Kids & teen content

Netflix Just for Kids UI lands on Boxee Box & WD TV

Netflix on the Boxee Box and WD TV Live just got a whole lot more kids-friendly: The devices, as well as some newer TVs and Blu-ray players from other notable CE manufacturers, got an updated Netflix app that now includes the Just for Kids UI.

A kids’ reading app that reports back to parents

Children’s e-book reading is still in very early stages — but with parents increasingly handing iPads down to their kids, publishers see room for fast growth. A new iPad app offers children’s books from brands like My Little Pony and Curious George.

Sprint makes kids’ smartphones safer, for a price

As children get smartphones at an earlier age, there are dangers ranging from inappropriate content to texts from strangers. Sprint Mobile Control, a $4.99 monthly service, help parents manage their kids’ smartphones and help control usage as well as communications from unknown contacts

Kids with smartphones: What’s the right age?

The majority of parents in a recent survey find that age 16 is about the right time for kids to have a smartphone. Standard cell phones are OK at a younger age; that makes sense as households dump landlines and kids are talking more to friends.

Netflix tests new web UI for kids. First look

Kids don’t need to be able to read to navigate Netflix’s website, thanks to a new and much simplified section with children’s content. The new UI isn’t available to everyone yet, but Netfix has looked into making its site more appealing to kids for some time.

Pottermore Teams Up With Google

When you get the chance to include “Pottermore” and “Google” in the same headline, you take it, even though the news they’re announcing is k…

ZuiTube is YouTube for Kids

Kidzui, the company behind the child-safe web browser of the same name, extended its online video experience with ZuiTube, a kid-friendly video…

Kid Proofing a Mac With Parental Controls

If you’ve got young children, chances are they’re already quite adept at using the computer. This is a new generation of wired…