Can Apple End Internet Addiction?

Originally posted on Longreads:
According to Tristan Harris, it’s going to take more than infinite willpower for billions of people to resist the infinite scroll of the attention economy. It’s going to take regulation, reform, and Apple becoming something of an acting government. Harris — a former Google design ethicist and the founder of Time Well Spent,…

Do I Really Need Antivirus If I Browse Carefully?

Whenever antivirus software is mentioned, someone always seems to chime up and say they don’t need an antivirus because they’re “careful”, and “common sense is all you need”. This isn’t true. No matter how smart think you are, you can still benefit from an antivirus on Windows. RELATED ARTICLE What’s the Best Antivirus for Windows […]

i wonder

Originally posted on A Charmed Life:
Sometimes I look at my smart phone and wonder at its smartness; it allows people to talk to me, to see me, it plays music, takes me through my yoga routine, checks me in when I fly, lets me catch up on Eastenders and… well actually it might be…

The 9 Most Dangerous Apps for Kids

Originally posted on YAHWEH-NISSI:
by Felicia Alvarez “The bad guy’s not just at the bus stop anymore. He has entrance right into your kid’s bedroom and hand-held cellphone device.” Sexual predators can target your children even when your child is in the room down the hall. And sexual predators aren’t the only problem. Cyber-bullying and…