I always love this time of year when we wind down and reflect on what's happened in the past 12 months. We're all in agreement that it's been one of the wildest and most unpredictable year to date. Google Canada has just revealed some of the most searched topics in their annual findings Year in … [Read more...]
Our Favourite TIFF 2016 Celebrity Sightings!
The Toronto International Film Festival is almost over for another year and the stars have been out everywhere! They definitely did not disappoint, stopping for selfies with adoring fans. It's not done yet (the festival ends on Sunday) but here are just a few of our favourite celebrity sightings so … [Read more...]
What Did We Google The Most In 2014?
Google is very much part of our daily lives. Both a noun and a verb, it's a way to launch our research into everyday inquiries from how to make those perfect cookies to helping our kids with their homework. It's used worldwide and in 2014 we searched trillions of times. So, what did we search the … [Read more...]
Google Canada Unveils Winning Doodles by Kids!
Did you notice the Google logo doodle yet? The sea telescope logo creation was announced as the winning entry created by Cindy Tang, a 17 year old student from Ontario! Google Canada recently hosted "Doodle4Google", the first-ever national competition designed to inspire students to get creative … [Read more...]
App of the WEEK: Next Issue Canada access to over 100 world’s best magazines
Okay, holidays you were awesome! Minus the ice storm but a weekend getaway and the winter break gave us a chance to catch up with some reading. We're avid magazine readers in our family so when the new Next Issue Canada App came to my attention it was really a no brainer for us to jump in. All of … [Read more...]
What is a DIGITAL FOOTPRINT and why you should know this.
I had a quick conversation the other day with a friend. I had mentioned something about DIGITAL FOOTPRINT to her. She stopped walking and said "I don't even know what that means!" So, let's discuss...your digital footprint. Put it this way, anything you post, tweet, or text leaves a trail. It … [Read more...]
Edith Head Honoured With A Google Logo
When I logged on to Google this morning, I got a wonderful surprise. There, right at the top of the page, the minimalist Google logo was replaced (as it sometimes is - on special occasions) by something else. Looking back at me was a tiny little woman, dressed in a smart outfit complete with pearls … [Read more...]
How to Take Your Best “SELFIE”
So we've got Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, and whatever to tell our friends (or the world) what we're up to. When I have a bit of time I love to "check in" and see what my friends are up to. I love their photos while on vacation, with their kids, and at parties. I love all the food shots and … [Read more...]
Get Lost in Space
"Get your nose out of the books and get on YouTube quick!" Not the normal command from parents to their teenagers when dealing with homework, but once parents hear about this cool YouTube, Lenovo and Space Adventures partnership they'll be working to convince their progeny to get on the world's … [Read more...]
Just How Social Are You?
So you've found the most important online community out there...you're an UrbanMoms member aren't you? Do you follow us on Facebook...on Twitter? Do you tweet yourself?Just how social media savvy are you? I had trouble getting started with this post because I couldn't wrap my head around the beast … [Read more...]