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Archive for December, 2011

Five Internet-Safety Resolutions for the New Year

Five Internet-Safety Resolutions for the New Year

| December 28, 2011 | Comments (2)

When the New Year comes around we make resolutions to lose weight, spend more time with friends and family, or simply get more organized. These resolutions, however, have the tendency to fall off soon after we start as they require a huge time investment and sometimes a change in lifestyle. A desire to be safer […]

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Sure Your Child’s Holiday Technology Gifts Are Safety-Enabled And Family-Friendly Ready

A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Sure Your Child’s Holiday Technology Gifts Are Safety-Enabled And Family-Friendly Ready

| December 22, 2011 | Comments (2)

If you plan on buying your child one of the many fun and engaging technology gifts available this holiday season, know that there are a few simple things you can do to make sure their gifts are family-friendly ready and safety-enabled. Here are some things you’ll need to consider before buying, and what you’ll need […]

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Your Guide to the New Facebook Timeline Privacy Settings

Your Guide to the New Facebook Timeline Privacy Settings

| December 19, 2011 | Comments (3)

The Timeline feature that Mark Zuckerberg announced in September is now available to all Facebook users. If you’ve already activated Timeline for your own profile, you’re probably in the midst of adjusting to the new layout and testing out the new features. But what you might have overlooked are the minor additions to your Privacy […]

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VINCI Tab: The Perfect Tablet for Your Toddler or Preschooler

VINCI Tab: The Perfect Tablet for Your Toddler or Preschooler

| December 14, 2011 | Comments (0)

Leveraging technology to be used as an educational tool can be tricky with so many missing standard safeguards. But if any piece of entertainment technology has proven to be useful, from an educational standpoint, in schools and in homes, it’s the tablet PC. Enter Dr. Dan D. Yang. Dr. Yang has capitalized on this potential […]

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Why Apple Products Make the Best Tech Gifts for Your Child

Why Apple Products Make the Best Tech Gifts for Your Child

| December 8, 2011 | Comments (1)

Whether it’s a smartphone or a tablet, we want the latest and greatest digital devices—and so do our kids. Researchers at Gartner really drove this point home with a recent study that found that young adults ages 18-24 actually prefer a new cell phone over a new car. Yes, we live in a different world. […]

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Making Chrome and Firefox Safe for Your Family

Making Chrome and Firefox Safe for Your Family

| December 6, 2011 | Comments (3)

Though Internet Explorer is still the market leader when it comes to web browsers, its steady decline shows that more and more people are leaning towards Chrome or Firefox as their go-to browser. When it comes to using content filtering tools as a way to create a safe, age-appropriate browsing experience, I always recommend Internet […]

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