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The Four-Letter Word Parents Have for Social Media

Diana Graber | Posted 03.03.2015 | Parents
Diana Graber

Digital parenting isn't for sissies. Nothing's prepared us for Kik, Yik Yak , Vine, Ask.fm, Whisper, Secret, Instagram, Omegle, Tumblr or whatever other social media app lurks in the mind of the barely-adult person who's about to create it.

Are Savings Apps, Like Digit and Acorns, Better Than Savings Accounts?

MyBankTracker | Posted 02.20.2015 | Money
MyBankTracker

Two new savings apps -- Digit and Acorns -- have launched recently to help you save automatically. I took a look at how each of them work and whether or not they're any better than automated transfers to an online savings account at your bank.

The 10 most creative Instagram accounts to follow

Huntgram | Posted 02.19.2015 | Arts
Huntgram

We can't tell whether they are 100% sane but what we can assert is that they either make us roar with laughter or they make us see reality from a diff...

6 Adult Dating Apps Teens Are Using Too

Common Sense Media | Posted 02.18.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Although adults use these apps both for casual hookups and for scouting out more long-term relationships, they're risky for teens.

The App Gap: Debating and Rating "Educational" Apps for Kids

Julie Dobrow | Posted 02.18.2015 | Education
Julie Dobrow

I'm in the grocery store and see a scene I see more and more: a harried young parent hands her phone to the fidgety toddler sitting in the shopping cart. "Here, play Abby Monkey!" says mom.

Do Kids Really Learn From Playing Educational Games on Tablets?

Catriona Wallis | Posted 02.25.2015 | Education
Catriona Wallis

So there is mounting hard evidence that children are learning from these educational games on tablets. That said, I still restrict the amount of time my kids are allowed to play each day, as they would play until they become agitated if I didn't.

The Clock Is Ticking: How Do You Manage Your Time?

Alex Lyman | Posted 02.16.2015 | College
Alex Lyman

We all have the same 24 hours in a day. What you do with those hours dictates your life's path. While you cannot accomplish everything in one day, managing your time wisely will help you finish in a reasonable amount of time and still let you enjoy your college experience.

Excelsior! J.C. Lee, Stan Lee's Own 'Super Kid,' Discusses Her New Book, App, and the Power of Love

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 02.12.2015 | Books
Gregory Weinkauf

The talent (and perhaps a touch of alliteration) runs in the family: Ms. Lee deftly designs, prolifically paints, sonorously sings (this J.C. has a tune about "Little Baby Jesus" she'd like you to hear), plus only this week she's completed a massive outline for her own new prose work.

A Dating App for Quality, Not Quantity

Ellen Goodlett | Posted 02.12.2015 | Technology
Ellen Goodlett

The most refreshing part about The Catch's approach to the dating app world is its focus not on the quantity of matches, but the quality of the ones you're ultimately paired with. When it comes to dating, wouldn't you rather go on one promising date than a dozen meh meet-ups?

Can't Get A Standing Desk? These Are Almost As Good

SELF | Posted 02.10.2015 | Healthy Living
SELF

Despite our commitment to stand up once every 45 -- no, 20 -- minutes, we still end up getting so engrossed in our work (or whatever else happens to be on our screens) that our backside is practically numb before we remember to get off of it. To goose our good intentions, we tried three apps that promised to help us move more throughout the day. Here are our results.

Ten Apps that Can Make Your Life Easier

Kyle McCarthy | Posted 02.10.2015 | Technology
Kyle McCarthy

Earlier this month, the American Psychological Association released their annual Stress in America report. Not surprisingly, according to the report, millennials are the most stressed-out generation, followed by Gen X.

10 Top Apps I Can't Live Without

Susan Holmes-McKagan | Posted 02.06.2015 | Technology
Susan Holmes-McKagan

Due to the enormous range of apps available, I decided to put together a list of some of my essential and all time favorites, that make my crazy busy life as a mom, wife, businesswoman and world traveler to provide you with perhaps a more pleasurable day to day experience.

Tips to Make Healthier Food Choices

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 02.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Anita Mirchandani

With 90 percent of U.S adults owning and using smartphones, the rise of health and fitness apps has made it easier for us to access relevant information to make smart decisions. The following apps will provide you the education you need to make healthier choices.

Alex Sion: You've Got to Think of Everything as Investment

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 02.06.2015 | Business
Jonha Revesencio

This is part of the #CareerAdvice series - featuring successful professionals who share their advice to people who would want to take their career to...

Rapper Lil B Launches Vegan Emoji App, Because That Egg In A Skillet Isn't For Everyone

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 02.03.2015 | Taste

Vegan emojis: For the iPhone that has everything.

The Evolving Role of Children's Librarians, a Talk With Little eLit's Amy Koester

Jordan Lloyd Bookey | Posted 02.02.2015 | Books
Jordan Lloyd Bookey

Since my company started partnering with libraries, I have learned more about the incredible number of online resources they offer to patrons. Foreign language classes? Check. Homework help? That, too.

Dinner (and Lunch!) on Demand

Margaret Ryan | Posted 02.02.2015 | Taste
Margaret Ryan

In San Francisco, ground zero for everything on-demand, the concept of food delivery is being re-imagined.

Snapchat is Taking Risks it Doesn't Have to, and That's Impressive

Edward Lando | Posted 02.02.2015 | Technology
Edward Lando

Snapchat is becoming a very complex, deep product. They initially rocketed because there was no faster, more lightweight way of sending a photo. Now their new content channels are hard to find all the way to the right of the app.

How Grindr's Security Loopholes Could Threaten Your Privacy

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 01.29.2015 | Gay Voices

There are apps to help us with everything from dating to scheduling to networking. But is the technology more trouble than it’s worth? While your ap...

Weed App Companies Want Apple to Change App Store Policies

The 420 Times | Posted 01.26.2015 | Technology
The 420 Times

It seems that tech companies which develop marijuana-related apps are having difficulties obtaining authorization from Apple in order to release their creation to consumers via their App Store.

The Dark Web Commerce Stack, Or How to Eff Up the Net

Druce Vertes, CFA | Posted 01.23.2015 | Technology
Druce Vertes, CFA

A world where much of the communication, transactions, commerce have to be over a dark web would be a pretty effed up place, like one where people had to pass along literature through samizdat and do commerce in back alleys.

The Application Economy

Marco Comastri | Posted 01.22.2015 | Business
Marco Comastri

Software is already leveling the playing field. If we work together, there's no limit to what we can accomplish in a software-driven world.

10 Apps To Keep You Accountable For Those New Year's Resolutions

Religion News Service | Heather Adams | Posted 01.21.2015 | Religion

(RNS) Still trying to keep up with those New Year’s resolutions? Fear not: As your vows to lose weight or give more to charity get harder to keep, t...

10 Annoying Chat Tactics to Avoid on Gay Apps

Adam Segel | Posted 01.20.2015 | Gay Voices
Adam Segel

Whether you're looking for a relationship, a new friend or a hot encounter, location-based social apps are a great way to go. But as we all know, apps can bring out some real basic behavior too.

Heard of Tinder? It Has Some Competition

Dieter Holger | Posted 01.20.2015 | Technology
Dieter Holger

Each of these apps offer the hope of romance or at least a one-night stand. Maybe just use all three to see what you can fish up? But when it comes to users you will find the most fish out in the Tinder sea.