No devices at the dinner table

No devices at the dinner table

If you’re a parent who has become weary of family dinner time being interrupted by your children jumping up for every ping and ringtone, relief is in sight. You guessed it: there’s an app for that.

A new app called DinnerTime Parental Control allows parents to block children’s phones for 30 minutes up to 3 hours and is available for both iPhone and Android.

The group of developers behind the family-friendly app cited the desire to bring back real-life conversations at the dinner table. However, the app can also be used to block chilrens’ phones during study hours, exam preparation and quiet times.

A desperate parenting measure or genius use of technology to help families re-engage? Parents will surely have their say.

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Image by jhaymesisvip photography

2014-06-17T14:07:55+00:00