Archives of Larry's  Family Technology Column

Common-sense rules can protect children on the Net (November 20, 2002)

Internet is getting to look like the old Times Square (October 10, 2002)

New tools aid in taking notes (October 24, 2002)

MP3 as family music tool (Sep 26, 2002)

`DO IT' seeks to foster learning (September 12, 2002)

Many teachers lag behind Net-savvy students (August 29, 2002)

Today's kids are as near as your cell phone

Laptop or desktop for college August 29, 2002

New Devices Help in Monitoring Kids’ TV Viewing (August 2, 2002)

Putting family investments on auto-pilot is OK to a point (Jul. 25, 2002)

Using the Web to Find Public Transportation When Going Out of Town (May 2, 2002)

Kids prize Web simplicity, reject complex interfaces (April 18, 2002)

Does Virtual Child Porn Equal Child Exploitation- (April 16, 2002)

Young people show Net's potential for bridging divides (April 3, 2002)

Net Users Can Help Fight Child Porn

Are Kid Friendly Domain Names Really The Answer-

High Tech Ways to Lose Weight

Don't let digital photos sit in limbo

Using Technology to filter what kids watch on TV

Skip those package deals when making invitations

2002 promises tech changes for family

Europe children cell use ahead of U.S. -- for good, bad

Becoming master of your own domain

Study up on college entrance exams using computer tools

How to choose a cell-phone plan for your family

The FTC deserves praise for targeting Web site operators who mislead

The Internet and children finding the right balance on censorship

XP makes it easier for families to share a computer

Networks a good fit for home

Youngsters building big vocabulary of chat slang

Families need a system for sharing the PC

We need a law against smutty spam directed at kids

Tracing your family lines through the Web

Keeping Kids from Online Porn Back to Court

Software helps parents track what kids do on computer Is it spying or parenting

Surfmonkey Creates a Kid Friendly Environment

Look Online when researching college options