Tag: iPad news

Netflix brings choose-your-own-adventure TV to kids and it is awesome!

Remember those awesome choose-your-own-adventure books we all loved as kids? Well Netflix has just launched their first in a series of choose-your-own-adventure TV shows, and mama? It’s so much fun! The first episode, Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale stars my favorite movie spin-off character ever, and is full of his signature wit, sarcasm and delightfully awkward moments, with plenty of jokes for the adults too. But this is no ordinary animated series. Periodically throughout the episode — 13 times, to be exact — a narrator (who totally reminds me of John Cleese) will stop the story and ask...

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10 of our favorite iOS 10 features that you should know about

Even though I downloaded iOS 10 last week, like many of you, it’s taking me awhile to get used to all the changes and new iOS 10 features. Oof, there are a ton. And while I have to admit that I’m liking most of them, there’s definitely a learning curve, even for someone who considers herself to be pretty tech savvy. So to help get you started, here are 10 of our favorite iOS 10 features that you should know definitely about, some of which I love, some of which I’m still adjusting to, plus some tips to help you make the most of...

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Web Coolness: The best reading apps for kids, a bullet journal, and iPads work like sedatives for kids

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   The best reading apps for kids of all ages. What people who grow up in today’s digital age will never get. You can use the force to control this BB-8. This amazing service is trying to connect the homeless with their long lost family. The most tech savvy to-do list might just be a bullet journal.   This geeky pin is cracking us up. Get it? (via swiss miss) Why calling screentime “heroin” is digital garbage. If you’re having...

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Web Coolness: Big Apple news, no more Wii U?, and how to save your phone’s battery life

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web. We hope you enjoy them too.   Everything you need to know about all the new Apple gadgets coming soon. Do you close apps to save your phone’s battery life? You might want to stop that right now. This new drowsy driving warning system could save a lot of lives. This is hilarious: Funny baby milestones every parent needs to have in photos Is Nintendo getting rid of the Wii U? The web version of Instagram just got a whole lot better.   How cool is this...

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What’s new and exciting from Apple for parents: The iPhone SE, the 9.7 inch iPad Pro, and iOS 9.3

There was lots of news at this week’s big Apple Event, from cool new developments in Apple’s dedication towards sustainability to awesome new product announcements (and price changes on existing ones). We took the time to go through it all, to share the most exciting news we think parents will care about. And yes, non-parents too.   iPhone SE As popular as the new bigger iPhone 6 and 6S models have been (not to mention the 6+), the demand for a smaller phone is still high. We’ve heard it from our own readers plenty — especially those of us ladies with smaller hands and tinier pockets....

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Web Coolness: Does tech have room for breastfeeding moms, Lego Star Wars Force Awakens, and Minecraft valentines

Here are some of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them too.   Love this: Kids create their own superhero cyborg prosthetics A sneak peek at the upcoming Lego Star Wars Force Awakens game! Interesting piece: Does tech not have room for breastfeeding moms? An argument against not reading nasty comments online.   Printable Minecraft valentines for your geeky kids. A gif button coming to Twitter? Oh man. Facebook and Neilson are teaming up to roll out their own TV ratings. A dad attaches a GoPro to his toddler during hide...

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Web Coolness: Geeky holiday wreaths, big Apple rumors, and why you should avoid Internet-connected toys for kids

Here are some of our favorite links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy them!   Not just any holiday wreath will do! Check out all of these pretty rad geeky wreaths. Here’s why Zara might be adding iPads to their dressing rooms. Holiday shopping help: Cool STEM toys and gifts for kids. Big baby news for Mark Zuckerberg! Here’s the buzz about their huge charitable donation and what it means. Liz talks about babies and apps over at Racked. Sonos + Apple Music = Whoo!   Calling our fellow geeks. Isn’t this binary t-shirt hilarious? The scoop...

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The big Apple announcement highlights you’ll actually care about: iPhone 6S, Apple TV, a keyboard, and whoa Siri!

The annual Apple announcement always marks the passage of yet another year for those of us in tech — and is also a reminder of the new, shiny iOS features that my current iPhone now lacks. Each September, we come to expect a flurry of new products, features and upgrades, and this event didn’t disappoint. If it was only a bit long. Which is why we’ve spent a lot of time poring through it and paring it down to just the news we think you’ll care about if you’re a consumer trying to figure out just what you might be interested in...

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The big Apple iOS 9 news: Revamps, upgrades and a sparkling new music streaming service that parents will love

Plenty of coolness was rolled out at Apple’s World Wide Developer Conference this week, and we’re here to share the intel with you that we think parents will care about most. And yeah, non parents too. The biggest news is that Apple iOS 9  is coming this fall (along with OSX, or El Capitan) and it’s bringing more intelligence with it. Also, hold on to your hats, music fans, because Apple is jumping into music streaming game with the potentially Spotify-killing Apple Music. Of course as parents, we always ask ourselves not whether the technology is innovative and capturing the attention of...

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Web Coolness: the new iPads, Apple paying women employees to freeze eggs, and good reasons not to check your email

Here’s a bunch of our favorite tech links from around the web this week. We hope you enjoy reading them as much as we did.    Will you get to the end of this post? Chances are, no. (via @CharlieCapen) Can you believe that’s an Xbox cake (above)? Talk about a score for the video gamer in your life. (via Laughing Squid) Everything you need to know about the new iPad Air 2 and iPad Mini 3, and when you can get your hands on them. Our Editor Kristen’s thoughts on the pervasiveness of social media over attachment. Someone was actually...

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