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My Amazon Video Disappeared!

Posted January 10, 2017 By Mom

Yup, it finally happened. One of my purchased Amazon Videos disappeared from my Amazon Video Library without any advance warning. Here’s what happened, and why I’m still going to keep buying Amazon Videos.     I own a LOT of Amazon Videos because I’ve been in the process of converting to an all-digital household for […]

How To Get Rid of iCloud Calendar Spam

Posted January 3, 2017 By Mom

I don’t use any Apple stuff but I know lots of my readers do, so here’s something for them.     Beginning around last November, many iCloud users started getting fake Calendar invites to “events” that are really just ads with embedded links, like an invite to “Versace Bags Sale – 50% Off!”. Unfortunately, turning […]

You know how Facebook loves to pop up those Facebook Memories, nudging you to re-share them? Even the memories you’d prefer to leave in the past and never think about again? Here’s how to turn off or filter Facebook Memories so you’ll never see Memories involving dates or people you’d just as soon forget—or never […]

I know I usually offer free apps in this weekly feature, but today I’ve got two fantasy novellas based in the world of the Riyria Chronicles – as of this writing, they’re both FREE!     First up, it’s The Jester: A Riyria Chronicles Tale – 4.5/5 stars (UK visitors click here): Stop me if […]

Amazon’s Echo and Dot have been featured in a lot of articles about cool, futuristic, smart home tech, but these devices aren’t just for showing off. Alexa powered devices can help aging and disabled family members in many practical ways.     For Those Struggling With Dementia When memory begins to slip away, it’s a […]