How to improve cell reception inside your own house

Covering consumer technology for often means plucking story ideas (and concerns) from my own life. My latest set of stories are very much related to the terrible cellular service I get in my basement, where I work. I have T-Mobile and have been with the company for maybe 10 years (!!). In an attempt […]

Apps to Help You Remember Mundane Tasks (now in iPhone & Android!)

I lean toward apps and activities that are useful so it was just a matter of time before I began exploring apps that help me take care of mundane activities. This is an app collection written for There’s one for iPhone users and Android lovers. Take a look: Apps to Help You Remember Mundane […]

What Else Can You Do With a Camera Phone?

Get that smartphone working for you with these apps that do more than just take a pretty pictures. Read about my app collection written for What Else Can You Do With a Camera Phone? Apps/Activities mentioned: Probe a car’s past life: Carfax Reports, iOS, AutoCheck Mobile for Consumers,Android and iOS Investigate scary moles: Doctor Mole, free, Android; Mole Detective, $4.99, Android and iOS; Skin of Mine, […]