I give Poshmark a D+ as a Buyer


Poshmark showed up on my Google research for small bags to put into a larger tote, having achieved the age of 50 last year. I need to carry more things now that I'm older and my small 8x9 bag wasn't cutting it anymore. On Poshmark, here has been my experience. When you buy something, clutches … Continue reading I give Poshmark a D+ as a Buyer

Reviving Old Tablets


I'm in need of a new workhorse computer! I've looked into trading on my two old convertibles and kindle but they are just too old for computer stores like Amazon tech, office depot, best buy and I only need so many clocks and ereaders. I have the cheap kindle 8.0 that is a good reader. … Continue reading Reviving Old Tablets

Update September 2015: New Books, No Social Media, Etiquette


  Added two more books to write to my repertoire, two firsts-a science fiction novel and a children's book! Very excited about these new projects. Also, recently, I've had people contacting me blind then get offended when I asked for particulars. Basic etiquette is introduce yourself first, reason for contacting and thanking. This is just … Continue reading Update September 2015: New Books, No Social Media, Etiquette

Tech Tuesday: Lollipop 5.1 Update


  New features and updates to those getting the bump: Android 5.1 - an update to Lollipop that improves stability and performance and offers a few new features like support for multiple SIM cards, Device Protection and high definition (HD) voice on compatible phones. Whether you want to share your phone with a family member … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Lollipop 5.1 Update

Tech Tuesday: 75 awesome apps via Google


Was just looking for a roundup of 2014's best Android Apps the other day, because you know every tech site on earth will be posting their version of top apps. Perusing through this list and looks like most of them are apps i'll never use, like TV/Video apps-honestly, I'm way too busy to waste time … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: 75 awesome apps via Google

Tech Tuesday: Nokia Z Launcher


Nokia Z Launcher While I've tried quite a few different launchers for my old Asus TF101, the Nokia Z Launcher is only for devices running the Android 4.1 platform, leaving users like me in the dust. However, for thousands of users, the updated app on the google play store is the best early Christmas gift. … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Nokia Z Launcher

Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending 7/18/2014


Each Friday I bring you the three Top Ten Ebook lists from yesterday and today for a total of 30 free ebooks. I try to bring you the actual free ebooks rather than free previews.  If you've enjoyed these Top Ten EBook lists and my other posts, please donate to the website viva the donate … Continue reading Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending 7/18/2014

Tech Tuesday: Google’s Project Ara


                    Project Ara  The Module Developers Kit (MDK) defines the Ara platform for module developers and provides reference implementations for various design features. The Ara platform consists of an on-device packet-switched data network based on the MIPI UniPro protocol stack, a flexible power bus, and an … Continue reading Tech Tuesday: Google’s Project Ara

Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending October 28, 2011


Ok ,so using a new android format to post and it's a work in progress.  But, here are the top ten nonetheless! Top 10 EBooks last 7 days from http://www.Gutenberg.org: 1. The Kama Sutra of Vatsyayana by Vatsyayana (5925) 2. Little Wars; a game for boys from twelve years of age to one hundred and … Continue reading Top Ten EBooks from Yesterday and Today week ending October 28, 2011

What’s a conglomerate to do?


>Google has found itself left outside in the proverbial cold.  A judge has struck down, seemingly forever, their hope to place all the books in the world, on their online library.  I can see both points:  Google wanting (billions...er...) readers to have available all the works in the world at their fingertips, the lawyers wanting … Continue reading What’s a conglomerate to do?