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How To Get Rid of iCloud Calendar Spam

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 […]

1/2/17 Music Monday: Two Huge Classical Box Sets For A Buck Each

Welcome To Digital Media Mom’s 1/2/17 Music Monday! Ring in the new year with these two 100-track box sets of classical music that trace the history of piano and classical strings, respectively.   First is The History of Piano (100 Famous Songs) (UK visitors click here). Bach, Haydn, Mozart, Chopin, Mozart, Beethoven and more. Click […]

12/30/16 Freebie Friday: Classic Card Game Apps

Digital Media Mom’s 12/30/16 Freebie Friday! This week I’m featuring free mobile app versions of classic card games like Spades, Gin Rummy, and even Euchre and Pinochle! 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 […]

Alexa, Witness To A Murder? Yes. But No, Alexa’s STILL Not Spying On You.

The internet’s all aflutter with the news: Alexa, the digital assistant inside Amazon’s Echo, Dot and Tap, witness to a murder? Yes, it’s true. But pay no attention to those hysterical, pearl-clutching headlines and conspiracy theorist comment threads: if anything, the reports on this should only reassure you Alexa is not spying on you.   […]

12/26/16 Music Monday: Handel’s Messiah + Two Huge Box Sets

Welcome To Digital Media Mom’s 12/26/16 Music Monday! I’ve got three great finds to share with you today: the complete Handel’s Messiah for just over two dollars, plus two big box sets for 99 cents each. First up, it’s Handel’s Messiah, performed by The London Philharmonic Orchestra & Choir – currently rated 4.5/5 stars and […]