If you haven’t heard, Google Glass is a wearable computer with a glasses-mounted display. Glass displays information in a smartphone-type, hands-free format allowing users to interact with the Internet using natural language commands. Glass will run on Android 4.0.4 and higher. It can send and receive data, so apps can be interactive.
Interests are a key indicator of personality traits and outside the world of cyberspace, interests help people interact and find common ground.
Introducing a new type of advertising, now popping up on your Android device everywhere: madware. Madware, a new type of mobile device adware, is unknowingly installed by users who download free apps infected with it.
Angry Birds, one of the most popular game apps ever, lets you take out frustrations vicariously by flinging digital birds at pigs. But, it isnt as innocent as may seem. In addition to wasting time, the app has been known to store personal info such as location to target specific ads at you. And its not alone.
It’s that time of year. Time to make resolutions. This year, resolve to protect your child (more). Parents are concerned that their child can access pornography or other unsuitable Internet content on the home PC, laptop, smartphone, and/or tablet. This includes downloading malicious apps or using inappropriate apps.
It seems like these days, there’s an app for everything. There are even apps that allow you to send text messages without having a cell phone plan.
Are all mobile apps safe for kids to download and use? The answer is no. The good news is that there are plenty of child-friendly apps today for elementary school kids to teens. Unfortunately, the challenge is finding apps that are truly child-friendly.
In times past, parents have pacified unhappy or tired children by giving them a toy or game (or a pacifier). The concept is alive and well today, but something has changed. With the rise of tablets and smartphones, parents are starting to use them to pacify a restless child.
Many kids have an iPod Touch, iPhone, or an iPad. And as any parent knows, there are challenges in giving a child unrestricted access to such powerful devices. There is plenty of mature content on the Web and on iTunes. Good news! Apple has provided built-in parental controls features to allow adults to set boundaries for children’s usage. For example, you can do any or all of the following on the iPod Touch, iPhone, or iPad: Safari
A recent article warned that young adults aged 18 to 24 are among the last to detect identity theft. Especially at risk are college students, many of whom are away from home for the first time and are now starting to be independent. People in this age group feel entitled to adult treatment but frequently ignore adult responsibilities, such as keeping a close eye on finances.