BOB'S BLOG

September 11, 2017

YouTube now lets you stream your iPhone’s screen, makes it easier to moderate chat

YouTube today is rolling out several features to make itself more appealing to live streamers, including video game streamers, as the battle with rivals like..

September 11, 2017

Twitter has an unlaunched tweetstorm feature

Subverting the 140 character limit by chaining tweets together into a cohesive “tweetstorm” takes some know-how, or you’ll screw it up. Luckily Twitter has..

September 09, 2017

Digital Dangers: Homeland Security teams with Williamson County Schools

The aim is to create a series of educational videos about digital dangers, including information on dangerous smartphone apps and online predators.

September 09, 2017

Teen suicide is on the rise and this is why

World Suicide Prevention Day draws attention to the rising tide of teenagers taking their own lives. “Toxic socialization” involving emotional and physical abuse in families is a major cause.

September 08, 2017

It’s 10pm. Do you know what apps your children are using?

NEW YORK Alexander Graham Bell did not expect his telephone to be widely used for prank calls. And Steve Jobs was chary of children using his iThings. But social media apps are appendages for tweens and teens. Its one way they earn social currency. Below a guide to wha

September 08, 2017

Your kid’s favorite apps might be sharing sensitive info

Most parents have probably heard of apps like Snapchat and Instagram…but while you may think you’re in the know with social media your child is probably on to an entirely new trending app.

September 08, 2017

10 Secrets to Raising Creative Kids

Helping kids tap into their imagination may just be the most important learning goal you can implement this year.

September 07, 2017

Advice on when it’s appropriate to give kids their own phones

Your guide to deciding when is the right time to buy your kids a phone.

September 07, 2017

Newport-Mesa is taking the lead on working to prevent teen suicides

Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among 10-to-24-year-olds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

September 06, 2017

Trooper Minute: What to do about cyberbullying

Snapchat, Instagram, and Facebook are all great ways to keep in touch with friends during the school year. Unfortunately, all of these are also avenues for cyberbullying.