Shari

For over 30 years, in public and private education, I was an English teacher, a librarian and a technology specialist. Throughout my career, I focused on literacy, media, and the appropriate use of technology. I now offer a unique expertise in design, writing, and collaboration to my website clients. I live in St. Petersburg, FL in an historic neighborhood and on a lake in Northern New York state. Because of the gadgets in my life, I am able to stay connected, be creative and make art that communicates... no matter where I happen to be.

ifrogz EarPollution Plugz with Mic Review

I recently had to replace my Apple iPhone (1st gen.) headset. Not an easy task, since there is apparently some issue preventing me from going to the Apple Store and purchasing a new set meant for newer model iPhones. So to eBay I went. I spent $20.00, plus shipping from Hong Kong, for an original …

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iFrogz EarPollution Timbre w/microphone Earbuds Review

The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language defines “timbre” as “The combination of qualities of a sound that distinguishes it from other sounds of the same pitch and volume.” The iFrogz folks do get their own joke. Their websites says the EarPollution Timbre earbuds feature “clean bass and you guessed it, outstanding audio “timbre” …

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Mendelini’s iPhone App – Glance

When I got an iPhone, I abandoned the harsh wake up of my old alarm clock. (Love the “Harp” sound…) One of the first things I do in the morning is check the weather and read the online news. With Mendelini’s iPhone app, Glance, I can see the time, the weather and a scrolling RSS …

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OnOne Software’s DSLR Remote iPhone Wireless Shutter Release App Review

onOne Software’s DSLR Remote is a wireless shutter release for Canon EOS© or Nikon DSLR camera… and it is amazing. With it, your iPhone or iPod Touch becomes your camera’s control center. More than a mere remote shutter release, the DSLR Camera Remote Pro ($19.99) can control camera settings like aperture and shutter speed and …

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Eye-Fi Wireless SD Card Review

I recently went in search of a small camera, reasonably cheap, one that used off the shelf batteries and could produce good quality pictures. I selected the Nikon Coolpix L19. Nice camera, but much too simple to have gadget charisma. But what if it could be wireless? Now we’re talking gadget chic. Having experienced the …

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