Tag: Netflix

Netflix brings choose-your-own-adventure TV to kids and it is awesome!

Remember those awesome choose-your-own-adventure books we all loved as kids? Well Netflix has just launched their first in a series of choose-your-own-adventure TV shows, and mama? It’s so much fun! The first episode, Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale stars my favorite movie spin-off character ever, and is full of his signature wit, sarcasm and delightfully awkward moments, with plenty of jokes for the adults too. But this is no ordinary animated series. Periodically throughout the episode — 13 times, to be exact — a narrator (who totally reminds me of John Cleese) will stop the story and ask...

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Web Coolness: Uplifting news, a Netflix phishing scam, and how kids are making money selling slime

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Loving these science prints by John W. Golden on Etsy (affiliate) Watching movies and TV shows across all your Apple devices just got a whole lot easier. A cool way to breathe life into your kid’s LEGO creations. Whoa, this Netflix phishing scam is pretty sneaky. Kids are making a lot of money selling slime on Instagram. Here’s how to share your location on Google Maps. A 14-year old Latina girl is leading her team to the World...

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Beware of this fake Netflix phishing email scam! It looks incredibly real.

Phishing cons are getting increasingly sophisticated, as even my tech-savvy boyfriend and I did a double take at this Netflix phishing email — before realizing it was complete crap. The goal, as with most phishing emails: To get you to provide your personal info, password, and ideally your credit card numbers to “reinstate” your account. Here’s how to figure out if your Netflix email is real or not. Now, many phishing emails are as hilariously identifiable as frauds, like this one we received this week directly from “Marc Zucenberg,” via an email domain @server194.web-hosting.com. Because “Marc Zucenberg” doesn’t use Facebook email — and...

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Web Coolness: Tattoos that turn you into cyborgs, issues with smart TVs, and the dangers of smart toys

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   The perfect shirt for STEM-loving feminists, just in time for International Women’s Day. How text alerts to parents are preventing kids from skipping school. Well, here’s one way to ensure people actually read a post before they comment. Turns out WhatsApp and Signal apps were never insecure or hacked by the CIA. Using crafts to get girls excited about STEM. This is awesome! Too much social media is causing loneliness in young adults. Eep. These tattoos...

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Web Coolness: Geeky Valentine’s Day gifts and cards, VIZIO privacy breach, and the end of Facebook?

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Our favorite Emily McDowell card. Get it for Valentine’s Day! Use the KonMari method with your tech gadgets and digital life. Smart! If you have a VIZIO smart television, you need to read this. Hilarious shirt for the teachers in your life who love Netflix. Is this the end of Facebook? This new Pinterest feature is like Shazam for stuff. Why you want to keep your eye out for the Backpack Challenge, parents. Yikes. This inspiring 22-year...

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Web Coolness: Cool holiday tech gifts, email inbox anxiety, and big Netflix news!

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   Some of the coolest gifts for tween boys (that girls will love too). Those sneakers! This is not a drill. You can now download your Netflix favorite shows and watch them whenever you want, no WiFi required. A fascinating piece about online friendships. Easier to make, but also shallower. Here’s what to delete off your phone to get more space back. A holiday tech gift for kids that you might want to keep for yourself....

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Web Coolness: Election Party invitations go digital, David Bowie emojis, and Napflix

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them too!   6 cool digital election party invitations. David Bowie emojis are coming! Wishing you had a one-handed keyboard for your iPhone? Here’s how to make it happen. Here’s the scoop on the new Microsoft Teams. Should Slack be worried? Got insomnia? You might need Napflix. (Hilarious).   A wearable that might help you keep your kids safer. 5 cool STEM TV shows for kids. If you ever feel like your spelling ability is subpar, watch this. (Make sure the sound is on)...

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Web Coolness: Star Wars album covers, music-playing sunglasses, and finally, zoom on Instagram!

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too!    These Star Wars album covers are everything. (via Rael) Some teens are opting out of social media and don’t have FOMO at all. A must-read for parents: Teens are flocking to this photography app, except, no private accounts. Yet. 6 ways to get the most out of your Amazon Prime membership. Here’s a smart, simple trick for going paper free.   You can now purchase a motion sensor to go with your Philips smart bulb. We need these music-playing...

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Web Coolness: Teach kids coding with Legos, smart air conditioners, and email tracking is here

Here are some of our favorite tech links from this week. We hope you enjoy them too. 16 essential skill kids learn from playing with Legos. Offline Netflix, coming soon! What happened when this person disconnected from social media for a month. The end of an age: Blackberry discontinues their original cell phone keyboard.   Smart air conditioners? Yes! Pop Sugar Moms shares the challenges of video-chatting with kids. Hilarious. You can now edit your snaps and reshare them on Snapchat. So much for the “disappears in 15 seconds” thing. A man tries to close a pop-up ad on...

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Web Coolness: A smart jump rope, a new Toca Boca app, and free books for your Kindle

Here are some of our favorite tech links from the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   For all you bike lovers, meet handleband. Netflix might pay you to travel and take Instagram photos. A smart jump rope. Cool! We spy a few tech gifts in the new Ultimate Baby Shower Gift Guide over on Cool Mom Picks. 5 secrets of people with inbox zero. (via Pop Sugar Tech) A new Toca Boca app, hooray!   Wow, love this: Major city subway systems designed in the style of Mario Bros. video games. Amazon Prime members: You can get...

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