Archive for July, 2015

FreeApp Friday For 7/31/15

Posted July 31, 2015 By Mom

Here are some 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. Note that where a given app has already been included in a Free App Friday post, a different one (still with a minimum 4/5 star rating) will be subbed in. […]

The free (to consumers) Nixle service has been around since 2007, but I only heard about it last week. Once I checked it out, I signed up immediately! I can’t describe Nixle any better than the site’s own Resident FAQ does, so here’s their answer to the question, “What is Nixle?” Nixle is a Community […]

I first posted that There’s No Such Thing As Online Privacy way back in March of 2013. But with the recent hack of Ashley Madison and International Business Times reporting that anyone with an online dating or online adult site profile has probably already been exposed as well, it seems not everyone got the message. […]

A New Kind of Fake App Review

Posted July 28, 2015 By Mom

Legitimate App Reviews Are VERY Hard To Get, But That Doesn’t Make This Sort of Thing OK As my regular readers know, in addition to being a tech blogger I’m also an Android app developer. I know from firsthand experience how difficult it is to get legitimate reviews, and I’m solicited on a weekly basis […]

Welcome To Free Music Monday! Today I’m sharing two Green Hill Samplers. First up: the Green Hill Jazz Sampler, from Beegie Adair & Friends. This album has an average review rating of 4.5/5 stars across over 140 reviews, so jazz fans: check it out!     The Green Hill Jazz Sampler includes such standards as […]