Tag Archive: Child


T-Mobile intros FamilyMode to help parents better control child smartphone usage

T-Mobile today announced its latest initiative in the form of a service called FamilyMode. Designed for parents, it gives them better control over how their child, or children, use their smartphones.

Built with two components, it’s one part mobile app and one part physical box. The app is loaded onto the parent devices while the box (Home Base) is installed in the home and connects to Wi-Fi.

Using the app, parents can mange usage time, filter out apps and content,  [Read More…]

Snoopy Pop is the perfect puzzle game for you and your child (Review)

Overview: If you were a fan of the comic strip Peanuts and enjoyed reading it during your early childhood days, then you must be familiar with Snoopy, the cute little pet beagle of Charlie Brown. Snoopy Pop is an Android puzzle game where the players play as Snoopy to help the birds of Woodstock trapped […]

Friday’s best tech deals and discount codes: MYNT Tracker at $20 is a great way to track your child during Halloween

Happy Friday! We’re two weeks into October and there’s probably thousands of you asking which phone should you get with the whole Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fiasco. The LG V20, Google Pixel and Pixel XL are set to be released in the next two weeks and those are both great phones. Or you could go

Shopping for a first phone for a child

Today, smartphones are everywhere. Your parents have them, your grandparents might have them and now it’s quite possible your child has one–or really wants one. But, how do you go about finding a phone that is a reasonable option for a young child? Stopping by your local carrier store will give you an idea of

Kickstarter campaign of the week: Invidyo is the first child monitor to use AI

We live in an amazing period of technological invention and creation. Technology has evolved extremely quickly over the past decade, and today’s Kickstarter campaign of the week is another industry first. Invidyo is the first child monitor that employs artificial intelligence to detect when a child smiles and cries. It doesn’t stop there – the

Block porn and manage what your child sees online with Clean Router

The internet is without question the best invention I have witnessed in my 35 years of existence. I remember what life was like before it: we actually had to write handwritten letters, or make phone calls to communicate to each other. We also had to use encyclopedias and go to libraries to research topics of interest.

Disney Magic Kingdoms is a magical gaming ride for your school-aged child (review)

The experience that is the Disney universe is usually broken up into very siloed experiences, usually based on character. If you (or your child) wants a dose of Mickey Mouse, there usually isn’t any chance of getting a bonus Cinderella cameo thrown in. Monsters University characters aren’t usually on-screen with Toy Story figures. And so

New report claims Samsung and Sony are not doing enough to combat child labor

A new investigation has claimed that companies including Samsung and Sony are not doing enough to tackle child labor. It’s reported by charity Amnesty that cobalt, a component used to make lithium-ion batteries in smartphones, is being mined by children as young as seven. This isn’t the first time tech giants have come under fire due to working conditions for those in the supply chains.

Children’s charity UNICEF estimates that approximately 40,000 children currently work in  [Read More…]

Keep your child safe with the X-Doria KidGPS

With the technology around us today there is no excuse to lose track of your child. X-Doria is helping to keep your kids safe with their latest release, the KidGPS. KidGPS is a palm-sized tracking device that you can give your child to tuck into their pocket or backpack for safe keeping.

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Parents will be able to track their kids from an app on iOS or Android which pinpoints the exact  [Read More…]

Perfect Bible for your Child to explore, read, and interact with: Bible for Kids (App Review)

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eeping a child’s attention has always been a difficult task. Today’s youth are even more difficult to keep still and entertain, due to the evolution of technology and how accessible and entitled they feel to have it near them and doing something to entertain them. Without this engagement, things are mundane and boring to them.

The development team at Youversion the developers of the widely popular Bible App that has over 50 Million downloads, created a  [Read More…]