Archive for January, 2017

How To Disable Autoplay Videos In The Browser

Posted January 31, 2017 By Mom

I don’t know whose bright idea it was to start this autoplay thing, but it’s BEYOND annoying. Don’t worry, as per usual Digital Media Mom’s got your back and I’m here to tell you how to disable autoplay videos in the browser.     Note that these fixes only stop autoplay for video content served […]

1/30/17 Movie Monday

Posted January 29, 2017 By Mom

Welcome to DMM’s 1/30/17 Movie Monday, where I’ll help you tackle movie night with brief reviews of movies you may have missed that are worth the rental or purchase.     This week, the focus is on thrillers with sharp scripts and strong performances.   Disturbia (PG-13) After his father’s accidental death, Kale (Shia LaBeouf) […]

Welcome to DMM’s 1/27/17 Freebie Friday! Today I’ve got two Audible titles that are free for both Amazon’s US and UK customers, and the second one is a comedy three-volume set!     Today’s first freebie is FREE FIRST CHAPTER: The Wisdom of Life, Counsels and Maxims by Arthur Schopenhauer (UK readers click here).   […]

A sophisticated Gmail phishing scam that first popped up last year seems to gaining steam, even among tech-savvy consumers, because it’s unusually well-designed.     This new scheme employs the usual trick of getting the email recipient to click on a bogus link, but the email appears to be from a known contact and the […]

1/23/17 Movie Monday

Posted January 22, 2017 By Mom

Welcome to DMM’s 1/23/17 Movie Monday, where I’ll help you tackle movie night with brief reviews of movies you may have missed that are worth the rental or purchase.     This week, I’m featuring a few lesser-known horror movies that offer some big names and are better than critics’ reviews would have you think. […]