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Ditch Your Computer and Switch to an iPad

Ditch Your Computer and Switch to an iPad

The new iPad is a powerful machine with access to more than 600,000 iOS apps, 225,000 of which are highly optimized for the iPad’s screen and processor. So what’s the point of owning a computer if you can carry around a thin and light tablet that does pretty much all the same stuff thanks to […] Read More

The Golden Rules of Internet Security

The Golden Rules of Internet Security

When a security breach results in millions of stolen passwords–as it recently did at well-established companies like LinkedIn and eHarmony, two questions come immediately to mind: 1) How could this happen, and 2) Was my information compromised? The reality of the modern malware landscape is that hackers are more sophisticated than ever and are finding […] Read More

What iOS 6 Means for You

What iOS 6 Means for You

Now that Apple has rolled out the first round of announcements about iOS 6–the next iteration of its mobile operating system for the iPhone and iPad–it’s time to look at how it has lived up to expectations and what has missed the mark. You might remember that a few weeks ago, I told you my  list […] Read More

Tablets: Buy Now, or Wait for Windows 8?

Tablets: Buy Now, or Wait for Windows 8?

Last week, Microsoft announced its own line of tablets (called Microsoft Surface), and while those gadgets won’t arrive until fall, they are already posing a conundrum for those in the market for portable gadget. Until recently, it was pretty much an “iPad market” as opposed to a “tablet market.” Sure, there were other tablets around, […] Read More

Use Hashtags to Get People Talking

Use Hashtags to Get People Talking

You can see how deeply the Internet has affected us by observing how dexterously we have turned popular websites into everyday verbiage – just think “googling” and “friending,” for example. Another term you’ve probably heard lately is “hashtagging.” (Thanks, Twitter.) If you’re not already familiar, hashtagging simply means putting a # symbol in front of […] Read More

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet: iPad Usurper?

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet: iPad Usurper?

Did you see the news this week? Rather than being content to wait for other manufacturers to produce a genuine iPad competitor running Windows — something which PC companies have been trying for years — Microsoft finally got serious and just did it themselves. And as a result, it looks like the Surface is Microsoft’s […] Read More

No Comment? Get People to Comment on Your Blog

No Comment? Get People to Comment on Your Blog

The measure of any good blog is how much it engages its viewers. Good engagement means lively conversation and the ability for people to voice their opinions, regardless of how varied they are. This type of interaction is every online content creator’s dream, but how do you get there? Equal parts patience and effort, to […] Read More

How to Create a Mom Community Online

How to Create a Mom Community Online

When you have a parenting question, need a baby product recommendation or are just looking to share experiences (or vent!), there is no better person to turn to than another mom. Moms have been there, done that for anything and everything related to kids, and we are an incredibly powerful and resourceful audience for getting […] Read More

How To Network Online Even When You’re Not Looking for Work

How To Network Online Even When You’re Not Looking for Work

Building a personal and professional network of people is wise, regardless of what stage of life you’re in. While social gatherings and “meet-and-greet” events are viable ways to make new connections, online tools definitely broaden your networking horizons. In this digital age of always-on connectivity, you can build a good reputation online and become known […] Read More

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