With 3G phones and Wifi capabilities expanding across the country, it seems parents can find their kids (young or old) anytime, anywhere.
In learning about this new mobile world, some parents have taken to texting and may not have necessarily learned the proper etiquette. Lauren Kaelin and Sophia Fraioli noticed this, and realized the new text-based relationship with one's parents could make for some pretty funny encounters.
Kaelin and Fraioli started the site WhenParentsText.com, and turned the submissions they recieved turned into the book of the same name, which was released on September 1st.
Today on American Morning, Christine Romans talks to Lauren and Sophia about some of the funny texts they've received as submissions and how cellphones have changed the relationship between parent and child.
This week on CNN, we're taking an in depth look at our mobile society. With the proliferation of mobile devices constantly connected to wireless networks, it can often seem overwhelming or like people are 'always connected.'
But some people have been able to put that to use, taking their devices and finding applications, or "apps" that simply our lives.
You know the catch phrase: "There's an app for that." It was coined by Apple, and it really underscores the amount of information that is now at your fingertips via your cell phone or tablet.
This morning on American Morning, Gizmodo.com editor-in-chief Joe Brown lists the five essential apps you need to simplify your life.
To read more about the apps mention on the site, visit:
Best app to start your day: Simplenote
Best app for travel: TripIt
Best app to track your money: Mint
Best app for fun: Kindle
Best app to chow down: Epi
The Senate reached a bipartisan agreement to end a dispute over disaster relief spending yesterday, ending yet another threat of a government shutdown. This week, CNN is taking an in-depth look at why our political system is so broken.
In a letter to his clients, chief global economist for The Economic Outlook Group Bernard Baumohl wrote that the single issue stalling economic growth "is the failure of governing in Washington at a time when so many Americans are hurting. The political food fight between the White House and Republicans will certainly not hasten economic growth nor create a single private sector job."
Baumohl and Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, join Carol Costello on American Morning today to weigh in on why the broken government is so dangerous and how the dysfunctional political system is impacting Americans.