BOB'S BLOG

October 09, 2017

Children are more at risk of online grooming than ever, survivor says

Alicia Kozakiewicz was just 13 when she was groomed by an online predator, then kidnapped, abused and beaten. Now she’s warning others about online safety.

October 07, 2017

National Cyber Security Month

“I don’t trust banks. I believe that when robots rise up, ATMs will lead the charge”
– Sheldon Cooper in The Big Bang Theory

The human psyche is p…

October 07, 2017

Google Assistant will soon have transaction apps, kid-friendly features, and game templates

It has been slightly over a year since Google Assistant first became widely available, as part of the Google Allo messenger app. It definitely had growing… by Corbin Davenport in Applications, Google, News

October 04, 2017

Hey! VINA, the female-focused friendship app, launches on Android

Hey! VINA, the female-focused friend finding app, has today announced the launch of an Android app. The VINA app is almost identical to Tinder, except the..

October 04, 2017

LETTER: Don’t expect schools to solve smartphone issues

In a recent letter to the editor, a writer presented a theme that has recently become more and more prevalent. His letter was titled, “Schools must scrutinize social media effects

October 04, 2017

Sarah Shun-lien Bynum on Surviving Adolescence and Social Media

The writer talks about “Likes,” her short story in this week”s issue of the magazine.

October 03, 2017

Apps for helping with homework

School’s back in session, which means homework’s back, too! But don’t fret about those tests, there are plenty of apps to help make prepping easier…

October 03, 2017

Local mental health counselor weighs in on cyberbullying

October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness month. For some, the online world is the latest concern.

October 03, 2017

Yellow – Live video chat on the App Store

Read reviews, compare customer ratings, see screenshots and learn more about Yellow – Live video chat. Download Yellow – Live video chat and enjoy it on your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.

October 03, 2017

‘Exposing’ in schools raising concern for educators, counselors

Counselors and educators say “exposing,” a form of cyber-bullying, can be devastating to its victims.