Archive for January, 2016

FreeApp Friday for 1/22/16

Posted January 22, 2016 By Mom

Welcome to Free App Friday! Here are the top ten most downloaded AND highest-rated apps from Amazon’s Android App Store as of this writing. Where I’ve found duplicates from recent Free App Friday lists, I’ve subbed in the next-highest ranking apps that are still rated at least 4/5 stars. Remember that free apps may include […]

Whether you subscribe to multiple streaming video services in addition to your regular cable or satellite service, or are an outright cord cutter, it can be a hassle trying to figure out what’s currently available to you on all the different services you use. JustWatch has solved this problem by providing a streaming video search […]

By now, most people know their credit, debit and even in some cases ID cards are going to be replaced by “smart cards”: cards with a tiny processor chip built right in that makes the card’s transactions more secure. Click here to see my post explaining what smart cards are and how they work. Unfortunately, […]

Secret Netflix Category Codes

Posted January 19, 2016 By Mom

Any regular user of Netflix will soon notice the programs available there are often tagged with some incredibly specific genre categories, like Period Pieces About Royalty and Foreign Satanic Stories. But when it comes to looking up movies by genre, the official menus don’t include all the obscure, uber-specific categories you see on the programs’ […]

Welcome To Free Music Monday! I’ve got two offerings today. First up is Reign!, by Vyking.     This is a collection of tracks I’d describe as instrumental New Age, with a good mix of upbeat electronic numbers and more contemplative pieces where a piano takes center stage. The album has an average review rating […]