If you’re a parent, chances are that you have a smartphone and maybe a tablet, and it’s equally likely that your child would like one as well. You may be hesitating,
Whether it's a hurricane, earthquake or any other disaster, it's important to make sure that your tech is ready and able to operate even in the event of a power failure.
As school gets underway, a lot of parents are considering buying their child a phone. That could be a good idea, especially for parents who want to be able to reach their child after school or even track their child's location
This post first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News The latest global cyberattack is a good reminder of the importance of “safer computing.” Notice the “r” at the
Scroll down for FTC tracking guidelines This post first appeared in the San Jose Mercury News On Tuesday, KCBS co-anchors Jeff Bell and Patti Reising and I talked about
I love that busy parents can access tools to help them carry out their responsibility to control when and how long their kids can use devices, and make sure they’re using them appropriately. But I hate that, over the years, some companies that market these tools use fear tactics to sell them to parents. I’m also a bit concerned about over-reliance on technology as a substitute for in-person parenting.
By Larry Magid
Google is testing out a new service called Family Link, and it’s a big deal because it’s the first time this century that a major internet service provider is enrolling users under 13.
By Larry Magid
I got the following email from a relative of mine this week and it immediately sounded an alarm in my head.