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Tech the Halls 1Dec
2014

Tech the Halls

No doubt that the most popular gifts these days are tech gifts. From TVs and computers, to tablets and gaming systems, everyone wants a new gadget under the tree. One of the best days to get great deals on tech gifts...
Safe Travels

Safe Travels

14 November 2014
We often talk about Safe Surfing here, sharing tips for making your online life a bit more secure. But what about your offline life, are you always doing the right things to keep yourself secure? A recent Mashable...
We often talk about Safe Surfing here, sharing tips for making your online life a bit more secure. But what about your offline life, are you always doing the right things to keep yourself secure? A recent Mashable article highlighted six red flags that could alert thieves that no one is home. They touch on the obvious one that involves your online and offline life; not over-sharing on social networks, letting folks know that you are away from your home. However, if you do share pictures ...
Screen Time

Screen Time

31 October 2014
This will likely be a debate for many years to come, but many parents struggle with the amount of "screen time" or time their children are allowed to use devices like iPads and other tablets, as well as computers and...
This will likely be a debate for many years to come, but many parents struggle with the amount of "screen time" or time their children are allowed to use devices like iPads and other tablets, as well as computers and video games in general. A recent study from New York University showed that not all "screen time" is bad, in fact kids who use specific learning based apps see positive impacts on their reading scores. The article from Fast Company discusses the study and what the findings ...
Repurposing Older Technology

Repurposing Older Technology

20 October 2014
We all know how fast technology changes. Just as soon as you buy the most recent version of a phone, laptop, tablet or video game system, it seems like it is already out of date. Every year we get new press...
We all know how fast technology changes. Just as soon as you buy the most recent version of a phone, laptop, tablet or video game system, it seems like it is already out of date. Every year we get new press conferences detailing all of the upgrades to your favorite device, making the device in your hands at the time seem worthless. Truly what social media would refer to as a "first world problem." The newest lineup of iPads are on display and will soon be in the hands of anxious holiday ...
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