I was able to get my hands on a demo unit of the new LG G6 smartphone, and I was pleasantly surprised! It wasn’t enough to make me change my allegiance from the cult of Apple (lol!), but it’s definitely a solid Android option. Check out the video for more!Read More →

        Hey! If you’re in the greater Philadelphia area, come on out to see a sneak preview of a new movie hitting theaters on October 10th! “Men, Women, & Children” is an informative and gripping story about how we use social media and technology in our daily lives, and how it can separate us or bring us together.Read More →

      In today’s internet society, there is no shortage of social networks with which to chat, flirt, rant, and comment on just about anything under the sun. But the one thing I had always appreciated about Linkedin was that it at least seemed to be last bastion of pure intention online. People signed up and created profiles because they wanted to do business, right? Well now a new app lets you find other potential connections looking to do more than just network. LinkedUp is being called “the Tinder of Linkedin”, and that sums it up pretty nicely. You sign in with your Linkedin username and password,Read More →

    Over the course of the past week, a vulnerability in the internet was discovered that has the potential to harm two-thirds of the websites on the net. The Heartbleed bug has been negatively affecting internet security for 2 years, and now companies are scrambling to fix it. Here’s a short video from Mashable that does a good job of breaking down the problem in a way that’s easy to understand:   You can check to see if any of the websites you frequent have been affected by the Heartbleed bug HERE. And of course, once you know those sites have fixed the problem, change yourRead More →

      According to the FBI’s preliminary semiannual crime statistics report for the first half of 2013, both violent and property crimes are actually down slightly from where they were at the same time in 2012. But to anyone watching the evening news, it might seem like things are worse than they’ve ever been. No matter how safe you feel in your community, it never hurts to have a little extra protection and technology comes to the rescue with some apps that may help. Read more here…Read More →

        In this world of social media and oversharing, you’d think an app that allowed you to remain completely anonymous would be a good thing, right? And in some respects, the Secret app does encourage people to open up and share – free of judgement. But how well is the company able to keep these secrets private, and can you ever really escape the glaring eye of the internet? First, let’s talk about privacy. Co-founder David Byttow (Chrys Bader is also co-founder) posted a lengthy and fairly detailed post on the Secret blog about just how secure you most private thoughts are using thisRead More →

    April 15th is right around the corner, and if you’re anything like me you still haven’t even started the process of filing your income taxes. Technology makes it easier than ever to get it done, so now there are no excuses for waiting until the last minute! Check out my appearance on FOX-29’s ‘Good Day Philadelphia’ where I break down some great apps for tax season!  Read More →

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=8xeRw77mHL8 Sometimes, aesthetics do matter. I’m supremely impressed by the technology of Google Glass, but those have to be some of the most un-stylish specs I’ve seen since Steve Urkel. And while fitness bands like Fitbit and Jawbone have become popular, they’re still not something I see myself wearing outside of the gym. Enter Cuff – a line of very chic and functional jewelry that also serves an important purpose. Each piece contains a CuffLinc device which can be interchanged between the different necklaces, bracelets, and key chains in the line. The CuffLinc contains a bluetooth sensor that connects with an app on your phone.Read More →

      I think we can all relate to this young man right now! Mother Nature is kicking our proverbial butts, and while you need to make sure you’re stocked up on bread, eggs, and rock salt, you also need to make sure you’re protecting your gadgets in these extreme temperatures as well. In my piece this week for EBONY.com, I talk about tips to keep your smartphone safe in wicked weather. Read the article here…    Read More →

    Hey there everyone! I know it’s been a while, but A Matter of Life and Tech is back and better than ever! As you can see, we have a new look featuring a brand new logo, and I’m ready to get back to the business of making your life easier with technology.Read More →