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Video Games and Families

Kids love video games but too much can create a stress within the family. In this episode, Jake discusses what families need to know regarding video games and other media. He also shares the tools he uses to help choose the right age-appropriate video games, how to effectively limit screen time, using video games as an incentive tool and engaging in other activities to create balance.

Increase Your Social Media Reach with Hashtags

You see hashtags all the time but do you know why they can help you grow your business? You may have a vague notion of what a hashtag is but hashtags can be a powerful tool to get more people viewing your social media posts. In this episode, Jake discusses how to make hashtags and use them to drive traffic to your social media properties.

Jake’s Blog: Intellivision and the Blue Sky Rangers

The year 1980 was a wondrous time, both culturally and technologically. Blondie's "Call Me" was on the radio, "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back" was in the movie theatres, and Asteroids was in the arcade. My school had a computer lab filled with Apple II computers and I spent lunch time playing and trading games with my friends in the lab.

Ask Dr. Singh – UPS and Passwords

Hi Dr. Singh,
I was at B*** B** (store name removed by editor) this weekend and a salesman tried to upsell me on a UPS. But I have a power strip. Doesn’t that do the same thing?
- Envious of Power, Erie, PA

Dear Envious,
By UPS, I’m assuming you mean uninterruptible power supply, not the much admired package delivery company.

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Have you ever bought something online? There is something compelling about browsing an online store, filling a virtual cart, checking-out and having it arrive on your doorstep a few days later. E-commerce is quickly becoming one of the most popular forms of shopping, but like everything else on the Internet, there are security issues you could run into.