If you ask most people what they want for Christmas, there is bound to be a techy item or two on their list. Everyone is constantly plugged in one way or another. However, the tech savvy are becoming more aware of how they use technology and want to use it in a more healthy and balanced way. These gifts for the tech savvy person on your list will allow them to control their technology instead of the technology controlling them. Technology should make someone’s life easier and these gifts will help reach that ideal.
Days in the life of a parent can be busy and hectic. You may be going to work, running errands, cleaning or cooking. Regardless of what you are doing you likely have your hands full. Luckily being a modern parent in this day and age definitely has its benefits. Brand new to the parenting market and full of amazing features is the Evoz Smart Parenting Monitor. This revolutionary new monitor that allows you to watch your child from anywhere in the world, is everything that parents could ever want and need in a monitor, plus SO MUCH MORE.
As you’re admiring the breathtaking sunsets and beautiful scenic landscapes while capturing them with your smartphone and sharing them on your social media outlets, the risk that you’re putting yourself and your family at is activated.
Though it’s tempting to share a photo of your son climbing on a historic landscape or frolicking on the beach, it can be an advertisement for burglars saying “I’m not home! So, feel free to stop by and see what cool things you can take from my empty home!”
A recent survey, conducted by Friedland, reveals that 4 out of 5 burglars use Facebook and Twitter to select their victims. They further point out that 78% of burglars search media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare as their means of selecting their targets. 54% percent also go on to say that homeowners updating their status and whereabouts on social media sites is a common mistake.
Here are 6 Social Media Vacation Safety Tips to help decrease your chances of becoming a burglary victim while on vacation.
With just the swipe of your finger, a personal trainer awaits to help get you into tip-top shape! It sounds like a dream for busy moms with maybe too little time or too little extra funds to spend at the gym each day, but thanks to technology, the prospect of having a free personal trainer working with you twenty-four-seven and an at-home gym are now within a thumb’s reach. Read on for a list of the five best FREE fitness apps that range in not only ability, but also flexibility, strength, flavor and endurance.
Are you a budding photographer who loves the look and feel of those vintage photos? Lomography makes all sorts of fun cameras and the Lomo’Instant is the perfect size Instant Camera to take wherever you go. It’s the most creative way to shoot fantastic photos which you can share anywhere and with everyone in an instant- and we are giving one away today!
As busy moms, shuttling kids from activity-to-activity with an ever-growing to-do list, it can be easy to neglect maintenance on your car. The integrity of your tires is arguably one of the most important aspects of keeping you and your family safe on the road. New brakes, suspension upgrades, the latest crumple technology all become trivial when you’re riding on a worn set of tires. Luckily, your car’s tires are one of the easiest parts of your car to monitor and maintain (no need to poke around under your hood or stain your hands with motor oil). Below we’ve got tips on tire safety moms can easily and quickly follow to ensure your family’s safety on the road, as well as some basic tire information you should know.
By now you’ve heard of it and if you have kids over the age of 6, you could quite possibly be living it: MINECRAFT! It’s everywhere and all of the kids are talking about it. It’s by far one of the hottest games right now, available on all platforms from tablets, to the Wii, Playstation, Xbox and on your PC. By February 2014, Minecraft had been downloaded over 35 million times total: that’s a lot of blocks! If you are new to this world, you may be wondering “what is this game??“, “is it ok for my child to play?” or “I don’t get it!!” We have been there and are here to send a little rescue boat made of cubes to help steer you to shore and explain this wild world that your children are OBSESSED with.
Are you searching for a unique gift for the gadget-obsessed child, friend or family member? Today, Daily Mom is bringing you a collection of unique technology gifts sure to delight the techies on your list!
There are nearly 7 billion active mobile subscriptions worldwide right now. This enormous number of cellular devices makes up over 95% of the population across the globe. With rising numbers everyday, it is predicted that soon there will be more active cell phones in the world than there are people. Wrap your brain around that one for a second!
The morning sun pours through the double-pane windows in your breakfast nook, enveloped by the bronze floor-length curtains tied back just so on either side of the antique wooden high chair that’s been passed down four generations. It sits proud and prominent in the center of this picturesque shot. And in it is your perfect little “mini me,” golden hair tousled wildly, little piggy toes peaking out from wrinkled pajamas and apple puree smeared across her cheeks and nose. You Instagram this perfect image, hashtagging it:
Check out some of the cool stuff that caught our editors’ eyes at the ABC Kids Expo below. Don’t forget to like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter and Instagram for updates from the show in Las Vegas!
If you have a tech savvy toddler at home who is laying claim on your iPad, camera, laptop or even the TV remote control, you will definitely want to check out this list of child friendly gadgets. They are sure to be a hit; and will keep your expensive gadgets in one piece!
We love capturing every incredible moment of our little ones, but it’s not always possible to lug a big camera along. Luckily, today’s phones, especially the iPhones, take incredible pictures. With just a few tips, you can capture great photos with a tap of your finger.
Technology can be a big help when it comes to keeping yourself on track with a diet or gaining some simple nutritional knowledge. Take advantage of the help that can be found, with a simple touch of your finger, in these 6 amazing apps.