Wireless Heaven: All About Bluetooth

Bluetooth technology is part of almost all digital devices. We have now reached the tech phase where it feels like everything comes equipped with Bluetooth connectivity. Bluetooth offers a wide range of functions and has become a big part of the wireless revolution. In a world full of wireless networking, you have likely come across it at some point in your life. It is very simple to connect, free to use, and easy to figure out.

What is Bluetooth Technology?

Bluetooth technology is a standardized protocol that was originally created in 1989. The technology uses short-range wireless communication to connect users to many different types of electronic devices like cell phones, speakers, personal computers, video game consoles, printers, cameras, and numerous other gadgets, which connect and share information with each other without proprietary cables.

Bluetooth allows your gadgets to communicate easily by connecting any two devices to one other wirelessly. This technology reduces the need for all those cords and adapters since your devices can sync directly with each other. Not only is Bluetooth a convenient way to wirelessly connect two devices together, you don’t even have to be in close range to use whatever device you choose.

The Beginning of Bluetooth

In 1994, Ericsson Mobile Communication proved the skill of connection and established the Bluetooth project. The name came from the story of the Danish King Harald Blåtand who was nicknamed “Bluetooth” because he loved eating blueberries, or maybe had a nibble on his enemies’ frozen flesh if you believe that crazy story! Over a thousand years ago, the king stopped the fighting between Denmark, Norway, and Sweden and brought them together, just like the Bluetooth technology connects all devices so they can work together instead of fighting each other. The Bluetooth name was supposed to be temporary, but it stuck and has become an established symbol on all of our devices. That blue and white logo is actually a bind rune combining King Bluetooth’s initials.

Simple Setup: Pairing and Bonding

Pairing and bonding your devices through a Bluetooth connection is easy and quick. Pairing is the first step that leads to bonding your gadgets together. When the devices are in range, they can discover and connect to each other, but must be paired before they can communicate. Once the device finds the discoverable one, you may be asked to enter a number as instructed by the user manual but one isn’t always required. Congratulations, your devices are now bonded.

Life is Easier With No Strings Attached

Bluetooth has become part of our everyday lives and made things easier thanks to the advantages and key features offered by Bluetooth. A big benefit of Bluetooth technology is the ability to live a stress-free life without tangled cables. Now you can get rid of the clutter that connects to your personal computer, headphones, speakers, and other gadgets, leaving you with a clear and well-maintained room free of wires lying on the floor. No more mess to look at or trip over! Finally, you no longer need to worry about what plug goes where.

Entertainment Everywhere

For a connected viewing and listening experience, you can’t go wrong with Bluetooth. These smart entertainment devices range from your home to the car and the rest is left to your imagination. All of these devices have the potential to add something exciting to your everyday life. For example, imagine doing your chores and not completely hating it thanks to your Bluetooth ‘buds rocking your favorite music, or hosting a Bluetooth ghetto-blasted outdoor party! On the deck, by the pool, or at the beach, you can take your music everywhere. 

Smart Home Devices

Bluetooth technology gives you the ability to easily turn your devices off and on wirelessly without even getting off the couch. This technology is designed to make your life more convenient than ever before, and it can provide essential assistance for seniors and people with mobility issues. By easing the burdens of life in many ways, Bluetooth technology can turn a home into a comfortable, relaxing, and complete atmosphere.

In The Car

Talk about 21st century problems. When operating a motor vehicle, it is extremely dangerous to drive with only one hand while you’re distracted by the smartphone in your other hand. Checking your Instagram, TikTok, Twitter, and Facebook feeds is not an appropriate drive-time activity because you should always have both of your hands free while driving. Now, thanks to Bluetooth technology, you can use your voice to interact with your online life while driving safely. You are truly living in the future.

Health Benefits

When it comes to your health, Bluetooth can actually be put to good use. Using a physical activity tracker like Fitbit or apps on your smartphone, you can stay healthy by working out and living an active lifestyle. These devices and apps encourage you to keep track of daily tasks that will contribute to your general well-being and overall health.

Everything Is Better With Bluetooth

Twiddle Your Thumbs to This: The 12 Sided Fidget Gadget Cube

For the Ones That Just Can’t Take it Anymore

You’re probably wondering… what is this thing? Yup, I thought the same thing when I first saw it. I was searching for ways to relax and relieve stress or whatever. That’s when this thing popped up.

It’s a fidget cube hand toy and it’s designed to help ease some of your problems away. Are you wondering if this thing works? Indeed it does. How do you know if this thing is for you? If you answer yes to some or all of these, then this gadget could be the answer for you.

Do you struggle with anxiety, stress and tension, ADHD, ADD or autism? Are you trying to quit smoking? Or suffer from long computer days? Do you have bad habits like fidgeting, chewing your fingernails, or who knows what else?

This gadget is perfect because it has 12 types of surfaces to play with. Each side will help you with your mood and hopefully make you feel better – 

  1. Ridged Gears – this side has three gears that can be rolled back and forth
  2. Spinning Disk –  can be clicked or rotated
  3. Game controller experience- four buttons that mimics a gaming controller 
  4. Gel Ball – a soft silicone ball. Push it, pinch it, press it, swing it
  5. Switch – on and off switch to hear the switch rhythm without wasting electricity 
  6. Joystick – Gaming joystick with a 360 degree rotation 
  7. Clicker button – sounds just like you’re pressing a ball point pen. Click click click. 
  8. Finger massager – soft and flat to help blood circulation and a nice massage feeling
  9. Smooth Worry Stone – to rub your fingers to the almighty repeatedly 
  10. Sliders – three sliders to slide back and forth
  11. Smiling Face Minions – three cute little faces to help your anger. Don’t pinch too hard!
  12. Lanyard – to be hung anywhere to prevent the cube from going MIA

Can be used at home, school or in the office.

If you are looking for some relief to help you relax or to help you focus, maybe keep your hands busy, this thing is ideal. When you’re in this position you need to change your mindset, you need to focus on other things. This gadget helps you focus your problem on something else. All it takes is just two minutes of playing – that’s it. That’s all it takes and your mood or distraction starts to improve. If you’re trying to quit the cigs this could be a good tool to whip out when you get that nasty craving. It’s almost like gum, but with no sugar 😉 If you are a fingernail biter this could also be good for you. No biting, just thumb beating. 

This colorful gadget is safe from silicone, and it’s also eco-friendly.  

My review: AWESOME FIDGET TOY!! I’m very grateful for this gadget. Who isn’t stressed or anxious especially in these Covid days? Stinky ol’ stress can pile up if you let it. You’ve got to do something to get it out. I use the computer a lot these days and it’s stressful and tiring. When I start to feel a little sleepy, I wet my face and grab my headphones and this gadget for a quick session to click away to the beat. It’s pretty good stuff. I’m telling you, it really does release stored-up energy. When I’m not using it, I think it looks pretty cute from afar, so it makes a great decor. It’s a high quality product and it passes the drop test for me, three separate times, with no chips or cracks. That’s excellent because that means this product is durable and can handle a few drops here and there. Don’t be too rough with it, though, play with it with tender thoughts in mind or expect it to break. If you need to be in a room where you have to be quiet, just give those emoji heads a few pinches so you can remain silent. I like to carry this toy around with me, and since it doesn’t fit in my pocket I put it in a cute little drawstring bag to prevent it from damage.

All in all, it’s a pleasing experience for once. Isn’t it great when a gadget does what it’s supposed to do?! Everything on this one is perfect. It feels good when pressed or pinched 🙂

I laugh life off with the help of this thing 🙂 

With this cube by your side – everything is going to be okay!

Dollarama Tech Finds: Homedeco Cinema Lightbox

If you are on the lookout for an LED changeable quote sign, or maybe you might want one after seeing how good this one is, check out what I found at Dollarama.

Homedeco’s cinema lightbox is pretty much identical to one that you would buy at a higher price tag. It’s much cheaper than what most places would sell these for as the expensive ones are way overpriced, in my opinion. It’s a good deal, and it looks like this one is going to be a regular Dollarama item. So chances are, if you try to find one next time you go to your local Dollarama, you might be able to bring one of these nifty signs home with you for only $4.00.

What’s included? 

85 letters, numbers and symbols printed on what they call a transfer sheet. There are 4-A’s, 2-B’s, 2-C’s, 2-D’s, 4-E’s, 2-F’s, 2-G’s, 3-H’s, 4-I’s, 2-J’s, 2-K’s, 3-L’s, 3-M’s, 3-N’s, 4-O’s, 2-P’s, 1-Q, 2-R’s, 4-S’s, 3-T’s, 4-U’s, 2-V’s, 2-W’s, 1-X, 2-Y’s, 1-Z, numbers 0-9, &, @, #, !, 2 hearts, umbrella, snowflake, and a cloud with rain. Everything you could ever want, right?! Note that you will need to split apart the transfer sheet as it comes as one piece. Also, the letters do slide off super fast and quick if you are not careful.

The light box is pretty simple and straightforward out of the box. You will need a small star screwdriver to remove the screw at the back for the batteries, but they are easy to install and they don’t pop out. It is a very solid backing.

It’s solid and sturdy. I have it hanging on my wall and it’s very secure. Hanging and removing this lightbox from the wall is very easy to do, but just be careful not to tip it over on the side too much. 

There is a switch on the side to turn it off and on, which is a really nice feature. The switch is very solid and secure when turning it off and on while it’s on the wall especially.

The light box is an extremely super cute room decor item for any room, for any occasion, special announcements, photoshoots, weddings and so much more. It looks amazing when placed anywhere, with the light on or off. It’s such a fun thing at the right price. I’ve always wanted this, or something like it, but I would never pay more than $8 for it.

This box allows you to be creative with words. I placed mine in my office, and it’s a perfect addition there. It’s a great motivational piece to inspire you each and every day if you wanted to give yourself encouraging words to live by. You could also use it to leave fun messages for your significant other or other family members or roommates. Kids in particular should get a kick out of it.

I absolutely give this light box a 100% thumbs up. Don’t forget to buy the batteries! It requires four AA’s. Have fun with your box, and remember, if it’s worth saying, it’s worth saying in light!

Room With Royalty: Rent the Fresh Prince’s Castle

Say what? The Fresh Prince himself teams up with Airbnb to rent out his kingdom?! For just $30 a night?

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That’s a fine piece of architecture

I just can’t help myself – I have to start my post with this great theme song:

3 – 2 – 1, let’s do it together!

Now this is the story all about how
My life got flipped, turned upside down
And I’d like to take a minute just sit right there
I’ll tell you how I became the prince of a town called Bel-air

In west Philadelphia born and raised
On the playground where I spent most of my days
Chilling out, maxing, relaxing all cool
And all shooting some b-ball outside of the school
When a couple of guys, they were up to no good
Started making trouble in my neighbourhood
I got in one little fight and my mom got scared
And said “You’re moving with your auntie and uncle in Bel-air”

I whistled for a cab and when it came near the
License plate said “fresh” and had a dice in the mirror
If anything I could say that this cab was rare
But I thought nah, forget it, yo homes to Bel-air!

I pulled up to a house about seven or eight
And I yelled to the cabby “Yo, homes smell you later!”
Looked at my kingdom I was finally there
To sit on my throne as the prince of Bel-air

Los Angeles, get ready to live like the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air! It’s been 30 years since our TV screens were first graced by the Fresh Prince, and there is no better way to celebrate this than by spending a night in the exact same mansion that the Banks family occupied in this classic show. But don’t get TOO EXCITED yet! Sadly, this offer is only for residents of LA County.

Starting on September 29th at 11:00 AM Pacific, the Banks house will be available to book for only $30/night! You (and one guest) will have the opportunity to book one of five stays starting on October 2nd, 5th, 8th, 11th and 15th.

What will you be getting with this rental?

This decked-out mansion will have you living just like the Fresh Prince himself for a night! You will have access to Will’s bedroom and bathroom, a pool area and a classy dining room. It’s all yours for the night so don’t be shy and act like you own the place.

What’s included:

Lace up those fresh Air Jordan kicks before shooting some hoops in the bedroom ❤
Spin old school classics all night long on turntables just like DJ Jazzy Jeff!
Will’s dope closet
Soak up in the sun by the pool on some luxurious chairs
A virtual welcoming to the the mansion
You will not have access to a kitchen but your meals will be delivered to you on a silver platter
1 bedroom/1 king bed
Free parking
Air conditioning
Wifi
TV
Essentials
Lock on bedroom door

You will have access to the entire wing all to yourself! Let’s have a look…

Omg can you imagine standing on that mat having to make a choice like this

That’s not all! Airbnb will be making a one time donation to the Boys & Girls clubs of Philly. A charity that helps youth in need by offering skill-building programs and development skills.

So, if you rent out this balling palace through Airbnb, I know you will be dancing around and singing this theme song. I know I would be, that’s for sure. This is such a dope idea! I thought renting out a Blockbuster was pretty cool, but this definitely takes the cake.

Can you imagine renting this place out? I can’t even. How could you control yourself once you’re in the cab rolling on up to the home for the first time just like Will? Phew. This is way too much! Airbnb sure is giving us the opportunity to enjoy these dope nostalgia feels.

It’s all yours for the night! How will you fancy your stay? Don’t forget to tell your cabbie, “Yo homes, to Bel-Air!”

Oh, and don’t let ANYONE ruin your fun while on vacation in the freshest mansion around. There will be no time in that house for party poopers! So if you’re going to act up, stay home or be reasonable! This opportunity only comes once in a lifetime so behave!

I can’t close this post without saying RIP James Avery. You certainly were a great actor, Uncle Phil!

“Yo homes, smell ya later!”

Screen Cleaner Review: Bryson Screen Cleaner Kit

We use screens every day because screens are part of our everyday lives. I don’t know about you but I really can’t stand a dirty, smudgy screen. Not only is it gross, it is hard to properly see the screen. Dirty screens can affect your eye site and we don’t want that. I have used several cleaners and while some have been good, I have had bad experiences where the cleaner scratched my devices or just made them much worse.

In this blog post I am reviewing the Bryson Screen Cleaner. It covers all of your digital screen needs completely. You will never have to buy another product again, your money is safe with Bryson – this product is exactly as advertised.

Coverage: Smartphones, tablets, PC monitors, TVs, Kindle Fire, game discs and even more!

According to the box, Bryson Screen Cleaner is specially formulated to gently and effectively clean fingerprints, dust and soils on all types of screens and monitors without leaving streaks or residue on the screen. It is alcohol-free, ammonia-free and phosphate free.
100 % Streak Free | Static Free | Phosphate Free | Effective on All Types of Screens & Monitors
Non-Toxic | Non-Flammable | Non-Corrosive | Biodegradable
For everyday use at your fingertips and on the go.
Removes fingerprints, grease smudges, make-up and everyday buildup!

What’s included in the box? Trigger spray bottle (16 oz. / 473 ml) and a premium microfiber towel measuring 16 in. x 16 in. (40.64 cm x 40.64 cm). The towel has a closed-weave surface pile specifically designed for all types of screens and monitors.

My review = 9/10 – It is literally the best screen cleaner on the market!
Why do I give this product such a great review? It’s just amazing on all of my devices!
Check it out for yourself


The good: It’s effective on all of my devices – all it takes is just a little squirt on the cloth and it’s totally clean which makes this product last a long time. It does a really good job. It makes me think they are more interested in making customers happy rather than robbing their money. The bottle is the same size as a Windex bottle.


This product is SO FANTASTIC and I would be sad if this company went out of business because they really know how to make a good product.
I use it on my iPhone and iPad but I especially love using it on my TV. It gets really dusty in only a couple of days where you can see the specks of dust. After a good wipe it looks new and fresh again.


The bad: This product is very expensive, but worth every penny since you only need to use a small amount. When it comes to a good screen cleaner that promises it works, price shouldn’t be an issue. What’s more of an issue is buying products over and over again that waste your money, don’t work and/or damage your products.


Make sure you follow instructions and do not spray the screen directly, and do not use paper towel. I find cleaning my screens in circular motions help to get that deep clean. If followed correctly you will see beautiful results.


I’m so glad I found a great product that satisfies me and works every time!
I would highly recommend it and I hope it helps your eyes feel better when looking at your screens!