Google Highlights "Teacher approved" Apps for Kids
Google is updating its Play Store for Android with a new Kids tab, highlighting "'Teacher approved' apps that are both enriching and entertaining". The Kids tab lets you filter by age group. Each "Teacher approved" app has been reviewed by academic experts and teachers and meets Google's quality standards. A new section on the app's page lists specific reasons that app earned the "Teacher approved" badge. The feature is rolling out this week in the US, expanding internationally in the coming months.
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Google hopes a new feature in its Family Link app will help parents find apps that are recommended by educators. Google says it is adding a new card to the Family Link app that highlights what Google calls "nutritious" apps, or apps recommended by teachers.
Feb 6, 2020
Google has updated its Maps app for iOS and Android with a new tab bar. The standard default view is now the "Explore" tab.
May 1, 2018
Instagram today revealed several new features meant to help connect and protect users that it will add over the next few months. First up is video chatting.
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.