Tag Archive: Kids

Kids can learn the magic of coding while you save some cash on Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is the perfect time to pick up a coding kit from Kano for your child. Kano makes some of the best kits to help get into the world of coding. Not only are these kits of great quality, but they also offer varying degrees of skill levels. Kano is offering great discounts on some of their newest and most popular coding kits of up to 50% off. So what are you waiting for, get your child started with  [Read More…]

Try Amazon’s Fire for Kids Unlimited on Cyber Monday for just £1!

Amazon’s Fire tablets are perfect for the kids with their durability, low price and the most excellent child-friendly mode. The meat behind the last of those is Fire for Kids Unlimited and right now you can sign up on Cyber Monday for three months for just £0.99.

Kid friendly Amazon Fire for Kids Unlimited

99p for three months

New subscribers to Fire for Kids Unlimited can get their first three months at a grand total of just  [Read More…]

Adding parental controls via a Kid’s Profile on Disney+ is fairly simple

Disney has some of the most beloved characters and movies of all time. From the likes of Mikey Mouse and Donald Duck to Woody and Buzz, kids of all ages have enjoyed watching Disney for decades. However, that doesn’t mean that everything on Disney+ will be wholesome and appropriate for young children. Which is why Disney+ can set up a Kid’s Profile to help filter shows that are safe for children. Setting this up can be done in  [Read More…]

Alcatel offers up Joy Tab Kids, an 8-inch tablet aimed at children

Alcatel, a brand known for its budget-friendly smartphones, this week announced a child-friendly tablet set to arrive November 15.

EDITOR NOTE: Clarification made as original post confused Joy Tab with the Joy Tab Kids

The Alcatel Joy Tab Kids features an 8-inch display protected by Asahi Glass. In other words, it’s built to withstand scratches, scuffs, and the carefree lifestyle of its intended user.

Powered by Android 9 Pie, the Joy Tab Kids has a generous 4080mAh battery which provides  [Read More…]

Phone grips aren’t just cool for kids, they’re great for parents, too

Phone grips aren’t just a cutesy way to spice up your kid’s case; they’re an easy investment in your kid’s clumsy hands.

Phone grips might seem like an unnecessary add-on — “How could you possibly need help holding onto a phone?” — but I just have a few questions for you. How often does your child drop their phone? How often do you see them hunched over their phone to watch a video instead of propping the  [Read More…]

Is TikTok safe for kids?

Best answer: TikTok can be safe for kids 13 years and older. TikTok is intended for 13+ users according to the app’s community guidelines. The app can be safe for teens with proper parental guidance.

TikTok Google Play Store: TikTok (Free at Google Play Store) What is TikTok?

TikTok is a mobile app that allows users to create unique short videos that range from 15 seconds to 60 seconds. Users can add unique filters, stickers, and all  [Read More…]

How to set up Kids Home child mode on Samsung phones

Going on a long road trip or flight with your family? Waiting in line for a ride at the theme park? Whatever the case, there are times when it can be helpful to hand your phone to your kids to keep them occupied for a short while, but you probably don’t want them rummaging through important apps when you aren’t looking. Luckily, Samsung includes a Kids Home mode on its phones that hosts a number of games and  [Read More…]

YouTube TV is getting PBS and PBS Kids

What you need to know YouTube TV hasn’t yet carried local PBS member stations. That’ll change later this year. You’ll also have access to on-demand content.

PBS today announced that it’s bringing its member stations to YouTube TV. In addition to live shows, YouTube TV subscribers also will have access to PBS content on-demand. The new channels will be available sometime later this year, PBS said in a press release.

It marks the first time PBS has done  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids flaw allowed unauthorized users to join group chats

The FTC may soon fine Facebook once more for the lapse.

What you need to know A ‘design flaw’ in the Messenger Kids app allowed unauthorized users to be part of group chats. Facebook has closed down the group chats and is alerting parents regarding the flaw. The “technical error”, reportedly arose from the way unique permissions were applied in group chats in the Messenger Kids app.

Facebook had launched the Messenger Kids app in 2017 as  [Read More…]

Google paying millions to FTC for YouTube violations of kids privacy laws

Google is soon expected to introduce some changes to the way it handles children’s videos on YouTube.

What you need to know The Federal Trade Commission has approved a multi-million dollar settlement with Google over YouTube’s violation of federal data privacy laws Specifics of the settlement, including the exact amount, are currently unclear. Google is found to have breached the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act.

The Federal Trade Commission is said to have finalized a settlement with  [Read More…]