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Google Pushes to Make Email More Private

Thumbnail image for Google Pushes to Make Email More Private by Barbara J. Feldman June 9, 2014

If you are a Google Gmail user, your email is accessed and transmitted over a secure connection. But not all email providers offer end-to-end email security (which equals privacy), and Google is calling them out with new Safer Email campaign. In this report, Gmail revealed that 71% of email they send to other providers is […]

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Digital Citizenship Resources from Google

Thumbnail image for Digital Citizenship Resources from Google by Barbara J. Feldman April 28, 2014

Did you know that Google has a school assembly program about digital safety that they are taking on the road? It’s called the Good to Know School Roadshow, but in addition to the assembly program for schools, they have a lot of online safety resources as well. Here’s rundown of what they offer. The Google […]

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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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