Text messaging has changed the way we communicate, but if you’re the one paying the cell phone bill you may have noticed that all those SMS messages come at a price (SMS = “short message service” = text message). In fact, text messaging has repeatedly been shown to be the single most overpriced consumer product … Continue reading Staying Connected + WhatsApp Messenger
Since I live in a different city from almost all of my close friends and all of my family, I’m always looking for ways to keep up with their lives while we’re apart - whether that means Facebook, Google+, video chats, phone calls, email, or the occasional snail mail. Within the last few of weeks, … Continue reading Keeping in touch + Facebook "Lists"
Like most women, I’m on a perpetual search for ways to stay in shape. Sitting at a desk all day and doing everything in your power to avoid the box of donuts in the breakroom can certainly be mentally exhausting, but in the end we all need to find something that keeps us physically active … Continue reading Marathon Training + Endomondo Mobile App
This past weekend I was in beautiful Amsterdam with my husband and two friends. It was everyone’s first time visiting so a few weeks before the trip I started searching for recommendations for restaurants, bars, and neighborhoods. We tend to keep the traditional tourist attractions to a minimum but I wanted to see if anything … Continue reading Amsterdam + Custom Google Maps
I recently experienced an extremely stressful life event. No, I didn’t get married or divorced. And no, I didn’t lose my job or have to cram for final exams. I moved. Those of you that have moved and haven’t completely blocked the … Continue reading (Selective) Photo Sharing + Google+
Having both worked for two large tech companies in non-engineering roles over the past few years, we’ve always been surrounded by tech-loving people. Our co-workers were genuinely excited about a new app or about an interesting new person they found to follow on Twitter. People would share tips and new websites over lunch. And the … Continue reading Why We Are Writing This Blog