CE WEEKin NYC: Some of my Faves

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CES is a massive, miles long, completely insane, totally exhausting labyrinth from which it feels you may never escape.  CE WEEK, however, held each week in smaller venues across  the country, is an interesting, manageable look at the latest in tech. In my case, it even comes with a fab lunch, Continue Reading

My #2013CES Kitchen Obsession

It's been more than a month since I returned from Las Vegas and the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. And while many a techno geek is still probably fantasizing about the cool new super thin, super crisp TV's (and the booth babes who displayed them), I can't get my mind off something else.  Though I Continue Reading

I’m SO Connected: Western Digital and Me

Oh, the life of a blogger -- you have to go to press junkets where Hugh Jackman and Anne Hathaway answer your questions.  You're forced to check out hip salons like Blow (thanks MomTrends) where they absolutely make you get your hair done, fix your makeup, and serve you cocktails. And you have to be Continue Reading

Getting Smart about Your Kid’s Smartphone

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Recently, I saw a local news broadcast about “The Hidden Dangers in Your Child’s Cell Phone!!!!!” (Exclamation points, theirs.) The story was about how, when you take a picture from your phone and posts it to a social networking site, the GPS location function of their phone can pinpoint  - for Continue Reading

Real Life Lessons from a Virtual World

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My 12 year old daughter was recently approached inappropriately  by an older man, and I couldn't be happier. Yup, you read that right. Why would that make me happy?  Because she was approached by a virtual man on a virtual dance floor in a virtual world.  Only virtual harm done. Continue Reading