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Archive for July, 2012

Pendaflex Tag Tamer Review

Pendaflex Tag Tamer Review

| July 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

Pendaflex Tag Tamer is a free Facebook application that allows users to find and untag themselves in photos that they’ve been tagged in. Facebook members can use Pendaflex Tag Tamer to filter through tagged photos by month, year or the name of the person who they were tagged with. If you or your older teen […]

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Sexting Reflects Sexual Activity among Teens

Sexting Reflects Sexual Activity among Teens

| July 26, 2012 | Comments (2)

In regards to sexting, parents have been swamped with a range of statistics from several different studies over the years. In 2009, the Pew Research Center found that 4% of teens ages 12-17 say they have engaged in sexting, while 15% say they have received a sext from someone they know (read more). Then in 2010, Sameer […]

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Diction Game Review - for Android

Diction Game Review – for Android

| July 25, 2012 | Comments (0)

At first glance, Diction seems like every other word tile game currently for sale on the Google Play Store (Android phones only). Yet, unlike the others, its appeal can be measured in hours, not minutes, plus, it’s free! Diction is similar to the other word games in that the goal is for players to connect […]

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Is Your Child Addicted to the Internet? How to Tell and What Parents Can Do

Is Your Child Addicted to the Internet? How to Tell and What Parents Can Do

| July 17, 2012 | Comments (1)

“Addiction to the Internet shares some of the negative aspects of substance addiction and has been shown to lead to consequences such as failing school, family, and relationship problems.” Click here to read the full study. We live in a much more connected world today than we did even five years ago. Today’s smartphones are […]

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Are You Giving Your Teen Too Much Freedom on the Internet?

Are You Giving Your Teen Too Much Freedom on the Internet?

| July 13, 2012 | Comments (0)

Parents who first began using the Internet when they were in college or when they got their first office job can sometimes find it challenging to fully understand the allure that it holds for teenagers. Older people may be more accustomed to using the Internet just for doing research for university projects or to help […]

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Facebook Exchange Means Even Less Privacy for You

Facebook Exchange Means Even Less Privacy for You

| July 11, 2012 | Comments (0)

Now that Facebook has gone public, it’s beholden to shareholders and has to keep finding ways in which to maximize their profit. Considering that advertising made up 85% of their revenue last year, it’s no surprise that Facebook would turn their attention towards enhancing this approach. This is where Facebook Exchange comes in. Facebook Exchange […]

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eBLASTER Mobile - Smartphone Monitoring at its Finest

eBLASTER Mobile – Smartphone Monitoring at its Finest

| July 5, 2012 | Comments (1)

Monitoring your child’s mobile device and computer doesn’t make you a helicopter parent; it makes you a responsible parent. eBLASTER Mobile ($99.95) is a monitoring software solution for Android and Blackberry smartphones. It monitors your child’s text messages, call logs, geo-location and web browsing history. And much like eBLASTER, parents only need to assign an […]

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Spector Pro – The Ultimate Computer Monitoring System for Your Family

Spector Pro – The Ultimate Computer Monitoring System for Your Family

| July 2, 2012 | Comments (0)

Monitoring your child’s digital activity is responsible parenting.  It’s not an invasion of privacy or a reflection of lack of trust between you and your child. It’s a safety necessity. Spector Pro ($99.95) is a monitoring solution for Windows 7, Vista, XP and Apple OSX, brought to you by SpectorSoft. The software is extremely comprehensive […]

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