In Praise of the Google Translate App


If I were inclined to write poetry today (I’m not– the muse is not in the building), I would write an ode to the Google Translate app. As you may or may not know, in my job  I work mostly in mobile app support for the WordPress app. Since 27% of the Internet runs on WordPress, … Continue reading In Praise of the Google Translate App

Free Kindle Books You Can Read (Even if You Don't Own a Kindle)


Winter is coming, my bookshelf’s getting fat…my virtual bookshelf, that is. Ready to cozy in with the kiddos for some great winter reading? You don’t have to worry about risking your life heading to the library during a snowstorm, you can download a book onto your computer or electronic reader using your Kindle. Your computer? … Continue reading Free Kindle Books You Can Read (Even if You Don't Own a Kindle)

Publish Ebooks as a Family


Fact or fiction –  you and /or your kids can make a professional-looking book as easy as pouring yourself a cup of tea. You know those really cool action shots you took on last summer’s vacation? Turn them into a wild, crazy fictional adventure. Or, if you’d rather, take a nature walk and photograph the … Continue reading Publish Ebooks as a Family

Find My Friends App – Yes, Your Mother is Watching…


This morning my son in college Skyped me, telling me that he had a new family-friendly electronic tool for me to write about. I was about five minutes ahead of him, having just downloaded it, which made me feel really good. That’s right, ladies and gents, the free Find My Friends app  is live and ready for … Continue reading Find My Friends App – Yes, Your Mother is Watching…