Must-Have Home Tech: Netatmo Debuts Smart Indoor Climate Monitor!

Chances are, you have the latest tech in your pocket. The newest phone, the latest laptop, netbook, tablet, and activity tracker. We adapt to new technology because they adapt to our needs, they make our lives easier – they change the quality of our lives. So when new tech like the Netatmo hits the market, I definitely sit up and take notice. With a seamless design and fully integrated app, Netatmo is the smart indoor climate monitor that takes four critical measurements of your indoor environment which can then be used to make healthy changes.

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Netatmo hosted media (including me), this afternoon for a Parisian baby shower, where we were able to have a first-hand view of the Netatmo Healthy Home Coach in action. The event was held at The Hudson Hotel penthouse – which has some of the prettiest event space in the city, and is simply gorgeous.

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We were joined by lifestyle expert Limor Suss, who shared with us the ways that Netatmo makes her life easier as a mom. The Netatmo Healthy Home Coach is slim and compact, allowing it to blend seamlessly into your nursery or home décor. What it does is use sensors to measure that space’s noise, humidity, air quality, and temperature. Lorni mentioned how babies sometimes wake up from their naps a little sweaty, well, the Netatmo climate monitor will notify the app on your phone when the room gets a little too warm or humid for your baby and offers suggestions on how to alter the room’s climate.

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The mobile app is compatible with iPhone iOS8 and above, as well as Android smartphone 4.3 and above. Alongside a handy dashboard, you can ask Siri the status of a rooms climate (it works with HomeKit), and the app also enables you to send notifications to whomever (babysitter, grandma, husband/wife, etc.) is at home and would be up to opening up a window when it gets too hot, or turning down the humidifier.

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Believe it or not, according to Netatmo most of us spend up to 80% of our life outdoors. So it’s definitely wise to invest in maintaining our indoor space. I really loved what the Netatmo representative said, “Stop guessing and start knowing”. Netatmo’s Healthy Home Coach is not just for babies – if you’re especially sensitive to humidity or would love to track the noise levels in your New York City apartment that might be causing you loss of sleep, the indoor climate monitor will definitely be useful to you too. Personally, I’m pretty excited to incorporate this device into my home, I love the concept of having access to information that will allow me to take more control over my home environment.

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The Netatmo Healthy Home Coach is available online here, as well as at Best Buy, Home Depot, and Amazon (ARV $100).

Untangled and On-the-Go with New VerveOnes!

*Disclosure: This post is sponsored by VerveLife in conjunction with Blog Meets Brand and I have been compensated for my participation. All opinions are my own.*

The summer so far has been pretty sweltering. I know because I spend almost every day downtown among sweaty tourists, and glaringly hot city streets. Ah, midtown. I’ve been digging up and relying on every single piece of light clothing I have – which is saying a lot because I usually rock a NY’ers uniform, as in all black everything. Being as light and as unencumbered as possible is my way of attempting to escape the gross sticky heat that has settled on the city. I’ve even ditched my massive carry-everything purse. And speaking of accessories, I recently got my hands on VerveLife’s newest set of headphones, which I’m not going to lie is the coolest piece of tech in my bag right now.

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I consider myself somewhat of a tech geek, like most millennials I’m always on the lookout for the next product that makes my life easier and my work life a more seamless experience. VerveLife is totally there for me on that front, they’re a new brand just recently releasing a new range of wireless connected audio and video devices. Including these VerveOne Smart Earbuds.

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These babies allow me to stay connected to my tech, minus the wire. If you’re like me, then you probably carry earbuds in your purse or bag, and you’ve probably damaged the wiring in your headphones tugging them out from the tangled mess in your bag. I can’t tell you how many pairs of headphones and earbuds that I’ve had to replace doing that. The VerveOne Smart Earbuds are completely wireless, so no more untangling wires from the bottom of my purse.

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The VerveOnes come in a charge case, which is basically your charging station as well as a travel-friendly case. You twist the case to open it, and you also twist and pull (or push if inserting) your headphones to remove them from their slots. A variety of ear gels are provided, and Verve encourages you to find the right fit – meaning your left and right ear canal might have a different size. I actually never thought of that, which is probably why one side of my earbuds usually fits and the other doesn’t – at least it used to, now I have the proper size gels so my VerveOne earbuds are staying put.

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You just pair them up with your Bluetooth device, technically the left earbud connects with your device and the right connects with the left – which you should keep in mind when trying to pass an earbud over to a friend or relative. You can also use the left as a single-unit device. It’s definitely an easy to use device, there are no complicated directions, charging is a breeze and the earbuds even let you know when they’re in need of a charge.

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I’ve been using them for a while now. They recommend that you keep the earbuds within a short distance from your device for ideal connectivity. I like to keep my phone on the table by my bed, which is right by my head, and let some music play while I study or read. I can sit up and adjust my space without snagging on a wire or having to remove the earbuds. The convenience is great. If you’re a runner, you’ll love being able to stay connected without the wire, and these are compact enough to fit in your shorts or toss into your gym bag. The VerveOnes are a perfect accessory for work, school, relaxing, enjoying your latest playlist or taking an important call. With a deep HD sound – and Siri & Google connectivity – plus, up to 12 hours of playtime, I can officially say I’m obsessed with them!

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  • VerveOnes and VerveOnes+: A virtual “computer in your ear” and the result of 18-months of Motorola and Binatone joint engineering, VerveOnes are true wireless stereo earbuds completely free of wires. HD quality sound, clear voice calls, Siri and Google Now compatible, and a category leading 12-hours of battery life.
  • VerveCam+: A wearable, social, livecasting camera that never misses a beat, the VerveCam+ offers 2.5k HD motion video, photo and video editing, time-lapse and loop recording. Livestream to YouTube in real time. Use the waterproof case and capture the next beach vacation. Comes with a universal mount, bumper, lanyard and a wearable clip to film every active moment. VerveCam+ will be supported by a range of additional mounts sold in separate Action and Home accessory packs.
  • VerveRider and VerveRider+: Comfortable, collar-style “wearable” earbuds for those on the go, the VerveRider offers 12-hours of battery life, rich HD sound, an integrated mic for calls, and is Siri and Google Now compatible. Get your workout going with the VerveRider+, which is also sweat and waterproof.
  • VerveLoop+: Take your music anywhere. Ideal for sports and gym, the VerveLoop+ wireless earbuds are super lightweight, sweat and waterproof and have up to 10-hours of battery life to enjoy music, podcasts and more, long after your workout has finished.

Find out more about VerveLife and the VerveOne Completely Wireless Earbuds here.

A Plan Worth Committing To – Data and a Movie with Walmart Family Mobile

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If you’ve been around these parts before, you know I’m a massive fan of Walmart Family Mobile. I started with them back in 2014 and they’re still my favorite (and only) service provider. You could say we’re in a stable, committed relationship, haha! Recently I’ve been busier than ever, if you follow me on Instagram you might know that I’m working on a massive chocolate series where I plan on featuring over 15 different chocolatiers in NYC, and I’m also working on an influencer series collaborating and featuring some of my favorite, and most inspirational people I know. Thanks to all this busyness, my phone has pretty much become attached to my hand!

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I’ve also noticed that I’m beginning to run out of data a lot sooner than I used to. I’m attributing it to the hours I spend traveling, during which I stalk my favorite foodie, beauty, and travel accounts on Instagram, and stream my favorite movie and shows – which can eat up data like nobody’s business! So naturally, like I do whenever I need a quick solution, I headed to Walmart for a bit of an upgrade. I picked up the Samsung Galaxy Core Prime, a phone smaller than the one I used to have. I’ve been meeting up a lot of new people in the city as a part of my influencer series and I prefer taking a small clutch – my old phone is a bit too big for that, and carrying a larger purse or bag can get cumbersome. I also switched my plan, and guys, I think I’m in love – Walmart Family Mobile’s new Walmart Family Mobile PLUS service plan is a keeper!

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So, here’s the deal, if you’ve got some data demands like I do, Walmart Family Mobile PLUS is exactly what you’re looking for. Walmart Family Mobile PLUS features unlimited Talk, Text, and Data. What sets it apart is that it includes up to 10GB of 4G LTE plus a free movie on VUDU every month! How awesome is that?! You get all of that for $49.88 per month, per line. So here’s how it works, every billing cycle you’ll receive a text with a VUDU code for a free rental. All you have to do is log on to your VUDU account, select “redeem movie credits” plug in your code and you’re good to go!

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I’m not going to lie, I’m kind of obsessed with this benefit. Movie night is a big deal at my house – we pull out all the stops, from snacking to snuggly socks. We actually watched a movie last night, I just logged into VUDU using my Chromecast app and streamed it on our TV. Since I’ve been spending so much time on the go, I feel like my Walmart Family Mobile PLUS movie text has become my little reminder to take a break and spend a lazy night at home with my family. And when I am on the go, it’s so comforting to know that I have a service plan that can keep up with me, and that I won’t run out of data when I need it most!

What do you use your data on? Have you found a service plan that you love? Let me know in the comments below!

Disclaimer: All prices for phones and plans included in this post are accurate as of the date of posting; however, these prices are subject to change. Please refer to http://cbi.as/28aqc or your local Walmart for current pricing.

YouTube Kids Luncheon at MILK Studios!

Last week I was invited to join YouTube at MILK Studios for an introductory lunch celebrating YouTube’s debut of YouTube Kids! The YouTube Kids app is designed with families in mind – an app designed from the ground up for kids. The app makes it safer and easier for children to find videos on topics they want to explore, and is available for free on Google Play and the App Store in the U.S.

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My sister and I joined YouTube and other families to celebrate (and try out) the new app. My sister was so excited – we’re massive YouTube users (who isn’t?). Naturally, as a family with more than one blogger, media consumption is relatively high and for years safety on the internet has been a prominent topic of conversation for my family. So when I first found out about YouTube kids I was so glad – finally, a space that’s safe but not exclusionary! It means that your kids still have access to excellent YouTube content minus the content inappropriate for their age!

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Between YouTube Cakepops and other treats, I was shown how the YouTube Kids app allows you to even set time limits on the app – and how the app notifies the user that the time allowance is running down by playing soft bedtime music. Pretty darn cool!

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Here’s a quick rundown of the YouTube Kids parental controls:

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We realize every family is different, so we’ve built options into the app that help you control the experience for your kids:

Timer: Let the app be the bad guy with a built-in timer that lets you limit kids’ screen time. The app alerts your child when the session is over, so you don’t have to. (You’re welcome. ;) )

Sound settings: Sometimes you need a little peace and quiet! You have an option to turn off background music and sound effects, so your kids can keep watching while you catch a breather.

Search settings: If you’d rather limit your children to just the pre-selected videos available on the home screen, you can turn off search.

Product feedback: Our goal is to improve YouTube Kids all the time, so we’ve included a space for you to give us your feedback.

We had such a great time, we loved seeing Elmo & Cookie Monster (I don’t care how old you get – Elmo & Cookie Monster are the icons of childhood!), and it was so lovely of YouTube to have us!

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YouTube Kids is available for free here on Google Play and the App Store, and will soon be available on Kurio and nabi kids’ tablets!

4 Ways to Care for You!

Recently I was sent the new HP X360 – a convertible hybrid laptop with all the bells and whistles. The X360 boasts a 360° flexible hinge, which allows the X360 to be used in laptop mode, tablet mode, stand mode, and tent mode. Basically, it’s amazing. In the spirit of having options, and the four modes of the HP X360, as well as HP’s role in Meghan Trainor’s That Bass Tour which you can check out here (I know, squee! So cool!) – I’ve put together 4 Ways to Care for You – a list that I hope inspires you to give yourself a little TLC!

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Sometimes I get so busy that I forget to take care of myself. Little things that I like to do for myself like an occasional face mask, or nose strips, or a manicure will fall off my to-do list as I become overwhelmed with different demands on my time. It happens to the best of us. So here’s four easy ways to take a little time out of the chaos of day-to-day and care for yourself!

Buy yourself something! It doesn’t have to be anything crazy, it could be anything from a comfy pair of socks to a bouquet of flowers to a fancy new foundation or even (especially if you’ve been wanting it for a long time) a great new computer (wink, wink)! Taking even a small bit of your budget and getting something for you can make all that hard work seem worth it and can make the daily grind less tiresome.

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Get dolled up – for you! Break out your best makeup, your falsies, and your nicest outfit. Watch your favorite YouTube beauty guru and try a new, wild, makeup look and have fun. You can go out or just stay in, but it always helps to remind yourself just how fabulous you are. Chances are that you’re your own harshest critic, so how about you #BendTheRules a little and be your biggest fan for a change! Still not convinced? Well, some studies have suggested that those with self-care skills tend to feel better and are even less stressed!

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Watch an inspiring movie! Now, your definition of “inspiring” may vary – mine can range from ones that make you weep to ones that make you feel buoyant with hope for the future – my sister’s is strictly the latter. Since I’ve gotten my mitts of the HP X360, I’ve taken some time to re-watch some of my old favorites that always leave me feeling happy – like Under the Tuscan Sun, Chocolat, Letter’s To Juliet, The Joy Luck Club, etc. – the Beats Audio speakers mean that I get crystal clear sound every time! These always inspire me on a creative level, and occasionally give me a little bit of much needed perspective.

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Dance! I’m a terrible, horrible, no-good, very bad dancer. I make no bones about my ability to dance, I have two left feet and almost always bust my rear even doing simple steps from my at-home cardio DVDs. I spent my middle school Halloween dance jumping up and down because that was the extent of my public-friendly “moves”. But there is something ridiculously therapeutic about turning up my favorite tunes and dancing by myself, I even do it in the kitchen while I’m cooking. I pop my HP X360 up into tent mode and set my playlist going. It’s so fun, I like to think I dance like Dirty Dancing’s Baby (final scene) even though I know full well I’m definitely pulling an Elaine (Seinfeld).

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I hope you get inspired to #BendTheRules and take some time to take care of you! Let me know what are your favorite ways to take care of yourself? Do you have a favorite way to show yourself a little TLC?

Be sure to check out how the HP X360 here! Also, HP has teamed up with Meghan Trainor to cover her entire US tour! You can catch behind the scenes episodes and stay updated by following along with @HP on twitter and using the #BendTheRules hashtag!

Maximize Your Return with the ZTE ZMAX & Walmart Family Mobile!

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It’s about that time of year again – tax time – and that also means (for many) that it’s almost time for your tax return. I don’t know about you, but tax returns can usually result in some interesting purchases. Everything from extravagant dinners to cinnamon pretzel fueled shopping sprees can result from a return. But this year I decided that the best thing for me to do with my bit of extra money was to upgrade my phone – luckily I’m already a dedicated Walmart Family Mobile user, so I knew going in that their plans – including Walmart Family Mobile’s NEW 4G LTE service & Unlimited Talk Text and Data/Web plan – and phones were going to be the best way for me to get the most out of my money!

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I decided, after much deliberation, that the best phone for me would be the ZTE ZMAX phablet. So I headed to my local Walmart, and after spending an appropriate amount of time in the candy aisle and ogling new DVD’s, picked up the ZTE ZMAX as well as the SIM card. As a blogger and a student I really need a phone that can do more than keep up with me, I need a phone that can make my life a little easier – and so far the ZTE ZMAX has been that phone.

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I would like to think that the ghosts of tax returns past played a convincing roll in my decision to upgrade my phone this year. You see, last years tax return may have ended with the purchase of a old fashioned hot dog roller – an item that has collected dust and seen use only once. The ZTE ZMAX is definitely one of the items I own that will never have a chance to collect dust – it’s with me everywhere I go! I take it to school, when I travel, when I’m out during the weekends, when I’m at home, and because it boasts an 8 megapixel camera I also use this instead of my DSLR to take product photos! It’s easily the most impressive tool in my electronic arsenal right now because it full of great features and does so much.

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On top of it all, Walmart Family Mobile’s NEW 4G LTE service – which clocks in at $29.88/month (for the first line) for Unlimited Talk, Text & Data which includes up to 500MB of 4G LTE data – is so good that I’m constantly able to fully enjoy all the functions of my new phone!

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Want to make the most out of your money? Well, my ZTE ZMAX and Walmart Family Mobile 4G LTE service is easily one of my smartest investments. The service powers my phone and is kind to my wallet, and the phone is something that I carry with me everywhere, so it’s a small investment that positively impacts my life on a daily basis. I love them and I can’t recommend them enough!

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If you want to get the most out of your tax return this year and want to find out more about Walmart Family Mobile, click here or head to your local Walmart and ask about Walmart Family Mobile! And let me know – what was your craziest tax return purchase?

Unlimited Talk Text and Data/Web for Back to College!

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There’s nothing like starting off the school year with new supplies – this year I’m not only headed to a new school, but I’ve also picked up a new phone that I just adore! I’ve been with Walmart Family Mobile for over a year now, and in my experience it has been the best cheap(est) wireless plan. So when I decided I was in need of a new phone for school, Walmart was the first place I looked. Luckily for me, I spotted the Nokia Lumia 521 on rollback for only $69.88 (down from $99.99)! With the price of textbooks already adding up, I was super excited to find an amazing looking smartphone at such a great price!

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The Nokia 521 has already become a crucial part of my routine. I desperately needed a phone that I could rely on to keep me organized and on point, and the Nokia is doing just that. It uses the same Windows Live Tiles that I have on my laptop and I’ve been able to sync much of the information that I need – which is essential for any student, I think. Speaking of needs, I do have to tell you the sound quality is quite good – I need something sharp and clear to wake me up on schooldays and this manages to do the job. I’m telling you I’ve slept through hurricanes (Sandy, Irene, I’m looking at you) – but I haven’t been able to sleep through the alarm on this!

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I love having the Lumia 521 near me at all times, it’s great for doing a quick search on the traffic conditions or looking up everything from definitions to concepts of chemistry. I even look up youtube videos of how to do a quick hairstyles in the morning when my hair looks awful and I’m running out of time. I think being back in school nowadays really demands a phone that can keep up with students – something fast and effective. And there’s definitely a need for an affordable wireless plan.
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That’s where Walmart Family Mobile comes in, with an Unlimited Talk Text and Data/Web service plan for only $34.88 – you really can’t go wrong. I paid a crazy amount of money for textbooks this semester, I’m glad that I can go back to school in style with a sharp looking phone without having to break the bank!

Festive, Fun and Games with Forza 5!

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A couple weeks ago my brother and I were doing some early Christmas shopping downtown. The mall we were at was demoing the Forza Motorsport 5 and Xbox One system – any hope of getting him to walk around the store with me was soon abandoned. I left him testing out the system while I sorted through holiday sales. Suffice it to say that he is completely in love with the Forza 5 game and the Xbox One system. This Christmas I happen to know that he’s actually getting the Xbox One system from Santa (I know, how crazy lucky is he?), so I thought I’d head to Walmart and make his Christmas complete by picking up the Forza Motorsport 5 game for him!

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What’s really great is that Walmart and M&M’s have a Buy, Snap, Redeem offer going on that gives you a $10 eGift card to Walmart when you buy the Forza Motorsport 5 game and participating M&M’s products.

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That’s not where the fun ends – M&M’s is also running a Pixel Art instagram contest! I’ll include a link to all the details here, but essentially you’ll create your own pixel art using M&M’s, snap a pic and share on instagram using the #FueledByMM & #Contest hashtag’s and you’ll be entered to win an XBox One entertainment system! Check out what I came up with:

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Well, I may not be the very best artist, but it was extremely fun! I tried to go with a car theme here – if you have a chance, definitely check out the hashtag on instagram – some people are extremely talented!

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The M&M’s make great stocking stuffers (if I don’t eat them up before Christmas) and I can’t wait to for my brother to find his Forza Motorsport 5 underneath the tree! The game look’s amazing – with brilliant graphics, and the XBox One system is supposed to be fantastic! Oh, and I don’t want to brag or anything but I think that this gift pretty much solidifies my reputation as best sister ever ;) Happy holidays everybody!

iPad Mini Giveaway!!!

Would you like to start the upcoming school year right? How about kicking off the year with your very own iPad mini???

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Welcome to the iPad Mini Giveaway! I’ve joined some fabulous blogs to give our awesome readers the chance to win a brand new iPad Mini Wi-fi 16GB – a $329 ARV! I’ve always wanted one of these – let me know if you win it, I’d love to hear your thoughts on how it performs!

About the iPad Mini: Everything you love about iPad — the beautiful screen, fast and fluid performance, FaceTime and iSight cameras, thousands of amazing apps, 10-hour battery life — is everything you’ll love about iPad mini, too. And you can hold it in one hand.

Special thanks to our co-hosts: Bay Area MommyLife’s Cheap ThrillsOh My Gosh Beck! and The Nobodies

This giveaway ends on August 19th at 11:59 PM EST and is open to the US only. All entries are optional, but remember that there are also daily entries available so be sure to come back everyday for more chances to win. Good luck!

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My Kind of Mobile with Walmart Family Mobile!

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There’s something to be said about having a dependent mobile service. Nowadays things are uncertain, and are always changing. As a student, the cost of everything from books to tuition (never mind those loan rates) are on the rise. Having had a chance to test out Walmart’s Family Mobile unlimited plan, I can say that the certainty of receiving reliable service at an affordable rate is, well, invaluable.

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First off, my phone is pretty awesome – the LG Optimum L9 is easily my new favorite gadget. It’s super fast, and the screen resolution is on point. The camera has a 5 megapixel camera with 1080p Full HD video capture – which I’ve already used to take tons of pictures. It had a microSD slot with up to 32GB expandable memory. It’s super thin – but doesn’t feel breakable, definitely has a solid make. I purchased a new case (black and pink) and a screen protector – but the shipper sent me one for the iphone instead, as you might have noticed. I’m using it for now, but it is significantly smaller.

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Secondly, being able to know that at the end of the month my bill won’t exceed $40 gives me incredible peace of mind. The amount of money I’m saving means that I’ll be able to save for books next semester and possibly upgrading my camera!

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My old phone was too slow for me to tweet while at events (it would take me literally 20 minutes to tweet once). So I would end up carrying around my tablet – which isn’t the easiest thing to do because I would often have to carry a larger bag to carry said tablet in, carry the actual tablet, shake hands, and exchange business cards while also tweeting and taking photos – never mind the whole drink holding, mini cheeseburger eating business (I know, we bloggers lead such hard, miserable lives, lol!). With the LG L9 I carry it around in the smallest clutch, can easily tuck it away or take it out. I can tweet, instagram, and update my facebook profile within seconds thanks to Walmart’s T-Mobile service. I don’t have to juggle everything – and now I can finally enjoy those mini cheeseburgers!

For my generation, having a presence on social media and being connected is essential. We’re also pretty demanding about the services and products we love – Walmart’s Family Mobile unlimited plan combined with the LG Optimus L9 phone is a perfect match of excellent service and impressive product.

To check out Walmart’s Family Mobile plans click here, to read more about my experience click here – and be sure to check out what other bloggers have to say about Walmart’s mobile service by following along on twitter with #FamilyMobileSaves and #cbias!