Thoughts By Natalie » tech honest talk about beauty, style, wellness and life Thu, 17 Jul 2014 23:55:13 +0000 en-US hourly 1 2 Websites for Digital Book Worms Wed, 02 Apr 2014 20:05:02 +0000 I don’t know about you guys, but when I actually make the time for it, I really love to read. Although it’s so nice to have a physical book at times, the minimalist in me loves that reading ebooks means having zero books to store. And of course, it’s nice to travel with several books and not actually have to haul the weight of them. For me, though, the biggest (and really only) downside to reading ebooks is just how easy it is to overspend on books every month. Purchases are seamless, and though I always consider the price, there is certainly a disconnect at times between the price of the book, and hitting “buy” without having to enter my credit card information every single time. Anyone else? If that’s you, get stoked—these two websites are about to help you save a bunch of money (always a good thing)… BookBub // A daily deals site for ebooks, BookBub lets you create a profile with your personal book preferences, and delivers a customized email (or feed on their site, if you don’t want to get the email) of discounted and free books currently available. Since I’ve been reading on my Kindle ...]]> 5 How To Make A 2013 Best Moments On Instagram Video Sat, 28 Dec 2013 16:29:07 +0000 You may have noticed a little trend happening on Instagram right now—everyone seems to have made a “best moments of 2013″ video, highlighting their most liked posts. After seeing a few of these, I started getting curious and decided to find out how to make one myself (since it definitely wasn’t made through Instagram). Since some of you might be in the same boat, I thought I’d help you out and share my findings. The good news is that it’s really, really simple: STEP ONE Visit in your web browswer and sign in using your Instagram login info. STEP TWO You may see a pop-up that invites you to make the video—if so, click “get it.” If the pop-up doesn’t show, you can also click on “snapshots” from the top navigation, then under the box that says “2013 Best Moments on Instagram” box that has a camera icon at the top of it), just type in your email and click “send.” STEP THREE The video will be emailed to you in .mp4 format, that can then be saved anywhere you like. Note that it may take an hour or so for the video to arrive. STEP FOUR Then, post ...]]> 30 Goodbye Google Reader: Two New Ways To Follow Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:00:00 +0000 > Bloglovin’ Though I’d personally rank it a notch below Feedly, Bloglovin’ is an awesome platform to use for reading blogs, and one that many of my friends prefer. It’s ...]]> 0 On My Wish List: Google Chromebook Thu, 18 Apr 2013 12:00:00 +0000 0 feedly: my new favorite blog reader Thu, 21 Mar 2013 22:48:00 +0000 > Keep in touch! Facebook // Twitter // Instagram // Pinterest]]> 0