Monitoring Screen Time for Your Kids

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The time kids spend staring at screens can be cause for concern, and many parents, childcare professionals, researchers, teachers, and pediatricians are beginning to take notice. Even large shareholders for Apple are insisting that the tech company develop ways to deter the habits of screen-addicted youths.

According to studies, kids between the ages of one and eighteen look at screens between two and seven hours a day. Adolescents are engrossed with screens the most, spending nearly seven hours per day staring at a screen. And infants and toddlers now look at screens more than they ever have before, and nearly one in four has a television in their room.

Continue reading to discover how to best monitor screen time for your kids.

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Comments (0)/
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How to Optimize Your Bandwidth

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The broadband internet industry brings extraordinary opportunities to businesses and individuals. It’s created a multitude of jobs, connected countries, and contributed around $1 trillion to the U.S. economy. With its exponential growth over the past decades, this industry has been able to improve its services, including bandwidth capabilities.

However, bottlenecks do still occur thanks to the estimated 22 percent internet growth per year. Bottlenecks are also due to ever-increasing mobile phone usage, the rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), unoptimized data and data flows, and an infrastructure that’s continually being updated to keep up with evolving technology and consumer demands.

There are simple ways you can optimize your bandwidth at home to help alleviate some of those bottlenecks.

Thursday, March 22, 2018/Comments (0)/
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Why You Should Disable Your Webcam and How to Do It

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In today’s technological world, personal privacy is not only a hot topic for everyone, it is a legitimate concern. Whether you own a tablet, cell phone, laptop, webcam, or any mobile device that contains a camera, you need to know how to protect yourself from those who want to take advantage of you—or worse. Learn about the potential webcam threats.

Tuesday, February 20, 2018/Comments (0)/
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Tech Predictions for 2018

A few big, long-expected trends emerged in 2017; namely, the ubiquity of machine learning in the ecommerce shopping experience and the increasingly widespread use of voice-controlled home automation devices. These highly personalized experiences leverage the power of big data, a trend that’s expected to continue in a wide variety of new applications, gadgets, software, and cloud-based technology in the upcoming year.

Read more for what to watch for.

Thursday, January 11, 2018/Comments (0)/
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How to Control Web Cookies and Boost Online Privacy

Privacy experts have been talking about web cookies—and how managing them can help boost your online privacy—for a decade or so. But how much do you really know about web cookies and how they affect your online privacy? Are they more trouble than they’re worth? Do they offer anything valuable?

Don’t jump in and start deleting every cookie in your web browser history just yet. First, let’s dig a little deeper into what web cookies are, what they do, and what you need to know about them. 

What are web cookies and what do they do?

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