Google pulls popular Android apps that collected kids’ device data

  • October 24, 2020
It’s not always easy for app creators to avoid violating kids’ privacy, and a few of those developers are learning this first-hand. TechCrunch reports that Google has removed Princess Salon, Number Coloring and Cats & Cosplay, Android apps with a…

Amazon FreeTime is now called Amazon Kids

  • September 14, 2020
Amazon is revamping FreeTime and FreeTime Unlimited, its curated, kid-friendly experiences on Amazon Fire tablets and other devices. It’s giving them clearer names (Amazon Kids and Amazon Kids+ respectively), and it’s adding more features and content…

Bugatti’s first EV in decades is a $35,000 ‘toy’ car

  • July 27, 2020
Bugatti hasn’t produced an electric car since the ultra-rare Type 56 from 1931, but it’s ready to leap back into the field… in a manner of speaking. Autoblog reports that the automaker has introduced the Baby II, a 75 percent scale electric replica…

Little Tikes made a fully-functioning smartwatch for kids

  • July 24, 2020
Little Tikes, a toy company that’s probably best known for its iconic Cozy Coupe car, has made a fully-functioning smartwatch for kids. The Tobi Robot, which is intended for youngsters aged 4-8, includes many of the features you might expect from a r…

Xbox Family Settings app sets limits on your kids’ game time

  • May 28, 2020
Microsoft is doing more to keep tabs on your kids’ digital habits. It just released the preview version of an Xbox Family Settings app for Android and 10,000 iOS users that manages what, when and how children play on Xbox consoles. You can set time l…