Jill Kocher Brown on August 16th, 2013

Chromecast is a nifty device for streaming online content to your television. Is it irreplaceable? Necessary? Super cool? Mind blowing? Not yet. Worth $35 if you have an HDMI port on your TV? Yes, especially if you don’t already have a Roku, Apple TV, game console, etc. to stream from the interwebs. Or if you […]

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Jill Kocher Brown on July 30th, 2012

Full-featured and free! The Aviary app for Android devices performs like a paid app, offering all the bells and whistles like auto enhance, multiple cropping settings, red eye removal, teeth whitening, settings for color and tone control and much more. But Aviary knows you want to have fun, too. It is a mobile app after […]

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Jill Kocher Brown on February 10th, 2012

How I used free mobile apps to lose weight – 20 pounds and counting – quickly and safely without fad diets or starving myself. I realized in January that I had five months to lose at least 50 pounds to avoid being a plus-sized bride. Oh and for my health and self esteem and all […]

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Jill Kocher Brown on November 5th, 2011

I love Android. Obsessively, vocally, and without a trace of remorse. It fits me perfectly. I admit iOS has it’s place and is the best choice for some. In fact, we have 2 Android devices, 2 iOS devices and a Blackberry in our household. I plan to write a buying guide soon for those who […]

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Jill Kocher Brown on September 29th, 2011

Will Jeff Bezos, Chairman and CEO of, blanket the internet with Silk? Amazon is registering Silk-based domains by the hundreds, possibly indicating the future availability of the day-old Amazon Fire’s browser on more platforms. Of course, the domain registrations could be defensive, but 500 domains is an awful lot for a browser meant to […]

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