Retro-cool phone headsets. So 1977!

Retro-cool phone headsets. So 1977!

Remember the days when you could talk on the phone and actually hold the cradle between your ear and shoulder so you could have your hands free? Well, it seems, everything old is new again. The POP Phone is a fun smart phone accessory for avoiding that dreaded...
35mm is back. And it’s pink.

35mm is back. And it’s pink.

If you like the idea of a techy Valentine’s day, we’ve been coming across lots of cute red and pink gadgets that will hopefully last a little longer than a box of Teuscher truffles. Not that I don’t also want Teuscher truffles. This old fashioned...
Protect your new e-reader with an old book

Protect your new e-reader with an old book

I have been a book junkie since I first sounded out Dick and Jane but have so far resisted the siren song of the e-reader–despite all the cool things I’ve heard about them. I’m no luddite, I just like the way a book feels in my hands when I read and...
Video for those of us who don’t mind looking old

Video for those of us who don’t mind looking old

Unless you’ve been living under a rock you’ve probably seen a picture or two shot with one of the retro-inspired apps, like Hipstamatic, which create images reminiscent of a 1970’s Polaroid picture. My favorite thing about those apps is that they...
Dads Dig This: The typewriter turned computer

Dads Dig This: The typewriter turned computer

Look at what Scott Adler aka “The Dadler” on Babycenter’s blog Momformation (where you can find us too!) thinks is cool. He’s our next guest dad blogger in our Dads Dig This series. As if I thought size equated with cool, I’ve populated...
The best Beatles songs for kids

The best Beatles songs for kids

While there are some awesome kindie rock bands out there that we’ve featured both here and on Cool Mom Picks, there are plenty of awesome “adult” tunes out there that work just as well for our kids. Now that the Beatles are on iTunes (whoo!),...
And a very BetaMaXmas to you too

And a very BetaMaXmas to you too

There was once a magical time. A time when children waited in breathless anticipation for their favorite Christmas Special to play on TV. There was no DVR or Video On Demand; no rewinding or fast-forwarding; no YouTube; no bathroom breaks. You had only one shot to...

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