Marketplace Tech Report for Thursday, January 3, 2013

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We check in with a mother in Massachusetts who drew up an 18-point contract listing the rules her 13-year-old son would have to live by if he got a nice new phone. Stuff like: put it away in public, and don't use it to lie or cheat. And digital photography has been, to say the very least, a challenge for the first instant photo company, Polaroid. Now, the company is testing out a new business model: Physical stores where you go to get prints of the digital photos on your smart phone, while you wait.

Rules to live by...on your smartphone

Talking to the mom who gave her teenage son an 18-point contract along with his new iPhone, with guidelines like 'don't use it to deceive others.'
Posted In: polaroid, smartphone, Fotobar, parenting