Sprint Launches Disney-Themed iD Pack
Sprint today announced the availability of a new iD Pack for compatible Android phones that offers content from Disney. The Disney Junior iD Pack isn't aimed at tween users so much as it is at parents of children aged 2 - 7. Sprint imagines that parents of young children will install the iD pack, which includes games, photos, wallpapers, videos, and other content from the Disney Channel, and hand it off to their offspring when in the car or other spaces in which kids need to be entertained. The Disney Junior iD Pack from Sprint is available on a wide variety of Sprint Android smartphones. It is free to download and use.
Clips, Apple's Video Creation App, Gains Disney Characters
Apple today updated its Clips mobile video application with characters from Disney movies and new graphic overlays and posters. Apple says several classic Disney characters, such as Mickey, Minnie, Donald and Daisy, can be added to videos complete with animations.
Facebook Says Parents Can Trust Its 'Messenger Kids' Service
Facebook today rolled out a new messaging service for children under the age of 13. Messenger Kids is a mobile application that gives kids the power to communicate via text and video with approved family members and friends.
Motorola Debuts Two New Mods for Moto Z Series
Motorola today took the wraps off two additional Moto Mods for its Moto Z series of handsets. The first mod is a juice pack from Mophie (pictured) that packs a 3,000mAh power cell and 15W USB-C charging.
Google Overhauls YouTube Kids App for Mobile Devices
Google today pushed out a significant update to its YouTube Kids mobile application, giving both kids and their parents new features to enjoy. For example, kids can create their own profiles each with a customized appearance.
Microsoft Adds Disney Anywhere Content to Movies & TV
Microsoft today announced a new partnership with Disney that adds content from the Disney Movies Anywhere service to Microsoft's Movies & TV video service. Microsoft says users who connect their Microsoft Movies & TV account with a Disney Movies Anywhere account will automatically see content cross-populate their libraries.