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Rhapsody in Bluetooth

By Joe Dysart | October 31, 2006 |

Technology
By Joe Dysart

Rhapsody in Bluetooth
For wireless fans, devices that take the technology to the next level. If you’ve ever seen an otherwise normallooking person wandering through an airport seemingly talking to himself– and he has a funny piece of plastic hanging off his ear–you have already been exposed to Bluetooth…

Resource to Make Kids Media Savvy

By Diane Lofshult | September 30, 2006 |

We all bemoan the effect the media have had on the health of our nation’s children. For reasons ranging from unrealistic beauty images on magazine covers to the countless hours kids spend playing video games instead of team sports, the media have been blamed for the rising obesity epidemic and the increase in eating disorders.
Now parents and educators have a new t…

Choosing a GPS

By Joe Dysart | March 31, 2006 |

If you have better things to do with your time than play Marco Polo in your business jaunts around town or across the country, a Global Positioning System (GPS) may be the ticket. These systems—which, for consumers, start at about $100 and top out at just over $1,000—enable you to pinpoint your location on a computerized map anywhere on earth. In addition, most GPS units can plot…

“Edutaining” in Cyberspace

By Diane Lofshult | January 31, 2006 |

Wanting to teach your own kids about healthy food choices, but still perplexed by the government’s revised MyPyramid on the Internet? Check out a new website called Groovy Pyramid at www.groovypyramid.com. Sponsored by Positive Records and offering kid-friendly “educational entertainment for urban children,” the site “edutains&rdqu…

Speed Demons

By Joe Dysart | October 31, 2005 |

Technology
By Joe Dysart

Speed Demons
Get back in the Web’s fast lane with the latest utilities.

QuickCleanTM, by McAfee (www.mcafee.com/us/) ($24.95)
One of the most prominent PC software makers, McAfee has been making products like QuickClean for years, with outstanding results. This little gem essentially goes on “space patrol” inside your PC, eliminating every performance-slowing file it can…

Get Centralized and Automated

By Sherri McMillan, MS | October 31, 2005 |

Training for Growth
By Sherri McMillan, MSc, and Alex McMillan

Get Centralized and Automated
Streamline your operations and hit revenue goals. As consultants who travel around the world, we see many personal training businesses or departments that struggle with the same issues: I no personal training director or a director who trains 30…

You Don’t Say . . .

By Joe Dysart | August 31, 2005 |

Technology
By Joe Dysart

You Don’t Say . . .
With today’s voice recognition software, you can stick the keyboard where it belongs. Are your hands more comfortable pumping iron than fiddling with a computer keyboard? If so, you may want to consider using your voice as the primary way to navigate on your personal computer. For about $200, you can upgrade your PC and other devices with cutting-edge …

Notebook Computer Buying Guide

By Joe Dysart | May 31, 2005 |

Technology
By Joe Dysart

Notebook Computer Buying Guide
Learn the ABCs of these PCs to find a costeffective computer that meets your needs. Thanks to the “faster, cheaper” mantra that has driven computer sales ever since the products first appeared on store shelves, a perfectly acceptable, light-duty notebook PC can be had these days for as little as $400. Granted, you won’t be able to launch the…

Kid-Friendly Website

By Diane Lofshult | April 30, 2005 |

Looking for a fun-packed cyber source to encourage healthy habits in your children? Check out KidsHealth for Kids (www.kidshealth.org/kid/index.jsp). This health- oriented site contains sections on staying healthy and cooking…

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