In a windowless conference room in a Las Vegas casino, about three dozen people are swishing their fingers across iPads, trying out test versions of new apps and screening for glitches.
(27 days ago)
Any iPad using the current iOS 6 operating system, or the previous iOS 5, can send text messages using Apple’s iMessage function. But text messages can be sent only between Apple devices, so your daughter could only text people who have an iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch or Macintosh computer using a newer operating system. Your daughter could broaden her reach a bit with iPad apps...
(2 months and 21 days ago)
A Spanish organization called the Aid to Children and Adolescents at Risk Foundation created an advertisement that shows different messages simultaneously for adults and children. It’s designed to reach children if their abuser is walking or standing next to them. Anyone who is taller than 4 feet, 5 inches, will ...
(9 days ago)
Once naughty children would be sent to bed without any supper, but now parents have turned to confiscating their iPads and smartphones to punish them.
(2 months and 8 days ago)
Apple is facing a $100m bill to compensate millions of parents whose offspring inadvertently used iPhones and iPads to rack up large bills of their own.
(2 months and 22 days ago)
Whether they're trying to remember routines, communicate clearly, or wait their turn for a toy, young children are problem solving and learning every day. If your child is struggling with one problem in particular, one of these excellent apps may help. Though all the apps in this list were originally designed to help kids with special needs, they're great for helping all...
(29 days ago)
For those early adopters who opted in for the Pebble smartwatch during its Kickstarter days, you’ll be pleased to know that compatible mobile apps will soon be able to communicate with the Pebble both ways, whereas apps used to only send information to the watch and you couldn’t send commands to your phone from the ...
(2 days ago)
The economics of the app business remains in flux. Often the same apps are priced differently for different devices. Users of iPads and iPhones tend to be more willing to pay for apps than users of Android devices.
(2 months and 17 days ago)
Children as young as four are becoming so addicted to smartphones and iPads that they require psychological treatment.
(27 days ago)
TORONTO -- With smartphone and tablet users getting younger, new apps can help parents of 2-to-13-year-olds monitor and control their children's use of the Internet.
(1 month and 16 days ago)
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