Online Television: Is It for You?
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Online Television: Is It for You?

As cable television prices rise and Internet-provided entertainment becomes more accessible, more and more people are turning to Internet-based video and online television as an economical alternative to traditional television viewing. In fact, canceling cable outright in favor of Internet-based television is a viable entertainment option for many households but is very dependent on your…

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The Social Network Companion

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Back when I first began using the Internet in the mid 1990s (did I just date myself??), what we now know as social networks did not yet exist. The closest thing to a social networking profile or blog were the meticulously hand coded homepages that people…

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Manage All of Your Online Passwords with LastPass

Two weeks ago, LulzSec -- a group of hackers notorious for causing trouble just because they can -- released more than 62,000 email/password combinations. Their followers began using these combinations to hijack Paypal accounts, Facebook profiles, place Amazon.com orders and more. The event, while troubling for the people affected, was also a good reminder of…

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Tips & Tricks for Using Pandora Radio
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Tips & Tricks for Using Pandora Radio

  We didn't discover Pandora Radio until last year, but it quickly became a household favorite around here! Both Sean and I love music, and there's usually always something playing. Until that point, we'd been using XM, both in our car and at home through DirecTV. We also have a fairly extensive collection of CDs,…

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Online Account Protection

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Whether you use the Internet primarily for keeping in touch with friends and family through e-mail and chat services, or you're an Internet junkie who spends hours on various blogs, websites and social media networks, chances are you have more than a few accounts and passwords…

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Amazon.com Releases Cloud Player and Cloud Drive

Amazon.com is clearly on a quest to stay at the front of internet commerce, and they've proven it once again with the release of two awesome new services this week: Cloud Drive Cloud Drive is a personal storage drive located in the cloud and stored in Amazon's datacenters. Use it to store your music collection…

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Use Technology to Simplify Your Life

This week we're talking about simplifying family life. Tune in all week for strategies and tips for every area of life, and if you're looking for more in-depth resources, be sure to check out the Huge Simplify Family Life eBook Sale! Earlier this week, we talked about the importance of putting technology in its place…

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What is Cloud Computing and Why You Need It

The following post is from Stephanie of BizzieMommy.com: It was only about a year ago when I would tote around an external hard drive everywhere I went. Since I was running a business and still working full-time I had to have access to ALL my important files ALL the time. I never knew when I…

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Quick Tip: Unsubscribe from Email Lists

Email is an amazing tool, and for someone like me -- who hates the phone and uses it only when absolutely necessary -- it is a lifeline to the outside world. But here's the thing. Email can also be a huge time suck. The good news is that there are ways to reduce the time…

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Quick Tip: Turn On Gmail Keyboard Shortcuts

I've mentioned a time or two that I love finding shortcuts for the tasks I do repeatedly, and it's amazing how much time you can save in various programs with keyboard shortcuts. Gmail is no exception. Turn on your keyboard shortcuts in Gmail and navigate to your Inbox, Drafts, Sent Mail and Starred items with…

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