Tag Archive: Kids


Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Amazon Fire tablets

A new way to keep an eye on who your kids are talking to.

Last December, Facebook launched Messenger Kids as an app for youngsters to safely communicate with one another and family members. Following this, it’s now expanded to Amazon’s line of Fire tablets.

Messenger Kids is targeted at kiddos 13 years and younger, and it allows them to have access to a lot of Messenger’s regular features in a more secure environment. They can send  [Read More…]

Build your own computer maker Kano now lets kids build their own cameras

Kano wants to teach kids how cameras work next!

My favorite pieces of kid tech over the last two years have come from the folks at Kano. This team is dedicated to teaching kids how electronics work through a combined hardware and software approach, and the results in my household are undeniable.

This week at CES the Kano team is showing off their next big kid, the Camera Kit. Like the computer kits, this new setup is  [Read More…]

Merge made a VR headset for kids and a Blaster you put your phone in

Everyone should be able to have fun with VR and AR!

If you like squishy foam and having fun with either VR or AR, the folks at Merge have been serving up goodness for a couple of years now. Following the success of the AR-based Merge Cube and the recent availability of the Merge VR headset in every color under the rainbow, Merge is at CES this year with two new goodies.

For the AR-focused among us,  [Read More…]

3 important steps for keeping your kids safe online in 2018

You don’t need to be afraid of your kids using the internet.

Surfing the internet is not in and of itself a dangerous act, but much like the chain letter emails of our forefathers, it can be easy to get lost when you’re inexperienced. Younger users tend to live in apps instead of the browser, but that doesn’t always guarantee safety. If you’re concerned about leaving your child unattended on the internet, we’ve got a few tips for  [Read More…]

Keep your kids occupied with an Amazon Fire Tablet for as little as $30

These are the best tablet deals around!

If you’re still looking for a great gift to give your kids, an Amazon Fire Tablet may be just the one you are looking for. With options starting at just $ 30, you can’t go wrong with one of these. They give your kids access to a variety of apps and games to play, and you can use FreeTime Unlimited to give them access to these without having to pay for each  [Read More…]

Give Amazon your iPad mini and get a discount on a Fire Kids Edition tablet

Have an iPad mini that you are not using so much anymore? Then you might want to take advantage of Amazon’s new trade-in program. Amazon wants to turn your iPad mini into a Fire tablet for kids, so it will exchange your Apple tablet with an Amazon.com gift card for the appraised value of the […]

Samsung and LEGO team up for a special edition Galaxy Kids Tab tablet

Is your child a big Lego fan? Then he or she will love Samsung’s new tablet. The Korean tech giant has teamed up with LEGO to release a version of its mainstream Galaxy Kids Tab tablet. What’s makes this special edition slate stand out is that it comes adorned with characters from Lego’s latest animated […]

Best GPS trackers for kids

Keeping a closer eye on your children is now simple, safer, and more accurate with a GPS tracker. But what are the best options? Here are a few to check out!

It can be difficult to keep track of your children, and it can also be hard to gauge when it’s appropriate to get them a cell phone or something a bit more mature in order to keep in contact with them.

GPS trackers are fantastic, potentially  [Read More…]

Kids favorite ‘If You Give A Mouse A Cookie’ coming to Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Originals brings an old classic and some new favorites to Prime Video this fall.

If you have kids, there’s a pretty good chance you’ve read “If You Give A Mouse a Cookie.” And the classic tale is coming to Amazon Prime Video as an Amazon Kids Original on Nov. 7.

That’s the headliner of Amazon’s fall lineup. We’ll also see “Wishenpoof” land Sept. 26, and “Sigmund and the Sea Monsters” hit on Oct. 13. “The Stinky and  [Read More…]

Best Android Phone for Kids

The time has come. You’ve decided your kid needs a phone. These are their best options!

Best overall Moto G5 Plus

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Motorola has been the budget phone champion for years now, and its most recent releases are no exception. The Moto G5 Plus is inexpensive without being cheap, especially when it comes to a solid battery and better-than-average camera. The software is solid and simple, with the promise of consistent updates to  [Read More…]