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Safe Halloween Activities During COVID-19

Staying healthy this Halloween doesn’t mean giving up everything that makes it fun. With a little preparation, you can celebrate safely while minimizing the risk of illness. Halloween and Social Distancing COVID-19 concerns will be in focus throughout the holiday season. One of your best defenses against the virus remains social distancing. If you’re going out in public, remember to observe social distancing measures by standing 6’ or more apart, wearing a face mask, and [...]

2020-10-28T13:28:07+00:00October 16th, 2020|Blog, Entertainment, Family, Lifestyle|

Is Your Child Ready for a Smartphone?

In a technology-centered world, it’s hard to decide exactly when your child should get their first smartphone. You want to keep in touch with them, but also protect them from the dangers of the internet. Ty Ogunlesi, a wireless expert and general manager in northern Maryland, is facing the same dilemma with his family. “I have a nine-year-old who wants a phone – badly,” Ty said. “You want to get them a phone [...]

2020-09-24T13:40:28+00:00September 23rd, 2020|Blog, Family, Tips and Tricks, Wireless Expert Series|

Apple Arcade: A Game-Changing Subscription Service

Launched in September 2019, Apple Arcade is a subscription service that’s changing the way we game on the go. No matter what kind of games you like to play, from puzzles to RPGs, you’ll be sure to find something to love. Here are some of the impressive features you’ll experience with an Apple Arcade subscription:   Unlimited Game Access Apple Arcade users get unlimited access to over 100 new games from the world’s most innovative [...]

2020-09-24T13:30:38+00:00September 11th, 2020|Apple News, Blog, Entertainment, Family, Gaming, Lifestyle|

7 Tips for Smart Back to School Shopping

Back to school shopping can be stressful, chaotic and expensive. This year, do something smart and follow these money and time-saving tips for a stress-free back to school shopping experience.   Tally up what school supplies and clothing you already have.   You’ll be surprised at how many notebooks and packs of pencils you have laying around the house that you don’t have to purchase. The AnyList app (iOS & Android) can help you keep [...]

2020-07-21T13:32:34+00:00July 21st, 2020|Blog, Family, Tips and Tricks|

Celebrate Dad with These 5 Father’s Day Activities

With Father’s Day around the corner, there are plenty of fun activities and adventures that will make your old man feel special.   Create an Outdoor Movie Theater With movie theaters closing amid the coronavirus pandemic, you can recreate the experience of a movie theater without leaving the comfort of home. Set up a projector and outdoor screen in your backyard, set up lawn chairs to create a cozy theater feel, and push play on [...]

2020-06-30T18:59:13+00:00June 15th, 2020|Blog, Family, Lifestyle, Seasonal|

7 Money Savings Tips, Tricks and Apps

Saving money can be tough. Whether you’re trying to start saving for something special or just want to better manage your money, there are tons of helpful money management apps and hacks that can help you reach your financial goals.   Credit Karma (iOS & Android) Struggling to figure out what’s on your credit report and what it all means? Credit Karma is a free app that allows you to keep an eye on your [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:09+00:00May 28th, 2020|Blog, Family, Tips and Tricks|

6 Ways to Celebrate Your 2020 Graduate

With schools closing and graduation ceremonies being cancelled across the country, it’s time to get creative with how you honor your graduate this year. Below are six ways you can celebrate all their hard work and achievements from the safety of home. Host a Video Chat Party Even if they can’t be physically close to all of their friends and family, that doesn’t mean you can’t bring everyone together. [...]

2020-09-11T18:08:32+00:00May 21st, 2020|Blog, Family|

Tech to Keep Mom Connected for Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, staying connected is more important than ever. If you still need the perfect gift for Mom, check out these helpful devices and tech that will keep her in touch with the people she loves most.   For Moms working from home… Tablets like the Samsung Galaxy Tab A or the new iPad Mini are great tools to help keep her productive while working from home. They’re ultra-portable, making it easy for her [...]

2020-09-11T18:07:56+00:00May 6th, 2020|Blog, Family, Seasonal|

How to Monitor Screen Time For You & Your Family

Extended time at home during self-quarantine probably means extended time on your phone, too. If you feel like you or your kids need a break but struggle with the temptation to keep scrolling, there are features on your smartphone that can help. For Apple users, the Screen Time feature is built into the operating system. Just go to your Settings and click Screen Time. From there, you can see [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:18+00:00April 27th, 2020|Blog, Family, How-Tos|

Using Tech to Stay in Touch with Your Loved Ones

With many stay-at-home orders in place around the country, increased social isolation can be hard to cope with. We can always call or text our friends and family, but sometimes that isn’t enough to keep us from feeling isolated or disconnected. Thankfully, there are several different apps and kinds of technology that can help you stay connected to your friends and family during these difficult times.   FaceTime (iOS) FaceTime is a simple and easy [...]

2020-06-03T16:39:26+00:00April 10th, 2020|Blog, Family|
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