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Using iOS 12 Parental Controls for iPhone and iPad

If you have children old enough to press the home button on your device, you’ve probably already had to deal with the idea of screen time. Growing up, screen time meant limiting AOL instant messenger, which only lived on the large Compaq Presario desktop near the kitchen.

Today, managing screen time with kids is…a little more challenging. Typically the average household probably has multiple devices, including the parent’s phones, iPads, an iPod Touch here and there, the uncle’s old iPhone, and increasingly, the child’s own device.

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A Brief Review of the iPhone 7

Every year Apple releases a new iPhone, and it seems that with each passing iteration of Apple's most profitable device, more people are aware and interested in what has changed. With the new iPhone 7, more than any previous model, I have received the most questions and inquiries via private messaging and social media.

It's no secret that Apple sells millions of iPhones, but it seems the *mindshare* is growing, where people even outside the tech bubble are increasingly interested in new releases as they happen (and are also aware when phones blow up).

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1 Week, 2 Countries and 3 Reasons I'm Keeping the iPhone 6 Plus

For the longest time I was convinced Canada consisted of Toronto, Montreal and moose. After my recent cruise through Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Maine I was clearly proven wrong. I was there on business, photographing and capturing video for Educational Opportunities. While I certainly can't complain about this work, you can see the fruits of my labor after the break.

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Stop Freaking Out About Facebook Messenger

Once again social media has rewarded the hysterical. As you may have heard, Facebook is forcing users to download their individual Messenger app if they would like to message fellow Facebook users. This has been a built-in feature to the current Facebook app, but now they are breaking it out for several reasons.

Know that Facebook is not doing this just to spite its users. Instead, Facebook is attempting to complete on a large scale with the many other popular 3rd party messenger apps (Line, Kik, Whatsapp, etc.) Especially outside the U.S., 3rd party messenger apps are extremely popularand breaking out the app means Facebook can develop and focus on its messenging features to compete.

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