April 12, 2019

Wedding Planning Apps

Video Transcript Transcript Coming Soon! Weddings are a kind of odd cultural phenomenon. On the one hand, they’re meant to be romantic — and to be fair, more often than not they actually, genuinely are. On the other hand, they’re work. None of that gooey romance stuff happens unless you work really hard to get those logistics details, bridesmaid’s “disagreements” and financial considerations properly squared away. Case in point: This “spontaneous” picture required six months of planning and the services of a professional leaf-arranger.   If you’re planning on getting hitched in the near future, chances are at some point you’ll feel like you’re drowning in a sea of stuff to organize, resolve or generally keep track of. If you’re willing to dabble in a bit of nerdistry though, the whole process can be much easier. That’s right, you guessed it! There are a bunch of free apps and tools […]
April 9, 2019

How to De-stress Your Family With Tech

Video Transcript Mel: And with Nerds On Call… Marianne: That’s right, our friend Ryan Eldridge is just here. I have to tell you, technology is not the first thing I think of when it comes to de-stressing. I barely know how to use my iPhone. Ryan: Yes. Marianne: But you’ve found some great sites that actually can help a family, a crazy family like yours . . . Ryan: Yes. Marianne: . . . Build a little camaraderie with that. Ryan: Yes, I have a 6-year-old and a 3-year-old and it can get a little crazy in our house, and one of the first things that we notice is that our 6-year-old wants to help. Marianne: That’s great. Ryan: But a lot of times we’re like, “No, no, no, no, we don’t want you to break anything or whatever.” Here’s a great way. This is called My Job Chart,, […]
March 12, 2019

The Nerd’s Guide to Finding Your Valentine on Dating Apps

[ad_1] Video Transcript Ken: What better than two men who have been happily married for a long time to tell you how to get a date for Valentine’s Day? Of course, Ryan Eldridge here with Nerds on Call. And how am I gonna do this, sir? Ryan: Married guys and a nerd, right? Ken: Who better? Ryan: I mean, I know all about the Internet and getting dates is all…whatever, anyway. Ken: Who better to tell you about dating than two married guys and a nerd? Here we go. Ryan: So we talk about Tinder. Tinder’s kind of like the modern dating. So MaryAnn found her husband on I don’t know if a lot of viewers know that. But Tinder’s kind of like the new thing, right? And it’s owned by And it’s really more about…originally, it was more about just kinda like the casual hook-up. Like, I’m […]