Delete this app for more Android battery life

When it comes to phone apps, many people use Facebook’s version multiple times a day. So it may cause you to cringe when you learn the dramatic effect it has on the battery life and speed of your Android Phone. You heard that right, the Facebook app is reportedly draining 20% of your Android’s battery […]

You can have iTunes on your Android Phone

One of the biggest problems facing new Android users relates to music. More specifically, it relates to just how in the heck does one get their beloved, and often times robust, iTunes Library onto their shiny new Android phone. Believe it or not, the process isn’t as complicated as it seems. There are a few […]

THE HIGH PRICE OF “FREE-DUMB” by dStringer

THE HIGH PRICE OF “FREE-DUMB”   by dStringer

I love coffee...which is why I love coffee houses.  So I frequent coffee houses all the time.  There never is a time that I'm in a coffee house that it isn't filled with students, writers, on-line shoppers, YouTube aficionados...all ardently conducting  their business on their laptops or tablets.

It Ain’t What It Used To Be…Tech Advancements in Diabetes Care…by dStringer

It Ain’t What It Used To Be…Tech Advancements in Diabetes Care…by dStringer

November is Diabetes Awareness Month; sad to say, this disease has touched my family very deeply.  I watched my grandmother lose her sight, watched my uncle disappear piece by piece.  Now a couple of cousins are suffering through the trials and tribulations of Diabetes BUT...with so many wonderful technological advancements, the suffering is perhaps a little less traumatic.

USING “TECH” TO SAVE LIVES…OUR SUPPORT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH by dStringer

USING “TECH” TO SAVE LIVES…OUR SUPPORT OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AWARENESS MONTH   by dStringer

Every month there is another cause to support, sometimes several of them.  In some ways, the multitude of "cause" issues have rendered the campaigns a bit mundane.  Unfortunately, with domestic violence, the constant reports of abuse from the everyday household to the celebrity keeps this issue in the news and far from being mundane.

SO MANY APPS…SO LITTLE TIME…by dStringer

SO MANY APPS…SO LITTLE TIME…by dStringer

With such a vast selection of apps available to download, it's hard to decide what to choose, or even know everything that IS available.

So, I decided to research the top 5 Smart phone FREE apps that are really not being used...but should be!  These 5 apps are available for both iOS and Android.

PRIVATE EYES?? WHO CAN REALLY SEE YOUR TEXTS?? by DStringer

PRIVATE EYES??  WHO CAN REALLY SEE YOUR TEXTS??  by DStringer

They’re everywhere: in cars, shopping malls, and restaurants, even at family and professional sporting events.  They are so common place these days, I'm not sure I know anyone who doesn't own one...the "attached at the hip" CELL PHONE!!  Have you noticed, though, how often a wireless phone isn’t being used to actually talk to another person.

SECURE IT WELL…PROTECT YOUR CELL by dStringer

SECURE IT WELL…PROTECT YOUR CELL          by dStringer

Unless you're a hermit, you are out and about every day, sometimes several time a day.  And each time you venture outdoors, whether it's to a meeting, the grocery store, a concert, sporting event, or on vacation, it's an occasion for something to happen to your mobile phone or the information in it.