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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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Is Your Pet on Your Phone?

My dogs, Sanchez and Gina, go almost everywhere with me. But, when they don't, I always have a picture of them nearby on my iPhone. At a dog agility event recently, we took a casual poll of how many p…

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Why Your Cell Phone Is Bad for Your Relationship

Is your cell phone screwing with your relationship? This scenario might sound familiar: You're home after work, updating your significant other on all the drama—that meeting about your promotion, t…

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New Mobile App: Help Romney’s Dog Escape!

Were you shocked by the now-infamous story of how Mitt Romney drove for 12 hours with his dog Seamus crated atop his car roof, back in 1983? Well, while it's not possible to travel back in time t…

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Is an App about Dog Fighting ‘Just a Game’?

By Lisa Spector, Juilliard Graduate, Canine Music Expert and co-founder of Through a Dog’s Ear. An Android Dog Fighting App encouraging users to "feed, water, train and fight" virtual dogs was …

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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 As one of the industry leaders, Apple's products are highly sought-after by tech enthusiasts, which means unused, outdated electronics a…

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Ditching the Cookbook: Streaming Your Way to Dinner

Recently my wife and I unearthed some very old film footage of her father, as a child age 4, cooking alongside his Italian grandmother as she tirelessly, and sometimes not all that gently, instructed …

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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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Can Wolves Sing? (video)

You’ve heard wolves howl; have you heard them sing? There’s an iPhone app called LaDiDa that uses artificial intelligence to change bad singing to not so bad and give it a musical background. The deve…

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Does Online Time Interfere with Family Time?

Upon researching the subject of how our reliance (and obsession) with technology affects our family and personal relationships (not to mention our existing attention span), I read through the relevant…

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