CES 2012: 5 tech trends that parents should know about

CES 2012: 5 tech trends that parents should know about

This year at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show, it was no small task narrowing down more than 20,000 new products to just the stuff I think parents will love. (As in, not a pair of $2000 designer 3-D glasses). Here, five tech trends that I see for 2012 that should be...
The Joos Orange Portable solar charger: Not just for Al Gore

The Joos Orange Portable solar charger: Not just for Al Gore

After we proudly figured out how to compost scraps from our kitchen without decorating the room with fruit flies, I’ve been looking for other ways to get more eco-friendly. And as a true tech mama, it seems that decreasing my family’s dependence on the...
New Facebook Features FAQ. Reader Q+A

New Facebook Features FAQ. Reader Q+A

Well one thing is clear about the new changes on Facebook–none of it is clear! At least according to our community, who bombarded us with questions on our Facebook page and our Cool Mom Picks Twitter account his past week, at our request. In fact, there are so...
Understanding the new Facebook Digital Timeline

Understanding the new Facebook Digital Timeline

So, you may have gotten wind of a huge change to Facebook called a Digital Timeline this week. Let’s be honest — anyone who’s been on Facebook more than four seconds, has learned not to be surprised by changes to the social network, from privacy...
4 cool HTC smartphones for Android fans

4 cool HTC smartphones for Android fans

I have a 2 year old smartphone. That’s easily middle age in phone years and with the contract ending in August I’ve starting the research for my next phone adventure. While the logical first step in a mom’s smartphone comparison is the upcoming...

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