I can’t stop laughing at this concept: It’s called Troll Cakes and yes, it’s real. The premise is that you send Brooklyn baker Kat Thek any hateful message you’ve received — Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat — and they will send them a cake with their own words written on it. They’ll even track them down for you if possible, for a fee. Let the let them eat cake jokes fly! Of course while the idea is hilarious, I’m not sure I have the pressing need to send a pricey cake to the next no-life troll who fills his days writing MOM’S R STUPID COWS on social media....Read More
5 geeky baby onesies that are perfect for Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan’s new baby. Or any social media lover’s offspring.
We were thrilled to hear the news that Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan, who just announced they’re expecting another baby girl. Yay! And since we’re known for sharing some of the best baby gifts from around the web (Have you seen our baby shower gift guide?), we thought it would be fun to find some cool baby onesies for this social media rock star couple. Here, 5 hilarious baby onesies that we think are perfect for the new Chan-Zuckerberg addition, or really, any social media baby. Cool Mom Tech is a reward style affiliate Related: Geeky baby onesies that...Read More
Well, we’ve seen Pride & Prejudice for zombie fans, Pride & Prejudice for doodlers, and Pride & Prejudice for babies too young to know books as anything besides delicious teething toys. So I can’t say I’m entirely surprised that someone has finally come out with a version of Jane Austen’s 19th century classic reinterpreted for the Gilded Age of the Text Message, with Emoji Pride and Prejudice. Humorist Katherine Furman’s upcoming book, illustrated by Chuck Gonzales, retells the classic story of the Bennet sisters in — you guessed it — emoji. It evidently answers the pressing question we’ve all been wondering for decades: What would happen...Read More
I’ve seen a whole lot of portable battery chargers, but this rainbow poop emoji one from WattzUp is definitely a first. I can already hear my tween daughter squealing. These hilarious emoji portable battery chargers work with most smart phones, as well as cameras, even gaming devices. Just make sure your emoji is fully charged, then attach your phone or gadget’s charging cable to it to juice up. Related: Emoji smart phone cases. Because they’re already all over your phone anyway. You’ll find plenty of other options beyond the rainbow poop, by the way, from unicorn emoji to pizza,...Read More
One of the funniest new Message apps now available for iOS 10 has to be Grammar Snob, a sticker app that lets you correct the grammar in your friends’ texts. Grammar police, this one’s for you. Does the wrong use of your vs. you’re drive you nuts? Go right now and download Grammar Snob app from the App store. Then, head over to the offender’s text message to put it to use. Click the app icon (looks like an “A” on the right), and swipe until you see Grammar Snob (it automatically uploads there after you purchase). You’ll then want to scroll through all...Read More
Web coolness: A texting umbrella, screen time tips from parents, Facebook changes its timeline. Again.
Here are some of the links we’ve been reading around the web this week. Hope you like them too. An umbrella made for texting in the rain? Sure, why not. A warning about what you share on Facebook Messenger. Another Facebook timeline change — this one you might like. Parents share their own best tips for managing screen time. Need to manage your own screen time? Tips for putting away the tech and staying engaged. Virtual reality websites are coming from Google. Ooh, the Tory Burch for Fitbit wrap bracelet now hugely on sale. The first ever tech and...Read More
Considering I laughed out loud when I saw this Chill Pills iPhone 6 case, I figured it was good enough to share. Just like my anti-anxiety please stop screaming about wearing pants pills, right parents? Okay, I’m kidding, mostly, but I really do love this hilarious case from ban.do, which is sure to make anyone who sees it at least crack a smile. Of course, if you’re looking for a super protective case, then I’d say you might want to look elsewhere. But for something fun that, by the way, will help you find your phone in a sea of other...Read More
As I was searching for a cool new unicorn iPhone case for my tween this week, wouldn’t you know it –all over the news, a story about an actual siberian unicorn fossil that was discovered. Not that it looks anything like the magical creatures I want on an iPhone case. But hey, one more reason to fuel the current obsession that we all have with unicorns. If you — or your kids — are with me, I’ve had the best time putting together 18 of the most fun, imaginative, funny, whimsical or just plain cool unicorn iPhone cases from all different artists. Fear not, Android fans —...Read More
Let’s be honest, the best photos of kids are never the perfect ones. They’re not necessarily the photos that required hours of prep time picking out a perfect outfit, or a six-lollipop bribe for a smile. Looking back at our own favorite photos of our family, we vote for those funny baby milestone photos that every parent knows about. You know, the pics that depict the reality behind parenting — the outtakes, the imperfections, the tantrums, the mess, the shots that really show your child’s personality. Every facet of it. But then, that doesn’t mean that you want every one of those shots for public consumption. Sometimes, you just need...Read More
It’s always fun for us to look back at the end of the year and see which posts captured our readers’ interests and imaginations the most. And while we have some perennial favorites like our picks for 30 of the coolest iPhone 6 cases or how to get your personal information off Spokeo, these are the top ten most trafficked posts on our site all penned in 2015. A few of our own favorites and a few surprises for sure! 10. Funny emoji messages for Valentine’s Day Because these days, an eggplant is never just an eggplant. Especially when it’s paired...Read More