How to Have a Safe iPod Touch, iPhone or iPad

If you’re planning on purchasing an iOS device for your children this holiday season, it’s important to safety-enable that device. Apple does a tremendous job of allowing you to enable a large number of safety restrictions. Remember, these products are…

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Periscope: Don’t Let Strangers Spy on Your Child

It seems everyday there’s a new app on the market promising to be the next big thing but only a handful stick around. Well, Twitter’s new livestreaming app, Periscope, may in fact be “the next big thing” and it appears…

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Jailbreaking: What Parents Need to Know

Jailbreaking has been around just about as long as the iPhone has and while most people have heard of jailbreaking, not many know exactly what it is. This is a problem for parents who want to have some control over…

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Is Tech Camp Right for Your Child?

Camp is a wonderful experience. It’s a time when kids get to explore new interests and make friends outside of school. And for many kids, it’s a chance to get away from technology and see what’s going on around them…

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Be Aware: No Vacation for Cyberbullies

Summer vacation is well underway for kids and though we, as parents, try to provide plenty of fun summer activities for them, this is the time of year when kids have little standing between them and their screen-of-choice. And unfortunately,…

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Three Reading Apps for Kids

Reading apps can be expensive. And it’s no wonder. Reading apps have to keep their libraries up to date which means paying for the ebooks that your child will be reading. This usually means there will be an upfront cost,…

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4 Free Math Apps for Kids

With everything that people are using apps for these days, it’s no surprise that there is a wealth of educational apps out there. However, if you want an app that will help your child with spelling or, in this case,…

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4 Wearables for Your Kids

It seems like software companies today are chomping at the bit to develop the new big thing in wearable technology and many of them have set their eyes on a younger market. This has turned out some pretty great technology…

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YouTube Kids: Videos for Young Children

Update May 26, 2015: While this app seemed like a great idea when it first came out, it has since been discovered that inappropriate content is appearing in their videos as well as commercials. If Google doesn’t do anything about…

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Vine Kids: A Great App for Children

Whenever I hear that a site designed for adults is launching a service directed at children, I automatically cringe because so many sites and apps have tried and failed to provide a kid-friendly environment that complies with the Children’s Online…

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