Elizabeth Daugherty

I am a homemaker-writer transplanted to Indiana from Seattle by way of my software engineer husband. Being married to someone in the software industry is like being married to someone in the military. You go where the job sends you. I am immersed in the techie world where I am learning to speak what I call "Geekinese" in order to survive being "a Timex watch in a digital age". Although I scoff at having to use three remote controls to turn on one television, honestly, I have the coolest internet set-up in the neighborhood and secretly covet the latest cool gadget. I would never admit that to my husband.

Barbie Goes Geek

Geek Barbie

Computer Software Engineer Barbie is officially Barbie’s 126th Career Choice. Whoda thunk it?   Barbie, that iconic symbol of glamour and the impossible figure (and wardrobe) is now a nerd.  Yes, tech fans, Barbie  the doll by Mattel, is now a geek.   In order to celebrate Barbie’s 125th career choice (mid life crisis anyone?), Mattel sponsored …

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Primo Bottom Loading Water Dispenser Review

There might not be much to be said for your average and sundry water cooler and dispenser…unless you’re me.  I was never sold on water coolers.  When they first came out, sure they were cool and the water delivery man could usually be counted on to be really cute with great looking legs.  And in …

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I’m In Touch Remote Access Secure Key Review

I’ll cut to the chase: Communique 01’s I’m In Touch Remote Access Secure Key works.  It works great.  It’s a USB flash drive that allows you to remotely access your desktop from another computer anywhere else. And ONLY you can access your desktop remotely and securely.  All you do is carry the USB flash with …

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Yubz Clipo Bluetooth Retractable Headset Review

I’m not fond of starting reviews on a negative slant, but I would like to make clear that I am not a fan of Bluetooth headsets.  I like, no love, Bluetooth technology.  I think it rocks.  But I am one of those rare individuals who honestly doesn’t get this insane thirst to stay connected 24/7 …

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Acer Aspire One Netbook Review

With the approach of mid August so approaches the Back To School Season.  You know what I mean; whole sections of WalMart, Target, and warehouse stores dedicated to pencils, pens, rulers, white glue and notebooks and folders featuring Hannah Montana and High School Musical all over them. It’s retail’s dedication to sending you or your …

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