• Consumers now average 4.2 hours per day in apps, up 30% from 2019

    3 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    The coronavirus pandemic has increased our collective screen time, and that's particularly true on mobile devices. According to a new report from mobile data and analytics firm App Annie, global consumers are now spending an average of 4.2 hours per day using apps on our smartphones, an increase of 30% from just two years prior. In some markets, the average is even higher - more than five hours.
    In the first quarter of 2021, the daily time spent in apps surpassed four hours in the U.S., Turkey, Mexico and India for the first time, the report notes. Of those, India saw the biggest jump as...
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  • How to use Microsoft Family Safety to manage your family members' app usage, screen time, and more

    How to use Microsoft Family Safety to manage your family members' app usage, screen time, and more

    3 days ago - By Business Insider

    Summary List Placement Microsoft Family Safety is more or less just what the name implies: It's Microsoft's family safety and parental controls app that you can use to manage your kid's screen time and device usage.
    To use the service, you need to install the Microsoft Family Safety app on each mobile device you want to manage, and every family member you want to track needs a Microsoft account.
    What to know about Microsoft Family Safety
    Once configured, Microsoft Family Safety monitors the screen time and time spent with specific games and apps on phones, tablets, and Xbox. Parents can do...
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