Category: parenting

Collaborate or sync files with a free personal Dropbox account

If you work with other people or on multiple devices you should have a common space to share files that syncs to multiple device.  This way you always have the current way copy of the files.  Dropbox is also popular because

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Remote Assistance Requests

Remote support to your desktop or laptop: Have you ever wanted somebody else more experienced to remote in and help you with your computer while you just watch?   Remote support allows somebody to drive the computer screen, look at the

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Shared Google Calendars

Why share calendars? The biggest question for shared calendars is:  Why share a calendar electronically?  Isn’t that just a pain?  Maybe you are used to “keeping it simple” and just send out some emails or a paper calendar. Flawless approach right?  Actually in

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Sharing the road

I feel for the Zimmerman family and all those that commented about Bike and cars sharing the road (see link). http://naperville.patch.com/articles/naperville-mom-asks-driver-s-to-be-careful-cautious-around-cyclists?ncid=newsltuspatc00000001#youtube_video-9928551 I bicycle the new trails for fitness but also sometimes bicycle commute or ride to Centennial Beach etc.  Other

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filtering an internet world for kids

From: Jim Ensign To: Kareem Subject: locking down computer files and web browser for preschoolers? Kareem.  This is a great question and spans 2 of my favorite topics: parenting and technical.  I will share some ideas from both perspectives. 1st, I do not have

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