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Got Kids? 3 Tips on How Not to Get Locked Out of Your iPhone

Written by: Mark Lambert Like leaving a bumper assortment bag of candy bars just lying around, leaving young kids unattended with an iPhone is kind of inviting trouble. It only takes a few wrong finger taps for things to start going all kinds of horribly wrong. Case in point: this funny-because-it’s-not-me news story about a…

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What To Expect From a Computer Repair Service?

This guide, we think, is long overdue! In our fifteen plus years of repairing computers, we’ve noticed there’s a lot of uncertainty about what you can reasonably expect from a computer repair service.   This is a bit mysterious, given that most folks tend to have a fairly clear set of assumptions when, say, taking…

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Finding WiFi on the Road

Back in ancient times (OK, the ‘80s and ’90s), all you needed for sensible road travel was a road map, some coinage for a payphone and a York Peppermint Pattie (no other candy bar will do) for when you wanted to get your snack on. These days, while the pepperminty goodness remains just as necessary…

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Travel with Technology

Whether for a business trip or for a vacation, the process of travel can be fun. But it can also be … well … a grueling nightmare. While a lot of that boils down to luck, a good travel gadget can significantly stack the odds in your favor. Here are a few geeky gizmos which…

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Cell Phone Alternatives for Kids

Written by: Mark Lambert   Recent studies have shown that 112% of American kids and pre-teens desperately want a smartphone. We’re pretty sure we read that somewhere. It’s probably the most common and all-pervasive bone of contention in a household blessed with children: they won’t stop whining, whining and (just when you thought it was…

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Wedding Planning Apps

Weddings are a kind of odd cultural phenomenon. On the one hand, they’re meant to be romantic — and to be fair, more often than not they actually, genuinely are. On the other hand, they’re work. None of that gooey romance stuff happens unless you work really hard to get those logistics details, bridesmaid’s “disagreements”…

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How to De-stress Your Family With Tech

While our modern, technology-filled lives are certainly more convenient, they can also be deeply stressful. The stress hits the whole family, too. Work life seems to seep into every corner of many adult lives but add to that the additional struggles kids face in navigating an increasingly technology-mediated world and you have a cocktail for…

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Basic Computer Parts Explained

If you’re new to computers, (or even if you’re not and you just don’t have much interest in tech details!) you probably refer to all your computer components collectively, as “a computer.” The screen, the keyboard, the big boxy thing with all its magical techno-innards; they all get lumped into that big general and fuzzy…

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Windows 7 End Of Life – A Few Things You Should Know

The march of progress can’t be stopped! This is as true of your computer’s operating system (OS) as it is of trouser fashion trends. Things don’t stay the same. In the near future, Windows 7 will reach the end of its product lifecycle. At this point, it’ll no longer be supported by Microsoft; and like…

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How To Sleep Better with Tech

If you suffer from a chronic lack of sleep, you’re not alone. According to the National Institute of Health, a full one-third of adults suffer from some form of chronic sleep problem. While most of us are all too aware of that unpleasant “underslept” feeling, fewer of us are aware of how important good sleep…

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