The Unplugged Life: Enlightening or Reckless?

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: I recently read an article in Sunset Magazine that featured a San Francisco family that chooses to live life almost completely unplugged. The Mission District home of Donovan Corliss and Laura Jo Wegman is almost suspiciously devoid of most of the modern conveniences one would associate…

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Six Simple Steps to Organizing a Family Yearbook Using iPhoto

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky I have always wanted four kids.  My first baby was born almost six years ago, and I didn't put together a baby book for her. My perspective was "anything I wouldn't do for all of my kids, I wouldn't do for one". Call it…

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3 Great Touchscreen Device Accessories

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: When it comes to holiday gift giving, tablets and smartphones are often at the top of most everyone's list. This year, the selection is more competitive than ever. The Apple iPhone 5 and Samsung Galaxy S3 are the major smartphone contenders while tablet buyers have the…

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How Technology Is Changing Cars from the Inside Out
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How Technology Is Changing Cars from the Inside Out

Last week, Sean and I traveled to Detroit, Michigan -- courtesy of Ford -- to attend the North American International Auto Show as well as Ford's Design & Innovation Fantasy Camp. Throughout this week, I'll be sharing some of the things I learned with you, not only about Ford as a company but about the…

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5 Apps for Back to School

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: It’s back to school time for a lot of families. If you’ve got a tablet or a smartphone, there’s a huge variety of different apps out there that can help your student (or yourself!) with school work. Here are five of my favorites: Multipurpose Tools Evernote…

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Protect Your Computer with Vipre Antivirus 2012

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of GFI for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I know it's important to protect your computer against viruses, spyware and other threats, but antivirus software has always confused me. There are so many options out there, each claiming to be the best and each…

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Safeguarding Your Digital Presence

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Earlier this week, senior writer for Wired magazine Mat Honan revealed that he had been the victim of a hacker. In less than an hour, the hacker had decimated Mat Honan’s digital life, by first accessing his Google account and using the information found there to…

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Quick Tip: Use Middle Click, Simplify Your Life

Have you discovered the power of the middle click button on your mouse? When I browse the internet, I am always opening links in new tabs so that I can go back and read them later. In the past, I've right clicked, selected "Open in a New Tab" and then moved on. But did you…

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7 Ways to Use Evernote to Manage Your Chaos

The following is a guest post from Lauren Rothlisberger of GetMeGeeky.com: Evernote is a fantastic tech tool that can help you get a grip on all the loose ends in your life. You simply install it on your computer and smartphone, and it will quickly develop into your digital file cabinet. Below, I have listed…

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4 Tips for Family Computing

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Computers are a fixture in many families lives and kids are learning to use the computer for both learning and entertainment at increasingly younger ages. Rather than allowing your children to sequestered themselves away with a computer in their room, consider setting up a single computer…

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