Technology

Home & Dry

As a parent, the health of your family is paramount – and it all starts in the home. The energy experts at Smart Energy Solutions are doing their bit to ensure your family home is as healthy as it can be. The World Health Organization …

Power To You

You’re probably well aware of the usual message preached by traditional power companies to ‘help’ you save money on your power bills – use less power. It’s not the best advice, especially when the barometer’s dropping and the forecast is for snow! Discover an energy …

Cyber safety for kids – how not to over-share

As adults, we’re a bit more aware then kids are about the dangers of over-sharing online. But research shows that even though people express serious privacy concerns and fear identity theft, they still tend to reveal their personal details online for small rewards or for …

Signs of Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying is a growing issue and parents are struggling to identify and respond to this threat. A concern for many parents is that cyberbullying doesn’t stop when their child leaves school – as long as your child is connected to a device, a bully can …

Boost your personal productivity by using your voice

Nuance has taken productivity to a whole new level with its Dragon speech recognition software. Available for both the PC and Mac, Nuance’s Dragon software solution is perfect for busy individuals. Regardless of whether you are a fulltime mum, stay at home dad or are …

Technology changing the way kids communicate

The Information Age has revolutionised the way that people communicate. For adults, it’s mostly about digital shortcuts – a quick SMS or Facebook message is usually about saving time. But with today’s kids as digital natives, experts warn that an overuse of technology affects the …

How to choose a good app for your child

If it feels like the world of apps is overwhelming, that’s because it is! Increasingly, many kids have personal devices like smart phones and tablets. There are hundreds of apps available for everything from education to communication, games, even road trips – the challenge for …