Archive for August, 2013

What’s Google Chromecast?

Posted August 30, 2013 By Mom

You may have been hearing or reading a lot about something called Google Chromecast lately, and wondered what it was and why all the geeks seem so excited about it.   Google Chromecast Streams Content From The Internet To Your TV Google Chromecast is a little thingie called a “dongle” that plugs into the HDMI […]

Are Those Compact Speakers Any Good?

Posted August 29, 2013 By Mom

In a previous DMM post, What’s A Wireless Speaker, I talked about portable Bluetooth speakers: what they are, the basics of how they work, and their pros and cons. In this post, I’m looking at small, portable speakers in general. Many (maybe even most) portable speakers have Bluetooth wireless functionality built in, but that’s not […]

I recently picked up some deeply-discounted Kindle books on Amazon, and noticed that the companion Audible audiobooks were also being offered as add-on purchases at ridiculously low prices. I’m talking a couple of bucks for the Kindle books and another buck to two bucks for the Audible audiobook. Normally, I don’t pay much attention to […]

I’ve recently become addicted to The Simpsons Tapped Out game app. For Simpsons fans, it’s an incredibly fun and funny app. It’s essentially a simulation world-building app, sort of like The Sims, but in this game you’re rebuilding Springfield and related areas (e.g., Springfield Squidport, Krustyland amusement park). The app is free (available in the […]

Top Five DMM Posts

Posted August 26, 2013 By Mom

Kindle and Kindle Fire owners, you’re in luck. The top five most popular Digital Media Mom posts of all time (as of this writing) are all about your devices. Drumroll, please! Here they are, in order: 1. Printing From Kindle Fire, Printing From Android 2. What To Do When Your Kindle Or Kindle Fire Is […]