The Windows 10 Update Disaster And What You Should Do About It

Computing is getting faster and I’m not just talking about the processors and graphics cards churning away in your computer’s innards. I’m also talking about the pace at which operating systems are evolving. Operating systems are constantly updated, not just to stay ahead of a steady barrage of security issues, but also to maintain a […]

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Encourage your Young Photographer without Breaking the Bank

    Photography is a wonderful hobby, and it needn’t be just for the adults! Our 6-year-old is obsessed with taking photos and videos. She’ll fill up the memory of every photo-capturing device in our home if we give her half a chance.   The challenge is that photography can be pretty expensive, especially if […]

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The Latest Screen Time Studies Might Change Your Parenting Choices

    How much screen time we give our kids has become a hotly contested topic in recent years. In this article, we’ll walk you through some new studies which give some interesting insights into the impact of screen time on kids’ development. We’ll also look at what the research has to say about how […]

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What Should You Pay for on a New PC?

Let’s be honest here. Buying a new PC is exciting. Absolutely, it’s a decision best made with a good dollop of sensibleness. At the same time though, there’s just so much cool, flashy stuff to choose from.   In this article, we’ll help you traverse the delicate line between sensible purchasing sensibilities and full-throttled techno-bedazzlement. […]

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Date night apps: Don’t head out for a night on the town without them

  Going out for a night on the town is cool. Well, it can be. Is it just me or can it also be kind of hard work? I mean, it’s all well and dandy to put your fancy shoes on and head out into the big city, but without a plan of attack you […]

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How to Prepare for the Worst

Recently, the news was aswarm with pictures of devastating fires in Northern California. The stories from survivors and firefighters were scary and moving. Now we are just barely in the aftermath of Hurricane Florance, but it’s not over yet.  These disasters aren’t just unsettling news stories. They’re an important reminder that disaster can strike in […]

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Apps to Get Your Kids Back on Track for School: Learning Apps for Kids

  Well, Summer vacation is just about over. Time to jump start our kids’ brains back into learning mode! But before you gear yourself up to prize those tablets from their clammy game-playin’ fingers, why not check out some of these cool app specifically designed to make learning fun. DIY Sun Science, from Lawrence Hall […]

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Six great freeware tools to get your PC school-worthy

  Back in the day, getting a kid ready for school involved purchasing exercise books and assorted stationery. The hardest decision was deciding on an A-Team or Mork and Mindy pencil case. Computers have changed the game. While they bring amazing benefits for teaching, getting your computer ready as a school machine requires a lot […]

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Essential College Tech

  Before your ship your kid off to college, it’s a good idea to kit them out with a few technological essentials. Of course, they’re going to need a laptop or some kind of hybrid tablet for note-taking, research and writing papers – but we’re talking about a few extras geared toward making college life […]

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How to Sell Your Electronics Online

  When you find yourself purging the house of older or no longer useful gadgets, the challenge arises in figuring out what to do with them next. Online peer-to-peer sales sites can offer a unique opportunity to earn some cash while making your trash someone else’s treasure, but they can be daunting for the newbie. […]

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