We have created a safe and secure Family Chat

Social media (in particular whatsapp) can be a source of cyber bullying. To this end we have created a safe and secure Family Chat so that a child can learn about how to use online chatting applications, until they are ready to be exposed to other forms of communication. In all of this a parent…

You can freeze the screen of the children

A BMC Psychiatry Research Paper in 2019, stated that “Over the past decade there has been an increase in use of smartphones among children and young people which has occurred at the same time as a rise in common mental disorders in the same age group”. To help address addiction to technology a parent can…

Secure browser option on our smartphones

The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) in the UK published a guide in 2019 concluding that while screen time may or may not of itself be harmful, that online safety (bullying, exploitation) and access to inappropriate content is harmful. If the child is of an age responsible to surf on the Internet,…

TikTok to invest €13 million to launch learning platform

With over 800 million users Tik Tok is becoming a force to be reckoned with. Essentially it is an app for making and sharing short videos, aimed at young teenagers. Most youngsters know it well and most parents probably won´t, but are becoming increasingly exposed to it, normally through their children. This Chinese video-sharing social…

COVID-19: How the pandemic is affecting teaching

Before the pandemic the education sector was one suffering from underfunding, over- stretched teachers and in many cases, one criticised as not relevant to the modern world and the work environment in the 21st Century. Covid-19 is forcing a reflection on the sector (and many of its current challenges) as well as a change in…

They only access content suitable for their age

Managing a child´s first smartphone should not have to involve snatching it from their grasp, when the parent wants them to stop using a game or accessing inappropriate content. Doing this multiple times can cause some psychological issues. There is an easier way: Blabloo and Geniora smartphones. With the Blabloo and Geniora smartphones, once this…