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Parents & Kids – Set Up Emergency Bypass on your iOS10 Device Now!

In Apple, Cellular, Family, General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, Opinion, Parenting, Safety, Software by Michael Sheehan0 Comments

For parents & kids, it’s critical to be able to connect via calls or texting. Setting up Emergency Bypass on iOS10 lets you get around “do not disturb.”

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TheSmartTalk.org Makes a Social & Digital Safety Contract for Families and Gets the Discussion Going

In Family, General, Parenting, Safety, Social Media, Social Networking, Sponsored by Michael Sheehan0 Comments

Having a family conversation about social media and being a digital citizen is incredibly important. TheSmartTalk.org offers a great way to do this!

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MALWARE WARNING: EMAILDOMAIN plus “_contract.doc” has a Malicious Word Macro – Analysis & Details

In General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, Microsoft, Safety, Security, Software, Technology by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Warning about a malicious Word macro that comes as an email attachment with “_contract.doc” as part of the file name. Also contains analysis about threat.

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NETGEAR’s Arlo Q Rounds Out Video Security with Wired-power HD Camera Offering [Review]

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Safety, Security, Sponsored, Technology by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Review of the NETGEAR Arlo Q – a high-definition WiFi security camera with 2-way audio, night vision and free cloud storage. And it’s powered by a wall plug!

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Parent & Child Drones, Drone Safety Tips & Parrot Bebop & MiniDrone Review

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Opinion, Review, Safety, Sponsored, Technology, Video by Michael Sheehan0 Comments

Review of the Parrot Bebop & MiniDrone as well as drone safety tips. The MIniDrone is ideal for learning & teaching while the Bebop is more advanced.

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Ding Dong: Ring Doorbell Brings Wireless Video & Voice to your Door

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Opinion, Review, Safety, Security, Technology by Michael Sheehan0 Comments

Review of the Ring doorbell which gives you a motion detection video camera with 2-way voice dialog and a doorbell that rings anywhere you are connected.

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Don’t Restrict Your Child’s Smartphone, Instead Discover via Monitoring with AT&T Smart Limits

In Cellular, Family, General, How To, HTD Tech Tip, Mobile, Opinion, Parenting, Safety, Security, Social Media, Social Networking, Software, Sponsored, Technology by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Instead of restricting children’s smartphone usage, use AT&T Smart Limits to monitor and make discoveries for later discussion. Here’s how.

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NETGEAR Arlo Security Camera – Look Ma, No Wires and It’s Super Easy to Install

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Opinion, Review, Safety, Security, Technology by Michael Sheehan7 Comments

Review of the NETGEAR Arlo video security system, an easy-to-setup, no-wires, HD camera security system for your home or business.

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Blogger Warning: LLT Consulting Banner Ad Scam

In General, Safety, Security by Michael Sheehan92 Comments

I receive a lot of advertising and guest blogger solicitations on my site. To set the record straight, I don’t currently allow guest blogging and the advertisers I choose must be reputable, well-known, and/or part of a network. This morning I received an email via my contact form from a “Josephine Bergson” from “the LLT Consulting company” who said they wanted to place banner ads on my website, stating they could “pay up to $950.00/month.” Wow, I thought, that’s a pretty high rate. But when you get these types of “offers,” as a blogger, you need to be very careful about …