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Use Amazon Parent Dashboard with Echo Dot Kids

Now that you have purchased the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, you’re likely wondering how to use the Amazon Parent Dashboard — you know, one of the key features that brought you to the kids edition in the first place. Here’s a deeper look at what the service offers and what you can do with it.

Products used in this guide Amazon: Echo Dot Kids Edition ($ 70) Amazon: FreeTime Unlimited (1 year included for Echo Dot Kids  [Read More…]

Make your Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition work for you with Parent Dashboard

Amazon offers a wide range of parental controls to help you oversee the content and the amount of time your child has access to all of the wondrous things they can do with Alexa on the Amazon Echo Dot Kids Edition, or any Amazon Echo device.

Parental controls can be a hassle to set up — and even more so to come back and edit — but Amazon has made things as painless as possible by including the  [Read More…]

T-Mobile parent company, Deutsche Telekom, will let users opt out of pre-installed apps

Software updates will also come directly from manufacturers.

For a lot of people, buying smartphones through carriers is still preferable over going the unlocked route. In addition to typically better financing options, most carriers always have some deal going on to help offset the cost of new devices. Unfortunately, as great as these two things are, carrier-branded phones are also plagued by pre-installed apps that nobody wants or asked for.

In a recent post on its official  [Read More…]

The Chromebook Help app: Why you can safely give your parent a Chromebook

Chromebooks are supposed to be ‘made for everyone’, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t take adjusting to.

Just as there’s some adjustment to using any new computer — even one with the same operating system — Chromebooks take a little fresh thinking and a little time to get the hang of for most users. While it may not seem like much of a difference to you, if you’re getting ready to  [Read More…]