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Social Media Tips For Parents

My 17-year old niece was recently grounded. Part of her grounding included the restriction of internet usage. What did not occur to her father (my brother) was that teens are smart – and may be on social platforms that parents are less familiar with. I spotted a picture posted on Instagram during school hours, notified [...]

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If You Don’t Like That App You Just Bought, You Have 15 Minutes To Return It And Get A Refund [Google Play Only]

According to an official Google Help page, you have 15 minutes after purchasing an app from the Google Play Store to return it. However, “You may only return a given application once; if you subsequently purchase the same app again, you may not return it a second time.” Here’s the step-by-step instructions on how to [...]

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A Few Notes About Simple (The Internet’s Favorite Bank): Deposits, Funds Availability, And Cash Withdrawals

I recently signed up for Simple, the Internet-based bank. If you’re not familiar, you’ll soon be hearing more and more about them. While Simple is transparent about how they operate, there are a few things I never knew until after I signed up and had questions. I won’t call them problems or issues, but they [...]

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How To Get The Quickest Response From Airlines When Flying During A Storm

Travel is kind of my thing.  At least, it’s been my thing from birth.  I flew around so much as a child that I very seriously suggested that my 5th grade class fly to New York to pick up litter for our volunteer service.  Obviously, it didn’t occur to me that might be a difficult [...]

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This DIY Metal Cell Phone Case Is The Toughest Thing We’ve Ever Seen

One Reddit user posted a the image below to the r/pics subreddit. Since its posting, the image has received over 3,500 up votes  and has over 150,000 views. We approve.

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7 Pinterest-Approved Ways To Get The Most Out Of Your Electronics

We could all use more life hacks to make our lives easier, more organized, and even more eco-friendly.  Check out these 8 life hacks for your electronics and home office.  You can find more life hacks by searching Pinterest or StumbleUpon. Twisted Sifter muxedo task Bits & Pieces Twisted Sifter muxedo task Mandatory Twisted Sifter [...]

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How To Donate Your iPad To An Orangutan — Because Apes Love iPads Too

Apps for Apes is a program spearheaded by Orangutan Outreach, an orangutan advocacy organization. According to the group, “The iPad is a perfect device for orangutans, as they have an innate ability to work with touchscreen technology. This has been demonstrated in facilities such as Zoo Atlanta, the Great Ape Trust and the Smithsonian National [...]

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Bacon Pancakes Exist

The best breakfast idea ever.  Try pouring your pancake batter over your bacon.  Portable breakfast treat.  (That, and bacon added to anything makes it better.) __ Alison J. Herzog is an eater, shopper, traveler, and most of all, a proud mama to Baby Zog. She pays for these by working as a social media strategist. [...]

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How To Baby-Proof Your iPhone Using iO6

Technology is the savior of busy parents. Hand a child an iPhone or iPad and you’ve bought yourself some “me” time. Recently, my husband and I traveled from Utah to New York. Now that our son had hit the incredibly busy 14-month old mark, a longer flight wasn’t going to be as easy as when [...]

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If You Find Yourself Without A ZAGGsparq, This Is How To Charge Your Device With Fire

ZAGGsparq is the #1 selling portable device charger. It charges smartphones, tablets, and other USB-powered devices. It’s ideal for charging on-the-go and great for emergency situations. Click here to learn more about the ZAGGsparq family. That being said, if you find yourself without a ZAGGsparq, the video below teaches you how to charge your smartphone [...]

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