THE ROUND-UP FOR THIS WEEK:
An Android Photo App that gives you UP TO 85 FREE INDIVIUDAL 4X6 PRINTERS PER MONTH. Judging from the reviews, this is a great deal and a great way to preserve your photos directly from your phone or tablet…
SEARCH FOR ONLINE MUSIC AND VIDEOS from: Youtube, SoundCloud and more, USING THE ONLINE SERVICE CALLED SOLAYO…
WANT TO SEND A LARGE FILE VIA EMAIL? Well, GEGeek found an online file transfer service called Filemail; where you simply select a file, type in someone’s e-mail and click ‘send’. The recipient gets a link and downloads the file…
THIS WEEK’S RANDOM TECH SITE PICK is a tech site that is maintained and owned by an IT professional in Melbourne, Australia. If you are a smartphone owner, you will especially like the article that is featured and written by the owner of this site. If you crave tech, then definitely bookmark this site…
THIS WEEK’S TECH PRODUCT PICK is the Imation 2-In-1Micro USB Flash Drive 64GB… This device connects to your smartphone (check for compatibility) and allows you to transfer files from the phone to the device. When done, you can then move the files to your computer by plugging it into one of your USB ports. You can get a full review of this device at this week’s tech site pick…
EXPERTS HAVE CONCERNS that electronics (such as tablets) can lead kids to be anti-social. Like my mother always said, “too much of anything can be harmful”…
Geek Squeaks’ for the Week is a weekly round-up of tech products, news, software, apps, wallpapers, articles, you name it; from my favorite tech web sites… I just plain love tech!
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Search for online music & videos from: Youtube, SoundCloud and more.
Users have discovered that Filemail:
- Is faster and hassle-free compared to sharing via cloud drives
- Is simpler than uploading to file hosting services
- Offers much higher file size limit than e-mail accounts
- Doesn’t force people who receive your files to register anywhere or install anything
- Integrates seamlessly with popular e-mail software
- Offers better transfer speeds than other free services
This Week’s Random Tech Site Pick (with sample article)
Add unlimited storage space to your Android phone or tablet, thanks to Imation – Imation’s 2-in-1 micro USB Flash Drive for Android gives a seamless access between your precious files and your Android smartphone/tablet. Simply plug the USB drive on the phone to access the files in it and plug to your computer to transfer files to it. Buy this in bulk and you can practically have an unlimited storage space on your Android phone or tablet… READ MORE
Imation 2-In-1Micro USB Flash Drive 64GB
- The rugged swivel and slide cap less design lets you carry additional photos, videos and files in your pocket without worrying about damage or lost caps
- Compatible with many Android devices, the drive allows you to transfer or view content without the need for a computer
- Preserve your device’s storage space by accessing content directly from the USB drive
- Plug n Play technology requires no batteries, Wi-Fi or internet
- Use with ES File Explorer App to optimize performance on select devices
- DEVICE REQUIREMENTS: visit www.imation.com/compatibility for compatibility details
- For Android 4.1+ Jelly Bean devices Innovative swivel design with USB OTG support
- OS REQUIREMENTS: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP; Mac OS X and higher
Tablets a hit with kids, but experts have concerns
Some experts note there’s no evidence that screen time — whether from a TV or tablet — provides any educational or developmental benefits for babies and toddlers. Yet it takes away from activities that do promote brain development, such as non-electronic toys and adult interaction.
They also say that too much screen time has been linked to behavior problems and delayed social development in older children… READ MORE