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We really don't need every update on the impeachment.
The company wants its workers to avoid interactions with Americans.
Amateur Instagrammers are making life harder, according to one wedding photographer.
Canadian researchers blame telecoms and phone makers for creating an unsustainable business model.
The company has discontinued the smaller iPhone SE.
The internet can be a fun and creative outlet for kids with these guidelines.
A new study links digital media use with a "modest" increase in symptoms.
There are the perils of social media that most parents are aware of — and then there are the new dangers we've barely heard of.
We already paid for these devices once. Why should our only option be to pay big tech companies a second time for the privilege of fixing them?
We can choose to prioritize human connections over virtual ones this coming year.
When did we start measuring how good a friend someone is or how important we are to them by their response time to texts and messages?
My 13-year-old daughter enlightened me to the fact that at least 50 per cent of her peers were involved in sending nude images and videos, and 80 per cent were involved in saving and further distributing them. We need to really start paying attention, have this conversation amongst ourselves and with our children. Stat.
Already struggling to keep up with your phone storage this year? It's said that the average smartphone user will snap around 3,600 photos in one year, taking up space and overloading storage. Though it's become second nature to document our lives with photos, but not every photo needs to be kept.
Your partner wants you to stop checking your Facebook feed at the movie theatre. To stop getting that glazed-over look in your eye, the one you get when you're in the middle of an actual face-to-face conversation, but you feel that itch to check your phone. Your partner really, really wants you to stop ignoring them or half-listening as you check your emails for the gazillionth time that day. Your partner wants you to stop texting your "friend" while you're lying in the privacy of your bed.
While the joys of parenthood are many, it's natural to worry about the inevitable milestones that shape a child's independence, such as their first solo walk to school, first sleep-over or first teen party. In our technology-driven world, parents must now consider a new growing-up moment: their first smartphone.
Few know the value of time better than small business owners. For them, finding any advantage to make the most of their time is critical to achieving success. Luckily, technology can help squeeze maximum benefit out of the hours they do have. Here are a few ways small business can get more time back as they prepare to close out the calendar year.
It's OK to engage in a little fun and chase around these imaginary characters, but safety always comes first. And when your attention is completely on your virtual surroundings rather than what's really in front of you, you can easily end up in a dangerous situation.
During a vacation, you're probably not thinking about how you can ensure your personal information and electronic devices are cyber-secure. After all, the point of vacation is to unwind. That being said, your devices and information can actually become more vulnerable when you travel because you're doing things outside of your normal technology routine.
Videos in the style of Tasty are easy to recreate at home. It takes three main ingredients to put together a scrumptious, time-lapse recipe video that makes cooking anything look effortless.