Archive for September, 2013

I’ve addressed these issues in various posts in the past, but since I’m still seeing a lot of confusion out there I figured I’d better do a recap post to bring all this information together in one place. Folks who own Kindles and Kindle Fires are asking questions like: “If I do a factory reset […]

New Malware Scams

Posted September 23, 2013 By Mom

Oh, those hackers. Those clever, clever hackers. Forever coming up with new ways to trick us into thinking their messages and links are from trusted friends and companies we do business with. Here are some of the latest examples I’ve seen – be on the lookout for them, and don’t get suckered in to clicking […]

Should I ‘Connect Using Facebook’?

Posted September 20, 2013 By Mom

It seems like almost every app you download these days prompts you to “Connect Using Facebook!” when you start it up for the first time. In fact, some apps even require you to Connect Using Facebook before they’ll work at all. With very few exceptions, I NEVER “Connect Using Facebook”. Here’s why.   The More […]

If you’re a fan of National Public Radio, news radio, spoken word/audiobook shows and author interviews, political commentary programming, celebrity interviews and similar types of audio content, then you’ve got to get the FREE Stitcher Radio app. I’ve linked to the Android/Kindle Fire version here, but it’s also available in the iTunes App Store for […]

Amazon Rumor Mill Roundup

Posted September 18, 2013 By Mom

The holiday shopping season is just around the corner, and you can bet that Amazon, the world’s largest retailer, has a few surprises in store for us in the months to come. As per usual, Amazon plays its cards very, very close to the vest until the decision is made to go public with official […]