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Tips for Sharing Holiday Photos with Family and Friends

December 8, 2014 Photography

During the holiday season we will take more photos than usual at parties and family gatherings. The majority of these are probably going to be taken with smartphone cameras. Then the question becomes how to effectively share these digital photos with the rest of your family and friends. There are numerous ways to share your […]

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How Much Wireless Data Do I Really Need?

December 1, 2014 Tech

For folks just getting a smartphone they are often confused about how much data they will need each month. For those who have had a smartphone for a while who are on “unlimited data” they are afraid to let go of that because they do not understand how much data they actually use either. Today […]

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Comparing Smartphone Operating Systems

November 24, 2014 Tech

Many of us will be buying a new smartphone for someone special on our holiday gift list this year – that someone special may even be yourself. One of the questions I am asked most often is what operating system I think is best for smartphones. My answer is that there is no “best”. All […]

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Transferring Your Old Smartphone to the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with Samsung Smart Switch

November 17, 2014 Tech

On Friday I received a new Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Smartphone from Verizon. Disclosure: I am a #VZWBuzz Verizon Lifestyle Blogger and have received this device from them; opinions are my own. Previously I had been using the Note 3 and I needed to take the info from the old phone and put it on […]

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Thanksgiving Apps to be Thankful For

November 10, 2014 Tech

Thanksgiving is a major holiday and now that so many of us have smartphones and tablets that we use at home and on the go we can use them to make Thanksgiving easier, more fun, and less stressful. Working as a Verizon Lifestyle Ambassador I see tons of apps all the time, but these have […]

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Why I Love Xbox Music and It Makes a Great Holiday Gift

November 5, 2014 Tech

Music is something just about everyone loves. Today I am sharing in the video why I personally love Xbox Music, by the way you don’t need an Xbox to use it, and why it would make a great holiday gift. Disclosure: I am a Microsoft Blogger but this is a service that I purchase on […]

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Must-Have Productivity Apps for Bloggers and Social Media Professionals

October 30, 2014 Social Media

You all know how I love apps of all kinds, but I am often asked about apps for bloggers and social media folks like myself. The following are all apps I use on a variety of smartphones and tablets for my social media work. OneDrive This is my number one go to app for work. […]

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How To Organize Your OneDrive Cloud Storage Files and Folders

October 27, 2014 Tech

OneDrive is my primary cloud service of choice as most of you know. (Disclosure – I am a Windows Champion Ambassador.) I love having all of my photos, files, and documents on OneDrive because I can access them from any device I am using from just about anywhere on the planet. However, just like a […]

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10 Tips for Smartphone Photography

October 21, 2014 Photography

Some really basic, but useful, tips for taking pictures with your smartphone. Turn your phone horizontally instead of vertically to take pictures. Clean the lens, front and back, on your phone regularly Learn how to sync photos automatically to the cloud for instant backup Take lots of pictures, you can delete the ones you do […]

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How to Pay at Stores with Your Phone ONLY

October 16, 2014 Tech

Yes, really just your phone! No need to pull out any credit card at all. This is done simply with Softcard. Just look for the symbol on the credit card terminals at the register when you shop. Open up the app and tap your phone to the machine. Paid! I have been using Softcard myself […]

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