Kids and Coding: Teaching Web Design at Home

Learning coding is much like learning a second language. It is something that potentially valuable for your children even if they do not go directly into computer programming. Knowing basic website and app coding can be a huge advantage. There are a few simple tools you can use to teach your kids web design and coding at home. The first step is to purchase them a domain of their own, a place where they can Read More

Top 5 Features to Look for When Buying Drones for Children

Kids are keen observers and soon gravitate toward current fads and pastimes. Drones continue to grow in popularity as people of all ages are experimenting and taking to the skies. Of course, parents are concerned about kids using such technological toys. While many sources agree that kids are ‘old enough’ to fly, parents should consider the following features when buying a drone. Beginner Ready A parent who does a quick Google search for a drone Read More

4 Compelling Reasons to Skip the Latest Phone Releases

From diapers and formula to piano lessons and braces, kids aren’t cheap. Unfortunately, neither are smartphones. That’s why, in the name of their children and their budgets, many parents resign themselves to a life without a new phone.  If that sounds like you, we have good news — you can get a brand new phone without dipping into your kid’s college fund. The trick is to look for the best deal instead of always chasing Read More

4 Best Phones for Hardcore Gamers

The smartphone has lived up to its name. There are plenty of things you can do with it on a daily basis. One of the most popular activities is gaming. A survey of smartphone users found that people used their phones for gaming even more than they did for making calls, texting or listening to music. That said, when it comes to gaming, not all smartphones are created equal. If you are a hardcore gamer, Read More

The Top Smartphone Apps and Games of 2017

Another interesting year has ended – interesting from a variety of points of view, and certainly interesting for smartphone users. As usual, we’ve seen the most amazing and advanced smartphones hit the market one after another. And we’ve seen the release of thousands of amazing Apps to choose from that cater for different personalities and interests – just like in most other years. But which ones were the best? Let’s take a look at the Read More

How Your Smartphone Can Help With Everyday Tasks

Could you live without your smartphone these days? I doubt it. It seems we have become a nation that has our phones attached to our hands for the majority of our waking hours. Of course, this isn’t because we are constantly texting or talking to someone, this is because our smartphones can literally contain our lives. I thought it would be worth exploring how dependent we are on these devices, and what we can do Read More

These Tech Mistakes Might Be Costing Your Family A Small Fortune!

It’s hard to find a family in the US without some form of tech. And while there are some pros to having technology in our kid’s life, it does end up costing families a fortune. After all, it’s constantly being updated, so new gadgets are always in the shops! And it’s easy for our kids to get bored of old tech items and want to move on to expensive new gadgets! But this can end Read More

How To Turn Your House Into A Smart Home

  We are a modern family that has a love for technology and are always on the lookout for the newest products! A few months ago we were able to see a demonstration of smart home technology and since then I have been itching to get some of those products installed in our home. I was expecting for this to be a far more complicated process than it actually is. Turns out that you can Read More

As Homes Become Smart, Maintenance Requirements Transition

You may not realize it, but IoT is changing everything. As a mom, this can have a lot of positive and negative impact. If you’re frugal, there’s a balance to find. For example: what is your time worth? Do you clean the house, care for the kids, take them to school, and socialize with the community during the day? Do you have a job  on top of that? Your time may be your most valuable Read More

Let Your Tech Dreams Come True With Best Buy’s Free In-Home Consultation

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. If you remember last month I posted about my tour of the Best Buy Tech Home and how I discovered all of the amazing new technology to make a modern home more convenient! Something else that I learned during my tour was that Best Buy now offers something pretty amazing. Read More

The Frugal Way to a Smart Home

  Smart home living is a glimpse into the far future. A future where we don’t even need to control our appliances and they can do everything for us, thus giving us more time to spend with our loved ones and focus on improving ourselves. Although that’s a far-off future that we won’t be seeing anytime soon, smart home technology allows us to get a taste of what future life will be like. Sadly, smart Read More

Discover How New Technology Can Make A Modern Home More Convenient

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. Technology has come a long ways this past decade and I recently had the opportunity to learn about some of the top technology available for your home. I discovered how new technology can make a modern home more convenient during a tour of the Best Buy Tech Home. If you Read More