Tag Archive for technology

Flashback: The Tech Industry’s War On...

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How psychology is being used as a weapon against children

Growing Up With Alexa

on October 22, 2018 by

The first four words my toddler understood were “mom,” “dad,” “cat” and “Alexa.”

So You Got A Parental Control … Now...

on August 27, 2018 by

A step-by-step plan for getting the most out of your parental controls, from installation to the day your kids can reliably manage…

Ghana Teacher Teaches Computing With No...

on March 8, 2018 by

Part of his curriculum involves teaching students how to use Microsoft Word, only he uses a blackboard with chalk drawings of the…

The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s...

on January 13, 2018 by

The first step toward resisting the pull of digital products is recognizing the tricks they use to keep you hooked

Technology And Depression

on January 3, 2018 by

Helping teens turn off in a world that’s ‘always on’

Digital Missionary

on January 2, 2018 by

A New Kind of Missionary

Addicted To Technology

on December 29, 2017 by

The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions

Tips To Set Up Your Kid’s iPhone

on December 24, 2017 by

Learn how to set a passcode, block apps, share media, and more

Teens And Technology

on November 8, 2017 by

Podcast interview with  Jonathan McKee

app Helps Parents Figure Out If Their...

on November 4, 2017 by

If it spots something fishy, whether your kid created it or received it, it sends you a real-time alert. Cannot view the picture

Manage Your Family’s Screen Time…...

on November 4, 2017 by

Put down your phone and get back to your life

When “Connected” Means ...

on November 3, 2017 by

“The new 2018 Ford F-150 with SYNC Connect and available Wi-Fi means you and the family can stay connected.”

The Rise Of Drone Crime And How Cops Can...

on October 13, 2017 by

Drone with a lunchbox full of drugs…

Empathy To Manners Eroding Because Of...

on September 1, 2017 by

5 Skills — from Empathy to Manners — That Tech Might Be Eroding (and What to Do About It)

Book: Help Your Family Become Tech-Wise

on August 2, 2017 by

gives a vision for a life of beauty, relationships, and creativity not enslaved to technology

Book: The Next Story..Faith, Family And...

on August 2, 2017 by

“instant message” culture, many of us feel disconnected, and we question if all this technology is really good for our souls.

“Tech Tatto”

on March 23, 2017 by

These tattoos conduct electricity, turning you into a very basic cyborg

Digital Junkies

on March 4, 2017 by

Doc Claims Too Much Screen Time Turns Kids Into Digital Junkies

Who Are Generation Z And How To Reach...

on February 28, 2017 by

79% are addicted to their devices. We are becoming what we behold. We desire significance and we are trying to find…

Book: Screens and Teens

on January 4, 2017 by

Connecting with Our Kids in a Wireless World

Book: Glow Kids

on December 20, 2016 by

How Screen Addiction Is Hijacking Our Kids-and How to Break the Trance

What Happened When 9 Teens Gave Up Their...

on December 12, 2016 by

It was painful in the beginning. “I am going insane,” Yet, within days, there were significant changes…

Schoolhouse Tech Even Bigger For Gen Z...

on December 10, 2016 by

Younger students are 28% more likely to feel that tech helps them learn more quickly than the old familiar tools like worksheets…

Twitter Adds Read Receipts To Service

on September 10, 2016 by

…little blue check marks, receipts simply let users know when those with whom they are corresponding have read their messages

Technology Rules That Teens Would Set...

on August 14, 2016 by

Family technology rules is among the first to explore children’s expectations for parents’ technology use — revealing kids’ feelings about fairness and…

Sheriff Warns Stop Trespassing To Find...

on July 12, 2016 by

Deputies say they have found people on business, church, and government properties late at night when the grounds are closed

Pokémon Go Is Collecting Players’...

on July 12, 2016 by

You Should Probably Check Your Pokémon Go Privacy Settings

Overusing Social Media As An Adolescent...

on July 4, 2016 by

Predominant use of social media may limit the opportunity to practice in-person conversations that are crucial for adolescents, particularly boys

Extremely Eyeopening Testimonial About...

on May 12, 2016 by

An article from guest author Adam McLane

Your Kid Might Be ‘Addicted’...

on May 5, 2016 by

Is that a problem?

Managing Your Addiction To Technology

on April 17, 2016 by


How Porn Is Changing A Generation of...

on April 4, 2016 by

“Porn has terrible effects on what young women believe they are supposed to look like, particularly during sex,” said Leslie Bell

Why Snapchat Spent $100 Million For...

on March 28, 2016 by

Snapchat users are about to have a more personalized experience, including customized comical avatars

Gen Z Changing Tech World

on March 19, 2016 by

Jim Liebelt

Families And Digital Media: A FREE Live...

on December 3, 2015 by

Find Ideas and strategies for parenting kids and teenagers in a world saturated with digital media

True Communion In The Age Of Social...

on November 22, 2015 by


25 Free Stock Photo Sites (all in one...

on November 10, 2015 by

An amazing variety of almost anything you can imagine to be used for “not profit” endeavors

Moving Kids From Tech-dependent To Tech...

on October 30, 2015 by

by Jonathan McKee

Screen Hazards

on October 28, 2015 by

The blue light impacts the skin’s ability to heal itself, which may lead to premature aging

Teenagers And Gaming

on October 16, 2015 by

Adam Mclane

Reclaim Family Dinnertime..Pepper...

on October 7, 2015 by

Who cares if it’s ‘real’ or not, the insight and content makes a point that will resonate with anyone who has kids

5 Things I Tell Parents About Technology...

on September 29, 2015 by

Lets examine these influences and determine how we engage our kids and help them have positive interactions online

5 Things I Tell Parents About Technology...

on September 29, 2015 by

First, let’s talk about how we got into the situation that we’re in. …in the last 30 years

Secret Teen Photo-Hiding App Expose

on September 7, 2015 by

Ingenious iOS app that allows kids to hide damning photos from their parents in plain sight

Teens, Technology And Friendships

on August 19, 2015 by

Video games, social media and mobile phones play an integral role in how teens meet and interact with friends

Cutting Kids’ Screen Time Begins With...

on July 18, 2015 by

Jim Liebelt

Screen Addiction Is Taking A Toll On...

on July 9, 2015 by

American youths are plugged in and tuned out of “live” action for many more hours of the day than experts consider healthy…

Integrating Technology Into The...

on June 19, 2015 by

Some Students Spending 75% Of School Day On iPads

Internet Outrage, Public Shaming And...

on June 15, 2015 by

Cheap thrill at the expense of another, but without any personal accountability or commitment to that human being

No Cellphone For 2 Years For Driver In...

on June 5, 2015 by

“I don’t think she has a right to have a cell phone,” he said. “I think it’s a privilege.”

Obama Discourages ‘Lazy’ Kids From...

on May 1, 2015 by

“Particularly for the young ladies here, I want you guys to make sure that you look at math and science,”

Babies As Young As 6 MONTHS Are Using...

on April 27, 2015 by

By the age of one, some infants is using devices for at least an hour a day

Death By iPhone. . . . Sort Of. . .

on April 15, 2015 by

Walt Mueller

Incredibly Popular App With Kids That...

on February 3, 2015 by

There are lots of trolls and creeps that comment

Teen Online Dangers [infographic]

on January 12, 2015 by

I often wonder if the changing times today are similar to periods in history where cultures were transformed by the tools they…

Teenagers Facing Addiction Problems In...

on January 10, 2015 by

Vast majority of young people admit they would struggle to give up texting on mobile phones and social media

New York City To Lift Ban On Students&...

on January 8, 2015 by

Mayor de Blasio said the change will enable parents to stay in better touch with children, especially in case of an emergency

How To Set Up Parental Controls On Your...

on January 1, 2015 by

Yahoo Tech

‘More Connected, Yet More Alone’

on December 21, 2014 by

In the UK, the Guardian reported last July on the “loneliness epidemic among young adults”

5 Ideas To Help Your Kids Be Smarter...

on December 18, 2014 by

Let’s talk with our kids about some of these issues

Polaroid’s New Camera Prints Your Pics...

on December 16, 2014 by

14-megapixel camera, lets you print two by three-inch adhesive-backed photos and connects over Wi-Fi so you can post images to Facebook, Instagram,…

Old Laptop Batteries Can Be Used To...

on December 8, 2014 by

Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries

Expert Reveals Biggest Concern About...

on September 25, 2014 by

“Fifth grade is the new ninth grade,”

Teen Tracking apps..Internet Safety

on September 25, 2014 by

Good parenting or risky? “As a mom with two teens, I was concerned about not having a window into my child’s digital…

iPhone Scream

on September 24, 2014 by

Hilarious Jailbreak Makes Your iPhone Scream When You Drop It

School To Allow Kids To Bring Their Own...

on August 12, 2014 by

Students are engaged and focused – and it makes their instruction more individualized and more student-driven

Flashback: Sticks and Phones: Preventing...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

How Young is Too Young for Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

A New Look @ Navigating Digital...

on July 18, 2014 by

Art Bamford series

Millennials Shy Away from Voice Mail

on June 30, 2014 by

The expectation is that we send each other text messages, and if you wanted to talk to someone, you’d answer their…

Police Must Have a Warrant to Search...

on June 26, 2014 by

The Fourth Amendment protects the right of the people against unreasonable searches and seizures

Majority of Kids Are Sexting

on June 21, 2014 by

Students were largely unaware of potential legal consequences of sexting

A Letter To My Boys (The Real Reason I...

on June 5, 2014 by

I want to watch your face illuminated by the majesty of life – not the glow of a screen

10 Reasons Why Handheld Devices Should...

on June 5, 2014 by

10 research-based reasons for this ban

Call Of Duty Linked To The Suicides Of...

on June 5, 2014 by

A coroner has slammed Call of Duty after a string of teenagers who regularly played it killed themselves

Russia: Internet Addiction Ranks Among...

on May 30, 2014 by

6% of all teenagers in Russia were addicted to computer and Internet

Walt Mueller On Teens And Technology

on May 26, 2014 by

YS Idea Lab

Teen Killed By Train As She Argued With...

on May 22, 2014 by

“I’ve told my kids..keep one headphone in and one headphone out so you can hear the world around you,”

Google Glass Family Parody

on April 29, 2014 by

Google Glass Parody Shows Family Lost in Wearable Computing

Parents Are Warned Phone Addiction Could...

on March 11, 2014 by

73% of the adults used their phone at least once during each meal

7 Media-Savvy Skills All Parents Need in...

on February 23, 2014 by

Everyday there’s some new thing we parents need to figure out,here are smart strategies for managing your kids

Smart band for teens

on February 22, 2014 by

A modular bracelet designed to let young users send secret messages, unlock game levels..

‘Flappy Bird’ Creator...

on February 10, 2014 by

Downloads suddenly surged in December, making it one of the most popular apps on the market

New Skydog Router Lets Parents Monitor...

on January 27, 2014 by

Allowing you to monitor every single gadget and person on them in your home

Introducing iParent.TV – keeping...

on January 26, 2014 by

58% kids know how to hide online activities from parents.46% would change behavior if parents were paying attention

Still Texting?

on January 20, 2014 by

OMG, That’s Already So Old-School

The Digital Generation Is Here ...

on January 14, 2014 by

1/10 boys code, and 1/3 want to learn

Protect your students from”Revenge...

on January 13, 2014 by

Victims Of ‘Revenge Porn’ Open Up On Reddit About How It Impacted Their Lives

Kids of the past vs internet generation

on January 13, 2014 by

How 3 Different Generations Use The Internet

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone unveils...

on January 10, 2014 by

Questions can be posed and answered with photographs

Connected Culture Could Be Bad for Your...

on January 6, 2014 by

83% of Amercians wish they had more time to spend with family

Tablets at the Table

on January 5, 2014 by

Parents may want to limit electronic media at mealtime

Millennials and tech in 2013

on December 29, 2013 by


70% of these digital natives ...

on December 8, 2013 by

They’re bringing up relevant questions for young Christians whose faith practices take them onto their phones and laptops

Teens Cell Phone Usage [infographic]

on December 5, 2013 by

Youth ministry media

Teen Texting: The Ruin of Romance

on December 4, 2013 by

“The dependency we have on interaction thru social media has gotten pretty ridiculous!”
Christine Ibrahim


on November 28, 2013 by

Xbox One owners find way to watch porn on the console

PS4 or Xbox One?

on November 28, 2013 by

It’s a tossup

Satellite Built by High School Students...

on November 20, 2013 by

The launch marks the first time NASA will launch a cubesat developed by students not yet in college