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Top 5 iOS 10 Features

It’s official. Last week, Apple announced iOS 10 will be released this fall and the beta has already been out for over a week now. All the changes and updates brought on by iOS10 will certainly pave the way for new apps and ideas. We put together the top 5 features we’re looking forward to (in no particular order).Read More
Worry Free LabsCommon-Sense Approaches to App Use for Parents of Toddlers
What Will Apple Do? We Can Only Ponder… Until June 13th!
Worry Free LabsWhat Will Apple Do? We Can Only Ponder… Until June 13th!

What Will Apple Do? We Can Only Ponder… Until June 13th!

Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC 2016) kicks off in only SEVEN (count them, 7) days and everyone is a buzz wondering what Apple is going to do next. Will they launch a whole new device or are we looking at another year of “upgrades” to their current line of products and/or operating systems. Inevitably we can anticipate updates to iOS, tvOS, watchOS and OS X, but will the “work” look so natural we don’t notice… motivating another round of commercials communicating what we affectionately call “point” updates. Or has the Apple team finally succeeded in keeping their lips sealed tight about a new product they will release to market? Read More
Why Outsourcing Is No Longer a Four-Letter Word
Worry Free LabsWhy Outsourcing Is No Longer a Four-Letter Word

Why Outsourcing Is No Longer a Four-Letter Word

“Him that makes shoes go barefoot himself,” said Richard Burton in 1621. An acknowledgement that despite its history and prevalence, achieving proverb status, is still a dilemma that plagues many us in business today. Whether focused on cost or quality, as business leaders we have a tendency to reject hiring experts to provide us with products and/or services we can provide ourselves. Read More
Common-Sense Approaches to App Use for Parents of Toddlers
Worry Free LabsCommon-Sense Approaches to App Use for Parents of Toddlers

Common-Sense Approaches to App Use for Parents of Toddlers

As a parent, you want to help your child to develop in the healthiest way possible. However, deciding how to manage app use for toddlers may be a source of worry. Many parents feel judged by others for giving their toddlers too much screen time, while others worry that they aren't making the most of the eLearning opportunities that educational apps present for young kids. Take a look at these common sense tips to help you find the right balance between screen time and the real world for your developing child. Read More