Category: Tech CMP-Style

5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

In case you missed them, here are 5 of our favorite picks from this week.   1. Coolest soaps ever, especially for us geeks! 2. If your kids love Mad Libs as much as ours do, you need to get this app. 3. Make your tablet safer for your kids with our 3 simple tricks. 4. Don’t miss your chance to download this lovely kids’ tune for free. 5. Charging on the go just got a whole lot easier....

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite picks from this week, in case you missed them.   1. If you’re a teacher or know someone who is, you’ll want to see (and share) this awesome initiative that’s helping keep our kids safer online. 2. We’ve found quite possibly the best tablet for kids. Don’t buy anything before you read this. 3. We’re still amazed at what this photography gadget does with your smartphone. We bet you will be too! 4. This brilliant gadget helps keeps kids safer around water. 5. A fitness tracker unlike anything we’ve ever seen....

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite picks from this week just in case you missed them.   1. A helpful round-up of the safest search engines for kids. 2. Meal planning just got a whole lot more awesome with this free app. 3. Here’s a fabulous, free way to snazz up your laptop or iPad. 4. A new site for finding family-friendly movie recommendations. Check here before you rent or stream anything. 5. Shop tech for much less with this fabulous new service. Join...

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Luvocracy: A new way to shop. With Cool Mom Picks!

Since we’re unabashed Pinterest fans, we were excited when we got an invitation to try out a new social shopping and curation site called Luvocracy. It feels a lot like Pinterest, only you can purchase the items directly from the site, all curated by some amazing tastemakers, like Joyce Cho of Oh Joy, Jamie Derringer of Design Milk, and now… Cool Mom Picks! If you click around it’s not too hard to get a sense of it. Basically you’re curating a shop made of various “collections” – in our case, style, cool kids + baby clothes, awesome jewelry, fabulous...

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The best July 4 memories from top parent bloggers–and a great app to help you share your own.

Our kids are easily the most photographed generation ever. While we have to settle for maybe a few old snapshots to help recall our summer holidays–like the ones our favorite parent bloggers are sharing below– our children will have so many photos to jar those memories of fireworks and sand castles. Especially with the help of the photo and memory sharing app from our partner, Origami. Seriously, this app is awesome. Particularly if you have relatives not yet on the smartphone bandwagon or you’re all on totally different operating systems. [Don’t miss an amazing giveaway for 20 readers below!]...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite picks from this week just in case you missed them.   1. A budget laptop for kids that the whole family can use. Score! 2. One of our favorite kindie rock stars now has an app and we’re in love. 3. Facebook charges for messages? You’ll want to read this. 4. The best kids’ downloads on Kindle FreeTime Unlimited, all free. Not a member yet? You should be. 5. An entirely waterproof phone. Need we say...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite tech picks this week just in case you missed them. 1. A new Toca Boca app. Our kids are freaking out! 2. If you’ve got a tween or teen with a smartphone, you need this app, stat. 3. A little Chanel case for your iPhone without the hefty price tag. 4. Headed to the beach this summer? You’ve got to see this cool tech toy for kids. (And no, it’s not a bucket and shovel.) 5. Some of our favorite designer laptop cases and bags are on super sale. Don’t miss out! Bonus:...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite tech picks from this week that you might have missed. 1. One of the coolest geeky shirts we’ve ever featured. Just ask our Facebook fans! Wow. 2. A brilliant alarm app that you’ll never be able to sleep through. 3. If you love Instagram as much as we do, you have to see this! 4. These baby thermometers are unlike anything we’ve ever seen. 5. Everything you need to know about iOS7. Trust us, it’s reallllly good! Especially for...

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Happy birthday Maurice Sendak! From Google and from us.

Today would have been Maurice Sendak’s 85th birthday. And while we’re still missing him, just about a year after his death, he lives on through some of our favorite Maurice Sendak children’s books. And today, through one of the coolest Google Doodles ever.     Check today’s Maurie Sendak Google Doodle and don’t stop until it finish playing. And pst, let the kids watch too. Also, be sure to click over for some our favorite Maurice Sendak children’s books (including some you might not remember) and use today as an excuse to get that Sendak library up to snuff....

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite tech picks from this week just in case you missed them!   1. Seriously awesome news if you’re an Amazon Prime member. Whoo! 2. A completely unique way to turn your photos into amazing gifts. 3. The coolest Father’s Day gifts for the techie dad, all under $50. Happy shopping! 4. With this unbelievable gadget, you may never need your keys again. Which means you’ll never lose them. Double win! 5. Here’s a huge round-up of Father’s Day tech gifts if you’re feeling a little spendy. Warning: You might want them for...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite tech picks from this week just in case you missed them. 1. One of the coolest apps we’ve found to help you organize and share your iPhone photos. 2. Say goodbye to cord and earbud tangles with this handy, affordable gadget. 3. A cool tech charger you can keep in your pocket. (Psst: Makes a great Father’s Day gift too). 4. Make sure you download this huge round-up of kindie rock songs for your next road trip while they’re still free! 5. This might just be the coolest tech toy we’ve ever seen....

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7 smart ideas for trimming waste and saving money

featured partner We love that the notion of cutting down waste has gone from something for the uber-frugal, to something we all want to do, both to save money, and make sure the earth as we know it is still here for our kids in years to come. After all, the little differences we all make individually can add up to big change, right? So we’re happy to share some of our favorite ways to cut back on unnecessary waste, brought to you by our sponsors at Glad who seems to be thinking the very same thing these days–and...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

In case you missed them, here are five of our favorite tech picks from this week! 1. Our lucky Editor Kristen got the scoop on Ethan Hawke’s favorite app. It’s perfect for Father’s Day! 2. Are you as excited about Arrested Development as we are? If so, you’ll love this! 3. A new camera app that’s become our fast favorite. 4. Make your Facebook experience a whole lot better, thanks to this handy website. 5. If Dad loves his iPad, this is the Father’s Day gift for...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite tech picks from this week just in case you missed them. 1. This amazing iOS app for letter writers is taking the world by storm. And us too! 2. You won’t believe what this gadget does to your Android phone! 3. Big news for Amazon Kindle owners, especially if you like a good deal. 4. A bluetooth hat. Yes, they actually make one. And we found it. 5. Such a smart space saver for any home...

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Straight from the leather markets of Europe to your accessories wardrobe

If you’re thinking about some splurge-y accessories or gifts that you can easily justify for fab craftsmanship, super practicality, and timeless elegance, I may have found just the thing.   I am so happy to have discovered the gorgeous leather goods from YUE, which range from office-ready leather envelopes for papers or thin tablets to naturally tanned backpacks that are ready to hit the road this summer and never ask once, Are we there yet? It’s that easy, no-fuss styling that’s often hard to find outside leather markets in European capitals. Although, yeah, you’re going to pay for that...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite picks from this week just in case you missed them. 1. A free iOS app (and web-platform) that will make your life as a parent a whole lot easier. 2. Here’s a cool techie way to serve up breakfast in bed on Sunday. 3. Why give mom one camera for Mother’s Day when you can give her 100? This is awesome! 4. Need a last minute Mother’s Day gift, techie or not? You need to see these! 5. You can shop for amazing gifts right from your iPhone with this new app. And...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are 5 of our favorite picks from this past week just in case you missed them. 1. The coolest Mother’s Day gifts for camera lovers. Aren’t those necklaces awesome? 2. We bet you’ll love these Mother’s Day tech gifts for under $30. And not just because of the price. 3. These 11 gorgeous gadget cases will make any mom swoon on Mother’s Day. 4. The perfect Mother’s Day gift for the geeky domestic goddess. Just don’t use it to clean your gadgets. 5. Sending gift cards just got a whole lot cooler with this awesome app for both...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

In case you missed them, here are five of our favorite tech picks from this week. 1. A huge round-up of fabulous Instagram gifts for Mother’s Day. Even chocolates! 2. Quite possibly the coolest power strips we’ve seen. 3. Finally, a safe way to share your iPhone videos of any length with friends and family. 4. What do you think of this Mac keyboard? 5. We can’t believe what this amazing gadget can do! So handy for busy...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are five of our favorite tech picks from this week, just in case you missed them. 1. A wonderful fundraiser started by the tech community to help raise money for the Boston Marathon bombing victims. 2. We see this brilliant gadget getting lots of use in our cars. Lots. 3. A round-up of kids’ foreign language apps just for Android users at the request of a reader. (Yes, we take requests!) And for iPad users – an educational app for big kids that also happens to be stunning. 4. We can’t believe what created this amazing artwork. 5....

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are five of our favorite picks from this week that you might have missed. 1. You’ll want to bookmark these smart tips for monitoring your kids’ screen time. 2. A brilliant way to keep track of your luggage, or your gadgets, or anything else you might lose. 3. Personalize your smart phone charger (or just make sure no one takes it) with this easy DIY project. 4. One of the coolest gifts for a techie we’ve seen. Other than a shopping spree at the Apple store. 5. We bet your kids (and you) will love this amazing new...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are five of our favorite picks from this week just in case you missed them. 1. These smart phone cases were hugely popular with our Facebook fans. And they’re for Android and iPhone, hooray! 2. Even if you already have free texting, this new app is truly awesome. And a little addictive. 3. Don’t toss those frayed or damaged cords! Here’s a simple DIY fix for them. 4. We’re loving these geeky DIY party favors that are great for birthdays, baby showers, or just for fun. 5. This handy little gadget will have you taking way better smart...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

In case you missed them, here are five of our most popular tech picks from this week. 1. It’s the mother lode of organizational gadgets for your home office. Awesome! 2. A stroller that charges your iPhone, tracks your mileage, and closes with the press of a button. Welcome to 2013. 3. Charge up your iPad, mamas: we’ve rounded up the best alphabet apps for preschoolers. 4. Don’t miss these awesome resources and camps for kids who want to learn how to code. 5. You won’t believe what this geeky soccer ball can do. We still...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

In case you missed them, here are five of our favorite picks from this past week from Cool Mom Tech. 1. A smart, affordable gadget that makes using your iPhone as a camera much easier. And safer. 2. Here’s a helpful beginners’ guide to Minecraft for parents. Don’t let your kids play without reading this first! 3. The sky’s the limit with these amazing electronics kits for kids. 4. One of our must-have apps for parents just got even better. 5. Great news for Android users who want to drop a few pounds or just want a healthier...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

In case you missed them, here are five of our favorite tech picks from this past week. Enjoy! 1. Look what this cool geeky dad did for his daughter. Love! 2. Here’s an amazing gadget that will make your iPhone camera even more versatile. (Our pinterest fans are going nuts for it!) 3. The hottest bag for spring happens to hold your DSLR. Or diapers. Or both. 4. Never lose your keys, your phone, or anything else for that matter, ever again. Whoa. 5. Drop those pounds before spring hits with this fantastic new app we...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Apps, maps, sweet deals and free downloads–they’re among our favorite tech picks from the last week, just in case you missed them. 1. The ultimate app for busy, not-so-organized parents! Isn’t that all of us? 2. Here’s a version of Apple Maps that’s actually helpful. (You geeks will appreciate the joke.) 3. Like we needed another reason to shop at Target. Sweet deal, too! 4. Swipe away that to-do list with an app that’s cheap, simple, and fun. 5. These free educational video downloads for every letter of the alphabet will keep your kids rocking from A to...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Happy March, cool moms. We’ve rounded up some of our most popular picks from this week on Cool Mom Tech just in case you missed them. 1. If you share photos of your crafts, recipe creations, and especially your kids online, you’ll want to read this helpful post. 2. A fabulous new app for preschoolers that’s available for both Apple and Android users. Hooray! 3. Getting fit for summer just got a whole lot easier (and much more stylish, might we add), with this awesome gadget. 4. This app might just help you save money on your grocery bill....

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Much like the moms we know, tech has beauty *and* brains. Here are a few of our favorite picks from the past week, just in case you missed them! 1. This amazing new gadget is durable, portable, and gorgeous. No wonder we want one in every room. 2. Going on a road trip with kids? This huge round-up of our favorite apps for all ages will keep them saying, “We’re not there yet, right?” 3. Want to boost your own productivity, this beautiful, handmade iPad accessory is the perfect answer. And it would make a great Father’s Day gift if...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here, just a few of our favorite tech picks of the last week on Cool Mom Tech, just in case you missed them. 1. With cold season here, here’s how to de-germ your tech, safely. It’s easier (and cheaper) than you think. 2. Awesome, affordable gadgets, that can make a big difference when it comes to getting your tech organized. 3. Enjoy going to the movies right in your living room with this amazing new device, and save that babysitter money. 4. Don’t rent a photo booth for your next kid’s party. Learn how to make your own photo...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

From helpful apps to the gadgets and bling we’re swooning over for Valentine’s Day (hint! hint!), you won’t want to miss our favorite picks from the past week. 1. If you love your tech, this will be the best $19.99 you spend, hands down. 2. Got family overseas? Frequent traveler? This app will be a lifesaver. 3. We’ve all embarrassed ourselves on Facebook. Here’s a brilliant way to find any bad Facebook photos or updates and save face stat. 4. A QR code as the perfect Valentine’s Day gift: You’ve got to see this! 5. We’re swooning over these new...

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5 tech picks you won’t want to miss this week

Here are a few of our favorite tech picks from the last week, just in case you missed them. 1. Store and organize your smart phone photos once and for all with this amazing app. 2. A princess app that gets our stamp of approval. When you download it, you’ll see why. 3. One of our least favorite chores is now super easy, thanks to this brilliant website. 4. Your kids’ Minecraft obsession is now available in valentine form. 5. If you’re like us and have 45,617 videos on your smart phone, this app will edit them for you....

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