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Best Buy and Misfit Shine

Tweet Recently Best Buy sent me the Shine Elegant Wearable Tracker for me to write my own opinions about in a blog post. Shine was designed to inspire people to become more active, and encourage people to set goals for how much they want to move in a day and complete them. Shine is exclusively […]

Best Buy Jawbone Up

Tweet Live Better. Start Now. Jawbone UP. Track your sleep activity, steps, calorie intake and more with the Jawbone UP wrist sensor and free mobile app. UP gives you meaningful, personalized insights so you can make lasting improvements to your everyday life. Though it might sound like a commercial, I am definitely a believer! Having […]

DIY Computer Parts Gifts

Tweet As Valentine’s Day rapidly approaches (next Thursday, February 14 y’all!!), I thought it would be cool to put together a blog post around sweet ways to say “I <3 You” to the geek in your life. As someone who grew up taking apart VCRs and majoring in Computer Science in College, I feel well […]

New Best Buy Experience

Tweet UPDATED: This weekend, San Antonio-area residents are invited to attend Best Buy’s grand re-opening celebrations in three locations including: San Antonio, Alamo Ranch and Legacy. The stores each have new features and designs which allow for a more interactive and accessible shopping experience. Festivities include the following: Saturday, November 10: · Family breakfast fare […]

2013 Infiniti JX

Tweet During the Gunn Infiniti launch party of the 2013 Infiniti JX, we had the pleasure of exploring the newest member of the Infiniti family, set to make it’s debut in the summer of this year!  Although we didn’t get a chance to test drive this sleek addition, we were wowed by the numerous features, […]

D-Box Movie Seats at Santikos Theatres

Tweet On a day off, a friend and I went to the Santikos Palladium to watch the second Sherlock Holmes movie. While were debating which show to see, we noticed that “D-box” seats were available for purchase. Right now Santikos Theatres have D-box seats in three San Antonio locations and 1 Houston location: San Antonio […]

Best Website to Upload Large Files

Tweet After coming back from an incredible vacation in San Diego and Las Angeles, California, I had a million pictures to share. Sure I immediately posted them on Facebook and Picasa but there’s not really easy to send a zip file of all the images. The file, too large for gmail, also exceeded the uploading […]

Nine 9/9/09 Events

Tweet What are you doing on the 9th day of the 9th month of the 2009th year at 9am/pm? Sure a lot of people will get married and babies will be born on September 9th, 2009.  Already appreciating September (the month of my birthday), I am excited to announce other ways people are choosing to […]

Twitter 101: Friends and Follows III

Tweet 3rd Main Way I find People to Follow: Brute Force – you’ll know it when you see it…(consider this the “browse” option.) Pattern Matching – You know who you want to follow, just need to find them… Backtracking – someone’s following me…should I follow them? Geekette Alert: Did you know the three I listed […]

Twitter 101: Friends and Follows II

Tweet 2nd Main Way I find People to Follow: Brute Force – you’ll know it when you see it…(consider this the “browse” option.) Pattern Matching – You know who you want to follow, just need to find them… Backtracking – someone’s following me…should I follow them? Geekette Alert: Did you know the three I listed […]

Twitter 101: Friends and Follows I

Tweet Listed below are 3 main ways I find people to follow: Brute Force – you’ll know it when you see it…(consider this the “browse” option.) Pattern Matching – You know who you want to follow, just need to find them… Backtracking – someone’s following me…should I follow them? Geekette Alert: Did you know the […]

Twitter 101: Friends and Followers

Tweet Class Objective: Friends and Followers Considerations when making friends on a new playground Finding friends to follow First Day of School – How to be a Follower It’s hard to be the new kid in the cafeteria…while some people jump in head first, most like to dip a toe in first. Q: How do […]

Twitter 101: Twitter Terminology

Tweet Class Objective: Twitter Terminology 1. Find out what everything means. 2. Understand Twitter ettiquette and syntax. 3. Learn what you can do with Twitter and why you might want to! Now that you’ve setup your account you might think it’s time to starting making friends on Twitter! Nope, that’s the next post. Before you […]