Amtrak Microsites Connect Latino, African-American, LGBT Travelers

Amtrak microsites that target and connect Latino, African-American and LGBT travelers launched this week:  MyBlackJourney.com for African American consumers; AmtrakRideWithPride.com for the LGBT community; and DescubreNorteamerica.com, a bilingual site for Hispanic consumers.  I participated in the DescubreNorteamerica.com launch as a blogger/contributor.  Check out my article (in Spanish) Mis Viajes con Amtrak: productivos, divertidos y conectados. […]

Tech Tricks and Treats! Happy Halloween!

Tech Tricks and Treats! Happy Halloween!  Some of our scary favorites, enjoy! Scary sounds / background music effects (turn the lights off and sit around that candle!!!)   Did someone say “old school” fright?  Here is one of the best sound ones I found:   Michael Myers STILL scares me!   THIS Michael still makes […]

Google Doodle Honors Celia Cruz: Azuca!

Google Doodle honors the great Celia Cruz this morning: Azuca!!! Úrsula Hilaria Celia de la Caridad Cruz Alfonso de la Santísima Trinidad (October 21, 1925 – July 16, 2003) was a Cuban-American salsa performer and was one of the most popular salsa artists of the 20th century. Known and loved around the world as the […]

Latino Talk: Technology that Empowers with Rosa Alonso

Thank you, Rafael “Ray” Collazo for this important conversation and podcast, “Latino Talk: Technology that Empowers with Rosa Alonso,” which took place just this past weekend during the LATISM 2013 Conference.   It is a sincere pleasure to have met you and everyone like you who is doing so much for Latino and Latina education, advancement […]

Rosa Alonso Telemundo NY Tech: Back to School Apps

This week’s Rosa Alonso Telemundo NY weekly tech segment is all about Back-to-School.  Rosa “La Tecnologica” (” The Techie,” as she is known in Spanish-language media) gives advice on some of the top apps that help students plan, learn – and have fun! The apps featured are: 1)  SlateMath: from SlateScience FREE – iTunes (iPhone, […]

Rosa Alonso Tomorrow on Telemundo NY: Travel and Mobile Security

Rosa Alonso, Telemundo NY’s “Buenos Dias Nueva York” resident technology expert, visits the set tomorrow for her weekly Tuesday segment as “Rosa La Tecnológica” (yeap, “Rosa the Techie – or “Teckie” as we like to say here in Mi Vida Tec!).  Tomorrow’s theme:  travel and mobile security and how to best protect our personal information […]

Thor: The Dark World Trailer Debuts on YouTube’s Geek Week

Thor: The Dark World‘s movie trailer made it debut on YouTube yesterday, just in time for Geek Week.  We Like!  Wikipedia describes Thor as a “Norse mythology… hammer-wielding god associated with thunder, lightning, storms, oak trees, strength, the protection of mankind, and also hallowing, healing and fertility.”  Perfect Marvel hero, don’t you think? In this […]

ACER Aspire R7 Star Trek Edition Auctioned for Charity

ACER created the Acer Aspire R7 “Star Trek” edition to be auctioned to raise funds for two charities. The R7 sports a “hinged” mechanism that allows you to flip the screen for easy viewing by others (which, in addition to the shiny Federation logo, makes the device look like the Enterprise). Cool externals aside, this […]

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