Google+ Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Family Movie Night with the 3M Mobile Projector

Monday, September 3, 2012

Family Movie Night with the 3M Mobile Projector

My family loves to watch movies together so we have regular family movie nights. When you do something often, it starts to lack that excitement factor so I was pretty excited about jazzing up our family movie night with the 3M Mobile Projector. Forget the tv screen, that's so yesterday - let's project the movie onto the wall or even the ceiling for some fun.


Seriously, with the 3M Mobile Projector you can tap into your iPad, iPhone, iPod and even most computers and laptops (requires additional cable). View movies, photo slide shows, home videos, youtube videos, stream directly from Netflix and even view all your fun apps/games in action. For a small, portable pocket projector the 3M sure packs punch with all the fun things you can do.


On this particular night, the Lil Divas wanted to view the many, many photos and video clips of them I have on my iPhone. They like watching themselves in action and re-living our family outings, fun, etc. Do your kids like that to? I know it can't be just mine. They beg us often to view our home movies of them as babies.

Instead of having to watch on the small screen of my iPhone, we took out some blankets and pillows, got comfy on the floor and watched everything projected onto our family room wall. They really enjoyed seeing the photo slideshow play so large on our wall. It's not often they get to see such larger than life pictures and videos of themselves.


Of course once they got started they didn't want to stop so we decided to try watching a movie this way. You have to find a way to place the projector so that it projects onto the section you want to view it from but this is easily done by placing it on a table, chair, pillows, etc. The Lil Divas actually held it for most of the time since they were excited about having this new "toy" to test out. It's lightweight and small even for little hands.


My only complaint is that the volume doesn't get too loud. To really get that movie feel you would need additional speakers because the built in sound is pretty low it was fine for us watching at home but if anyone was talking, it was hard to hear the movie.

Overall, the 3M Mobile Projector is a cool little gadget to have. This would be great to use while camping - how cool would it be to project a movie on the side of your tent or RV under the stars, vacationing - view your photos, movies or game apps right on the hotel wall or at home - having a sleepover, the kids will love it. I can think of so many more fun ways to use this product. What would you use it for?


Want more info on the 3M Mobile Projector? Check out their product page, connect with them on Facebook or follow them on Twitter.

DisclosureI wrote this review while participating in a blog tour by Mom Central Consulting on behalf of 3M and received a promotional item to thank me for taking the time to participate.

14 comments:

  1. That would be super fun to use in our backyard!!! Especially Thanksgiving weekend in FL when we have family in town and the TV is overrun with football games! Ha! Thanks for sharing!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. Megan, it would be a fun alternative to the football takeover! That happens in my house too.

      Delete
  2. We are dedicated to the breeding of the finest quality, sweet-tempered rough-coated pug puppies at the most reasonable prices. We take great pride in the feedback received from purchasers of our puppies that their puppies have grown up to be very social and friendly adult dogs. This provides us with the necessary incentive to continue breeding these wonderful, loving and loyal companions..
    Pug Puppies for sale
    pug puppy
    pug for sale
    pug puppies for sale near me
    pug puppies for sale under 500
    pug for sale near me

    ReplyDelete
  3. Pretty good post. I just stumbled upon your blog and wanted to say that I have really enjoyed reading your blog posts. Any way I'll be subscribing to your feed and I hope you post again soon. Big thanks for the useful info
    cheap voip call rates

    ReplyDelete
  4. You have done a great job. I will definitely dig it and personally recommend to my friends. I am confident they will be benefited from this site.
    Can i Spy on Cheating Spouse iPhone Using an iOS Hacker For Hire ? Nso group hacker Hire a Hacker Agency

    ReplyDelete
  5. The role of a cultural media manager has appealed to the mass generation of socially-active internet users. It's hard not to. Especially when some might think that you can earn big bucks from posting Facebook updates. Hardly.
    เว็บข่าวกีฬา

    ReplyDelete
  6. I admire this article for the well-researched content and excellent wording.I got so involved in this material that I couldn’t stop reading.I am impressed with your work and skill.Thank you so much. mobile

    ReplyDelete
  7. I love the blog. Great post. It is very true, people must learn how to learn before they can learn. lol i know it sounds funny but its very true. . . ไฮไลท์พรีเมียร์ลีก

    ReplyDelete
  8. I read this article. I think You put a lot of effort to create this article. I appreciate your work.
    ข่าวฟุตบอลล่าสุด

    ReplyDelete
  9. As the Internet develops further in the future, I think we need to collect materials that people might be interested in. Among the data to be collected, your 메가슬롯 will also be included.

    ReplyDelete
  10. I would like to thank you for the efforts you have made in writing this article. I am hoping the same best work from you in the future as well. In fact your creative writing abilities has inspired me to start my own BlogEngine blog now. Really the blogging is spreading its wings rapidly. Your write up is a fine example of it. instant tanner

    ReplyDelete
  11. I love this. It is soo informative. Are you also searching for Swedish assignment writing help we are the best solution for you. We are best known for delivering the best services to students without having to break the bank

    ReplyDelete
  12. Consequently, starting in the amount of electronic marketing strategy, is whenever a company's existing website, which will be to review the present site and its purpose is to improve the potency of the future. There is no evidence that the development and implementation of a method to be significantly different way of electronic marketing. Strategic planning for enterprise development or strategic marketing to comply with the established framework should still be buy 5 meo dmt

    ReplyDelete
  13. I appreciate your article, I often watch movies on netflix apk modcombo app. Anyone know any good movies at Netflix?

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for taking the time to visit Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas! I hope you will stay awhile to explore all we have to offer!