Tag: computers + laptops

Web Coolness: The annoying Instagram algorithm, how to listen to podcasts, and lots more.

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did. Cool Mom Tech is a reward style affiliate.   These portable park iPhone cases from Japan are cracking us up! Father’s Day, anyone? You’re not the only one annoyed by the Instagram algorithm. Someone used FaceApp on museum paintings and it’s awesome. A simple way to block calls and texts on your iPhone. Here’s how to find and listen to podcasts on your iPhone. Including our own podcast, Spawned!     What should you do with all...

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Web Coolness: Skip those Facebook quizzes, headphones on fire, and where to find a darn Nintendo Switch

Here are some of our favorite tech links from this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   We need this unicorn charger in our life! Here’s why you might want to avoid doing those Facebook quizzes. Yikes. Where to find a Nintendo Switch in stock. This projector turns any surface into a touchscreen. Why it’s so important to make a note of your passwords. Are teens replacing drugs with smart phones? Neil DeGrasse Tyson leggings! 6 quick tips to help your computer run faster. Well this is scary: A woman’s headphones caught on fire...

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The best Black Friday tech deals around the web

Looking for the best Black Friday online deals? We’ve got them, because we’re all about shopping in our pajamas today and spending a little more time with our families. Or leftover stuffing. Or possibly both. Keep in mind, these Black Friday tech deals are limited time, some are limited quantity, and shopping earlier is always best. Hey, at least you don’t have to worry about finding a parking space or waiting in line. Happy saving everyone! CMP is an rstyle and Amazon affiliate Don’t miss the Black Friday deals on Cool Mom Picks. There are tons!    sponsor   TARGET: Lots of online deals, which...

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A massive deal on the Intel HP Touch laptop to jump start your holiday shopping | Sponsored Message

This is a sponsored message from Mirum Now you can beat the holiday rush and get your shopping done way before Cyber Monday with a very special price on an Intel HP Touch laptop, available only at hsn.com. In fact, it’s the lowest-price laptop of the year at HSN. With dependable performance and a bright display, the thin, sleek Intel HP Touch laptop features a 15.6″ touch screen, with 8G of RAM, a 1TB HD, and the Windows 10 operating system ready to go. It’s also got improved security and plenty of connectivity options, plus lifetime tech support. And if you’re over basic colors, you’re...

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The quick and dirty on the new MacBook Pro

Today at the Apple Event, the new MacBook Pro was revealed, and let’s just say we are all trying to find ways to rationalize an upgrade. If you’re wondering whether you might want to trade in your older model for this new laptop, here’s a quick rundown of the new features we’re most excited about. Now, it’s been four years since the MacBook Pro got a makeover, so it’s not surprise that this new version is thinner and lighter, with 130% faster graphics. You’ll also notice that the screen is brighter, the speakers are louder, and the trackpad is bigger. Two times...

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Manga madness! The outrageous new animé laptop sleeves from Tokidoki and Ju-Ju-Be

As moms who sometimes want options beyond floral designs or mod prints on our baby gear, we loved the awesome anime-inspired diaper bag collaboration between Ju-Ju-Be and Tokidoki. So when we found out that they’re launching a new collection of tech bags — including animé laptop sleeves — we kind of geeked out. This new Be Techy collection features Tokidoki’s cool animé patterns and Ju-Ju-Be’s great attention to design and detail. You’ll find laptop and tablet sleeves in two fun patterns on Ju-Ju-Be’s website, or head over to the Tokidoki for the Godzilla-inspired Kaiju City pattern (very top). Related: 7 fun laptop cases for...

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Web Coolness: New emojis, laptops under $200, and Instagram Stories

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   Here are all the new emoji coming to iOS 10. Love the diverse families! Speaking of emoji, did you see the big change to one emoji? Shopping for back to school? Here are the best laptops under $200. A DIY device to help rest your arms while you play Pokemon Go. Ha! Target launches a connected nursery with some of our favorite gadgets, including the Kinsa smart thermometer. So cool. Interesting read: Is there a double standard when women CEOs...

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A cool gadget that’s good for your laptop. And you, too.

Part of getting my kids ready for back to school is creating a quiet, organized homework space for them. This year, I’ve decided to give myself a little home workspace makeover, too. First up, these cool laptop stands from Grovemade, a cool small business that makes gorgeous handcrafted tech products. Considering my home office is me sitting on my laptop at the kitchen table all day long, I think getting myself a laptop stand is a perfectly fine investment. Smart, actually, because not only does it keep your laptop up and off the table, which can lead to overheating, it’s actually...

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The best laptops under $200 according to Reviewed.com

This is a syndicated post from Reviewed.com, who we trust for rigorously tested, objective reviews on gadgets + gear   Great news! If you only have $200 to spend on a laptop, your options are far better than they used to be. While these machines aren’t built for hardcore gaming or video editing, they’re more than enough for web browsing and writing papers. These days, sub-$200 laptops commonly ship with HD displays, full Windows 10 (rather than something more limited, like Google’s Chrome OS), and a decent chunk of internal storage. Many also come with a free year of Microsoft Office 365—perfect for...

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The Superbook turns your smart phone into a laptop. Yes, you read that correctly.

As much as we already do with our smartphones, the small screen and tiny keyboard can be limiting, at least when it comes to getting actual work done. That’s probably why the Superbook has completely blown its Kickstarter goal. Related: A keyboard case that turns your iPad into a laptop. Sort of.  The Superbook is a smart laptop shell with a large screen, a keyboard and a touchpad, along with over 8 hours of battery life. All you have to do is plug in your Android smartphone, which launches the corresponding app, and boom! Everything on your smartphone is synched and...

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Ultimate Birthday Party Gift Guide

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