Tips for a Tech-lite Vacation

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures Gadgets like smart phones, tablets and laptops help keep us up to date with what’s happening all around the world. And for many families, summer vacation is a way of disconnecting from the world, just for a little bit, and reconnecting with who and what matters…

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Nature Apps for Summer Family Fun

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Summer is here, time to get out and about and enjoy the warm summer weather with the family! There’s a ton of great apps out there to help you enjoy the great outdoors and here are just a few of my favorites. Geocaching (iOS & Android)…

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Kid-Friendly iPad Cases

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Kids these days are learning their colors, numbers and letters with the iPad as learning devices. But as much as I love the idea of technology being such an integral part of childhood and the learning process, the idea of my preschooler running around with an…

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{30} Awesome Kids Apps for the iPad

I am counting down the days to my 30th birthday, and I couldn't be more excited! Truly! As I was brainstorming ways to celebrate here on the blog, I couldn't help but think that 30 lists of {30} items would be just about perfect for my type-A, list-making self. Join me for the next month…

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Tablet Considerations: iPad vs. Nook & Kindle Fire

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: Tablet computing is nothing new, but early attempts at tablet computing were clunky and tended to be business rather than consumer oriented. It took the Apple iPad in 2010 to really bring the idea of touchscreen tablet to its current mainstream popularity. And mainstream popularity it…

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Pulse News Apps for iOS and Android Devices

When I first got my Kindle Fire, I was excited to discover the Pulse News app, which comes pre-loaded on all Fires. Pulse is a news reading app available for iOS and Android devices that allows you to see multiple news sources, blogs and social networks in one place with a beautifully laid out interface.…

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4 iPhone Apps for New Parents

The following post is from Michelle of Mommy Misadventures: I'm finding myself in the midst of a baby boom. A bunch of moms I know online, and in real life, have either given birth recently or are soon expecting a new little one to join their families. I'm so excited to see and read about new…

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Kindle Fire Versus iPad: Initial Thoughts
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Kindle Fire Versus iPad: Initial Thoughts

I don't often buy the latest and greatest gadget right when they're released. Although I had an original Kindle, and I have both an iPad and an iPhone, I still have early versions of both of those devices, and I got all of them much later than many other people. But I was so excited…

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Seven Tech Tips for a Safe Halloween

The following post is from Stephanie of BizzieMommy.com: With only a couple weeks left until Halloween, it’s time to start thinking about what candy to buy and what our trick-or-treaters will be wearing. But aside from candy and costume shopping, it's also important for parents to find ways to keep their trick-or-treaters safe while they…

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Amazon Release Several New Kindles + Kindle Fire Tablet

Have you heard the news? Today Amazon has released several new Kindle models, including the much anticipated Kindle Fire, Full Color 7" Multi-touch Display, Wi-Fi, which is priced at just $199 and is prepared to go head to head with the iPad. With a full-color touchscreen, a cloud-based browser, dual-core processor and more, this is…

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