When your watch, your phone, your jewelry and your socks are all going to need charging, how on earth will we have enough plugs? We discuss SXSW and wireless power in this week’s podcast.
As a smartwatch for children, FiLIP doesn’t have much in the way of apps, but what it lacks in functions it makes up for in connectivity. Consequently AT&T isn’t treating this wearable like a mere peripheral.
Over the course of a decade, GigaOM writer Mathew Ingram used a variety of tools to snoop on the online behavior of his three daughters — in this post, his daughter Meaghan talks about how she felt about his surveillance.
I spent close to a decade using a variety of surveillance tools to spy on, stalk and otherwise monitor my three daughters’ online behavior as teenagers. Am I proud of that? No. But I learned a lot.
The app business thrives on free games with ample opportunities for in-app transactions. Apparently, that’s something that parents with kids who play a lot of mobile games still haven’t learned.
How do you build an educational app or game for kids that’s both compelling and compliant with privacy regulations? It’s not an easy task, but some devleopers at the 500 Startups Mamabear conference had ideas.
Facebook is said to be working on new features that would allow children under 13 to access the network. Is this a way of helping parents encourage their children to develop better online skills, or does it open kids up to privacy problems and other issues?
For stressed-out working parents, telecommuting seems like an intuitive solution to improving the juggle and reducing their time squeeze. But according to surprising research published in the Journal of Business and Psychology, telecommuting may actually make matters worse for some busy parents.
If you’re a parent with an iPhone or iPod (s aapl) touch, chances are your kids are dying to play with it. And a majority of parents who own such devices let their kids do just that, at least once a week, a study conducted by MTV’s Nickelodeon has found. The motivation for parents? They see it as a source of entertainment, education — and plain ole distraction. Read More about Why Both Kids & Parents Love The iPhone