Tech Tips for Families and Classrooms

How to turn off phone notifications at night

How to Turn Off Phone Notifications at Night

Ah, the joy of a good night’s sleep, undisturbed by a buzzing, tweeting, chirping, ringing phone. Some phones, such as Samsung Galaxies and iPhones, have a built-in Do Not Disturb feature. For other phones, you can add a free app …[Continue]

After School App

Is the After School App Safe?

After being pulled TWICE from the Apple Store amid accusations of violence and bullying, After School (an anonymous social network for teens) is back in the app store with promises to better control bullying. It seems to me that intersection …[Continue]

Google Designed for Families

Google Announces New App Program for Families

Good news coming soon for families using Android-based tablets. Last week Google announced a new program for app-developers who want to label their apps as “family friendly.” When app developers sign up to be “family friendly” their apps will undergo …[Continue]