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You Don’t Need a $450 Router

I love CES time—short for the Consumer Electronics Show—because we get exposed to all kinds of outlandish devices that are fun to get excited about, but nothing you should add to your shopping list right now. And that’s especially true in the wide world of wireless networking. Linksys unveiled the AXE8400 tri-band…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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It’s OK to Delete People on Social Media

I’m not sure what it is: something in the air, the never-ending malaise of quarantine life, or the gentle passing of time, but I’ve been in a defriending mood lately. I’m not bitter, I just wonder why I’m so digitally connected to people who I haven’t spoken with since that fragile relationship was formed—frequently…Read more… […]

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Hold Weekly Family ‘Check-in’ Meetings

You might already do something similar at work: once a week, even if you’re in near constant communication with your colleagues, the whole team sits down (probably via video chat these days) for a brief overview on how things are going. These meetings follow a certain script with updates from various departments, or…Read more… Continue […]

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Hold Weekly Family ‘Check-in’ Meetings

You might already do something similar at work: once a week, even if you’re in near constant communication with your colleagues, the whole team sits down (probably via video chat these days) for a brief overview on how things are going. These meetings follow a certain script with updates from various departments, or…Read more… Continue […]

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Why Do My Download Speeds Differ So Drastically Between Computers?

In a perfect world, you’d pay for super-fast internet service, connect your cable modem to a reasonably speedy router and realize incredible download speeds for every device in your home. Unfortunately, we live in the real world, which often paints a much different picture.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Staring at a Stranger for 60 Seconds Helped Me Feel Better About Quarantine Life

Physical distancing is necessary to keep our communities safe and healthy, yeah, but it sure is making us all a lot lonelier. Yes, we’re flattening the curve—and that’s crucially important—but it’s hard to cut ourselves off from our friends and family for weeks at a time. Zoom calls are simply no replacement for…Read more… Continue […]

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Create a Call Schedule to Check on Your Elderly Relatives

Much of the country is beginning the process of social distancing—if not all-out isolating themselves from the outside world—in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. And while it’s important to do this, particularly to protect the most vulnerable in our population, it also means many of those vulnerable… Read more…

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Connect With Your Kids By Speaking Their ‘Love Language’

The concept of the five love languages is probably not new to you. The idea is that we all give and receive love differently—and those different ways tend to fall into five different categories. Where we get tripped up and disconnected, particularly from a romantic partner, is when we give love through our language…Read more… […]

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Connect With Your Kids By Speaking Their ‘Love Language’

The concept of the five love languages is probably not new to you. The idea is that we all give and receive love differently—and those different ways tend to fall into five different categories. Where we get tripped up and disconnected, particularly from a romantic partner, is when we give love through our language…Read more… […]

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What to Do When Your Kid Has Trouble Making Friends

Making friends doesn’t come naturally to all of us—or to our kids. Or sometimes, the making part isn’t as challenging as the keeping part. But it’s heartbreaking to think our kids might be lonely or excluded from their peers, particularly at school. But how much—if anything—can parents do to help without being… Read more…

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What to Do When Your Kid Has Trouble Making Friends

Making friends doesn’t come naturally to all of us—or to our kids. Or sometimes, the making part isn’t as challenging as the keeping part. But it’s heartbreaking to think our kids might be lonely or excluded from their peers, particularly at school. But how much—if anything—can parents do to help without being… Read more…

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What to Do When Your Kid Has Trouble Making Friends

Making friends doesn’t come naturally to all of us—or to our kids. Or sometimes, the making part isn’t as challenging as the keeping part. But it’s heartbreaking to think our kids might be lonely or excluded from their peers, particularly at school. But how much—if anything—can parents do to help without being… Read more…

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