Tag Archive: Kids


Make your kid’s car safer and smarter for $30 or less

Whether you’re rocking a ’67 Impala or your mother’s old minivan, your only need three things to make your car safer and more phone-friendly at the same time.

Android Auto offers a simplified UI in the car with Google Assistant voice commands that let you control the whole thing hands-free. Even better, non-essential notifications are quashed while in Android Auto’s Car Mode, so new emails from work or new Snaps from your friends won’t tempt you to  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Kids Edition drops to £95 for today only

Treat your kids without braking the bank.

For today only, you can pick up Amazon’s Fire HD 8 Kids Edition tablet for just £94.99 — that’s down from its usually asking price of £129.99 and within £5 of its previous low price on Prime Day.

Available in Blue, Pink or Yellow, the Kids Edition is a fully-featured Fire HD 8 tablet wrapped in a vibrant, child-friendly and rugged case to prevent the tablet from being damaged. In  [Read More…]

Should You Buy The Samsung Galaxy Tab E Lite for Kids?

The Kids Tab E Lite doesn’t have to be a powerhouse for $ 100

It’s easy to say that Android tablets are dead in the water, and in the high-end market that might be true (though we’re pretty fond of the Galaxy Tab S3). But not everybody shopping for a tablet wants to spend $ 300 or more on an iPad — especially if they’re just looking for something to distract their kids during a long drive  [Read More…]

Don’t let today end without checking out these Prime Day discounts on kids’ toys and baby essentials

You have just a few hours left.

Prime Day 2018 is slowly coming to a close and, luckily for the hopeful shoppers out there, there are still tons of deals in stock and new offers being uncovered by the Thrifter deal team. If you’ve been keeping up during the event, you’ve already witnessed the onslaught of discounts which arrived in waves over the past 24 hours. With so much going on at once, it’s easy for great  [Read More…]

Prime Day brings up to 30% on these popular STEM kids toys

Amazon has a bunch of STEM toys on sale for up to 30% off right now. From the Sphero Mini to wooden block sets there are a bunch of deals in here you’ll want to check out for your kids.

The sale has a number of items in it that would make great gifts, so you could get a jumpstart on your holiday shopping today and be one step ahead come this fall. Some of the discounts include:

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Google needs to learn from Amazon on how to build products for kids

We want the best for our kids, and right now that means we buy from Amazon.

It’s easy to think of mobile and its associated gadgetry as a two-way race between Apple and Google. When it comes to all things flashy that tech writers and Twitter pundits like to make words about, iOS and Android (their respective ecosystems actually) rule the roost. But that’s not quite accurate — companies like AT&Timewarner or NBComcast Universal or Verizonhoo! (sorry)  [Read More…]

Save $100 when pre-ordering two of Amazon’s new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablets

Get the latest and save while doing it!

Amazon just announced an all-new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition and now the company is already offering a pre-order discount. This seems to be a new trend for Amazon, the company announces a new product and then begins offering some bundles that help you save some cash on the purchase. For a limited time, when you pre-order two of the new tablets you can save $ 100 on the  [Read More…]

Amazon enhances tablet line with Show Mode, new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition

Amazon on Thursday announced a couple of new additions to its ever-growing Fire tablet lineup. First up, Show Mode and a new Show Mode Charging Dock, are coming to existing (Fire HD 8 and Fire HD 10) tablets. Additionally, Amazon has introduced a new Fire HD 10 Kids Edition tablet.

Show Mode

Show Mode gives tablet users an “immersive hands-free Alexa experience” and allows for full-screen visuals to complement voice responses from Alexa. Ask her to tell you the weather, for  [Read More…]

Facebook Messenger Kids is expanding to Canada and Peru

The app’s also getting new stickers and support for two parents to manage accounts.

Facebook Messenger Kids is Facebook’s solution for letting young ones stay in touch with friends and family in a safe and secure manner, and starting June 25, the app is now available to use in both Canada and Peru.

In addition to the two new countries, Messenger Kids is also being updated to support Spanish and French in its new locales and the  [Read More…]

Kano, a company teaching kids how to code, joins forces with Sesame Ventures

Kano, an educational computer company that provides kids with the tools to build their own technology, has received an investment from Sesame Ventures.

Together, the two companies will share knowledge, insights and best practices regarding parents and children and their interaction with technology from the earliest stages of life.

Sesame Ventures is the investment arm of Sesame Workshop, the company behind the popular educational children’s program Sesame Street. It seeks to partner with companies involved in tech, health, and child  [Read More…]