40 iOS 6 Features You’ll Actually Care About

Via Gotta Be Mobile

By Josh Smith

  1. FaceTime over 3G and 4G – Make FaceTime calls over cellular connections.
  2. Facebook Integration – Share photos to Facebook from Photos app and Like Apps.

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Awesome Dad Reads:

Geek Dad - Ken Denmead

The ultimate DIY project guide for techie dads raising kids in their own geeky image,in the spirit of The Dangerous Book for Boys Today’s generation of dads grew up more tech-savvy than ever. Rather than joining the Little League team,many grew up playing computer games,Dungeons and Dragons,and watching Star Wars. Now with kids of their own,these digital-age dads are looking for fresh ways to share their love of science and technology,and help their kids develop a passion for learning and discovery.

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A Smartphone App To Help End Child Labor

Reposted from Just Means 

By Sarena Ulibarri who is a Justmeans staff writer for Ethical Consumption.

Do you know where your jeans or your child’s favorite toy came from, before they landed on that shelf in your neighborhood store?  Would it make a difference in your shopping habits if you could tell, with just a quick check on your smartphone, that the dress you’re about to buy was made with slave labor?  Free2Work thinks so.

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Tech I use: Streaming Media: Apple TV vs Boxee Box

At home I’ve used both these devices hands on extensively. So who wins? Not so fast. Really it depends what you’re looking for in a media centre.

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The TV age to the Tablet Age: Switch screens for your kid.

Our three and a half year old does not get to sit in front of the TV for endless unspecified amounts of time. Imaginative play is good for her. I love to hear her sitting on our steps with her toys chatting away to herself. It takes me back to my own childhood and the hours I spent in my own space and imagination creating worlds with all sorts of characters.

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Mountain Lion: wild beast or common domestic cat - Clint Botha

                                      

Let’s get this out of the way right now. It’s a confession of sorts. I am an early adopter. New tech and software excites me. So of course, as soon as Apple’s servers were functioning (after the overload from other crazy early adopters) I jumped in with both feet.

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Back to the Future II: Are we there yet?

The Back to the Future trilogy has to be on every 30 something dads “must own” list. I loved all three movies (yes even part 3). But there is something extra special about part 2. It reflects our own dreams and hopes for the tech of tomorrow (though 2015 isn’t that far off). A utopian world where anything is possible. So what’s come true (pretty close)? What was way off? What is just around the corner? And what is way better about our alternate timeline?

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