Tag Archive: Kids

Minecraft lures kids to museums like nothing else

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — 12-year-old Josh couldn’t wait to get to the museum. For once, the visit wouldn’t be about “boring” old artwork or educational science, but something he really loves — Minecraft. “This is great,” he said while tapping and…Read more ›

Watch ABC News, PBS Kids, & Other New Channels on Apple TV

Apple has added a few additional channels to the Apple TV, including ABC News, PBS Kids, AOL On, and Willow. Additionally, the Flickr app has received an update on Apple TV to improve the photo browsing experience for that service. All new channels are free to access, with the exception of Willow. The ABC News … Read More

Apple TV scores new ABC News, PBS Kids, AOL and Willow channels

ABC News has landed on Apple TV this morning as a stand alone app, but unlike other channels on the set-top box, ABC is giving away all its content for free. Starting today Apple TV customers can watch on-demand content from…Read more ›

Watching kids trying to figure out how to use an old Apple II is totally hilarious

In Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi masterpiece 2001: A Space Odyssey, there is a scene in which a tribe of early hominids, having encountered an extraterrestrial Monolith for the first time, are suddenly evolved to the next stage of human consciousness, and…Read more ›

Growthy Tracks Your Kids’ Height, Weight, Milestones

Growthy is an app that finally – finally! – replaces the biro-etched notches on your kitchen door frame with a series of in-app purchases, codifying your precious memories as stars on your iPhone screen. Welcome to the future. Growthy lets…Read more ›

Dorky Ruck Pack Is Like A Giant Kids Back Pack For Astronauts

I’ll admit it. I was about to pass on writing up the OGIO Ruck Pack because it looks like a dorky kids bag. And then I noticed it also looks like the pack on the back of a space suit.…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Apple Pulls iOS Game That Lets Kids Carry Out Plastic Surgery

Apple has been accused of censorship in the past when it has been a little heavy-handed (to say the least) about banning content in the App Store. With that being said, few were upset to hear that Plastic Surgery for…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Don’t Let Your Kids Play This Appalling Barbie Liposuction Game

As if we didn’t have enough fat shaming to go around, there’s a new game on the App Store called Plastic Surgery For Barbara, and it’s a doozy. The idea here is that Barbara (or Barbie, if you will) is…Read more ›    [Read More…]

DreamWorks To Launch Android-Powered ‘DreamTab’ Tablet For Kids This Spring

DreamWorks, the animation studio behind movies like Madagascar and Shrek, is preparing to launch its own Android-powered “DreamTab” tablet. The 8-inch device will be aimed at kids, The New York Times reports, and it’ll cost under $ 300 when it launches this spring. DreamWorks has partnered with…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Find Kids Apps in the iOS App Store the Easy Way with Age Sorting

Access the Kids App Store in iOS

Apple has created individual sections of the App Store for kids, which makes finding age appropriate apps for children much easier than it was before. With a few adjustments, you can basically create a kids-only App Store, perfectly suited for children aged 11 and under, but also conveniently broken into different age groups if you’re looking to narrow down to more age appropriate choices. This  [Read More…]