January 03, 2018

Some apps were listening to you through the smartphone’s mic to track your TV viewing, says report

There may be a reason why that ol’ “Facebook is listening to you talk” conspiracy theory refuses to die – and not just because Facebook’s ad technology has..

January 03, 2018

Is ‘gaming disorder’ for real? KC psychiatrist points to greater problem for children

The World Health Organization is preparing to recognize video game addiction as a mental health condition. But that’s causing controversy.

January 01, 2018

8 Smart (and Fun!) New Year’s Resolutions Kids Can Make

Help your child choose specific, achievable goals to set him up for success in the New Year.

December 30, 2017

You’re not done shopping yet: The holiday boom is just beginning for apps

Now that new devices have been unwrapped, it’s time to load them up with apps and software.

December 29, 2017

How digital devices are impacting children’s vision

There is new evidence that digital devices can hurt your children’s eyesight. A new study finds school-aged children who spent seven hours or more a week using computers or mobile video games tripled their risk for nearsightedness, or myopia. Dr. Christopher Starr, opthamologist at Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss the impact.

December 29, 2017

Make Technology a Positive Part of Kids’ Lives

Kids growing up in the digital era—Generation Tech, as some refer to them—are being exposed to technology and consumer electronics at earlier ages than ever before. This group of children is essentially being raised in a world that offers access to high-tech gear, mobile devices and 24/7 connected internet access from the youngest development level. […]

December 29, 2017

8 tips to keep the kids engaged during winter break ::

The holidays mean extended time off from school. Keep kids engaged over the holidays with these tips from Pam Roggeman, academic dean for University of Phoenix College of Education.

December 29, 2017

These are our picks for the apps that mattered most in 2017

Some are obvious, some are awful. They were all a big deal this year.

December 20, 2017

Oklahoma Dad Concerned About Popular ‘Kid Friendly’ App

An Oklahoma father is warning other parents about what your children might accidently see on websites meant to be “kid-friendly.”