Technology

4 Useful Augmented Reality Apps For All Ages

Augmented reality, commonly known as AR, combines reality with virtual reality. It is a technology that layers computer-generated enhancements atop an existing reality to create a unique and meaningful experience. AR has made its way into the mainstream and is enjoyed across many verticals including sports, entertainment, education, healthcare, e-commerce, tourism, and more. You may […]

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Technology

How Technology Affects Family Dynamics

Technology is a powerful tool that used to connect people with education, communication, and entertainment. The influence of social media and technology affects every family in many ways.  The greatest argument is whether the rapid growth of technology is positively or negatively affecting the relationships we have. From Toddlers to Teens Smart devices have an […]

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Technology

Put The Spark Back In Your Relationship With Tech

Your alarm goes off at 6 o’clock, time for another day. You get the kids up, dressed, fed, and then scurry out the door in an attempt to make sure everyone gets to school on time today. Then it’s your turn to race to work. But, let’s face it. Rush-hour traffic puts a pretty big […]

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Parenting, Technology

FamilyTech’s Guide to Screen Time Regulations

If you had Googled “screen time regulations” a few years ago, you’d have read things like “Keep kids away from screens!” “Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited.” Or, “Screens are the equivalent of digital heroine!” Seriously. Now, there are still plenty of facts to support the argument to keep children […]

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Technology

Improve Family Ties with Technology

Imagine for a moment a twenty-first-century dinner; delicious food and drinks spread across the table, television playing in the background, and smartphones conveniently placed beside each plate. While technology tends to take the blame for disconnected family dinners, the picture isn’t always so black and white. The truth of the matter is that technology can […]

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Landra, Technology

How Teens Use Tech

With the growth of technology more and more people are incorporating the use of smartphones, tablets, gaming consoles, watches, and other smart devices in their daily life. According to the Washington D.C. based research company, Pew Research Center, 88 percent of teenagers ranging from ages 13-17 own a smartphone. With the constant access to smart […]

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Technology

Is Social Media Making Us Anti-Social?

Did you interact with a person today? I don’t mean a family member or friend, I mean the Starbucks barista or the guy selling newspapers on the street corner. Did you consciously make an effort to say ‘Hello’ or did you simply bury your head in your phone and walk away.   While some may […]

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