Tech & Gadgets


Social networking phenomenon Facebook is at least partly responsible for one in five marriage breakups, if you believe the latest research from a British online divorce service. By scanning their divorce petition database, they found that the word “Facebook” was used in 989 out of 5,000 cases sampled. It seems […]

Facebook bad for marriage says new research


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With parents worrying about their children’s use of mobile phones, a new service from Mobile Sentry could be just what they’re looking for. Claiming to be the UK’s first full parental control system for children’s mobile phones, Mobile Sentry is mobile phone software that allows parents to set up allow/deny […]

Full control of kids’ mobile phones now available to British ...






Welcome to Family Relationships Magazine’s weekly roundup of family-friendly gadgets. B(l)aby belt Though currently only a prototype, the B(l)aby belt is like a hi-fi system for the womb. It’s a wide, contoured belt equipped with a touch-sensitive digital music player and three vibration-based speakers that effectively transmit music directly into […]

Gadget Watch: B(l)aby belt, Memoir digital photo frame



Welcome to Family Relationships Magazine’s weekly roundup of news about the Internet, particularly as it relates to children and families Adult games sold to British kids Trading Standards recently discovered that a number of online retailers are selling “mature” video games to children. “The teenage volunteer visited 16 separate outlets […]

Internet Watch: adult games sold to kids, Internet addiction, Twitter ...





Letting friends and family from around the globe keep up with the latest news, pictures and videos of new baby just got easier with the launch of BabyLolly.com. Secure and easy-to-use, the service allows an online “baby book” to be created, that can include photographs, videos, baby journal, baby “firsts” […]

Babylolly.com: share baby’s life with friends and family online


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There’s nothing like a bit of tech sex to sell tabloid newspapers, so the recent report that a wife wants to divorce her husband because he took part in virtual gay sex in the online game Second Life isn’t much of a surprise. I reported on the threat of virtual […]

Get that computer out of our bed! Virtual reality drives ...


Once almost exclusively the domain of “techies”, particularly in Silicon Valley, Twitter is now getting quite a fan base across the world and with “ordinary” people. Even Phillip Schofield tweets, as he announced to thousands of viewers on This Morning during the week. We know that plenty of parents blog, […]

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