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.
YouTube Kids to Give Parents More Control
Apr 25, 2018
YouTube has updates in store for its YouTube Kids service that will provide parents with more granular control over what their children can find and watch. Beginning immediately, Google's partners will cull together "collections of trusted channels" that range across topics such as music, sports, and arts and crafts so parents can pick and choose which their children are allowed to watch.
Facebook Says Parents Can Trust Its 'Messenger Kids' Service
Dec 4, 2017
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.
Google Photos Debuts Create-Your-Own Themed Movies
Feb 7, 2018
Google today added the ability for people to craft their own themed movies in Google Photos. Google Photos' themed movies assemble photos of people, places, pets, or events and stitches them together — complete with soundtrack — into a shareable montage.
Google Overhauls YouTube Kids App for Mobile Devices
Nov 2, 2017
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.
Republic Wireless Relay Is a Google-Powered, Walkie-Talkie Phone for Kids
Dec 7, 2017
Republic Wireless today announced the Relay, a simple, screenless device meant to help young children communicate with their parents and other family members. The Relay is small, puck-like speakerphone with a single large button.