Sprint Has A New Phone Just For Kids Called The “WeGo”

With the goal of bringing connectivity to kids and peace of mind to parents, Sprint just announced the WeGo phone for kids. It’s available in most Sprint stores nationwide for $0 down and 24 monthly installment payments of $5. You can also buy it outright for $120. The phone is what most of us would [...]


Not Just Another Smartwatch—FiLIP Is For Kids

Smartwatches are the latest in wearable technology, but FiLIP is a little different. It’s actually a watch AND a phone—and it’s for your kid. After all, staying connected to your kid can be pretty useful. The device itself is simple. It stores five important numbers so your kid can place a call if they need [...]


iDevices dominate kids’ wish lists this holiday season

Kids’ holiday wish lists used to be so simple. Furby. Tickle Me Elmo. Cup and Ball. Sure, when these items became mega popular parents had to scour the black toy market to fulfill the demands of their little snowflakes, but purchasing these items at retail was relatively inexpensive. Those days are gone, however, according to [...]


Tinkermite hopes to teach toddlers about the parts that make up a tablet.

Sweet Kickstarter projects seem to abound lately. One of my new favorites: The Tinker Tablet. An innovative children’s wooden toy tablet that teaches young kids about technology. Designed to inspire creative kids ages 3 and up. The Tinker Tablet from Tinkermite comes with Camera, Wi-Fi, CPU, Memory and Battery ‘modules’. Each of these little wooden [...]

Facebook considering implementing ways for children under the age of 13 to access the service

Facebook considering implementing ways for children under the age of 13 to access the service

As it stands today, you must be at least 13 years old to access Facebook. Whether some kids lie about their age to get access to the world’s most popular social network or not, those are the rules. But according to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook is considering implementing some new features and processes that [...]


MaKey MaKey turns anything into buttons to control your computer

I remember in one of my middle school technology classes we would work on projects that involved using circuits and transistors, LEDs, and other electronics knickknacks to make objects that did stuff. The projects were a lot of fun, even if the results were things that were barely useful. Well, a recent KickStarter project (that [...]

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Should we get our newborns Twitter or Facebook accounts? (by @jkhowland)

My daughter has a Twitter account I recently created. She’s only 8 months old, so it’s debateable whether the account is for her or for me. At 8 months old, she won’t need an account for a very long time. Everyone I talk to says that Facebook and Twitter won’t even be around when she’s [...]


Kids Spend More Time Watching TV Than They Do In School

By the year 1950, almost every American family owned a Television (TV) that had three different channels. Fifty years later, American families have over 100 channels to choose from… Every day, the average person spends over 225 minutes watching TV. That’s almost four hours! Many of us live 14 hour days and using 4 hours [...]


Privacy Pop is patent pending bedroom tent… like when you were a little kid.

I have absolutely no idea when I would have used this thus far in my life. I do realize that some people have to share a room with others, and would like to keep covered, and private nevertheless. If there ever is a time that I want privacy from other people in my room, I [...]


A Truly Protective iPhone Case for Toddlers and Parents – by @fisherprice

Babies love the iPhone. They can’t get enough of it. Apple put something in it that makes it the so absolutely desireable for them. They want to touch it, hold it, listen to it, and even eat it. Would you trust your spanking new iPhone with the most recent addition in your home that the [...]

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