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DeepFakes and the Quality of Online Information

It’s Cybersecurity Awareness Month. This is an internationally-recognized campaign first launched by the National Cyber Security Alliance and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security in 2004.  With so much information floating... Read More

Don’t borrow a stranger’s iPhone cable

Bad news: A hacker has created a rogue Lightning cable that lets bad guys take over your computer. Worse news: Now it’s being mass-produced. Read in Fast Company: https://apple.news/AhR2QuuSHSiO_8AessLPAFg ... Read More

Protecting Yourself in the ‘Words with Friends’ Data Breach

Zynga, who makes Words With Friends, FarmVille and other addictive online games, released a statement saying they had been hacked and user data was taken. Keep reading for everything you need to know. According to the statement, the... Read More

Is Your Mac Able To Support Catalina?

This week, macOS Catalina started its rollout. The update for the macOS 10.15 will be found in the Mac App Store and under Software Update in System Preferences. It’s a good idea to complete a backup as well, just in case, and Time Machine... Read More

Are you planning to sign up for Disney+ next month?

There’s been a lot of hype around Disney’s new streaming service, Disney+, which is set to launch in early November. We wanted to find out just how many Americans are planning to sign up and if they’ll stay loyal to streaming-giant... Read More

Vaping Ads Going Up In Smoke

As flavored vaping products continue to become a national pariah—with headlines about health-related incidents impacting youth and outright bans mounting on the state level—three media behemoths have decided to drop all e-cigarette... Read More

[email protected] Unveil NBA’s First Gray Court

The Brooklyn Nets have a new look on the court, and not just in terms of players. Not only have the Nets signed some new players like Kyrie Irving and Kevin Durant, but they’ve also signed a new court. On Monday, the Nets unveiled a new... Read More

Tips for getting started with iOS

Last night, Apple released iOS 13, the newest version of the software that’s designed to run on the iPhone. Apple’s yearly software updates always bring long lists of new features and changes that can make your iPhone feel like a... Read More

Do I Really Need a Readiness Plan?

When an emergency happens, and your loved ones are in different locations, you all need to know what to do, where to go, and how to communicate. It is entirely possible that your mobile phone could die, power could be out to recharge, or the cell... Read More

‘The Morning Show’ Is Coming to Apple TV+ This Fall

Apple shared a one-minute teaser trailer for its upcoming “The Morning Show” drama show starring Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, and Steve Carell. The series will debut this fall on Apple TV+. “The Morning... Read More

5 Tips to Prepare Your Child to Head Back to School

Summer is flying by and pretty soon school will be back in session. Is your child ready to get back into the daily scholastic routine?  The folks at Brainly — the world’s largest peer-to-peer learning community of students, parents,... Read More

#GoodForTheSoul @latenightparent

Join Ted Hicks & Rich Valdez as they moderate the #LNPShow that discusses today’s current events, social topics & raising kids in this current time. Topics: Trump, Baltimore and Elijah Cummings. Youth Sports This weather is... Read More

Tips To Keep Kids Safe While Having Fun At The Playground

With active supervision and some basic safety tips, every day at the playground can be a walk in the park. The Hard Facts Falls are the most common type of playground injury, accounting for more than 75 percent of all playground-related... Read More

Are You Chatting With A Bot Online?

In 2019 much of the news we consume comes from online sources. But an analysis of online traffic shows that 66% of tweeted linkscome from bots and over 190 million bots exist on the three main social media platforms– Facebook,... Read More

Xbox Project Scarlett: Microsoft 5th gen console coming in 2020

Microsoft has announced that it is working on a next-generation Xbox Console that is four times more powerful than the Xbox One X, currently titled Project Scarlett. It will come with enough processing and graphic power to handle 8K and will also... Read More

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