Apple Adds New ‘Families’ Section to its Website With Tips for Parents

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In the wake of urging from investors to do more about smartphone addiction among children, Apple has added a new “Families” section to its website that outlines parental control tools and information that parents should be aware of. The mini site is broken into several sections that highlight a range of kid-friendly features that Apple has put into place like app recommendations, in-app purchase controls, restrictions on apps that can be downloaded, internet limiting tools, Find My Friends, and more. Apple highlights the Kids section of the App Store, for example, which the company says parents can use to find …

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Poor Internet access no limit to Cuban YouTubers

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HAVANA (AFP) – Frank Camallerys paces Havana’s Malecon esplanade with a telephone at the end of a pole, seducing thousands of Internet users with images of Cuba despite the communist island’s limited web access. Like other local stars of YouTube, and nearly the entire population of the island, the 19-year-old communications student has no Internet at home. So posting a video means a trek across Havana to a plaza where he can get access to wifi for a dollar an hour. It takes more than half an hour to upload his latest production to YouTube, which generally begins with his cheerful …

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Tips to reduce spam calls to your phone

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In the early days of cellphones, they were immune to telemarketing calls, but no more. A quick survey of my employees reveals they receive at least a couple of such calls a day from real people and from automated services, known as robocalls. The Federal Trade Commission confirms that the problem is growing, largely due to cheap technology. In its report to Congress at the end of 2017, the FTC said the number of complaints about illegal robocalls increased dramatically. In 2017, it received 375,000 complaints a month, twice the number recorded in the months of the previous year. It …

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Poor internet access no limit to Cuban YouTubers

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‘); } else { $(“.fotorama-caption”).addClass(“remove_caption”); } }) .fotorama(); HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Frank Camallerys paces Havana’s Malecon esplanade with a telephone at the end of a pole, seducing thousands of internet users with images of Cuba despite the communist island’s limited web access. Like other local stars of YouTube, and nearly the entire population of the island, the 19-year-old communications student has no internet at home. So posting a video means a trek across Havana to a plaza where he can get access to wifi for a dollar an hour. It takes more than half an hour to upload his …

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Rental scam continues to dupe Windsor residents

Rental scam continues to dupe Windsor residents 10

CTV Windsor Published Tuesday, March 13, 2018 1:14PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, March 13, 2018 1:26PM EDT The Windsor police financial crimes unit is asking residents to be on the lookout for the ongoing “rental scam.” Investigators have recently come across a number of complaints from local victims who indeed forwarded funds to an offender. In one case, police say the victim paid $1,700 for security and a down payment. In another case, a victim said they paid $500 as a security deposit. Const. Andrew Drouillard says this scam starts with an offender advertising a property for rent, usually over …

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