Category: Tech


The Clock Ticks, The Tech Pile Grows

One pleasant advantage of having a few years under my belt, is the ability to drone on endlessly about my phenomenal, life-changing adventures in the


Hang Up and … Walk?

By now, most of us know that texting while driving is a seriously bad idea. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, texting while


The E-Laugh’s on You

I got a text from my twentysomething daughter the other day that responded to a message I had sent with a “hahaha.” And being at

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

The smartphone’s ascent from novelty to convenience to necessity has been swift. And as these handy little Dick Tracy-like devices have graduated to the latter

Please Fix My Tone, Watson

Listen up, boneheads, and you might actually learn something. Now, if I were a particularly tone-deaf individual, I might actually think that the above sentence


Why, Back When I Was Young …

We are awash in many, many screens. Tiny ones and pretty big ones, twirling-swirling-thingamajig ones. … All right, I’m no Dr. Suess, but you get


The Screen-Time Battle Begins With You

How do we set and keep reasonable and appropriate screen-time limits for our children? With the proliferation of screens everywhere—largely due to the explosion of


I’ve Got to Copyright My What?

We live in a strange age, ladies and gents. It’s a time of Snapchat, selfie sticks and smartphones that come packing multi-megapixel cameras and infrared

Plugged In Parent’s Guide to Today’s Technology


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