Sunday, July 12, 2020

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Hey Busy Parents! The Tovala Steam Oven & Meals Is Your Automated, Personal Chef (Review)

Review of the Tovala Steam which cooks with steam, convection baking, & broiling. Tovala Meals are healthy & delicious & perfect for busy parents & professionals. The combination of the two is a life-saver for families looking to have healthy meals with minimal prep and cleanup time.

7 Tips for Facebook Messenger for Back to School, Students & Parents

Facebook Messenger offers a variety of features that students and parents might find particularly helpful for Back to School and during the school year.

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

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."

An Open Letter to Parents Picking Up Kids from School

An Open Letter to parents who drive or pick their children up from school. Some advice to take or leave as parents see fit.

Asking for Children’s Email Addresses in Stores – Bad Practice or Even Illegal?

Should brick & mortar stores be allow to ask for children's email addresses or should laws similar to COPPA apply? A concerned father's thoughts.

12 Ways the Apple Watch Helps You Be a More Efficient Parent

12 ways that the Apple Watch helps parents be more efficient and better managing their kids' lives as well as their own.

Parents Guide to Social Media Apps Used by Kids

I was recently asked by a reader of my site (Denise) if I could put together a chart that lists out some of the main social media sites used by tweens and teens and if I could provide some...

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

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...

The Back-To-School Hard Drive Questions: Use for Backups or Media? Size vs. Size?

Schools are booting up in the coming weeks and students are also Ctrl-Alt-Deleting their brains to get ready to upload GBs of essential data into their minds to help them maintain their upgradability down the line. As part of...

Parents Be Warned! Ask.fm is a Dangerous & Deadly Social Site for Teens & Tweens

Back in 2012, I wrote about some potential dangers surrounding the Instagram and Kik Messenger combination. By now, hopefully many parents know what to look for and how to combat this social danger. Recently, I started to investigate a...
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This Device Should Be Font & Center in Every Smart Home – Nest Hub Max Review

Review of the Nest Hub Max - a 10" smart home hub for the Google Home ecosystem with glorious sound, steller HD video, and vast tech integrations.
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HighTechDad’s Father’s Day 2020 Gift Guide

This is HighTechDad's 2020 Father's Day Gift Guide of family tech and smart home products that have been reviewed on HighTechDad.com. Happy Father's Day!

Can’t Find TP? Use a Smart Bidet & Wash Your Butt Instead! – Stay At Home Tech Tip Video

Avoid having to hoard toilet paper by installing a smart bidet in your home. This DIY project is easy & you save the environment by conserving toilet paper.

4 Ways to Make a “Distanced” Mother’s Day Better with a Nixplay Digital Frame

Social Distancing may make Mother's Day a bit more difficult. With a Nixplay digital frame you can share memories remotely!

Video Conferencing? Check Broadband Upload Speed – Stay at Home Tech Tip

Having a fast broadband connection at home is critical during the Shelter at Home due to COVID19/coronavirus. Learn what is important now!