Category: Link Roundups

Web Coolness: Holiday help, turkey tech, and a Beatles bonanza

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. First, have you checked out the 2010 Cool Mom Picks holiday gift guide yet? With more than 120 gift ideas, nearly all available online, checking off that holiday list is easier than ever. We love Unplggd’s round-up of tech to help on Thanksgiving Hulu drops their monthly fee. Are you more likely to subscribe now? At long last, we can download Beatles music through iTunes! We hope AC/DC isn’t far behind. Can Twitter boost student participation in school? Super interesting post at...

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Web Coolness: Cheerleaders for science, iPhones for photography, and green labels for TVs

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. Mashable has a very cool piece on 10 tips for taking perfect iPhone pictures, each from professional photographers. On Time, the 50 Best Inventions of 2010. Number one is no surprise at all. The new Energy Guide Labels help TVs get greener. Nice move. Today is National Gaming Day at libraries around the country and beyond. See if yours is participating – then don’t plan on going there to get any reading done. (via Geek Dad) Cheerleaders for science and not football?...

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Web Coolness: Martha goes high tech and LEGO goes holiday

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. On Cool Mom Picks, we introduce Martha Stewart’s first app. It’s awesome – provided you like cookies. (Who doesn’t like cookies!) On Rookie Moms, great tips for photoshopping your baby pics. No, not changing the shapes of their nose. Skype introduces Skype group video calling for Mac users. Now you can have the family arguments about who’s making the stuffing in full vivid video! We adore these holiday LEGO ornaments at Gizmodo. Should the Supreme Court ban the sale of violent video...

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Web Coolness: Angry Birds costumes, toddler + iPhones, and a new app that really is scary

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. The hottest get-up for Halloween this year? Either Snooki…or Angry Birds costume. The NY Times talks about toddlers and iphones. This one brings out some strong opinions! Unplgged has smart tips for decluttering your technology. FourSquare’s voting badge is here. For those who just don’t feel the same sense of accomplishment from a Starbucks badge. On Mashable, the average number of texts a teen sends each month might blow you away. Do you use public Wi-Fi, or do you have a school-aged...

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Web Coolness: Autism therapy, digital textbooks, and new old desks

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. Can the iPad help children with Autism? Really fascinating article. Digital textbooks are on their way sooner than you think. And better yet, the first one will be free. Ooh, neato things made with recycled apple computers We’re loving the family pumpkin photos shared by the photography community at Shutter Sisters. Can your Android phone control robot toys for the kids? That would be a yes. An entire iPhone subway band we wish we’d run into on our morning commute. Fun! Apartment...

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Web Coolness: Wii games for the family, tablets for schools, and a $5000 iPad case for…someone

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. At Cafe Mom, our editor Kristen Chase shares 3 stylish laptop bags that could pass as purses. On Cool Mom Picks, how tech is bringing new life to family game night with a fantastic new Wii game for all ages. 4 California schools replace textbooks with iPads – will it help improve grades? Would you buy a $4900 luxury iPad case? Louis Vuitton and Tod’s think you might. Apple just received a patent on parental texting controls. Mamas of future teens? This...

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Web Coolness: Italian design, social media activism, and a more super Super Mario

Here are some things we’ve liked reading around the web this week. We hope you will too. Home office furniture from Milan to drool over (Unplggd) Foodie meets techie with a cutting board just for Apple fans, via Steamy Kitchen Why social media is reinventing activism: A must-read at Mashable. Got a little game fanatic in the family? Check out this DIY Super Mario birthday cake at Baby Toolkit. Technology brands reach out to women – nice to hear! (Scraps of my Geek Life) At Blogher, a lovely interview with our Editor-in-Chief Liz Gumbinner about the beginnings of Cool...

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