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Steve Jobs Limited His Kids’ Tech Use (& We Should Too)

Almost 40% of American 2-4 year-olds and over 50% of 5-8 year-olds have used an iPad, iPhone, or similar device. That is a staggering number. Some claim that using these devices can augment a child…

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iPad Games for Your Pets (Even Lizards!)

Ah, the iPad. †What did we ever do before it? †You can look up recipes, research homework, watch the stocks, catch up with friends, and†entertain the kids in the grocery line - all with the swipe of a…

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Apes Use iPads to Communicate

Orangutans are great communicators, whether if it's through sign language or gestures or sounds they make. Now, trainers at Jungle Island in Miami are using technology to help the apes communicate wit…

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Goodnight Moon: The Techno Version (video)

My mommy antennae recently went up when I saw the video below, Goodnight, iPad. I donít have young children anymore, so I was a bit slow on the uptick of this latest coveted childrenís book. The belov…

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iPad Games for Cats (video)

There have been plenty of videos of cats fascinated by iPads, cell phones, and various other gadgets. If they're playing with iPads anyway, why not create games specifically for them? That's what Fris…

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Mac Users Get A New Way To Recycle Old Electronics

Newer, faster, smaller mobile devices hit the market every day. As one of the industry leaders, Apple's products are highly sought-after by tech enthusiasts, which means unused, outdated electronics a…

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Smart Phones, Dumb Moves: Should We Be Handing Our iPhones Over to Our Children?

"Ok, just five minutes and then you have to give it back." I am guilty of striking this bargain, as I hand over my iPhone to my 4-year-old with the sort of resignation normally seen when a cop has …

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Dolphin Gets an iPad

The fact that there is a dolphin using an iPad is perhaps less amazing than the surprise that Apple's marketing department had nothing to do with it. Yes, Merlin the dolphin has an iPad, and he and …

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Tapping Touch Screens to Generate Energy

Touch-screens are becoming ever-so-popular; people everywhere are tapping away on their smart phones, laptops, and iPads -- and tapping frequently. So what if there were a way to capture the energy in…

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Hedgehogs, iPad and Whale Sushi – Weekly Highlights

There are some great health highlights this week in Healthy and Green Living: migraine triggers, aging well, kooky spa treatments, and more. Also, we're in our third week of Earth day coverage and hav…

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