Tag Archive: Kids


Sorry, kids! There goes your iTunes allowance

Apple has announced that it is dropping its iTunes Allowance feature, which allowed users to limit the amount of money that could be spent by their kids (or themselves!) on iTunes games, apps, movies and music. While one of iTunes’ lesser-known features, iTunes Allowance had been around since at least 2010. It will come to […]

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Apple offering kids free ‘Hour of Code’ programming classes

Apple is once again supporting Code.org’s “Hour of Code” initiative by offering a range of workshops and other special events for kids aged six and above at Apple Stores around the world. Other participating tech companies include Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Amazon and others. Apple is presenting a range of interesting sessions, including a free one-hour […]

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If you care about special needs kids, choose Android Pay over Apple Pay on Black Friday

While Apple Pay has become a near ubiquitous payment option at stores across America, Android Pay is having a harder time getting off the ground. But here’s a reason to feel good about using Google’s service over Apple’s: until the end of the year, Google will donate money to special needs students across America every time […]

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Tim Cook says next-generation of kids will have no idea what cash is

Tim Cook is so bullish on Apple Pay, the CEO predicted that the next generation of children “will not know what money is”, on a recent visit to the UK. The death of cash will happen sooner than expected, says Cook who told students at Trinity College Dublin that their kids will have no idea […]

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How to keep kids from checking out bad stuff on Apple TV

Not every Apple TV is in a household full of self-realized adults. Apple knows this and has set up some restrictions, similar to the parental controls on iOS. That way, you can make sure that your kids aren’t purchasing anything (or playing/watching anything) without your consent. Here’s how to set it all up on your Apple […]

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Down with the kids? Apple Music more popular with older folk

Older people are more likely to subscribe to Apple Music than their younger counterparts, claims a new survey by consumer technology company Jackdaw Research. According to Jackdaw’s findings, 62 percent of survey respondents under the age of 35 have already cancelled Apple’s streaming music service. However, an impressive 67 percent of respondents aged 35 and […]

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Down with the kids? Apple Music more popular with older folk

Older people are more likely to subscribe to Apple Music than their younger counterparts, claims a new survey by consumer technology company Jackdaw Research. According to Jackdaw’s findings, 62 percent of survey respondents under the age of 35 have already cancelled Apple’s streaming music service. However, an impressive 67 percent of respondents aged 35 and […]

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Sisters spend Labor Day weekend launching kids space program

Ask sisters Kimberly and Rebecca Yeung about their Labor Day weekend and they could legitimately say, It was out of this world. With a craft they constructed using light-weight wood and arrow shafts, Kimberly, 8, and Rebecca, 10, launched a weather balloon that reached a height of 78,000 feet. How do they know? Other than […]

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Kids of today think cassette players are iPhone docks

We’ve all seen the adorably hilarious videos of kids making us feel old by responding with general bafflement to ancient technologies like, erm, the original iPod. But you’d hope for the good of our future that people of driving age are a little bit more educated than that. Not according to a photo that’s currently […]

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Watching kids react to the original iPod will make you feel old

In my mind, the original iPod basically came out yesterday. Which is why it’s more than a little surreal — yet strangely amusing — watching kids who weren’t even born in 2001 react to it like they’re archeologists uncovering the relics of a…

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