Phone addiction not driven by notifications, study finds

A recent BBC article, on a London School of Economics (LSE) study showed that “89% of interactions with phones were unprompted, with only 11% responding to an alert”. This suggests that smartphone addiction is unlikely to be caused by notifications: group chats were found to be a “source of distress” for many. Perhaps unconsciously, people…

Benefits of using technology in the classroom

For the last nine months teachers have been forced to use technology in order to continue some semblance of delivering an education. At this stage, having got used to using available tools it is worth reviewing exactly what benefits technology brings to education. This article sums it up very well. Firstly, it improves engagement (making…

Sunrise launches children-safe smartphone

We are pleased to announce that our go-to-market partner, Blabloo, has just signed an agreement with Swiss mobile operator Sunrise to sell the Blabloo Wave 1 smartphone. Tailored for children and young teenagers, the smartphone is designed to enable younger generations to safely access digital services. The Blabloo smartphone allows parents to manage all features…