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Parents Are in Control with Google’s Family Link

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Here’s good news for parents of kids 12 and under. Google has created a way for young children to have their very own parent-controlled accounts. The new Family Link program offers a safer online experience that gives kids both freedom and safety. According to Influence Central’s 2016

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What to do if you’re locked out of your phone

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If you’ve ever been locked out of your phone, you know how frustrating that can be.   In fact, there’s a new term for the anxiety people feel when they don’t have access to their phones – nomophobia. In a 2010 British study, a full 53% of

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11 Choices to Discover Your Perfect Messaging App

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What’s your messaging personality? Do you want to send secure and anonymous messages, make your own memes, or chat with your favorite 200 friends all at once? Whatever your preference, there’s an app for you. Check out these 11 choices to see which fits your personality and

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Is Your Smart Home Tracking You?

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Who’s tracking you? According to CBC News, Smart TV maker Vizio is paying out 2.2 million dollars to the US Federal Trade Commission and other authorities. The reason? They tracked what viewers were watching without consent. Users of their “Smart Interactivity” feature unknowingly sacrificed privacy in exchange

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The New Perdix Generation – Drones that Swarm

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Micro-drones are now smarter than ever. While older drones were pre-programmed with individual missions, the new 6th generation Perdix drones operate in intelligent swarms. A recently released video shows a Perdix drop from last October. The Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO), working with Naval Systems Air Command and

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New High-Tech Credit Card Scam Alert – Shimmers

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Thieves have come up with yet another way to scam our credit cards. Law enforcement are finding slim plastic cards with electronics inside POS (point of sale) terminals. We were concerned before by skimmers where waiters could quickly scan your credit card into a pager sized device

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