Go back in time with a Photojojo Time Capsule

Go back in time with a Photojojo Time Capsule

While I’m pretty proud of myself for actually getting my photos uploaded to Flickr, I tend to just let them sit there collecting digital dust. But now with this cool new service from Photojojo, I can get my old photos sent to my inbox every month as a fun,...
Postcardly turns emails into actual postcards.

Postcardly turns emails into actual postcards.

My kids have wonderful grandparents in Florida, but they have one major flaw: None of them will make my life easier by joining Facebook or even using email to communicate. That means I have to make sure to send hand-written letters and take the time to actually print...
The Proust Questionnaire – Now for your own family

The Proust Questionnaire – Now for your own family

“The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.” One of my favorite quotes by Marcel Proust. So the name Proust seems appropriate for a new website designed to help people share their stories with family and close friends...
Digitize those old family hand-written recipes

Digitize those old family hand-written recipes

I’m so lucky that my mother-in-law is a chef. She loves cooking so much that I don’t feel bad having her cook for us whenever she comes over. She has these binders of hand-written recipes she’s developed over the years and recently asked me for her...
Piquing Our Geek: Google Wallet

Piquing Our Geek: Google Wallet

I barely carry cash around with me any more, relying solely on my soon to be dubbed George Costanza wallet of credit and debit cards to do the work for me. But it looks as though even those will be obsolete, thanks to a the next release from Google that might just...
Trade in your old tech at Amazon (so you can buy new tech!)

Trade in your old tech at Amazon (so you can buy new tech!)

Listen, you’ve been able to trade in your unwanted video games at Amazon for, I don’t know, forever, but they’ve just changed the game: now you can use Amazon Trade-In to swap your books, media, cell phones, and other assorted tech with relatively...
Dads Dig This: Readability

Dads Dig This: Readability

We’re thrilled to welcome Chicago-based dad Caleb Gardner as our guest Dads Dig This blogger. He writes about trying to be a good example for his son at The Exceptional Man. I read a lot of online media on any given day. A lot. But let’s face it: most...
Create your own personalized email set-up with Gmail Labs

Create your own personalized email set-up with Gmail Labs

One huge redeeming quality I find in people is when they can poke fun at themselves and not take the world too seriously. It’s even more fun when a technology company can do the same. If you’re a Gmail user and haven’t taken advantage of that little...
WordQ makes writing easier

WordQ makes writing easier

As a writer, there are several tools I have at my disposal to create good content–my computer, my AP Style Guide, and my Roget’s Thesaurus. When I recently came across a software solution aimed at helping writers create more eloquent copy, I thought...

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