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

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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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