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Digital Scavenger Hunt for Parents and Kids at Grand Rapids Public Museum

The Grand Rapids Public Museum is  introducing an entirely new way for parents and kids to enhance their experience at the Museum, using state-of-the-art mobile technology.

It's a digital, app-based scavenger hunt replacing the traditional paper style hunt through the Museum’s “Collecting A to Z” exhibit. The idea was developed through a partnership with GeLo, a West Michigan based technology startup.

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New Phone App for Parents to Help You Have a Drug Talk With Your Kids

There are many things that parents find difficult to talk about with their kids.  Sex, alcohol and drugs are three of the biggest.  I can remember trying to have the "sex talk" with my kids.  I'm not sure, but I think I kept saying, talk to your mother.

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Improve Your Smart Phone Pictures for Free

We all take pictures with our smart phones these day, don't we.  The phones themselves are getting better and better, and the cameras included in the phones are able to shoot some pretty remarkable pictures.

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Need Help With Holiday Gift-Giving? Try an App!

Holiday gift shopping is a daunting task and can completely overwhelm you.  What to get?  How much to spend?  Where to find it?

Oh, my!

App's to the rescue!  Phone Apps!

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Which Phone Is Your Favorite: iPhone, Android, Or Other? [Poll]

Want to get in a heated debate?  Forget politics.  Talk about phones.

Android vs iPhone.  Or maybe another phone is more your style.

Which phone is your favorite?

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Weird Apps for Valentine’s Day

Apps for your phone, apps for you iPad/tablet, they're everywhere.  Games, maps, gps, dating, music, anything you can think of probably has an app for it.

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Do You Have A New Baby? There’s An App For that!

My wife and I are out of the baby business.  After 7 kids, mine and ours, we've 'been-there/done-that."

Now, our 'kids' are having their own kids, and it is fun to watch them go through the same things we went through

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(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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Seniors getting updated in technology

Isn't it a bit overwhelming to try to keep up with technology today. Even the most astute of us are finding it difficult. Smart phones, iPads, e-readers, etc., etc., etc!

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iPhone 4S Siri Voice Control Demonstration [VIDEO]

The Apple iPhone 4S came out yesterday with what has become a customary level of media fanfare. One worthy feature, while not exactly groundbreaking, is still very cool. It's the voice-controlled organizer and assistant, known as Siri.

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New App Reminds Kids To Take Asthma Meds

WZZM 13's news partner, the  Grand Rapids Business Journal, has an article about a cool new way to make sure your kids are taking their meds.

Today, in the age of social media,  when it comes to effective r

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iPhone Speculation is Heating Up the Summer

Apple is poised to launch a new iPhone product this fall, and the tech blogs are chomping at the bit.

I must confess, I'm as curious as anyone else about the next big thing, and the new iPhone which will likely release this fall has the world's attention for a few reasons.

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Your iPhone secretly tracks you

Uh-oh...Big Brother...errrrr...Big Apple is watching!

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