Items tagged with kids

Give a kid a pack of Oreo cookies and he'll feast for a few minutes. But offer the same kid an iPad for his stash of sweets and he'll gladly make that trade, spending the next several hours staring and tapping at a brightly lit LCD screen. We know... Read...
Forget the school bully who wants your kid’s lunch money: today’s 11-year-old wants your kid’s digital gold, and he’s writing malicious code to steal it. Feeling out of your league, yet? AVG recently took to the airwaves and... Read...
Amazon’s FreeTime app for the Kindle Fire lets parents create individual profiles for their children so they can customize the content their little ones can access. It’s somewhat brilliant, because as opposed to simply blocking or... Read...
Lenovo is hoping to attract the attention of schools and students with the introduction of a new laptop that has been ruggedized for education. Lenovo recognizes that kids can be hard on electronics, so the company has designed the new ThinkPad... Read...
Toshiba's new Satellite L735D laptop isn't going to win any beauty contests, nor is it trying to. The slime green (or booger green, if you prefer that visual) accents are meant to appeal to kids, which is the target audience here. From a design standpoint, the L735D looks like the love child of a regular... Read...
If your kid regularly likes to use your iPad or other tablet, you might be interested in a new offering from LeapFrog called the LeapPad. This tablet is specifically designed for kids and offers more than 100 learning games and apps. The LeapPad... Read...
AT&T is adding two new enhancements to its Smart Limits for Wireless parental control offering. With the updates, parents will now be able to block up to 30 numbers to prevent unwanted or harassing calls and text messages on their child’s... Read...
AVG launched AVG Family Safety, a new application that is designed to help parents protect their children online. AVG Family Safety acts as a virtual guardian for children by letting parents create age-appropriate settings and profiles for each... Read...
Toshiba announced the Satellite L635 Kids’ PC. Designed in collaboration with Best Buy and its You Spoke, We Listened program, the Satellite L635 features KidZui, an Internet browser made for children, and Net Nanny. The laptop also has a... Read...
PCs built for kids aren't all that different from the netbooks and notebooks you and I carry around today. Take the latest PeeWee Power Laptop, for example. This 3.5 pound machine features an Intel Atom N450 processor, 1GB of memory, a 10.1 inch LCD... Read...
ASUS AND DISNEY LAUNCH NETBOOK COMPUTER FOR KIDS-- The Disney Netpal Makes Kids’ Computing Fun, Web-Safe And Easy With A Unique User Interface, Wi-Fi, Windows XP and Parental Controls -- FREMONT, CALIFORNIA (June 17, 2009) - Disney Consumer Products... Read...
Borrowing from Microsoft's Surface concept, Canadian-based SMART Technologies has designed a multi-touch table designed specifically for the preschool to sixth grade primary educational sector. The SMART Table features a multi-touch-enabled, tabletop 27-inch screen, with an internal projection system and... Read...
Electronics are supposed to make our lives easier and more pleasant. Gibson guitars have certainly made our lives more pleasant, at least if the proper person is playing them. Gibson decided to make life easier for the guitar player, too, by... Read...
YouTube today launched its "Don't You Forget About Me" channel, which features clips asking for help in finding missing children from around the world.  At the time of this writing, the channel has already been viewed over 12,000 times, despite just launching today. YouTube, which was bought by... Read...
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