Music Monday for 7/25/16

Posted July 24, 2016 By Mom
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Welcome To Music Monday!
Here’s where I share a few highly-rated, quality albums and box sets being offered for free or at amazing prices. Today I’ve got three box sets that will take you from the spirituals of old through a history of classical, all the way up to the Ratpack’s heyday.

 

First up, it’s 100 Rat Pack Hits – The Very Best of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin & Sammy Davis Jr – the Greatest 50s & 60s Ratpack Swing Classics Collection (5/5 stars, currently priced at $4.99).

At a current price of $4.99, this is the costliest box set I’ve ever featured in a Music Monday post—but five bucks for ONE HUNDRED Ratpack classics, performed by the original artists, is a steal.

 


 

Next, it’s Big Psalms, Hymns and Spirituals Box (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at 99 cents).

Over 7 hours of audio, 164 tracks in all. Hymns and spirituals plus psalms read by Charlton Heston.

 


 

Today’s last album is The History of Classical Era Music (100 Famous Songs) (no reviews yet, currently priced at 99 cents).

100 tracks in all.
Includes works by such masters as Mozart, Liszt, Beethoven, Bach, Vivaldi and more.

 

 

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TREEHUT Wooden Bamboo Sunglasses Temples Half Frame Rim Clubmaster Vintage have cool, retro look that will take you from summer to fall in style. Currently (as of 7/24/16) rated 4.5/5 stars and currently sale priced at $24.90—40% off the regular price.

Wooden Bamboo Sunglasses

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Fire Tablet Content Highlight of the Week: 100 Books To Read In A Lifetime: A Few More To Cross Off Your List

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FreeApp Friday for 7/22/16

Posted July 21, 2016 By Mom
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Free App Friday!
Here are ten of the top 100 most downloaded AND highest-rated apps (4/5 stars or better) from Amazon’s Android App Store as of this writing.

Remember that free apps may include in-app purchase (IAP) options or be ad-supported, but given that these apps have been given very high ratings by MANY consumers, where IAP links or ads are present they must be pretty unobtrusive. Descriptions below are from the apps’ product pages.

 

 

Two Dots – CONNECT one dot to another, connect four dots to make a square, sink anchors, make a line, create bombs, fight fire, break ice, and much more in this fun free puzzle game.

22 Clues Word Game – Each level contains 10 words with picture clues, 10 crossword-like questions, and 2 quotes from famous people of all times.

Sudoku Quest – With 530+ levels and 11 mind-bending variations, Sudoku Quest is the most unique Free Sudoku game for Android out there!

600 Pics – Unscramble word parts to find words that describe the photos.

 

 

Jigsaw Genius – Jigsaw Genius is the exciting new Jigsaw App from Ta-Dah Apps, the team behind Mahjong Genius.

Video Poker Casino – Video poker casino allows you to use skill to beat the house. Play this popular game just like in Las Vegas.

Park Ranger 2 – As well as finding Hidden Objects around the park you will need to perform your duties as a Park Ranger. Protect the environment by collecting all the bonus trash items to recycle and catalogue all the wildlife throughout the park in your Wildlife Journal.

 

 

Broken Brush – Spot the differences in classical paintings with Broken Brush!

Mahjong Artifacts Chapter 2 – Pair up tiles to dismantle hundreds of layouts. Gather pearls for purchasing special powers, utilize a selection of ground-breaking powerups, earn trophies, and enjoy the game`s beautiful graphics and rich audio.

Mystery Society – Relic Match: The Lost Jewel Mystery – MATCH 3 or more objects to reveal the hidden secrets of a crime scene! Solve mysteries involving the theft of rare relics and artifacts!

 

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The SanDisk Ultra Fit 128GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive (SDCZ43-128G-GAM46) [Newest Version] is so compact, it’s hard to believe it can hold 128GB of data—but it can! Currently (as of 7/21/16) rated 4.5/5 stars across over 1670 reviews and priced at $29.95, it’s a convenient way to carry important documents and large media files between devices.

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Fire Tablet Content Highlight of the Week: Digital Music Spotlight: Hits of the 80s

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Music Monday for 7/18/16

Posted July 16, 2016 By Mom
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Welcome To Music Monday!
Here’s where I share a few highly-rated, quality albums and box sets priced at $3 or less—mostly less. Today it’s piano, violin and Baroque.

 

Paganini Violin Spectaculars (4.5/5 stars, currently priced at 99 cents).

100 tracks in all.

 


 

History of Baroque Era Music (no reviews yet, currently priced at 99 cents).

100 tracks in all, featuring such composers as Purcell, Mozart, Bach, Albinoni and more.

 


 

The Romantic Piano Concerto Anthology, Vol. 3, 1881-1962 [The VoxMegaBox Edition] (5/5 stars, currently priced at 99 cents).

60 tracks in all.
Includes works by such masters as Rachmaninoff, Franck, Busoni, Vivaldi and more.

 

 

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Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones are currently (as of 7/16/16) rated 4/5 stars across over 850 reviews and are currently sale-priced at $89 in Charcoal. Also available in Power Red, Energy Green, Neon Blue and Frost, currently priced at $99 each.

Bose SoundSport in-ear headphones

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Fire Tablet Content Highlight of the Week: Digital Music Spotlight: Hits of the 80s

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FreeApp Friday: Card Battle Game Apps

Posted July 14, 2016 By Mom
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Free App Friday!
Trading Card Games (TCGs) and Collectible Card Games (CCGs) are among the most popular game apps. Here are ten top card battle game apps to try that are totally free and very highly rated.

Remember that free apps may include in-app purchase (IAP) options or be ad-supported, but given that these apps have been given very high ratings by MANY consumers, where IAP links or ads are present they must be pretty unobtrusive. Descriptions below are from the apps’ product pages.

 

 

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft – Pick up your cards and throw down the gauntlet! In Hearthstone, you play the hero in a fast-paced, whimsical card game of cunning strategy.

Magic 2015 – LEARN MAGIC: The best way to learn to play Magic! A detailed tutorial makes it easy to start playing the world’s best strategy trading card game. Then BATTLE ACROSS THE PLANES, BUILD YOUR DECK and CHALLENGE YOUR FRIENDS.

Eredan Arena – FEERIK invites you to play its new collectible card game: EREDAN ARENA.

Book of Heroes – Fight against terrifying monsters where you choose and trigger your abilities in our unique time-based battle system!

 

 

Dungeons of Evilibrium – Dungeons of Evilibrium is a card battle RPG with tactical elements of TCG strategies and the dungeon crawling exploration of a board game.

Order & Chaos Duels – Rediscover the Order & Chaos universe in this FREE collectible trading card game (TCG) that lets you battle with evil forces in many adventures or fight against real players for leaderboard supremacy.

Monster Cards: Shogimon – Strategic and original gameplay – Place your cards on the game board and use strategic positioning to beat your opponent!

 

 

Deck Heroes: Legacy – Construct the ultimate deck with an amazing horde of Heroes and magical Creatures to save a threatened kingdom.

Reign of Summoners (Kindle Tablet Edition) – Come join a “world” which the everyday people do not see. Become the foretold prophecy bringing balance in a TCG world challenged everyday by ambitious summoners of brute force and magic! More than 1,000 cards await your beckoning call!

Valkyrie Crusade – A new type of game that combines card battles with gorgeous girl warriors and fanciful town building.

 

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The Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker is currently (as of 7/14/16) rated 4.5/5 stars across over 5,200 reviews, and currently priced at $129.00.

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Tech Tip of the Week: Google’s My Activity Lets You Browse & Edit Your Google Activity History

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Keyboard Shortcut To Recover Closed Tabs

Posted July 12, 2016 By Mom
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Surely, it’s happened to all of us: immediately after you close a browser tab, you realize you need it back. Finally, there’s a way!

 

ItsAMiracle

 

Maybe you wanted to follow a link in the page you were reading. Maybe you meant to bookmark the page and forgot. Maybe you meant to copy the URL and send it to a friend.

Whatever the case, it’s absolutely maddening to realize a moment too late you need that browser tab you just closed. Fortunately, there’s an easy key combo shortcut that will make it magically reappear!

 

For Chrome and Firefox:

Ctrl + Shift + T on a Windows PC.

Cmd + Shift + T on a Mac.

 

For Safari:

Ctrl + Z (this is the universal Mac undo command)

– or –

File > Undo Close Tab

 

For Internet Explorer

Right-click on an empty tab and select “Reopen closed tab” from the pop-up menu.

Note that this tip dates from 2014, and I haven’t used IE myself in years so I can’t test it myself to ensure it’s still valid.

 

Problem solved, and no more lost tab frustration!

 

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The Cambridge SoundWorks OontZ Angle 3 Next Generation Ultra Portable Wireless Bluetooth Speaker is currently rated 4.5/5 stars across over 7,000 reviews and normally sells for $99.99, but right now (as of 7/12/16) it’s available for just $27.99.

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Fire Tablet Content Highlight of the Week: Prime Video Spotlight: BBC’s Whitechapel Crime Drama Series

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