The twentieth century seemed like a revolutionary time for technology and it many ways it was. Yet there are many appliances and devices that endured the whole of the last century that my daughter will likely never use or own. I take a look through some of those everyday things that our children may simply be bewildered by.
Tech takes a back seat when you’re a cash-strapped family but eventually it becomes time to upgrade or replace. I have to decide whether it’s time to leave Apple behind in favour of a more affordable PC.
Technology and small children are traditionally a challenging combination but it can prove extremely useful for us parents when carefully applied. At the start of the school holidays we had the opportunity to try out a smart home kit by D-Link, timed well to manage an increasingly independent toddler and time away from home.
Buying a new computer is expensive but unless you’re an avid gamer or power user your old computer could continue to serve you well for years. Low cost upgrades and cleaning up data can make an old machine perform like new.