Tag Archive: Kids


Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition bundles make this smart purchase even more affordable

All of these devices are better bundled together.

Amazon just announced an all-new Echo Dot Kids Edition, and the company has already launched some bundles which help make it even more affordable. Simply pairing the new Echo Dot Kids Edition with a Fire Tablet can save you up to $ 50 versus buying them separately. The Echo Dot Kids Edition is still only available as a pre-order, but it’s scheduled to begin shipping on May 9.

The  [Read More…]

Verizon’s new Smart Family app gives parents control over their kids’ phones

Verizon has just announced an overhaul of its old FamilyBase service. The new Smart Family app comes with a new interface and novel features.

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Amazon Fire Tablet 7 vs. Fire Tablet Kids Edition: Which should you buy?

You want to get your youngsters an Amazon Fire Tablet, but which version is right for you?

The Amazon Fire Tablet 7 is a great buy at $ 50 (Prime members can save $ 15 right now, however), especially for the kids. It’s capable enough to keep them entertained while not costing enough to pull your hair out if it gets accidentally destroyed. You can also get all the (non-Google) major content services on there as well  [Read More…]

The best PlayStation 4 games for kids

It’s time to get silly with adventures

So your kiddos are old enough to know that their controllers aren’t actually plugged while you were letting them pretend to play. Now what? You probably don’t want them playing your Overwatch game just so you can hear your heart audibly break when they plummet your score, so it’s time to get them some fun PlayStation 4 games of their own! Heck, even if you don’t have children these games  [Read More…]

Grab this $30 VTech Stormtrooper smart watch for your kids

Get one for your young’n.

From taking pictures to changing your voice, this VTech Star Wars Stormtrooper smartwatch has a ton of features inside. Right now it’s available for just $ 29.99, which happens to be its lowest price to date. You can activate sounds on it using the motion sensor, challenge your skills using the touch screen and much more.

There are 30 different watch faces in both digital and analog styles. Odds are this price  [Read More…]

Amazon’s Kids Edition Fire Tablets are starting at $70 right now

Treat your kids to a new tablet.

Amazon’s Fire Tablets are super popular because of their affordable prices, so when you can save even more on them you shouldn’t miss out. The Fire 7 Kids Edition is currently down to just $ 69.99 from its regular price of $ 99.99 in your choice of blue, pink, or yellow. If you want something a little bigger, you can grab the Fire HD 8 Kids Edition for $ 89.99,  [Read More…]

A parent’s guide to kids using their phone during an active shooter event

The ability to communicate is powerful when everything goes wrong.

Crisis situations come in all shapes and sizes, and when you are not there with you kid to protect them these events can be equally terrifying. While the most important thing is staying safe, there’s nothing wrong with being prepared and knowing the best way to navigate a bad situation. It’s not always easy to remember the right thing to do in those situations even as adults,  [Read More…]

Omate unveils an adorable smartwatch for kids with a LEGO strap

Before Google’s Android Wear and the Apple Watch, a startup called Omate was developing its own smartwatches which ran a stripped-down of Android. We haven’t heard much from the company for a while, but this week Omate (in partnership with Tata Communications) is back with a new smartwatch that’s aimed at children. Although geeks might […]

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Omate unveils an adorable smartwatch for kids with a LEGO strap

Before Google’s Android Wear and the Apple Watch, a startup called Omate was developing its own smartwatches which ran a stripped-down of Android. We haven’t heard much from the company for a while, but this week Omate (in partnership with Tata Communications) is back with a new smartwatch that’s aimed at children. Although geeks might […]

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Facebook Messenger Kids comes to Android via Google Play

Available now on the Play Store.

Last December, Facebook was met with a fair bit of controversy surrounding the release of its Messenger Kids app. Messenger Kids is a tweaked version of the company’s Messenger app that’s designed to be used by kids that are 13 years-old and younger, and after coming to Amazon’s Fire tablets in January, the app is now available for all Android phones and tablets via the Google Play Store.

Children can use  [Read More…]