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Is Your Child or Teen Ready for the Responsibility of a Smartphone?

Posted by Andrea Drag on Aug 25, 2015 1:44:00 PM


Smartphones are powerful and versatile, but they are also expensive and don't take kindly to being dropped. That's why some parents are left guessing when is right time to introduce such high-maintenance technology to their children. The wonders of mobile technology have plenty to offer your family when your kids are ready, and there are plenty of factors to consider when each child seems ready for a smartphone of their own. Evaluating how your kids have handled a number of other challenges and responsibilities is a good start. You can also weigh-in the following criteria to ask yourself: Is my child ready for the responsibility of a smartphone? 

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Topics: family technology, smartphones for kids, tips for parents, when to buy my child their first smartphone, smartphones for teens, when to buy your child a smartphone

Top 10 Helpful Apps for Moms

Posted by Andrea Drag on May 4, 2015 3:53:00 PM

Motherhood is a challenging balancing act. One of the easiest ways to make more time for doing the things that make you smile is by taking advantage of the high-tech time-saver in your purse or pocket, your smartphone. The ten apps listed below are all geared toward making your day more efficient and reclaiming valued hours. Check out how these latest apps can turn your Apple iPhone or Android device into a combination monthly budget, to-do list, fitness planner, photo journal and more.

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Topics: Apps for Moms, Top 10, Top 10 List, For Mom, Android Apps, apps, Mother's Day, iPhone apps, Moms, Mother's Day 2015, Top 10 Helpful Apps for Mom, family technology

Verizon's Family Locator Helps You Keep Track of Loved Ones

Posted by Chris Cardinal on Oct 17, 2014 12:30:00 PM

In today’s fast-paced, always-on-the-go world, families often have to deal with wondering “where is everyone”? Fortunately, there is a simple tech solution to this problem, and it’s probably already in your pocket! With Family Locator, you can keep tabs on your family’s whereabouts whether they’re at work, school, the mall, or even an outdoor event.

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Topics: tracking, apps, Family Locator, Verizon, lojack, family technology

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