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The big issue with Snapchat’s Snap Map and kids that no one is talking about. But should.

When Snapchat (or just Snap, as it’s being called these days) rolled out it’s Snap Map feature earlier this summer, there was a lot of buzz about the safety risks it could present, especially with so many younger users. Basically, the Snap Map tracks your whereabouts, and shares it with your friends, selected friends, or publicly (if that’s how your app is set). Freaky, right? You’re probably saying to yourself “why don’t they just turn the damn thing off,” except, you actually can’t. Yes, yes, there is Ghost Mode, which you can set and then blocks the ability for other...

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Web Coolness: The new NASA travel poster, a hot Instagram feature, and why people are leaving Snapchat

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   We’re loving this gorgeous new, free NASA travel poster. (via Laughing Squid) This device lets dads feel the fetus kicking in utero! Whoa. Ooh, wearable tech that’s actually chic and not gimmicky. Here’s how social media might be creating unrealistic parenting standards. Coming soon? Charging devices might be as simple as connecting to WIFI. Here’s everything you need to know about the hot new Instagram feature. 13 email etiquette rules from around the world. Randi Zuckerberg...

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Web Coolness: Women in STEM, new unlimited data plans, and how Instagram and Snapchat are affecting your teen’s body image

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them as much as we did.   A women in STEM book that you need to add to your library. Wow. One of our favorite organizational apps is free for a limited time. Hurry! Must read, parents: How Instagram and Snapchat are affecting your teen’s body image. How do we get more girls excited about tech? We’re so glad the interrobang is getting the attention it deserves!   Did we mention our obsession with llamas? Fun shirt for kids! T-Mobile and Sprint add...

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Web Coolness: New emojis, laptops under $200, and Instagram Stories

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   Here are all the new emoji coming to iOS 10. Love the diverse families! Speaking of emoji, did you see the big change to one emoji? Shopping for back to school? Here are the best laptops under $200. A DIY device to help rest your arms while you play Pokemon Go. Ha! Target launches a connected nursery with some of our favorite gadgets, including the Kinsa smart thermometer. So cool. Interesting read: Is there a double standard when women CEOs...

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Web Coolness: Bitmoji on Snapchat, Google helps people register to vote, and free data for Pokemon Go players

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   11 family-friendly TV shows that everyone will agree on that you can stream right now. You’ve got to see the winners of the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photography contest. T-Mobile is offering free data to Pokemon Go players. How Pokemon Go could be helping kids with autism.   A smart water bottle! A kitchen gadget everyone is raving about. Do you own one? The first ever fertility tracking bracelet. Wow. Google will now help people register to vote. Awesome! In...

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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: Free 4th of July iPhone wallpapers, free Amazon credit, and big changes to Instagram feed

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week.   We love a little geek humor in the New Yorker. Adobe Flash! Update it! Have you? Do it! Now! Ooh, love these fun, festive 4th of July iPhone wallpapers. Plus, they’re free! If you’re hitting the road this summer, you’ll want to bookmark this handy tech packing list. And for a break from screens on vacation, these 26 no-screen car games and activities for kids. Periscope had a big night during the #NoBillNoBreak sit-in.   Here’s how to make sure your photos don’t get deleted off...

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Web Coolness: A book vending machine, tech Father’s Day gifts, and new emoji!

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   A book vending machine! We love this idea. How tech helped during the UCLA lockdown this past week. With so much guilt about screen time, parents, here’s something that you will make you feel good about it. Here are 11 of the coolest audio Father’s Day gifts for dad. Speaking of Father’s Day gifts, here are some fabulous ideas for turning your favorite photos into awesome Father’s Day gifts. We’re riveted by the Reply All podcast’s “On the Inside”...

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Web Coolness: Amy Schumer takes on Instagram trolls, the X-Men Snapchat filters, and more

  Look closely at this clock-slash-speaker. Yes, that’s a full map of the Northern Hemisphere Constellation. New earbuds that actually cancel out a baby’s crying. Scary or genius? We love this: A social media relay for good. Share and help a child in need. A big $250 Target gift card giveaway! Hurry, last day to enter. Expert tips for quitting your smart phone addiction.   Oooh, Speck goes glitter and we’re digging. This photo on Amy Schumer’s Instagram account makes us love her even more. You won’t believe what this ear piece can do. Whoa. The Snapchat news that...

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Web Coolness: The new Kindle Oasis, how to use Snapchat, plus a quick tip to help you charge your iPhone faster

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too!   Feast your eyes on the newest Kindle e-reader. All those hidden Facebook messages you’ve been hearing about? Found them! Football games are now coming to Twitter! (via Pop Sugar Tech) A super simple tip to help your iPhone charge faster.   More than 40 of the coolest Star Wars party ideas for kids, like this easy Death Star pinata! How to fix 8 common Facebook problems. A handy new Chrome extension that lets you save web pages and...

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