Moto Z Force Droid – AKA The Battery That Lasts Forever

When it comes to cell phones, I get giddy every time I get my hands on a new one, especially when it’s something I’ve had my eye on like the Moto Z Force Droid. And to be honest, it wasn’t the phone that first caught my eye. It was a movie playing on the wall behind the Verizon table at MN Blogger Conference. That’s what got me interested, so I wandered over to see why they were playing a movie {Read More}

Dell XPS 13 Review Part Deux

Last week I shared how the Dell XPS 13 ultrabook measures up to what moms really want in a laptop. Although I think I got it mostly right, I have to admit – my post was a lil’ biased because it was based on my experiences as a working mom and my business needs. So I decided to write a Part Deux of my review. You’ll still get some bias from me (it is my blog after all), but I {Read More}

What Working Moms Really Want In A Laptop

When it comes to what working moms really want in a laptop, it seems like most manufacturers focus on the technical specs. Specs are nice, but I’ll be honest, they’re not the most important thing to me when I’m shopping for a new computer. My work is, followed closely by this guy. When Intel and Dell first approached me about working together on a review for the Dell XPS 13 Ultrabook, they led with some taglines and specs, including this {Read More}

Saving Time & Staying Safe With Mobile Banking

I finally jumped on the mobile banking bandwagon. When it comes to technology, I’m usually an early adopter of devices and social networks, but mobile banking was something I held off on. I started looking into mobile banking options at the beginning of the year when I opened a checking account for my content strategy consulting business. I love my credit union, so naturally I went to them to find out more about their business checking accounts. When compared with the {Read More}

Quick Tech Tip to Fall Asleep Faster

Like many people, I tend to lay awake in bed at the end of the night, scrolling through my newsfeed on Facebook or checking my email one last time. I am a card-carrying blogger & part of the Verizon influencer team, after all. Or maybe I’m just addicted to social media. Maybe both. In an age where our mobile devices are almost always within arms’ reach, it’s hard to resist the temptation to check your cell phone one last time before {Read More}

Are phone conversations dead?

I remember when I first discovered the magical awesomeness of talking to my friends on the phone. I want to say it was right around the beginning of middle school, when I found my circle of friends expanding to people outside a one-block radius of my house. That’s how it works, right? In elementary school, you have your best friend or friends in your class that you see all day, every day at school. But the kids you play with {Read More}

How Young Is Too Young for a Cell Phone? #VZWBuzz

How young is too young for a cell phone? If you had asked me this question a couple months ago, I would have said Levi is DEFINITELY too young to have his own cell phone. He’s not quite 5 – who needs a cell phone when they’re not even in Kindergarten yet? Not my kid, that’s for sure. But oh how things change. As part of the Verizon team of lifestyle influences, I was able to learn all about one {Read More}

Linux Drone: Solo Smart Drone Now Available at Best Buy

Disclosure: I have been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card for participating in this advertising campaign. The first-ever drone powered by two integrated Linux computers is now available at Best Buy. This bad boy seems to be on every dad’s wish list. Mykl happened to be looking over my shoulder when I pulled up photos of the Solo™ 3DR Linux Drone, and I kid you not, my 40-something year old boyfriend turned into a child when he {Read More}

GoPro HERO+ LCD Launch at Best Buy

GoPro has gotten a whole lot cooler over the years, and the GoPro HERO+ LCD shows it. Besides being able to capture crisp 1080p60 video on the go, it also takes 8MP still photos and has built-in Wi-Fi to share your pictures as soon as you take them to Facebook or Instagram, or just back them up to the cloud so you can edit them later.

HTC One M9 vs HTC One M8: Is it worth the upgrade? #VZWBuzz

This year, HTC released the HTC One M9, an improved version of 2014’s HTC One M8. The big question many people have wondered is about to be answered – is it worth the upgrade? As part of Verizon’s team of influencers, I’ve had the pleasure of personally using both the HTC One M8 and the HTC One M9 cell phones. Since I own both, I figure I’m decently qualified to compare the two. So compare them I shall, judging if {Read More}