Preventing Teen Smartphone Addiction

If you asked any teen if they could live without their smartphone for more than 24 hours, most would gasp in horror at the idea of being disconnected from their social networks.  Prying an iPhone from a teenage would be considered parental abuse by their peers. Teen cell phone over-usage has become such a serious problem that the American Psychiatric Association has called it “Internet Use Disorder”. So how does a parent prevent their teenager from developing a smartphone addiction? Don’t Give a Child a Smartphone Kids are demanding iPhone and android devices from their parents at ages as early as 6. …

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5 Ways Your Phone Can Help Keep You Healthy

Whether you are trying to lose weight, count calories, track nutrition, get in better shape or simply push through a brutal workout, there are a number of ways your cell phone can actually help. From sending you reminders to teaching you new exercises and workouts, here are 5 ways your cell phone can actually help keep you healthy. 1. Route planning and fitness tracking If you are a runner or walker, fitness apps like runkeeper can help you plan out your routes to either incorporate or avoid obstacles like stairs or busy intersections, as well as helping you determine how …

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Making it yours – Finding Ideas for Personalizing Your Phone or Tablet

Personalizing your tech If you’re like most people, your phone and/or tablet probably go everywhere with you and get used a lot. When something is used so often, it can start to have a sentimental value in addition to the practical values of being able to find information, order food, and stay in touch with friends at any second. You want to make sure that this important piece of your life reflects who you are as a person. There are tons of options for how you can express yourself with your tech cases, so let’s get started looking at a …

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Tangled – Tips for Keeping Your Device Charging Cables Organized

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These days, most people own several electronic devices. At the very least, you have your smartphone, tablet, laptop and gaming console. If you live in a household with an entire family, a significant other or a roommate or two, you will have even more devices. As a result, you will also have plenty of charging cables lying around. These are bound to get tangled and disorganized over time. You can avoid that situation by using these tips for keeping your charging cables organized. Eliminate Unused Cables If you have several charging cables for any one device, consider giving them away …

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Recharge – Tips for Keeping You And Your Phone To Last The Day

It can be easy to feel drained throughout the day when you’re maintaining a busy schedule and have different responsibilities at work and in your personal life. Your phone can also begin to low battery quickly as you send emails or make phone calls from the device. When you want to recharge and also keep your phone battery fueled to have a smooth and productive day, there are a few important tips to follow. Dim Your Phone’s Screen Keeping your phone’s screen too bright is one of the easiest ways to drain your battery, making it important to dim it, …

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5 Great iPhone Cases

The makers of iPhone cases have been getting creative lately, in ways that are incredibly convenient for iPhone carriers. Depending on your needs, you may find that one of these iPhone cases is a must-have for you. Whether you want to ditch your wallet or just be safer on early morning runs, one of these cases will be useful to you. With the help of these cool cases you can turn your phone into… A credit card holder There are tons of options for stashing your cash and cards in your phone case so you can stop carrying your wallet. …

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