Sunday, July 23, 2017

KidTech

KidTech

Children browsing the web on their own can quickly run into inappropriate content, but the best way to approach this remains a big debate. When they’re young, do you sit next to them as they...

by Katherine Rosman (courtesy wsj) For a Percentage, He Turns Internet Fame Into Cash; Grumpy Gets a Movie Deal Grumpy Cat Some celebrities simply cannot be pleased. Just ask Ben Lashes, a talent manager in Los Angeles....

Helicopter Taxi If your children are into transportation and making things go,  Helicopter Taxi is a must-have app. Using augmented reality, this app  uses the device’s camera to create an effect of a helicopter flying ...

StarWalk Kids Media has announced that it has made all 160-plus ebooks in its collection available free of charge for anyone with Internet access—children, families, and educators—during the entire month of July. In just the...

from the get-'em-while-they're-young dept -- courtesy techdirt -- We've covered mishaps with regard to e-voting in elections for quite a while now, but you may have noticed that these stories tend to revolve around the big leagues of...

An absurd new app employs sounds and pictures to con babies into snapping their own headshots. Competitive parents: ready, set, selfie. Worried that there aren’t enough dribble shots of your friends’ newborns incessantly leaking out...

WASHINGTON, by Edward Wyatt, courtesy NYTimes — The Federal Communications Commission voted on Friday to overhaul and possibly expand its E-Rate program, a $2.3 billion effort to provide schools and libraries with up-to-date telecommunications service and equipment,...

by Howard Whitman (courtesy techtell) To be honest, I was iffy about hitting Philadelphia’s 2013 Wizard World Comic Con on opening day. Why? Because it was opening day! These shows are usually weekend events. The good...

US startup Mission Street Manufacturing seeks $50k of Kickstarter crowdfunding for child-focused device 3D printers certainly aren't toys, but one US company is preparing to launch a 3D printer for children called Printeer. Mission Street Manufacturing is...

Tom Hoggins speaks to Disney Interactive's executive producer about the challenge, risk and reward of Disney's ambitious new video game and toy line. The Lone Ranger, played by Armie Hammer in the Disney film Photo: DISNEY <!--...

DOWNLOAD NOW Construction Virtual 2014 City! Imagine yourself going through all the construction puzzles that can have you build a virtual city in your mind. Get your skills ready to maneuver these tractor, forklift,...

courtesy airingnews.com, Casey Lin, an Industrial Design student, has reinvented the glossy hi-tech speaker by repurposing wood and glass. Lin’s ‘Timbre Speakers‘ utilizes the acoustic properties of wood and glass to create a beautifully simple...