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Thursday, 07 August 2014 00:00

Facebook Past Present and Future

Love It or Hate It, Facebook Seems Here to Stay If you’re like myself - along with hundreds of millions of other people - you probably log onto a Facebook account at least once a day. You may also have a love/hate relationship with the social network - I know I do. But you may also find it hard to imagine life without it. Love it or hate it, Facebook has made an undeniable impact on the way we communicate…
There’s an app for just about everything imaginable these days. In fact, there are thousands of apps available, ranging from the very useful to the completely absurd. You can download apps to help you keep in shape, spy phone apps to keep your kids out of trouble - there’s even an app to help you keep track of your bowel movements (I’m not kidding). As one who travels often, I find urban mobile apps (or city apps, as they are…
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 00:00

VPN Guide for Beginners

There’s a good chance that you’ve heard of VPNs, but you may still be wondering exactly what they are and why you may need to start using one. In this article we’ll explain what you need to know - and in terms even non-techie types will be able to understand. It’s not difficult to grasp the concept and it’s easy to install and begin using a VPN, but there are some things you will want to consider before deciding whether…
Friday, 16 May 2014 00:00

Are you for the App-ocalypse

The Rise of the Machines? Visions of a future where technology either frees or enslaves us by becoming completely pervasive in our lives are nothing new. Ever since the Industrial Revolution, forward-thinking people, such as novelists and philosophers, have attempted to envision what a future mechanized society might be like. Many of them predicted a Utopian society, where machines would serve man and perform all the tedious and time-consuming daily tasks for us, leaving us free to dream, create and…
Saturday, 19 April 2014 00:00

Managing and Monitoring Troubled Teens

The Challenges of Being a Modern Teen Being a teenager has never been easy, it seems. Dealing with hormonal changes, schoolwork, expectations of parents, time management, peer pressure and a dozen other daily issues can make life difficult for even the most well-adjusted kid. Even those raised in a loving, supportive environment can develop emotional problems or display rebellious behavior at times. And unfortunately, many parents simply don’t have enough time to always be there when a child needs guidance…