Plus, and Twitter) to see what people were saying about it. I find it interesting that some guys have stated they don’t feel comfortable using Pinterest. What do you think, does Pinterest work for guys? My Pinterest tips for guys and newbies.
I’ve been using Dropbox for over a year now, and I love it. Perhaps you’ve heard about Dropbox, but you’re not exactly sure what you would use it for. Here’s why I like Dropbox so much, plus lots of fun ways you can use it.
These are my favorite Android apps that I use on my Droid X and highly recommend for other newbies to Android phones.
There are advantages and disadvantages of using Yahoo Email. With so many email options available, here are a few reasons why Yahoo Mail is still so popular. These are the Yahoo pros and cons, as I see it.
I have a couple of different Twitter accounts, each with an entirely different audience based on very unique interests: @FunDogs – fun dog tips for people with dogs @FunHouseHome – helpful information for homeowners – fun home & garden tips @FunTimesGuide – where the geek in me hangs out and I interact with people on a […]
Gmail has been my favorite email program for years. Here’s why…
I have 60 of the best iPhone apps on my iPhone right now. I thought I’d share with other iPhone newbies — and iTouch /iPod/iPad newbies — which apps are the must-haves for me, which apps are good default iPhone apps, plus some fun ways you can organize your life and enhance your productivity with the iPhone.
I’m on my 3rd Netflix movies membership now. Here’s why we initially canceled our memberships… and why we recently signed up again. In brief: because Netflix has gone hi-tech.
There is no better — or easier — way to see every single thing you have on your computer than to use the Belarc Advisor program. You download the free program online, then open it up on your computer and run it. The info it tells you about your computer is AMAZING!
See why I think personalized homepages are so cool, and why I like NetVibes the best…
Here are my “first impressions” review of Google & Yahoo web based applications, followed by my current “updated” review of Yahoo and Google web apps. See what I like best and least about Yahoo And Google Calendar, Notes, Docs, Email, Spreadsheets, etc.
I just got a new Dell laptop computer. While it’s still fresh in my mind, I thought some people might be interested in knowing which computer programs and shortcuts I find most useful. Here are my favorites…
took the plunge… I shelled out the $19.95/yr for access to Yahoo’s advanced email features at the same time that I upgraded (for FREE) to Yahoo’s new Mail Beta version. I’m glad I did, on both accounts. Here’s why…
Did you know?… You can search for something on a website or blog even if that site doesn’t have a Search Box. Here’s how.
The dangers of MySpace… and the good stuff too! The point here is this: While MySpace has become all the rage for musicians to connect with their fans and teenagers to broaden their circle of friends, it is becoming more and more like a place to ‘hook-up’ and meet strangers. Here’s the rest of the story…
Our recommendation for the BEST free virus protection: Trend Micro’s FREE online tool that ‘scans’ your hard drive and remedies any virus-related issues that might have affected your computer on the spot… and the FREE AVG anti-virus program to prevent further viruses from infecting your computer. Here’s everything you need to know…
I’ve been meaning to post something about this for awhile. Why? Because I think it’s brilliant and could be life-saving. ICE: In Case of Emergency It’s gotten a lot of attention recently in the news… It’s even appeared in Snopes (…and has been authenticated as “TRUE”). What it comes down to is this: programming your emergency contact […]
Here are some of the differences between Google’s personalized homepage and Yahoo’s personalized homepage. Both offer a way to keep all of your favorite things at your fingertips — no matter WHAT computer you’re on…
Knock on wood, unlike the majority of Americans out there, we don’t get much SPAM. That can be attributed largely to the fact that we: 1. Simply don’t share our e-mail addresses with many people. 2. Stop the e-mail chain…
The best programs we have found for fighting spyware (that behind-the-scenes stuff that lingers on your computer after visiting certain websites or downloading certain programs) are: AdAware SpyBot Search & Destroy…