technology

Ruling the Tech World

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It seems like every few months a new gadget is being unveiled as the new hot item; but in the tech world, very few have staying power.  read more »

Alex

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Gadgets are everywhere. They help you get from place to place, keep you connected and help you read a book. And with all the gizmos available, staying ahead of the competition takes a little imagination.

Eric Kmiec is Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Spring Design. A company that has taken the smart phone and the e-reader, married the two and is now presenting the world with a gadget they call Alex. I was able to take a sneak peek at Alex at last week's Consumer Electronic Show. Alex gets its name from the Grecian library Alexandria, known as the house of knowledge to the ancient world. But Kmiec says the name isn't the only unique thing about this e-reader.  read more »

A Tough Lesson

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Today's generation is driven by text messaging, gadgets and social networking. But with the twenty first century emphasis on technology, kids today need to be reminded of a few simple rules to financial and future success.

In his book "Dumbing Down Our Kids: Why American Children Feel Good About Themselves But Can't Read, Write or Add," Charles Sykes came up with a list of rules to prevent kids from thinking life will be easy and instead prepares them for the certain failures and tests they will face when leaving the nest.  read more »

Thou Shalt Not Text

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The Bible already provides you with some pretty clear guidelines to live your life by and now the use of technology may be added to that list.

Vincent Nichols is the Archbishop of Westminster in England and he is concerned that the excessive use of e-mails and text messages is creating shallow friendships and undermining community life. Nichols also said that popular networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter cause young people to form transient relationships which upon their collapse can lead people to suicide.  read more »