1. Did you know that the #Hashtag turned 10 this year?! It might be the Twitter's single greatest contribution to our lives (other than sports announcer parody accounts, social media mobs, and political debate live streams). 2. TL;DR — even though I had seen this abbreviation all over the internet and had no idea what it meant, I never bothered … Continue reading Tech Bytes
When I upgraded from the iPhone 5s to the iPhone 6, I was terrified that I would never get used to my ENORMOUS new phone. Even more terrifying was the prospect that phones were only going to get bigger and bigger and eventually all the cool phones were going to be too big for my tastes (and my hands). Luckily I … Continue reading Is Bigger Better? + Loopy Cases and PopSockets
Most of TIRL's readers are family, friends, and colleagues (THANK YOU for being loyal fans!). As a result, most of you know about my former life as a tennis player. For any readers that don't fall into the above categories (I love you guys too!), I'll provide some brief context. My parents put a tennis racquet … Continue reading The Hamptons Life + Away Suitcases
Did I mention that blogging is hard? I absolutely love to write, and I have a deep passion for the subject matter that I write about, and it's still really, really hard. We traveled non-stop from the end of July through Labor Day, so posting consistently was a challenge. I think it will get easier as … Continue reading Tech Bytes
Note: In this post I'm sharing my thoughts and commentary on the new iPhones that were announced on Tuesday. I'm also addressing the big things to consider as you decide whether to upgrade or not, and walking you through how to pre-order the new phones. If you want a breakdown of the technical specs and … Continue reading The Great Upgrade Debate
Yes, I realize it's not Christmas. Or Thanksgiving. Or really close to any fun, major holiday (or at least one that revolves around eating myself silly), but it's still one of my favorite times of the year. Why?! Because around this time every year, Apple announces a new iPhone (HOW new is often debatable), as … Continue reading It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!