Family / Gear

Zact is a refreshing take on mobile plans

09.13.13
Zact

One month, I’ve got minutes coming out of my ears. The next, I’m knee-deep in over-charges.  If our phones are so smart, why are our phone plans still so dumb?  Zact wants to put an end to all the rigidity/stupidity— they’re a new mobile carrier division of Sprint that feels like it’s been built by… a person.  With feelings.

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Gear

Should I get a new iPhone?

09.11.13
iPhone 5

Anticipation was palpable! Rumors were flying! Nerds everywhere were in a frenzy!

Yesterday, at their headquarters in Cupertino, Apple gave everyone what they were waiting for: Announcements about new phones and its new operating system, iOS7. If you didn’t hang on every word of the keynote, or follow the live blogs, I’ve got your back. Here’s what you need to know, including whether or not you should upgrade.

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Family

Today Show: Back To School Tech

09.10.13
back to school tech

It’s back to school time, and I’m on the Today Show this morning at 10a ET talking about all my favorite tech-cessories that set your kids up for success (parents too!).  If you didn’t catch me on the show, check out the video clip!

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Alesya Bags: That’s a laptop bag?!

08.30.13

Have you ever considered carrying your laptop bag as a tote?  Yeah, didn’t think so.  All that black nylon and velcro is a fashion drag no matter what you’re wearing.  If you want something as functional but far more stylish, chuck your old laptop bag to the guy in the cubicle next door and pick up an Alesya bag instead.

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