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Fun kid’s apps for your Nokia Lumia

It’s not an easy task to keep your young ones occupied and entertained all the time. Thankfully, mobile technology has presented more options and activities that will allow kids to learn new things, play games and explore their talents.

Now, while you’re in transit to the mall or waiting for your kid’s turn at the dentist, you can lend your Nokia Lumia smartphone to him and kill some time. Better yet, turn this opportunity into another bonding moment with him — solving puzzles, answer quizzes and creating artworks together.
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Posted by on September 21, 2012 in Nokia, Technology


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Norton Online Family Report Identifies Issues of “Cyberbaiting” and Overspending

The latest edition of the Norton Online Family Report sheds new light on the realities and risks of growing up in the digital age. This year’s report identifies the new issue of “cyberbaiting,” a growing phenomenon where kids taunt their teachers, then capture the distressed reactions via cell phone videos. In addition, the report reveals a surprisingly high number of kids taking liberties with their parents’ credit cards for shopping online. However, it’s not all bad news: the report shows that following clearly stated house rules for proper Internet behavior can make a significant impact in averting negative online experiences.

Overall, almost 62 percent of kids across the world said that they have had a negative experience while online. Nearly 4 in 10 (39%), however, have had a serious negative experience online, such as receiving inappropriate pictures from strangers, being bullied or becoming the victim of cybercrime. The report also shows that kids who are active on social networks open up more doors for content or situations that can be tricky for them to handle: 74 percent of kids on social networks find themselves in unpleasant situations online, compared to 38 percent who stay away from social networking. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted by on November 21, 2011 in Symantec


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