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Parents' guide: Is my child ready for a phone?

Children are getting phones at a younger age every year, but it can be hard for parents to know when their youngsters are ready for the responsibility. "A Parents' Guide to Mobile Phones" has tips and strategies to consider before taking the important step.

Monday - 06/23/2014, 07:22am EDT

Tags: CBS News, ConnectSafely.org, mobile phones, Neal Augenstein

Microsoft Office coming to iPad this week

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer once pretended to stomp on an iPhone, and vowed his children would never use Apple products. This week, Microsoft is expected to announce Office will be available on iPad.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:20am EDT

Tags: Microsoft, Satya Nadella, apple, Neal Augenstein, Android

Is Internet risk to young people real or hype?

Today is Safer Internet Day. One topic will be distinguishing the differences between risk and harm to young people.

Tuesday - 02/11/2014, 07:53am EST

Tags: Charles Schumer, ConnectSafely.org, Safer Internet Day, Neal Augenstein

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On Paper, Facebook prettier, more graceful

Facebook's new mobile app, Paper, is a graphically-pleasing alternative to the regular Facebook mobile experience. Will it render the original obsolete?

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 04:28am EST

Tags: facebook, Facebook Paper, iphone, Neal Augenstein, Flipboard

Data brokers are hard to pin down

We don't know much about data brokers - the people who get and sell our personal information - but they know a lot about us.

Sunday - 12/22/2013, 09:30am EST

Tags: thomas warren, privacy, data,

Twitter update focuses on private communications

Twitter, the popular microblogging site, has released an update which focuses on facilitating private messages, instead of the public tweets that made it a social media giant.

Thursday - 12/12/2013, 04:01am EST

Tags: Twitter, TweetDeck, direct message, tweet, Neal Augenstein

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Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV vie for streaming-video crown

For as little as $35, movie fans can cut the cord - or even cable - to wired streaming-video devices, letting people quickly, conveniently, and cheaply watch programs on their home TV sets.

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 02:20am EST

Tags: CBS News, Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, streaming video, Neal Augenstein

Six years ago, iPhone unveil changed lives, technology (VIDEO)

"It completely changed not only the way people developed cellphones, but ultimately the way people developed personal computers," says Larry Magid, CBS technology consultant and CNET technology analyst.

Wednesday - 01/09/2013, 04:19pm EST

Tags: iphone, Neal Augenstein,

Protecting your privacy under Google's new 'unified' policy

Starting Thursday, users' Google Web history will be shared by all of the company's different products, including Gmail, Google Plus and YouTube.

Monday - 02/27/2012, 06:45am EST

Tags: Google, Google Plus, YouTube, privacy concerns, john aaron,

In Zappo's aftermath, unique passwords are key

Larry Magid, CBS technology consultant and CNET technology analyst

Monday - 01/16/2012, 05:33pm EST

Tags: CNET, CBS, Heritage India, hacking

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