Category: Tech


A Virtual Tip of the Hat

The year 2015 is just about “in the books,” as they say. I don’t know about you, but I generally hit this time of year


Resolving to Change Our Media Habits

Editor’s Note: It’s nearly the dawn of a new year, and with the turn of the calendar many of us take stock of our lives


The State of Teens, Tweens and Screens

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to notice how screen and media time continues to grow for so many of us, young and old, these


10 Ways to Be a Better Person Online

Last week Paul and I discussed the state of Internet comment sections. Our conclusion: it’s not great. Except around here. We know you do a


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

Plugged In Parent’s Guide to Today’s Technology


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