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The HighTechDad 2018 Holiday Tech Gift Guide of 25+ Reviewed Products

In Apple, Audio, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, iOS, Review, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

Shopping for tech gifts for the holidays? Read the HighTechDad 2018 Holiday Tech Gift Guide of 25+ Products that have been reviewed on HighTechDad.com!

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PepCom Holiday Spectacular 2018 – HighTechDad Awards for Tech and Gadgets at the Show

In Consumer Electronics, Event, Gadgets, General, Hardware, Review, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

HighTechDad awards for tech companies at the PepCom Holiday Spectacular 2018 media event. These awards reflect a variety of categories for tech and gadgets.

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*Privacy Not Included…But Should be Required! Mozilla’s Connected Shopping Guide

In Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Hardware, HTD Tech Tip, Review, Safety, Security, Sponsored, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

If you’re buying a connected gift this holiday season, learn about its privacy & safety. Review of Mozilla’s *Privacy Not Included guide & how it helps!

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Want those New Snazzy iOS 10 iMessage Backgrounds & Effects? Disable This Setting!

In Apple, Consumer Electronics, General, How To, iOS, iPad, iPhone, Mobile, Software, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

If you want those exciting and snazzy iMessage backgrounds and effects, you need to make sure you have one setting disabled. Here is how to do it.

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A Backyard Conversation: Cord-Cutting Couldn’t Be Easier with Sling TV – #TakeBackTV

In Application, Consumer Electronics, Gadgets, General, Review, Software, Sponsored, Tech News, Technology by Michael SheehanLeave a Comment

How Sling TV enables the easy process of cord-cutting as explained to a neighbor. Touting the benefits of taking back TV #TakeBackTV

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Review: HopperGO, a Tiny Mobile Storage Device Let’s You Bring Your DISH Recordings Anywhere

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Review of the DISH HopperGo, a tiny, stand-alone, mobile storage device that allows you to take your DISH recordings on the go and stream wirelessly.

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Less “Stranger Danger” – Kik Messenger Updates App Over Privacy Concerns

In Android, Apple, Application, Family, General, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Opinion, Parenting, Safety, Security, Social Media, Social Networking, Software, Tech News by Michael Sheehan1 Comment

Back in mid-2012, I wrote an article about the “dangerous” combination of Kik Messenger and Instagram. The article turned out to be quite popular (and controversial) in a few ways. Parents didn’t know about Kik nor how the “Kik me at” functionality was working with Instagram. Over 2 years later, Kik Messenger has taken a new approach to privacy and how strangers can or cannot interact with users. I received an early briefing on the new version of Kik Messenger and while I haven’t actually had hands-on experience with the app, what has been outlined seems to be potentially a …

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I’m Writing Tech News for You to Steal

In Content Strategy, General, Intel, Opinion, Tech News by Michael Sheehan2 Comments

Yes, you read the title correctly, I am writing tech news articles for you to take, use and put your own name on, and photos and videos as well. Long live plagiarism! While everything that I have said is true, I do think it is important for me to clarify things a bit. The stuff that you are reading here, on HighTechDad.com is not what I’m telling you to steal. Instead, it is on another site, Intel Free Press. I recently started a new job at Intel, as a Staff Writer for Intel Free Press and Social Media Strategist for …