News tagged: Children
Smartwatch for kids are becoming very popular lately, but it looks like there is a lot of room for improvements, especially when it comes to security. Because of the latter, Germany's telecommunications regulator, the Federal Network Agency, announced a ban today on the sale
YouTube is filled with "kids" videos that frequently have a disturbing element to them. If you browse the platform you'll come across content targeted at children that has sexual or violent aspects. Those videos sometimes amass hundreds of thousands of views.
If you are looking for a new tablet for your kids, then Verizon has something new for you. The carrier has now announced a new tablet called GizmoTab that is specifically designed for children aged between 3 and 8. The tablet has specifically design user interface so kids can
Google is adding a special star for child-friendly apps to the Play Store. The company announced during I/O that there will be a "family star" button on the homepage of the store that will take people to a kid-friendly category of content. Parents can look through the section.
UK regulator Ofcom has announced in its latest Children and Parents: Media Use and Attitudes Report that 34 percent of kids between the ages of 5 and 15 have their own tablet. When expanded to include children who don't have their own tablet but do use one
The UK plans to protect children from inappropriate content in music videos by initiating a new program that will rate said videos like movies.October will see the start of the three-month pilot program will which will have the British Board of Film Classification rate
Search giant Google has plans to hand out Google Accounts to children below 13, giving them access to Gmail, YouTube, and other services.The move would give children complete freedom to browse the internet, and enable Google to penetrate the profitable education
Fuhu is introducing a new line of enormous tablets called Big Tab HD.As a larger version of Fuhi's DreamTab series, the $449 20-inch Big Tab HD consists of a 1600 x 900 "HD+" display, while the $549 24-inch model boasts a 1920 x 1080 Full HD panel.Designed to educate
Parents who opted to play World of Warcraft for hours on-end instead of feeding their children are now going to serve jail time. Lester Louis Huffmire and Petra Huffmire will be serving five years and three years in jail, respectively. The couple decided to play World
OwnFone has launched the world's first Braille phone in the UK. Back in 2012, the same company introduced a customizable phone for children and the elderly. The new device, which sports a Braille keypad (check out the image), is basically a stripped down version of...
DreamWorks Studios in association with Fuhu (makers of 'Nabi'), announced a new tablet targeting the younger minds (i.e. kids) that runs on Android OS, comes with an 8-inch display and will cost less than $300. Dubbed 'Dreamtab', the manufacturing of this new tablet...
The online virtual world that is targeted at kids between the ages of 7 and 14 called, Fantage.com, has reported that it has officially launched the Spanish version of its website for its Spanish speaking audience. It includes the same features as the English version.