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Back to Basics: Sharing a Calendar

Sharing a calendar

This year, I’m starting a series called “Back to Basics,” featuring simple tips to help you do more with the technology you have. Let me know what you’d like to see in this series by leaving a comment below, ‘kay?  If you work in an office, you might have figured out how to send a calendar invite to a friend or coworker by now, but for those you’re collaborating with on a daily basis, that one-off strategy isn’t really enough. I’m…

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Our Most Popular Posts of 2016

High Tech Teen Room

2016 will go down in history as a wild-ride-of-a-year. A remarkable time in this country’s history (no matter who you voted for), and a crazy time in the arts, world events, and technology especially. This was the year of drones, the Battle of the Virtual Assistants, of Snapchat filters, and apps that do everything (even calm during the holidays). Here on the blog, we had a record-breaking year of page views. I can’t thank you enough for reading, for checking in week after week.…

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3 apps to follow (and make sense of) the election

election apps

It may feel like the election is already completely taking over your life, and you may kind of want to hide under a rock until November 8. But if you’re a politics or news junkie who wants to stay up-to-date on every twist and turn (and there are many this time around), there are apps that can help you do that without going totally insane. Don’t forget that in between checking the polls obsessively, you can tap meditation apps and…

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A Fall Giveaway plus Scary Tech Nightmares

ray remote: Father's Day Tech

Don’t tech problems always have that horror movie feel to them? You jump with fright as a hard drive screeches and wipes out all your data. Your phone dies, and there’s not a charger in sight, leaving you unable to call for help (or to attend that really important conference call). A wave of panic washes over you as you search for a file that has inexplicably vanished. You smash your phone and realize with dread that you hadn’t backed it up…

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Daughters

Daughters

When my daughter watches the news, she laughs off the ridiculousness of what’s happening in our election. She’s trading memes of a certain candidate’s hair with her friends, and yes, she’s now quite familiar with what a pussy is, and how one might grab someone by it. But inside, I know she is wrestling with what her place in the world is. Does she want to take risks and chase her ambitions when she may only be judged by how hot she is? Will…

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Labor Day Reading

labor day reading

I hope you’re enjoying a Rosé somewhere, squeezing the last moments out of summer before boots-and-sweaters season. We’re at the beach in this little Airbnb we’ve become regular renters of— we’re only about 40 minutes from our house but feel miles away. The ocean roars right up under our little apartment at night when the tide is high… it just changes my whole body chemistry. We initially had tons of plans with friends to come out and visit, but people flaked on us…

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