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Free Kindle eBooks

Free Kindle eBooks

| August 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Read great eBooks for free this summer. Summer holidays are a perfect opportunity to relax with a good book. Packing an eBook reader loaded with books ensures you’ll never be caught short for something good to read during your break. Buying a bundle of new eBooks for your holidays can get expensive, especially if you’re […]

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Workflowy: A friendly, fun (and free!) way to write lists on your laptop, phone or tablet.

Workflowy: A friendly, fun (and free!) way to write lists on your laptop, phone or tablet.

| August 7, 2013 | 2 Comments

> I love writing lists of stuff to do. Especially when I have too many things to do, as the process of writing lists and adding more items also acts as a handy distraction from actually doing things on the list. For years I’ve been experimenting with different ways to make lists, in the hope […]

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The Others Folder: A top tip about Facebook messages (or how I felt like a complete Facebook numpty yesterday)

The Others Folder: A top tip about Facebook messages (or how I felt like a complete Facebook numpty yesterday)

| July 31, 2013 | 2 Comments

I’ve been using Facebook for a bit over a year now, but still don’t feel completely confident about using it. Part of the problem is the noise. I often feel visually assaulted by the amount of stuff that pops up when I log in. Looking at my newsfeed gives me a similar feeling as walking […]

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Best Kids Apps Review (Fri 28th June)

Best Kids Apps Review (Fri 28th June)

| June 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

Every Friday we round up a selection of the best kids apps It’s the weekend! Here’s our selection of great kids apps to try this weekend. Best apps for Under 5’s Casper Babypants Music Time! iPhone/ iPad: £1.49 Android: N/A Anyone remember the 90′s band The Presidents of the United States? They were certainly big […]

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How to make long car trips with kids bearable

How to make long car trips with kids bearable

| June 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Kids audiobooks are a great way to make long car trips with children bearable. You may be surprised at how much you enjoy them too. There can’t be a crueler form of torture than being trapped in traffic with a car full of kids en route to a summer holiday. The kids are fighting, the […]

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Best iPad stand

Best iPad stand

| June 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

The Griffin A-Frame for iPad is the best iPad stand If you’re going to put an iPad or any other tablet anywhere near children, you’re going to need a good iPad stand. Without a stand, kids are prone to balance an iPad at the edge of a table, creating an automatic smash hazard. Alternatively they […]

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The best baby monitor

The best baby monitor

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

The best baby monitor we suggest you buy is the Angelcare AC401 Baby Movement Sensor The Angelcare AC401 Baby Movement Sensor Pad and Sound Monitor, available from Amazon (£74) or from John Lewis (£74). Last updated: 8 May 2013 I spent hours researching the best baby monitor to buy when our daughter was born, finally […]

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The best mobile phone

The best mobile phone

| May 8, 2013 | 1 Comment

The best mobile phone currently available in the UK is the iPhone 5. If you have the budget to choose any phone in the market, the iPhone 5 should be your first choice. Last updated: 7 May 2013 If you walk into a mobile phone shop, or past through an airport or shopping centre, you […]

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The best tablet computer is the iPad and the iPad Mini

The best tablet computer is the iPad and the iPad Mini

| April 27, 2013 | 0 Comments

The iPad with Retina display and the iPad Mini are the best tablet computers to buy. A short recommendation on the best tablet computer to buy When recommending the best tablet computer to friends and family, our first two picks are always the iPad with Retina display (aka the iPad 4, as everyone except Apple […]

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Best cheap laptop for under £300

Best cheap laptop for under £300

| March 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

We recommend the Google Chromebook as the best cheap laptop for under £300 Our Best Buy cheap laptop for under £300 is the Samsung Chromebook XE303C12 available from John Lewis* (£229) or from Amazon* (£229). Article last updated: 12 June 2013 Many families are looking to replace an ageing, misbehaving laptop, but can’t stretch the […]

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