Archive for the 'Gadgets' Category

Gadget Love: Waze

Thursday, June 21st, 2012

We love gadgets and social technology. This is a regular feature of the newest things that are getting our attention. Waze Waze is an application that was developed to help you outsmart traffic. Waze socially sources information about traffic and reports it back to you. So, if you’re curious about traffic on a new route, […]

How to: Get your old iTunes purchases back

Monday, June 18th, 2012

I have been buying tracks on iTunes for many, many years now. I noticed that not all of my music had followed me between new computers, new┬áiPods, new┬áiPhones, etc. Here’s how to get all your old tracks back that you’ve purchased from the iTunes store. Note: This is being done on an iPhone 4s, but […]

Gadget Love: Taskrabbit

Thursday, June 14th, 2012

We love gadgets and social technology. This is a regular feature of the newest things that are getting our attention.   Taskrabbit Taskrabbit connects you with friendly, reliable people right in your neighborhood to help you get items on your to-do list done. You can post for tasks like: shopping, furniture assembly and online research. […]

How to: Sparkle your Chargers

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Living in a three iPhone household there is no shortage of arguments as to which cords and chargers belong to whom. While it’s easy to just always assume they’re mine, this strategy wasn’t going over well with everyone else. Simple solution- painting mine with nail polish! Plus, they’re much cuter this way. Isn’t everything better […]

Gadget Love: Pair

Thursday, June 7th, 2012

We love gadgets and social technology. This is a regular feature of the newest things that are getting our attention. Pair Pair is a private social networking application for, a pair of people. The application allows you to pair up with one other person (think significant other, bestie, whatever) and you have your own private […]

Gift idea: The Modern Mix tape

Thursday, December 22nd, 2011

To me, the idea of a mixtape conjures up memories of high school, handwritten notes and bad cafeteria food. While mixtapes kind of lost their swagger when iPods became the norm, it’s no less meaningful to hand-craft a playlist full of songs that remind you of the recipient. It’s a thoughtful and personal gift, and […]

How to: Cold brew coffee

Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

I’m sitting here sipping on my very first cup of cold brewed coffee. I was originally exposed to this concept by my cohort Keesha awhile back on her blog. The idea is that brewing coffee without using heat extracts all the delicious flavors (and caffeine) but only about 10% of the acid and oils leaving […]