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Sometimes the hardest things involve making things simple. I’m currently redesigning the layout of HiTechMom.com. When it’s complete, I’m hoping that it will be a very clean, simple design that allows you to see what the site is about as soon as you visit, as well as allow you to navigate as easily as possible. Please excuse the mess. I’m … Read More

Annoy your children with these great iPhone pranks!

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As a mother, it’s important to always make your children think that you are smarter than they are, especially when it comes to technology. Let’s face it, they probably know more than any of us, but you don’t want them to know that. These tricks will both annoy your children and give you the upper hand! Two things we strive for as exceptional … Read More

23 Essential iPad Apps for Every Student

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23 Essential iPad apps for students, referral bonuses, money saving tips, scholarships

An iPad is a wonderful tool to use in school for students of all ages. It does not replace the full functionality of a computer, but it is an invaluable tool for note-taking, researching, learning, reading and planning. I am a college student myself, and I am the Campus Technology Specialist for a high school with a 1:1 iPad program … Read More

Free More Space on your iPhone or iPad (Part 1)

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Make more space on your iPhone or iPad

This is the first post in a series of articles that will show you how to gain more space on your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. The first step to find more space on your iPad or iPhone is to find out which apps are taking the most space. After you see where all of your space is being used, you can … Read More

8 Ways that Siri can help you with dinner

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Meet Siri, your very own sous chef! “Hey Siri!” When you’re cooking dinner, your hands are probably going to get wet or dirty. Bring your charger to the kitchen with you, plug in your phone, and set it in a safe place. Go to Settings – General – Siri and switch on the Allow “Hey Siri” feature. If you need Siri to help … Read More

It’s Mac Tonite

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Mac love story

This video is a love story between two Macs. We were playing around with speech recognition and voice commands on the Mac when we made this video. If you watch carefully, you’ll notice that one Mac is controlling the other with it’s “voice.” http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=pLct4zj0aBk