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A YouTube for Kids?

Thumbnail image for A YouTube for Kids? by Barbara J. Feldman March 24, 2014

Reports are popping up across the web that Google is developing a kid-safe version of YouTube for children ten and under. YouTube already has a Safety Mode (just look at the bottom of any page) but complaints abound that often the video ads are racy and/or that inappropriate content still gets through. It is not […]

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4 Sochi Olympic Apps

Thumbnail image for 4 Sochi Olympic Apps by Barbara J. Feldman February 7, 2014

With the time difference, and your busy life, it can be hard to spend as much screen time with the Winter Sochi Olympics as you might like. But with these four apps (for both iOS and Android) you’ll be able to follow along wherever you are. NBC Sports Live Extra: If you are a US […]

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Bestselling Free and Paid Apps

Thumbnail image for Bestselling Free and Paid Apps by Barbara J. Feldman February 4, 2014

Everyone loves learning about new apps, and bloggers frequently share lists of their personal favorites. But which apps are actually the most popular? For this, you can go directly to the app stores themselves, and peruse their lists. The Apple iTunes store publishes two charts: one for free apps, and the other for paid apps. […]

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Play LEGOS in Your Browser

Thumbnail image for Play LEGOS in Your Browser by Barbara J. Feldman January 28, 2014

If you haven’t yet switched to Google’s Chrome browser, their new LEGO app may push you over edge. With this new Chrome app, you can build a virtual LEGO creation and place it on a Google Map to share with the world. The available bricks are rather basic, but you can change their color at […]

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How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button

Thumbnail image for How to Use Gmail’s Unsend Button by Barbara J. Feldman December 22, 2013

We’ve all wished we had a magical unsend button at one or another. And for the last few years, Gmail has had one in their Lab. Here’s how you can enable this feature, and use it. Gmail Labs is a set of features that are “not quite ready for primetime.” It is a public beta […]

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Gmail’s Send and Archive

Thumbnail image for Gmail’s Send and Archive by Barbara J. Feldman December 17, 2013

Although it’s been a feature for nearly a year, Gmail’s Send and Archive is still a frequently misunderstood feature. The first concept you need to understand is Gmail’s Archive. The Archive is a history of all your mail that is no longer in your inbox. But even though any particular email may not be “in […]

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