Archive for the 'Technology' Category

Discounted Amazon Prime membership!

Saturday, January 16th, 2016

Who doesn’t love their Amazon Prime membership? I’ve purchased everything from sneakers to cat litter, at all hours and in all stages of undress. When you absolutely need a case of gummy bears and you need it NOW. While I am spoiled at the same day and next day options that come along with Prime […]

MiraDry Review: I Microwaved my Armpits

Sunday, August 9th, 2015

Sweating is an unfortunate fact of life, and for some of us it’s a bit more of a hassle than others. While there is an actual diagnosis called “hyperhydrosis”, there is also a middle ground that is called “Sweat Bothered” individuals for those of us who sweat more than most, but not enough to have the medical […]

Which DNA test is best?

Monday, June 29th, 2015

Many of us hear from our parents and grandparents we’re maybe part German or 1/8 Native American with a little Irish or North African, but how can we be sure? Now you can, and it costs under $100! With the recent dramatic price decreases of autosomal DNA testing, these can be a fantastic out-of-the box […]

Top 3 Fashion Apps

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Maintaining Style in the Mobile Age Some of the best fashion apps on the market Fashion is a multibillion-dollar global enterprise. Because more than 72.5 million people own smartphones, lifestyle brands and retailers are diligently mastering the art of mobile marketing to catch customers’ attention and retain their loyalty. The mobile market industry is a […]

Uber car service launching in Phoenix

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

If you live in one of 17 select major US cities, you might be familiar with Uber. Maybe you’ve even gotten a ride from one of their shiny black cars. If you’re in one of the cities that they haven’t expanded to (yet) maybe you’re not familiar- let me fill you in: It’s an uber […]

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 iPods, new iPhones, 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. […]

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 […]