Archive for February, 2016

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, and today it’s all 99 cent music box sets. Note that pricing is current as of this writing. First, it’s the upbeat Classical collection, Feel Good Classics: 100 Songs to Make You Feel […]

FreeApp Friday: Free Word Game Apps

Posted February 26, 2016 By Mom

Free App Friday! Today, the spotlight is on free word game apps. 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 […]

Alexa Comes To Fire TV

Posted February 25, 2016 By Mom

This is a reprint of a post I originally wrote for the Love My Echo site.   On Monday, I fired up the ‘ol Fire TV stick as usual and got this screen (click or tap on images below to view an enlarged version in a new tab or window):     Oddly, my second […]

Facebook-ery: New Facebook Reactions

Posted February 24, 2016 By Mom

For years, Facebook users have been complaining about the inadequacy of the “Like” button. When your friend posts a status update about a death in her family, you want to show support but don’t feel right about clicking “Like”, because you certainly don’t “Like” that your friend’s grieving. Finally, Facebook is addressing the need for […]

Slow WiFi/Internet? Try Moving Your Router

Posted February 23, 2016 By Mom

I recently hit that point where so many devices had been added to my wireless network that I needed to upgrade my internet service. Yet weirdly, my connections slowed to a crawl after the upgrade.     Different Routers Require Different Placement To start troubleshooting my poky connection speed, the new router (sent by my […]