Category Archives: Tech Tuesday

Tech Tuesday: Give Me a Break

Usually on Tuesdays I have been featuring technology that has made our lives easier. This week, my Tech Tuesday piece is inspired by the ways technology has beat me this week.

* My Outlook 2010 is the lifeblood of my work day. In the last seven days, it has crashed a good 20 times. Once, it even deleted 7 emails in my Outbox, including one that took me 45 minutes and multiple saves to write. Any associated emails (replies) were also deleted in the loss. My .ost file became corrupt yesterday. And before you say, sounds like you need to call IT, I work for IT, in the Help Desk, in fact. Outlook and I are just in a rough patch. keep reading

Tech Tuesday: How Do You Stay Organized?

Today’s Tech Tuesday post is inspired by a question a fellow Pittsburgh Blogger posted on our Facebook group. I invite you to share your tips here, too! How Do You Stay Organized?

Yesterday, I filled in a calendar for our family. Pink for me, orange for Greg, purple for Arianna, bright green for Evan, and teal for family activities. We’ve tried various ways to stay organized, but since we (Greg and I) do not have the same organizational habits, it’s tough to expect technology to always come through. I am sure I am not alone in having a paper calendar, right? keep reading

Tech Tuesday: Jawbone JAMBOX

Disclaimer: I received a Jawbone JAMBOX as a prize from Best Buy during BlogHer ’13. I was not obligated to write a review of the item; however, I decided you just might want to hear my review. All opinions are 100% my own.

If this summer had been more of a summer, my JAMBOX would have been the perfect addition to our pool fun. We love having tunes out by the pool, but we haven’t found a speaker that works just right. Next summer better be hot–we’ve got our solution this time around! keep reading