Guest Blog: “The Echo Dot – A Non-Techy Review” by Jan McDonnal

This is a guest blog by Jan McDonnal a long time friend and fantastic supporter of ForCarol.com. Enjoy! So, I’m not a “techy” person per se. I do have a smart phone, I enjoy using my iPad and can get around the internet pretty well. I had heard about the Echo before, but really didn’t think it was something I needed. After all, I can … Continue reading Guest Blog: “The Echo Dot – A Non-Techy Review” by Jan McDonnal

Beta Testing Android Q on My Pixel 3 XL

One thing I like about using the Google phones is that I can stay in the loop with Beta testing the latest and greatest software. History: Those who know me, know that any new software or hardware that falls into my lap, will break. It is the story of my life, but, also very handy when testing new stuff. 🙂 That said, as soon as … Continue reading Beta Testing Android Q on My Pixel 3 XL

Foldable SmartPhones: Will They Change the World?

A few years back, mobile phones had the ability to make and receive a phone call, send and receive text messages, and…..hmmm, that’s about it. And they WERE foldable!!! They were just called flip phones and they were the hottest rage back in the day. Then along came a guy named Jobs who founded a company some of you might have heard of: Apple. The … Continue reading Foldable SmartPhones: Will They Change the World?

Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

UPDATE 3/15/2019: I finally got back into my “disabled” account and was able to tighten up the account security! I decided to secure some long untouched, but still needed if only in the background, accounts on Google the other day. Note: These accounts would have both been long-gone had Google made it easy to move my stuff on them to my new account, but…that move … Continue reading Backup The Information You Have Stored on the Cloud

Pixel XL & Pixel 3 XL: The Accidental Photographer

I have always been intrigued by photography even though I never pursued it besides taking photos during vacation or taking a few thousand pictures of corn plants while getting my Masters degree in electrical engineering at the University of Kansas. Seeing the reviews of the Pixel XL camera in 2016, I knew I had to get one. I figured if the Pixel XL had a … Continue reading Pixel XL & Pixel 3 XL: The Accidental Photographer