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Brodie Beta

About Brodie Beta

Brodie Beta is a tech blogger, podcaster and self-proclaimed geek with a passion for gadgets, social media, mobile applications and anything related to the web. She has written columns for well-known technology sites including The Next Web, her personal website Geeklish , and a national newspaper in Canada, the Globe and Mail. Brodie is also the co-founder of Drink Social Media , an agency based in Toronto. You can also connect with Brodie on Facebook ("LIKE" her social media page!) and Twitter!
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Parent’s Guide to Video Games and Ratings

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What parents should know about video game rating systems Read more


Interactive Children’s Books for the iPad: Tech Sense Video

Children with an iPad

A video review of interactive children’s books for the iPad and iPhone Read more


Get Pregnant with the Android & iPhone!


We’re not accustomed to discussing cycles; ovaries, periods or really, any body parts whatsoever on the Tech Sense channel. But, this app is definitely worth the trouble. Read more


DIY Halloween Costume Ideas

Halloween Costume Ideas

As we quickly approach the trick-or-treat season many of us are beginning to plan our Halloween costumes, and if this holiday is one of your favorites you likely take this task very seriously. Read more


Are you following us yet?


We chat about parenting, share stories and occasionally host killer parties… with prizes. Read more


Twitter Party Tomorrow – Great Conversation & Prizes!


Tomorrow at 8pm (EST) we’re getting together to chat about family co-play, and the benefits of playing age-appropriate games with your kids. Read more

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Webkinz Rockin’ Road Trip Campaign Hits Facebook!


The Webkinz Road Trip is once again spreading fun across the United States in the coolest VAN ever to hit the road.  From May 1st to October 31st, 2012  families can meet the Road Trip crew at selected locations from New York to California, earn prizes and play real life adaptations of mini games from Webkinz World! What’s more?  Webkinz is also hosting a contest on Facebook asking fans to talk about their own dream road trip. This campaign titled “Webkinz Rockin’ Road Trip” has a musical slant and requires fans to describe which Rock Star or band they’d most like to take on the road. The prizes will likely strike the right chords with fans, which are the new collection of Webkinz Rockerz pets (virtual). Each week one lucky winner will be chosen until October 31st, 2012. Visit the Webkinz Rockin’ Road Trip Contest on Facebook!     


Webkinz Day 2012 Twitter Party!

Party on Twitter!

We’re throwing a party on Sunday, April 29th to celebrate the 7th birthday of Webkinz, the multi-award winning children’s brand with one of the largest and most popular kid’s sites in the world! You’ll have a chance to WIN one of 100 virtual Webkinz pets during the party by answering ANY of our fun and imagination provoking party questions. Follow @Webkinz and @Ganz_World on Twitter. Watch for our party questions ( beginning at 2pm (EST) on Sunday April 29th 2012. Include for #WebkinzDay in your tweets during the party! Answer any one of the questions during the party for a chance to WIN (between 2:00pm – 3:30pm). The official Twitter party Contest Rules. We’d like to follow you on Twitter! Leave us your Twitter handle on the #WebkinzDay party event page on Facebook! Copy and paste the message below to TWEET about the party: Join me on Sunday, April 29th at 2pm EST for the #WebkinzDay Twitter party! 100 Webkinz pet prizes   Twitter Party How To Video Are you new to Twitter parties?  Watch the video below to learn how to participate in a Twitter Party Prizes sponsored by the Ganz eStore & Webkinz.  


GanzWorld Spring Fling Twitter Party


We’re throwing a party on April 7th, 2012… and we’re giving out rare Webkinz pets! Read more


GanzWorld Twitter Party!


The party will be held on Friday, March 16th 2012 from 7pm to 8pm (est). Party-goers will have a chance to answer questions, meet other parents and WIN some killer prizes. Read more

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