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Technology for Parenting?

I have watched this video above about parents wanting to use technology to improve their life and giving their kids some distraction or fun along the way.  In the video, the parent (Ben Popper) says that he wants to be

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Apps by IFTTT – Useful or Plain Boring?

I have been using the IF app by IFTTT (iOS or Android) for a couple of days now. This has been very useful for me as I can get emails of new listings from Craigslist.  I am able to response to them

Posted in Android, Authors, Mobile, Other, shawnrisk

Dinner Mode on Mobile?

I heard and read about an app called Dinner Mode (iOS) that allows for you to set a time + timer when you want your mobile device to not be used.  This has a time down and then you turn your

Posted in Authors, General Technology, Minimal Tech, Mobile, shawnrisk

Smart Watches Coming to a Wrist Near You?

Look at all the smart watches that many companies are manufacturing now.  There are so many in different format, sizes and shapes.  When was the last time someone used a watch?  Most young people these days don’t even use them and

Posted in Authors, General Technology, Minimal Tech, Mobile, shawnrisk

Larger Cellphones or Larger Life?

I have been reading for awhile that people are using larger cellphones these days as the information is easier to read and has a longer battery. This also allows for more items to be stored on the phone to provide

Posted in General Technology, Minimal Tech, Mobile, Other

Starbucks App – Broken or Changing the World?

I have been hearing about the Starbucks app (iPhone and Android) that people have been hacking and thought to myself what does this app actually do?  Upon doing more research, I was able to figure out that the app is

Posted in Authors, Computers, General Technology, Minimal Tech, Mobile, Mobile & Tablet, Other, shawnrisk

Technology During Earth Day and Earth Hour?

I have been reading about Earth Hour and Earth Day that are totally different.  Earth Hour is at night on the last Saturday in March which is suppose to get people to rethink there attachment to technology including lights and

Posted in Authors, General Technology, Minimal Tech, shawnrisk
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