Tag Archive: Kids

Intoxicase: Beer Connoisseurs and Spoiled College Kids Rejoice

Successful products usually solve a real and obvious consumer problem/need, which means the Intoxicase should be sweeping across the country’s college campuses any day now. The bottle-opening case has been done before, but not like this. The Intoxicase comes in two flavors, the orgininal and the Intoxicase+. The original Intoxicase has rather pocket-unfriendly looking bottle opener wleded onto the back of the iPhone 4/4S case. Apparently “hundreds of design and experiment hours” went into the patent  [Read More…]

How To Stop Kids Hacking iPads In Digital Exams [[email protected]]

How do you stop kids from cheating on exams in an iPad age? Photo Brad Flickinger/Flickr CC By 2.0

A Scottish School is prepping its iPads for exam season. Cedars School of Excellence in Greenock, Inverclyde, was the first school in the world to deploy an iPad to every one of its pupils. Now it may become the first school to try to stop its pupils from iCheating in exams.  [Read More…]

Video Shows Spoiled Kids Crying On Twitter Because They Didn’t Get an iPhone For Christmas

(Warning: video is NSFW) All I wanted for Christmas was an iPhone. That’s it. But my parents went off and bought me a stupid Kindle Fire…those dumb bastards. Actually I’d be pretty happy with receiving a new Kindle Fire, and I already have an iPhone 4S with the fancy camera and everything so I don’t need a new one of those, but apparently a lot of people were disappointed on Christmas morning when they didn’t unwrap a shiny new iPhone.  [Read More…]

Would You Buy an Android Tablet So Your Kids Leave Your iPad Alone?

Toys R Us won’t even start selling the Nabi Kids Tablet until next week, but it’s already sold out in pre-orders. Billed as the first full-featured Android platform made especially for kids, the 7-inch $ 200 tablet  comes loaded with about $ 150 in games and uses “kid-friendly” software. (Apparently they haven’t seen how adroit the tykes are with grown-up versions.) The device, designed by FUHU and manufactured by Foxconn,  [Read More…]

Santa, Check Your List: Kids Want iPads, iPod Touches And iPhones For Christmas

What do the kids want under the Christmas tree this year? According to new market research by Nielsen, youngsters in the US want iPads, iPod touches, and iPhones. As the holiday season quickly approaches, kids between the ages of 6 and 12 desperately want a precious iOS device from Apple. The iPad is the most desired product on the nation’s collective Christmas lists, while the iPod touch and iPhone sit  [Read More…]

Schools Say: iPads Motivate Kids to Learn

Remember those days when you didn’t want to go to school? Mondays. Rainy days. Exam time. What if they’d told you it was “iPad Day?” You’d be up and atom with your lunchbox, pronto. Teachers at three elementary schools in South Carolina say that thanks to the iPad, keeping kids focused on formerly “boring” subjects isn’t a problem. “We’re golden. I mean look at them. They’re engaged. They are ready  [Read More…]

Fun Game: Digging in the Dirt for Kidnapped Kids

Redemption Cemetery: Children's Plight Every week Mac Games and More features a fun, casual game you can play into the weekend. This week’s selection features an adventure game that you will bury yourself in. It may be the first time you won’t want to leave a cemetery!   Redemption Cemetery: Children's PlightRedemption Cemetery: Children’s Plight (adventure/puzzles) – If Halloween didn’t offer enough scary characters and deep, dark, damp places for you, today  [Read More…]

HTC President: Kids Hate iPhones Because Dads Have Them

Apparently, HTC thinks that iPhones aren’t ‘cool’ anymore because parents use them. HTC US president Martin Fichter said in an interview today at the Mobile Future Forward conference in Seattle that kids and teenagers don’t want iPhones anymore because ‘dads’ have them. Martin Fichter on the iPhone hype: “I brought my daughter back to college — she’s down in Portland at Reed — and I talked to a few of the  [Read More…]

Apple Yanks iAds from iOS Apps for Kids

Click the image to open in full size. Apple is discontinuing the practice of allowing iAds to appear in mobile apps geared toward younger users. Although the Cupertino, California-based tech giant has come under substantial fire in recent months from US lawmakers who have targeted Apple’s questionable in-app practices, the company isn’t saying that those very criticisms have provoked the change. Instead, Apple apparently cites the reason for yanking iAds from apps tailored to  [Read More…]