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An Airline Pilot Speaks Out About Your Phone's Airplane Mode

When you think about it, there are hundreds of special rules you most follow only when flying in an airplane. From placing liquids in quart-sized baggies to viewing a safety video that still shows people how a seat belt works! But one rule that many pilots consider outdated is the rule that forces...
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New Family Link Feature Allows Parents To Control Device Time Of Their Kids

It's a real struggle between kids who seem to always been their smartphone and the parents who are trying to limit that time. So if your child has an Android phone, listen up and learn about the new Google feature. Last year Google Family Link was launched as a way for parents keep track of what a...
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Smart Power Strip Lets You Control Each Outlet Individually

Our home is getting smarter and at the very least more convenient. While we now can control the thermostat, lights and even see who is knocking at the front door with our smartphones, now there's the Kasa Smart Wi-Fi power strip. Not only does it let you remotely control your lights, fixtures, and...
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Easy Ways To Get Your Younger Child To Remember Your Phone Number

There was a time in America where you had to remember the ten-digit number that would connect you via the telephone to your friends and family. Nowadays we just store them in our phones. But when it comes to younger kids who have yet to own a phone, knowing how to call for mom and dad in an...
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Safety Apps For Students Who Feel Unsafe While Walking Alone

With school back in session and the reality of the modern era is that our kids aren't as safe as we want them to be, especially when they are waking to and from class, the library or a friend’s house by themselves, it can add anxiety to know if your loved one is safe. Fortunately there are many...
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Students Perform Better in Classrooms Without Cell Phones

As we prepare for the start of a new school year, it wouldn't be surprising if more classrooms implement a ban on mobile devices. While schools that have tried to enforce a "no electronics" policy only to have it backfire with angry parents who want their kids to have access to a phone in case of...
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Help To Block Spam Calls On Android Phones

It seems like the battle to prevent robocalls is futile. Even after signing up on the national Do Not Call list, which you must re-sign every three years, unwanted calls from sales people and scammers continue. If you have an Android phone, you can set your phone up so that whenever Google detects...
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Technology Is Causing Parent To Ignore Kids And Leads To More Tantrums

As parents know, you want to be the best mom or dad to your child. So child experts warn you not to fall into the technoference trap. That's the term created for those who are distracted by your smartphone when you’re with your children. Parents and caregivers who spend a lot of time on their...
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You Should Be Cleaning Your Phone At Least Once A Day

Nothing does with us quite as much as our mobile phones. From the night stand to the car and even to the bathroom, it is no surprise that many refer to our phones as a mobile petri dish. Illness-causing germs—including the types that cause food poisoning, common colds and other infections—can only...
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Take A Photo Of Your Stove Before Vacation

Vacation season is here and for all the planning, saving, packing and booking you done, you should take a picture of your stove before you depart. Add to that, snap a picture of your thermostat and even your iron. A recent survey of 200,000 people found that 33% said they worry at least once a week...
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