Article Contents1 Teardown1.1 Families and the Family Library1.2 Gifting1.3 NFC Card Support2 Download A late-night update to the Play Store slipped out just before midnight. A close examination doesn't turn up any big visual changes or new features, but this version is begging for a teardown. I'm not going to beat around the bush, if you've read the title, you know why you're here. Yes, it's true, family sharing and gifting are on the way. No doubt about it. There's even a neat way to add credit cards if they have NFC. There's no point in teasing it out, just get to reading. If you want to jump straight to downloading the latest version, there's a link at the bottom of the post. Teardown Disclaimer: Teardowns are necessarily speculative and usually based on incomplete evidence. It's possible that the guesses made here are totally and completely wrong. There is always a chance that details may change or plans may be cancelled prior to the launch of a new feature discovered in a … [Read more...] about Play Store v5.12 Reveals Upcoming Family Sharing And Gifting, Option To Easily Add NFC-Enabled Credit Cards [APK Teardown + Download]
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Published 6:01 am PDT, Monday, October 29, 2018 Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 The changing face of the American student: The growth of online learning 1 / 1 Back to Gallery (BPT) - Today’s college students are just as likely to be moms and dads themselves, full-time and part-time employees or members of the U.S. armed forces. Many students juggle work and family, according to the National Center for Education Statistics, which found that 62 percent of students work full- or part-time, and 29 percent have at least one dependent. Needing flexibility and variety in course offerings, more students are turning to online learning to design a path that fits their lifestyle. As a result, online learning is seeing significant growth. A recent study found more than 6 million students take online courses across the U.S., and that number continues to rise. At ASU Online, programs have grown significantly, with a … [Read more...] about The changing face of the American student: The growth of online learning
Technology is a wonderful thing. But sometimes, particularly in the case of young children, it pays to keep an eye on how much influence that technology has on their lives. Recent research suggests the need for a better balance of screen time, which is why many companies, including heavy hitters Apple and Google, have introduced numerous ways to monitor how much time you or your loved ones are spending on smartphones.Google’s solution is Family Link, which gives you great insights into how your children are using their devices and potentially the content they see on them too. At a basic level, Family Link offers usage controls similar to those that Google added to Android in Android 9.0 Pie. You can set a 'bedtime', limit the time per day spent on the phone, and remotely lock devices when it’s time to take a break.If you’re a parent with young kids that use Android phones or tablets, we recommend giving Family Link a go, especially if you’ve struggled … [Read more...] about What is Android Family Link and how do you use it?
MORE mums than ever are returning to work after having children – and discovering that getting the balance right can be very tough as they battle stress in the workplace with juggling family life.In the last four decades, the number of working mothers has risen from half of all mothers to nearly three-quarters (72 per cent), according to the Institute for Fiscal Studies. And yet Health and Safety Executive data shows the most stressed group at work is professional women aged between 35 and 44, because of lack of support, sexism, home/work imbalance, and family needs.Mother-of-three Christine Armstrong experienced such stress after returning to work in advertising following the birth of her first child. Her own challenges, and subsequently talking to other working mums about their work/life balance, led her to the shocking conclusion that society isn't designed to support women with children and a career."Men and women are struggling, but women are having a worse time – and … [Read more...] about Eight ways working parents can make family life happier
Nearly 8,000 words into its exhaustive investigation of the elaborate and allegedly illegal schemes by which Donald Trump’s father conserved his wealth and promoted the myth of his son as a self-made billionaire, the New York Times revealed the existence of a sham business the Trump family used to hide massive gifts from Fred Trump to his children, saving himself millions in federal taxes. The company was called All County Building Supply & Maintenance and it was created in 1992 for the purpose of providing inflated invoices to contractors for Fed Trump’s sprawling real estate holdings in Brooklyn and Queens. Story Continued Below “All County had no corporate offices,” the Times reporters wrote. “Its address was the Manhasset, N.Y., home of John Walter, a favorite nephew of Fred Trump’s. Mr. Walter, who died in January at the age of 83, spent decades working for Fred Trump, primarily helping computerize his payroll and billing systems. He also … [Read more...] about Did the Trump Family Historian Drop a Dime to the New York Times?