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Apple brings contactless student IDs on iPhone and Apple Watch to more universities

Apple Newsroom – 8.15.19 (8.13.19)

In the coming school year, more than 100,000 college students will enjoy the ease and convenience of carrying their student IDs on iPhone and Apple Watch. Students at Clemson University, Georgetown University, University of Tennessee, University of Kentucky, University of San Francisco, University of Vermont, Arkansas State University, South Dakota State University, Norfolk State University, Louisburg College, University of North Alabama and Chowan University will soon be able to use their student ID in Apple Wallet to get into dorms, buy lunch and more.

5 tips for kids’ location-sharing apps

Verizon Newsroom – 8.14.19

Lose a phone? No problem. Change of plans on a pick-up after school? Same. Why parents use location trackers and apps for their children varies from practical to personal. For co-parents, it can be a way to feel connected to their child when they miss them. For others, it can be about keeping tabs on a new driver.

Read more: 5 tips for kids’ location-sharing apps

Crowdsource by Google: Building better products for everyone with machine learning

Google YouTube Channel – 8.7.19 (8.6.19)

 

When you use Crowdsource by Google, you improve products like Translate, Maps, Photos, Assistant, etc for your language, country and culture. Crowdsource is like a game where you answer simple questions. Answers from you and millions of others around the world are used in Machine Learning based products, making them work well for everybody around the world. Download the Crowdsource app for Android at the link below, and help us create inclusive products that everyone in the world can use and enjoy.

Source: Crowdsource by Google: Building better products for everyone with machine learning

With Sound Amplifier, more people can hear clearly

Google Blog – 7.29.19 (7.25.19)

For the 466 million people in the world who have hearing loss, the inability to hear a conversation or the sounds around you can be isolating. Without clear sound, it’s challenging to connect to the people around you and fully experience the world. And simply asking others to speak louder (or turn up the TV volume) isn’t a helpful solution because people hear more clearly at different audio frequencies.

Read more: With Sound Amplifier, more people can hear clearly

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