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What To Consider Before Buying Your Child A Cell Phone

It’s inevitable. Your child is going to ask you for a cell phone at some point and more than likely, it’ll be before you are ready. I have dealt with this issue with my kids and I’m going to share some of my insight. Answering The Big “When” Question The biggest question most parents have is when to buy your child their first cell phone. Unfortunately, that answer isn’t easy. It differs for each child….

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Keep Eyes On The Road, Not Your Phone With Safely Go App

Do you answer calls or look at texts on your phone while driving? It is hard not to when you hear the ding or beep and you know you have a message. Even if you don’t look at it, you are distracted by the ding of the phone. Location Labs has created a free Android app, Safely Go, to keep you focused on what matters most. There are two ways this app can be used…….

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9 Online Password Safety Tips To Teach Your Kids

We all know that we should create passwords that are really difficult to figure out, but have you talked to your kids about online password safety? Our kids are very tech savvy, so I think we often forget that there are some tech tips that we should know. Online password safety is one of them. I’m taking this opportunity to educate my 4 kids about online password safety and here are 9 tips I’m sharing…

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Carbonite Backup System; Works While You Go About Your Business

Yesterday was World Backup Day, so the subject of backing up is on my mind. Before I tell you about the Carbonite backup system, let’s talk about backing up in general. I have said it before and I’ll say it again, if you do nothing else to protect your data, BACK IT UP! No April Fools here. Best Backup System? The best kind of backup system is the kind where you set it up and…

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