Posts Tagged ‘new technology’

School keeps in touch with app

Tuesday, February 9th, 2016

St Joseph’s School in Balclutha has launched a smartphone app to stay in touch with parents. Teacher Danique Richards said she was contacted by the app’s developer, Snapp Mobile, at the end of last year to see if the school might be interested. She was hooked almost instantly and took the idea to the board Read more

1000 translations of the bible on your smartphone

Friday, October 31st, 2014

The YouVersion Bible App, downloaded more than 150 million times, now offers 1000 translations of the Bible. “It’s unprecedented in history having so many Bible versions in the palm of your hand—something we never imagined was possible even a few years ago,” said YouVersion’s Bobby Gruenewald in a statement. “This milestone wouldn’t be possible if Read more

Children seduced by new technologies

Friday, June 8th, 2012

Take a look around you and, in cars, shopping centres and restaurants, chances are you’ll find young children engrossed, not in the world around them, but in their new digital reality. Australians have smartphones and tablet computers gripped in their sweaty embrace, adopting the new internet-enabled technology as the standard operating platform for their lives, Read more