My Favorite Things to Say to My Amazon Echo

I've had an Echo for about 10 months now and I love it. I've know a few other folks that have one and they have also liked it.  I mostly use it for the following things: Listen to music. Both my music which I uploaded to Amazon and the free music that comes with Amazon Prime […]

Recommended Stuff Fall/Winter 2014: BBC Mob Drama, Kindle Voyage, Serial, a Great Backpack!

The Peaky Blinders boys are always ready to go   The Best eBook Reader: The Kindle Voyage Its expensive, but it is the best. If you are a heavy ebook reader, ask for this for the holidays! Its got a great backlight, the sharpest screen, the touch navigation works great, and the haptic buttons on the side help make […]

The 7 Best Ways to Get Free and Cheap Kindle Books

I read quite a bit nowadays and about a year ago I realized it was becoming an expensive habit and  I started looking into the ways I could cut down on the overall cost of acquiring the books I wanted to read. Below are the 7 best ways I've found to find cheap and free books […]

Why I Ditched My Beloved iPad Mini for the Nexus 7 2

I have written previously on how much I loved the iPad Mini, so it came as a great surprise to me how quickly I ditched the Mini once I got the new Nexus 7 2 as a gift. It wasn't a conscious ditching. I just started using the Nexus and pretty soon I'd go to […]

The MLB App Has Changed the Way I Watch Baseball

This season I find myself having iPad the MLB app open most of the time when I'm watching the Red Sox. It has become an addon to the experience of watching baseball that I find very helpful. Here's what I use it for: Pitch counts – always available. Only available part time on TV Strike zone tracking […]

Choosing Between the iPad Mini and the iPad Retina? Here’s the Big Differences I’ve Found

I've been using both an iPad Mini and an iPad Retina for a few months and I find them both useful in certain cases. Here's a breakdown at what I like about both and which one I'd buy if I could only have one. Good Things About the iPad Mini Here's some good thigns about the […]

The 3 Best Gadgets I Use Today: Kindle Paperwhite, iPad Mini, and Slingbox

I use lots of gadgets. Some are specific to a certain use, some are all around great, and some just make me feel good when I use them. Here's the gadgets that I love using today.  Kindle Paperwhite – Light to Hold and Easy to Use Every time I pick up my paperwhite it makes […]

How To Get Kindle Books From Your Local Library. It Is Easy!

For the last few months I've been getting all my Kindle books from the library. It is very easy to use and it works out great! Here's an outline of the offering from Amazon: More than 11,000 libraries in the United States offer Public Library Books for Kindle, which allows you to check out eBooks […]

A Must Have iPad Accessory: The iProp Stand

I got this stand a few months ago and I just about never use my iPad Retina without it now. Its greatly exapnded usage of the iPad as I am able to sure it in many different circumstances. And the iPad Retina is so heavy, you really do need a stand if you plan to use […]

A Must Have For Comcast DVR Users

A year ago I switched to Verizon FIOS for the first time. It had some good points and some bad points. I recently switched back to Comcast because they gave me a great deal and I like Comcast a little more right now because of their larger selection of OnDemand offerings. But I really, really […]