Alert.Us, a recently launched mobile family safety application, has some interesting ideas about the direction that these sorts of GPS tracking apps should go. In fact, says CEO Antoine Martin, the company’s goal is to have kids actually accept and recommend the app. That’s a bit different from the other parental control or safety apps on the market today which generally launch with the needs of parents, not their offspring, in mind. It’s also a fairly lofty goal, since kids don’t generally want to be tracked.
Adafruit, the DIY electronics website and marketplace, is espousing the popular strategy of “get em’ young” with a new live action short video series broadcast on YouTube. The series, called Circuit Playground, takes an alphabetical approach to teaching kids about the basics of circuits, components and concepts that will come in handy if the tots watching have aspirations of becoming electrical engineers, or just of building their own hobby projects at home.
PageNet announced that the adventure arcade game The Night Flier: Seasons is now available for Android devices. A brave little bat begins his journey in winter. Feel the New Year spirit! The Night Flier: Seasons is now free available from GooglePlay.
123 Kids Fun GAMEBOX unlike other kids app features fifteen different games which are fun and educational at the same time and the games vary in difficulty so you do have some challenging games and some easy ones. The melodious sound and the vibrant graphics of the game will make your kids play with your idevice all the time. The most adorable part of the app is the chirpy little pink robot girl who cheers you every time you do the right thing which is great for a kid’s confidence.
RosMedia today announces 123 Kids Fun GAMES 4.0 for iOS, an update to their treasure chest of learning games for kids 3 to 7. One of the largest kid’s apps available, it features 7 interactive animated games in the following categories: Alphabet, Numbers, Sounds & Words, Shapes, Animals, Music, and Break Balloons. Each of the first 4 categories includes both Learning and Playing modes. Filled with countless hours of fun and educational value, Kids Fun GAMES is a Retina-ready universal app.
Amazon just solved one of the bigger dilemmas for parents buying that new Kindle Fire HD — how to keep the kids in a safe zone for content. It’s introducing Kindle FreeTime, a special mode that makes it easier for younguns to navigate while letting …
French educational tech maker Lexibook is bringing its eponymous kiddy-tablet to the US from next month. It’s not talking specs or price, but we’re expecting it to be close to the Lexibook First currently available in Europe. The seven-inch slate pac…
Wee Society, a new effort emerging from a small design and branding studio based in San Francisco, has just published its first app, a children’s interactive book called Wee A B See. And it’s the first of many products – not just apps – which this new company plans to produce.
Now, you may not have heard of Office, as the studio is called, but you probably have come across their work. It’s the team that brought you that new, simplified Google Chrome icon, for example, they also developed the Disney’s Store’s identity and brand, designed eBay’s corporate site and shipping boxes, built the brand identity for now Facebook-owned Karma gifting app, and they’ve done work for some of the world’s biggest brands, including Apple, Coca-Cola, P&G, Nike, Hasbro and others. They’re even doing a little something for Facebook which they can’t talk about.