The Walt Disney company has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging violation of COPPA. This law says that companies can not collect personal information on children without permission from their parents. In 42 identified apps, Disney may be violating that law. What does this mean, how do you protect your child’s privacy? We explore this and more in this episode.
Here is the full list of the apps in the lawsuit:
“Beauty and the Beast”
“Cars Lightening League”
“Club Penguin Island”
“Color by Disney”
“Disney Color and Play”
“Disney Crossy Road”
“Disney Dream Treats”
“Disney Emoji Blitz”
“Disney Jigsaw Puzzle!”
“Disney Princess: Story Theater”
“Disney Store Become”
“Disney Story Central”
“Disney’s Magic Timer by Oral-B”
“Disney Princess: Charmed Adventures”
“Disney Build It Frozen”
“Frozen Free Fall”
“Frozen Free Fall: Icy Shot”
“Good Dinosaur Storybook Deluxe”
“Inside Out Thought Bubbles”
“Maleficent Free Fall”
“Miles from Tomorrowland: Missions”
“Moana Island Life”
“Palace Pets in Whisker Haven”
“Sofia the First Color and Play”
“Sofia the First Secret Library”
“Star Wars: Puzzle DroidsTM”
“Star WarsTM: Commander”
“Temple Run: Oz”
“Temple Run: Brave”
“The Lion Guard”
“Toy Story: Story Theater”
“Where’s My Water?”
“Where’s My Mickey?”
“Where’s My Water? 2”
“Where’s My Water? Lite/Where’s My Water? Free”
“Zootopia Crime Files: Hidden Object”
The more devices we use, the more the need to sync our files to more than one device. As the price drops, and the speed and reliability of cloud storage increases, cloud storage becomes a great answer. Today we talk about the big 4 storage sync solutions and which ones work best for which situations.
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It is amazing how, when a year comes to an end, we tend to forget all of the things that have happened. 2016 has been a crazy year in a lot of ways, but it has been a diverse technology related year. So in this episode I review some of the technological events of note through the eyes of the SmartTech podcast. Be sure to share your favorite technology related events or gadgets in our comment section or on our Facebook page.
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Merry Christmas, Today we want to share our top 10 technology gift picks for that someone special, or yourself, in your life. If you like our choices, or are purchasing on Amazon, please use our affiliate links below to purchase. This helps keep SmartTech on the air!
Pixel Phone by Google
Apple iPhone 7
Microsoft Surface Studio
It’s that time of year again. Apple is on the verge of releasing it’s newest version of their iOS software for iPhones and iPads.
We should have a fully functional release sometime during September 2016. Apple has already released the software as a beta and so we know most of the new features. Some of them are truly innovative and some of them try and catch up with Android. Is it worth the hype? You be the judge as we cover the 10 coolest new features in iOS 10.