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My goodness, how children’s entertainment has changed. I remember many years ago when my kids were young, we used VHS tapes so they could watch their favorite shows. We watched shows such as the dreaded Barney, The Big Comfy Couch, Veggie Tales, Muppets and Wee Sing. On our bookshelf, we dedicated a couple of shelves [...]

I’m a US citizen that recently went on a 10-day holiday across the pond to the UK. Before leaving the US I researched to see if my cell phone would work while overseas. I went to the Consumer Cellular site with fingers crossed looking for a way to use my cell phone outside of the United [...]

Unfortunately, there are more scams out there than anyone would like to imagine. Having been on the Internet for several years I think of myself as slightly tech savvy (yes, only slightly). I know how to spot the obvious scam. You know the ones I’m talking about, the one where the spelling is incorrect and [...]

After purchasing a new iPhone and still getting used to all the bells, whistles and tricks, I was wondering what to do with my old Moto G cell phone. It’s only 8 gigabytes in size so it can’t do very much. 8 GB doesn’t offer much space for uploading photos and videos, but, I can [...]

Why should I have to remove the Dell computer bloatware? Can’t they sell them without the bloat? About a month or so ago I purchased a new Dell desktop to serve as my “home base.” Being old school, I like having something that’s stationary and large. The laptop, tablet and cellphone are convenient, but there’s [...]

The beauty of owning a large cell phone like the iPhone 6s Plus is that it can double as a workstation. Yes, I’m writing this post on my iPhone using a combination of Dragon’s Dictation and the portable keyboard. It’s amazing what a phone can accomplish nowadays. Finding the Right iPhone Keyboard Finding a portable [...]

I purchased the Evenflo Exersaucer Triple Fun Activity Center for my grandson a few months ago. It’s a wonderful little entertainment system. What I really liked about it was its ability to evolve as the baby’s motor skills improve. We’re at the point where my grandson is just about walking and I thought it was a [...]

Now that I’m the proud owner of an iPhone, the first order of the day is to protect my investment. I’ve never spent so much money on a small piece of electronic equipment in my life, so it is important to do what I must to keep it in one piece. Remember the video of [...]

Well, I went and did it. I jumped into the deep end of the pool. I decided to get an iPhone, so I ended up with the iPhone 6s Plus. This is my first experience in Appleland. Well, not really. Some time ago I had an iPod Nano that I liked very much until the [...]

Not too long ago I did a quick review of a website called Duolingo. It’s helping me to learn how to speak Spanish. Back when I did the review I was 6% Spanish fluent. Now, according to Duolingo, I’m a whopping 30% fluent (I’m taking it slow). In my earlier review, I failed to mention [...]