A CLEVER kid has worked out a way of getting around Apple's new Screen Time restrictions. The new feature lets you limit how much time your children spend on apps and games – but one youngster found a cheeky "hack" that let him play games. Apple added Screen Time with last week's iOS 12 update for your iPhone. The main function of Screen Time is to let adults track how much they're using their phone. It tracks how much time you spend in apps, the number of notifications you receive, and how many times you pick up your phone. But through the Family Share function (which lets you set up child accounts), you can also limit access to apps and games for children. One dad, who posted his story to Reddit, applied these very restrictions. But after a few days, the bewildered dad began to suspect something wasn't working right. "My kid managed to pass Screen Time limit," he explained. "When iOS 12 came out, I limited my 7-year-old son's screen time through the Family Share. "For a few … [Read more...] about Dad reveals 7-year-old’s cheeky iPhone ‘hack’ for Apple’s Screen Time limits
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FACEBOOK and Instagram, giants of the social networking world, have announced they will introduce a tool that limits how much time people spend on their sites. Here's everything you need to know about the new feature. How the time limit tool works There are actually three new functions but all help people spend less time on the sites. They are: an activity dashboard so you can check your daily times as well as your average time a reminder alert that pops up when you hit your self-imposed time limit (but it doesn't prevent you from continuing to use it) an option to mute your notifications for a set period of time How to find the new tools Go to the settings page on either app and select either Your Time on Facebook or Your Activity. At the top is a dashboard showing average time spent on the app you are using. Underneath is the option to set up a daily reminder that will send an alert when you have reached the time you have allowed yourself. What do the critics say? There have been … [Read more...] about How to use Facebook and Instagram’s new time limit tool to cap your social media use
Sea of Thieves' second time-limited event, Gunpowder Skeletons, does exactly what it says on the tin.Rare's swashbuckling pirate simulator has added skeleton enemies which carry gunpowder kegs. Naturally, you'll want to stop the buggers before they can get too close and blow up.Blow them up first and you'll gain renown from the Bilge Rats - Sea of Thieves' new faction who look after the game's time-limited events. Like the last event, which saw you tracking down Skeleton Thrones, you'll gain Doubloons for your trouble which you can then use to buy limited edition outfit items or trade in for reputation with the game's permanent factions.The Skeleton Thrones themselves, by the way, will remain a permanent part of the game's world - as will the player-earned titles for finding them - but the associated time-limited outfits have now been put back into storage. Other changes live in today's patch include a variety of gunpowder keg improvements. You can now set a five second fuse for your … [Read more...] about Sea of Thieves’ new time-limited event adds exploding skeletons
WE'VE all sent a message we've regretted and wished we could turn back time. WhatsApp has been letting users "unsend" messages since October 2017 but now it is believed the app will extend the grace period from seven minutes to over an hour. What is the "unsend" feature? It used to be the case that sending a WhatsApp message was final – no take-backs. But in a bid to keep up with rival services, WhatsApp began offering an "unsend" feature that lets you delete a message for everyone. There are plenty of reasons why you'd want to unsend a message: maybe you've drunk-texted an ex, or mistakenly called your boss something unpleasant in the work chat. There's been no official announcement, but tech site WABetaInfo dug into the latest beta app update for WhatsApp and uncovered the change. How to "unsend" a WhatsApp message? So if you've sent a risky text or made a mistake the feature can save you a lot of embarrassment or explaining. All you have to do to delete a message is … [Read more...] about How to unsend WhatsApp messages and what’s the time limit on ‘Delete for Everyone’?
The Apollyon's Legacy time-limited event in For Honor got underway yesterday, featuring a new co-op game mode called Test Your Metal that pits team of four players against the bosses of the game's campaign. These become stronger with each round, and each week of the event will also see more powerful enemies join the fight. The event will also add new lootable items include an "I Am War!" emote, the new Blackstone Elite and Iron Legion color swatches, Apollyon's Might embossing, themed weapons, and the Age of Wolves battle outfit. Everyone who logs into the game during the event will also be given the Apollyon's Crest emblem outline. Beginning February 22, players will also have the option of purchasing the Apollyon Bundle, which will instantly unlock all of the above as well as the Apollyon's Wolves Mask outfit. The bundle will go for 25,000 Steel, with the price adjusted if you already own some of the items. For Honor hasn't enjoyed the success of, say, … [Read more...] about For Honor gets a new mode and loot in the time-limited Apollyon’s Legacy event