Turning another page with technology

Turning another page with technology

I admit that I hate to think that real books might go away sometime. While I love the convenience of e-readers, I love lying in bed with the kids and turning actual pages at night. That’s why I love these bookmarks that merge my love of tech with my love of...
Save the Earth, and your iPhone

Save the Earth, and your iPhone

As much as I love eco-friendly iPhone cases, so many of them are fabric-based and a little heavy for spring and summer. So if you’re looking for something cool that’s not made from felt or wool, you need to check out these new earth conscious cases from...
Piquing Our Geek: SolarKindle Lighted Cover

Piquing Our Geek: SolarKindle Lighted Cover

A house full of gadgets means lots of chargers, so any way that I can cut down on the wires and the energy bill will get my attention. And that’s exactly what happened when I saw what SolarFocus is launching at the CES Conference this week. I can’t wait to...
Hand warmers go high tech

Hand warmers go high tech

I remember discovering those little packs of disposable chemical hand warmer packets on a ski slope years ago and thinking aweeeeesome. I also remember wondering just what that stuff was, and what it was doing to the planet. Leave it to some techies to reinvent the...
Eco-batteries, your savior on Christmas morning

Eco-batteries, your savior on Christmas morning

After the mountain of wrapping paper I find myself beneath on Christmas morning, I am usually bombarded by kid requests for one thing – batteries. And of course, of the thousand things I’ve gotten to prepare for C-Day, batteries are usually the one very...
Piquing our geek – Recyclable cornstarch headphones

Piquing our geek – Recyclable cornstarch headphones

As much as I try to avoid plastic toys for my kids when I can, it’s pretty tough when it comes to technology. So that’s why these headphones caught my attention, well beyond the fact that they look pretty cool. The Noisezero O+ Eco headphones are made out...
Trash you’ll want to tote around

Trash you’ll want to tote around

You know what they say, one man’s trash is another…mom’s way to carry her most-treasured iPad. Okay, maybe that’s not exactly how it goes, but these cool iPad cases are rescued and salvaged from junk yards and landfills all over America and...
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...

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