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  • Family Tech News Roundup: Dec 1st – 7th
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 7, 2019 at 6:15 pm

    Welcome back for more family tech news! This week, parents of teens will want to pay attention to the Instagram news specifically. It’s nice to see Instagram finally taking their younger user’s safety into consideration. Don’t forget to follow @FamilyTech on all social platforms, and join our Facebook group to get your tech questions answered

  • New Features in Google’s Santa’s Village
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 7, 2019 at 5:26 pm

    The elves at Google have been hard at work making Santa's Village more fun and interactive than ever!

  • PlayStation Now Holds World Record
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 7, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    Sony's PlayStation now holds the World Record for best-selling console brand!

  • Vudu to Release an Original Movie: Adventure Force 5
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 6, 2019 at 4:34 pm

    Vudu is now releasing original content too. Will it be worth a watch? What is their gameplan? I'll give you a couple of my ideas.

  • Instagram Adds Better Privacy Options for Kids
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 6, 2019 at 5:01 am

    New features finally take the safety of Instagram's youngest users into consideration!

  • FightCamp Now Has Kickboxing Workouts
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 5, 2019 at 12:03 am

    Boxing gyms are pretty popular right now. There is a couple right within 5 miles of my house, in fact. However, they are expensive, and it’s cold outside now, so I don’t like to go anywhere. What if I told you, you could get a professional boxing gym workout right in your own home? FightCamp

  • Top 3 Cheap Phones For Kids in 2020
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 4, 2019 at 3:24 am

    Parents are actively searching for cheap phones for kids right now. Tis the season and all, right? Many kids have only one thing on their Christmas list this year, and that is a smartphone. My first warning to parents is not to get your kids an iPhone. They are too expensive for kids and much

  • 10 Bad Websites to Block On Your Kids Devices in 2020
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 2, 2019 at 1:57 pm

    These websites should definitely be blocked from your children's devices, even if some of them are ones you use often.

  • Why Don’t People Search? Find Your Answers!
    by Sarah Kimmel on December 1, 2019 at 10:04 pm

    It’s a question I often ponder, not just because I have a website that I would love for more people to find, but because I genuinely want to understand others. If people did some searching before asking, sites like lmgtfy.com (let me Google that for you) wouldn’t exist. I mean, even my husband is guilty

  • Family Tech News Roundup: Nov 24th-30th
    by Sarah Kimmel on November 30, 2019 at 8:25 pm

    SiriusXM giveaways, Disney+ features, and Alexa's showing emotion, all this week on the Family Tech News roundup!

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