On A Mission: Playing the Ingress App Game (and getting powered up at Duane Reade)

I was recruited into a top-secret mission, and it involved a new Android App called Ingress and Duane Reade.  Sounds bizarre right?  But this is NYC and anything and everything can happen.  Here are the details behind my mission, and the highly addictive Ingress Game: A team of scientists in Europe has unearthed a mysterious […]

#2013CES – The Best in Tech for Tweens and Parents

The KidzVuz Team headed out to Las Vegas for the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show at CES to cover the best of tech and electronics for tweens and their parents.  Connected Smart TVs and OLED TVs from Samsung wowed us.  Cool Android Cameras from Samsung and Poloroid sent our inner shutterbugs buzzing.  And we saw tons […]

Turn Your Kid into a Citizen Reporter and Reviewer With the New KidzVuz App!

I am super excited to announce the launch of the first and only video creation and sharing app for kids!  After months of hard work with a team of fabulous developers, our KidzVuz app has hit the iTunes App Store! What can kids do on the KidzVuz app? First of all it’s awesome for travel. […]

The Digital Family Summit: A Weekend Devoted to Tech, Video, Social Media for Tweens and Teens!

At KidzVuz we believe that technology is not the enemy, and that our kids need the right tools and knowledge to become creative, responsible digital citizens.  That’s why we are so excited to be part of the first ever Digital Family Summit in Philadelphia from June 29th-July 1st.  The Digital Family Summit is an interactive, […]

Is that a Browser in Your Pocket? The Kingston urDrive Review and Giveaway

Thank you to Kingston for sponsoring this review. Please click here to learn more about Kingston. I was selected for this sponsorship by the Clever Girls Collective. All opinions are my own – as always. I have a lot of projects to juggle.  Between Beccarama, the Blogging Angels and KidzVuz I have files all over […]

Thinking Different: The Real Legacy of Steve Jobs

The first computer our family ever owned was an Apple IIc.  I was around 12 years old when the white box appeared in our home, and truth be told we didn’t use it much.  Other than typing up school papers once in a while and printing them on the rickety printer with its perforated-edged paper […]

KidzVuz 2.0 A Site is (re) Born

Consider this a sonogram of sorts.  A sneak peek at what is about to launch on to the web on Monday, October 3rd.  You can see our current version of KidzVuz now.  But, here’s a Wordless Wednesday of what’s about to launch. KidzVuz is a site exclusively for kids ages 7-12 where they can create […]

The Big Toy Book & KidzVuz BlogHer Sweet Suite 2011

As if BlogHer weren’t awesome enough we threw a huge party for over 300 women bloggers in conjunction with The Big Toy Book.  Along with all of the fantastic toy and game sponsors like Adora, Leapfrog, Xbox 360 Kinect, Briarpatch, Shainsware, Activision and many more –  we were lucky enough to have Microsoft lend us […]

Taking the Motorola Xoom to BlogHer and Beyond

Motorola provided me with a Xoom Tablet to test, review and keep as well as compensating me for my participation in the Xoom ambassadorship program.  I did not, however get an embassy or other diplomatic perks. For the past few weeks I’ve been toting around a Motorola Xoom.  And I truly mean “toting.”  At only […]

Join me for Tea and Tech Talk this Thursday in NYC

This Thursday I will be speaking on a Verizon Wireless panel about women and smartphones (and of course showing off my Motorola Xoom that I’ve been test driving for the last 2 weeks.)  After throwing 2 events at BlogHer and hearing a lot from my podcast listeners and blog readers about how lucky NYC bloggers […]