How to Convince Your Parents to Get You an iPhone

Follow these steps to convince your parents to get you an iPhone. DoublePHOTO studio / Shutterstock.com

So you want to convince your parents to get you an iPhone? This is no small purchase, but with the right facts and details you can convince your parents that you need an iPhone and that you are responsible enough to use one. There are trade offs to these arguments, like letting them be able […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Gets Kid Friendly with New Update

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These days more and more children are using smartphones, or borrowing their parents smartphone to play games and stay entertained. The Samsung Galaxy S5 “Kid Mode” is one of many new options available from manufactures tailored around improving the smartphone experience for them. Currently both the Galaxy S5 and the new Tab S lineup of […]

Talking Angela App Scare Skyrockets App to Top of Charts

The Talking Angela App hoax about a pedophile ring and a danger to kids pushed the app to the top 10.

The Talking Angela app is in the top 10 free iPhone apps right now thanks to a scare that started on Facebook and quickly stirred up parents who worried that the Talking Angela app is the front for a “PEDO RING” exploiting children who play the game with a talking cat. This is the second […]

How to Password Protect Google Play Purchases on the Nexus 7

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Because the Nexus 7 is affordable, small and relatively durable it makes for a great tablet to share with the entire¬†family, including younger users who can easily run up a high bill in the Google Play store. Reader Mara bought the Nexus 7 for her 5-year old son to use, and wants to make sure […]

Barnes & Noble Offers Nook Tablet Kids Summer Reading Program

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Barnes & Noble will offer a summer reading program for kids who buy a Nook Tablet eReader. The Nook Tablet Kids Summer Reading Program gives kids free books with the purchase of a Nook Tablet in a Barnes & Noble store. Three programs focus on three age groups – teens, tweens and younger beginning readers. […]

4moms mamaRoo Updated, Still the Geekiest Baby Rocker Available

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The mamaRoo infant seat may be the perfect gift for tired moms this Mother’s Day. 4moms, a company focused on high-tech baby products, just updated the mamRoo seat to make it even better. The mamaRoo infant seat hit the market in April, 2010, the month my son was born. I ran across the mamaRoo at […]

How to Set Up iPad Parental Controls and Content Filtering

About two-thirds of parents with a mobile device engage in “pass-back” behavior — handing a phone or tablet to your child so they can play games, read books, and engage in other activities. The iPad is a particularly popular pass-back device because the screen is large enough for comfortable video viewing and games are even […]

5 Kid-Friendly iPad Alternatives For Ages 4 – 13 And Up

Ever since it first came out the iPad has proved popular with kids as well as adults. There are hundreds, if not thousands of apps aimed at kids as young as 6 months old. However, the iPad is not a toy. Anyone who’s let their small child near an iPad or any other piece of […]

Disney AppClix Cameras Make Taking, Sharing Photos Easy for Kids

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The hassle of transferring pictures from digital cameras to the web or devices where they can best be displayed is a problem camera makers are constantly trying to solve. Samsung thinks the best way to do so is by giving cameras Wi-Fi and allowing users to connect them directly to phones, tablets, TVs and refrigerators. […]

Gift Guide: Tech Toys and Gadgets for Kids

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Kids love tech and gadgets just as much as adults, and are often quite partial to the same toys their parents bring home. While that’s not always an ideal situation, giving them their own gadgets to play with will satisfy their techie hearts. But don’t hide that iPad or iPhone away just yet, because several […]

Gift Guide: Tech Toys For Toddlers

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How young is too young for kids to get their first taste of technology? Two years old? Two months old? Is there an app for this? The tech toy market for babies and toddlers is getting more sophisticated every year, but the most genius toys may be the ones that make mom and dad’s expensive […]

iPad vs. Android Tablets: A Kids Perspective

Ever since the original iPad came out people have loved it. There is online web browsing on a big screen, applications of all different categories, music, movies, games and much more. And after the new iPad 2, more and more people think that the iPad is the best tablet on the market. That is, for […]

Nook Color’s Children’s Books Come to iPad with Nook Kids App

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Already got an iPad tablet that will suffice for your e-reading pleasure and not aching to shell out money for Barnes & Noble’s customized and curated Android e-reader tablet dubbed the Nook Color? That’s okay, especially if you have kids as the bookseller has just announced that its children’s books are now being made available […]