Consumer Tech Journalist, Jennifer Jolly, Debunks the Myths and Shares Fun, Useful Tips for Making the Most of Your Technology.
Ah those lazy days of summer... time for sun, fun and selfies. Consumer tech journalist, Jennifer Jolly, wants to help everyone make the most of their summer; from finding your lost car in a parking lot to taking the perfect summer selfie, she’s got some fun and useful life hack tech tips that could really save you this summer!
Some Life Hack Tech Tips Jennifer will demonstrate include:
- Lost in a parking lot at the beach? Hold your car remote under your chin to amplify your car’s remote’s signal. It really works
- Cell phone battery dying and you can’t get to a charger? Turn off your Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dim your screen and disable location services to extend some precious minutes.
- Heading to a party, the pool or your backyard and want to pump up the music from your Smartphone? Use a ceramic bowl and a cloth to amplify sounds and cut back on reverb
- To take the perfect summer selfie by using your ear buds without reaching
- Transform your Hoodie into a fun, relaxed boho-chic summer laptop case for easy transport to the beach, backyard, party or pool
- Ride the wave of summer sales by surfing in the right places to accumulate points and redeem for gift cards, magazine subscriptions, or even free gasoline for your car for the simple searches you do online every day.
Jennifer Jolly: Emmy award-winning consumer tech journalist, Jennifer Jolly, is your BFF for advice on all those digital doodads, techy tools, and cyber services that are supposed to make your life easier, more organized, and just plain better. Jennifer hosts two digital lifestyle series; TechNow for USA Today and Tech’s Appeal, The Girlfriend’s Guide to Gadgets. Both series provide a no-geek-speak go-to for your wired world, giving you the how-to and what-for in a way you can totally understand.
CELEB CHEF AIDA MOLLENKAMP - ENTERTAINING TIPS ON HOW TO GET CREATIVE IN THE KITCHEN
Growing up with an Italian-American mother and a French stepmother, Aida was always surrounded by good food. Eventually, she made her way into the kitchen and discovered her true passion for cooking. In the years since, Aida has worked everywhere from a gourmet deli and California Pizza Kitchen to the Hotel Bel Air and, most recently, at CHOW.com.
Having studied Hospitality Management at Cornell University's School of Hotel Administration, Aida worked at Ernst & Young in Hotel and Restaurant Consulting before traveling to Europe to attend culinary school at the prestigious Le Cordon Bleu Paris. She lived between Florence, Italy and Paris, France for two years, and graduated with a Grand Diplôme in 2004.
In January 2005, Aida joined the editorial staff at San Francisco-based CHOW.com, a Web site created for food and drink enthusiasts. As the Food Editor, Aida fulfills many roles. She regularly appears in instructional videos for the site, serves as an expert spokesperson, runs the test kitchen, works as a lead food stylist, develops recipes, and writes informative articles.
When not working, Aida continues to live the life of a food fiend, whether hunting out the hottest restaurants, searching for the newest artisanal products, or hosting her friends and family at laidback dinner parties and lively cocktail hours. She currently resides in San Francisco.