Parent Controls for Young Kids on iPad and iPhone

The following post is from Lauren Rothlisberger of Get Me Geeky: If you are one of those parents that lets your kids use your iPhone or iPad (I am), I am sure you have run into one of these problems: 1. Photomania One of your kids goes into the Camera app and proceeds to take…

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Why Unplugging is Good for Your Wallet

The following post is from Christina of Northern Cheapskate: I'm a bit of a technology junkie.  Whenever I get a spare moment, I'm checking my e-mail, reading other blogs,  looking at Facebook, or writing blog posts.  We've got a ridiculous amount of gadgets, too - iPods, iPhone, desktop computer, laptops, iPad, Kindle, a Wii...it seems like…

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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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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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Tips for Troubleshooting Your iPad

Last week my iPad began freaking out. It was if an invisible hand was controlling the screening: opening apps, turning pages of books, resizing pages and typing nonsense. This was the first real issue I've had since I learned how to close apps on the iPad, and my hubby began researching troubleshooting steps for me.…

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Musical iPad and iPhone Apps for Kids (and Their Parents Too!)

One of the things I love most about the iPad is its musical capabilities. It has great sound even through the built-in speakers, and there are hundreds of musical apps available for everybody from amateurs to professional musicians. Don't believe me? Have you seen NorthPoint's iPhone Band video from last Christmas? Amazing! Although my dad…

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Doing Business with Your iPad

The following post is from Stephanie of BizzieMommy.com: I’ll admit that I was in line at the Apple store the day the 2nd generation iPads became available. I just had to get my hands on one, because I was dying to find ways to get work done while away from the office without being so…

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iPad Tips: Delete Songs and Manage Music on Your iPad

So you've got your shiny new iPad. You start adding apps and then you sync it to iTunes...and suddenly you're out of memory. Like most things Apple (yep, I said it...), the solution for adding only some of your music library to your iPad -- or deleting the extras once they're there -- isn't extremely…

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