parenting gadgets

Circle with Disney keeps any device under parental eyes

Circle with Disney keeps any device under parental eyes

In this digital age, almost every kid wants to have access to the Internet and to modern amenities like mobile devices. The situation often presents a nightmare for parents who want to protect their children from the dangers of the online world. Since not all smartphones and tablets are equipped to safeguard children's welfare, some parents resort to buying specialized devices with parental controls built-in. Now, however, they might not need to spend as much, with Circle with Disney offering that same control for any device in the house and a fraction of the price.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite gets Goodreads, FreeTime integration

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite gets Goodreads, FreeTime integration

Amazon today is rolling out a free software update to the Kindle Paperwhite e-reader, adding Goodreads and FreeTime integration. The update will appear over the next few weeks for Paperwhite owners. Both integrations are designed to maximize reading time and minimize switching from one device to another while reading.

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Exmobaby and AT&T offer you baby monitoring via phone, tablet, and PC

Exmobaby and AT&T offer you baby monitoring via phone, tablet, and PC

Exmovere has partnered with AT&T to offer parents of newborns a new way to monitor their babies using today's latest gadgets. The company offers a patented baby pajama called the Exmobaby that measures critical vital signs and transmits this data wirelessly to the parent's smartphone, tablet, or PC.

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4moms Origami Stroller is $850 USD of futuristic baby transport

4moms Origami Stroller is $850 USD of futuristic baby transport

You've got a choice when it comes to getting your baby around in style, and if 4moms has anything to say about it, the Origami Stroller is going to be both your most expensive and most awesomely Jetsons-styled choice. You'll be paying a grand total of $850 USD plus tax to take your child in a unit that uses wheel-mounted dynamos for battery charging and its electronic folding and unfolding system. Have a look at the demonstration video and see if this is exactly what you want the first couple years of your baby's life to revolve around.

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PeeWee Pivot Tablet Laptop announced

PeeWee Pivot Tablet Laptop announced

Technology can be a double-edged sword when it comes to kids. Of course, you want your child to grow up understanding and being able to utilize a computer, but at the same time, you don't want them exposed to things they are too young to understand or that are inappropriate. That's where the PeeWee Pivot Tablet Laptop comes into play.

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Angelcare Movement Sensor could detect SIDS

Angelcare Movement Sensor could detect SIDS

Baby monitors have gone from your average audio device to the overly complex it seems. Now we have video and night-vision cameras and this latest version which has a motion sensor pad to detect all movement or lack thereof.

DuoFertility soon to be released

DuoFertility soon to be released

For those of you that actually want offspring this little gadget has been released to the general public to purchase. Granted not for cheap, but it would be a useful device for those that are trying for a baby or two.

Smart bracelet helps keep track of your kids

Smart bracelet helps keep track of your kids

Kids have always had a tendency to wander off, no matter how much of a careful parent you are they still like to push their limits. Some parents have had special devices that attaches the kid to them if they are in an overly populated area like the zoo. This little bracelet offers a slightly more chic way to keep tabs on your offspring.

Swinx game system keeps your kids occupied

Swinx game system keeps your kids occupied

Well hell has officially frozen over. Someone has created a game that pulls the kids away from the TV and video games. I know, I'm just as shocked as you are. I mean the nerve, telling them to play games.

The Bear Baby Bath Thermometer

The Bear Baby Bath Thermometer

Anyone who has ever had to draw a bath for a baby, or just a young child knows what a guessing game the water temperature can be. Especially if you aren't used to doing it, or just have always taken such hot showers yourself that you can't really feel when the water is too hot for the younger ones.

Tummy Shield protects pregnant women in car accidents

Tummy Shield protects pregnant women in car accidents

It is always nice when the creator of a product has a bit of personal motivation guiding them. One Aussie dad created this product in reaction to an accident his wife was in while pregnant, causing his unborn child brain trauma.

The Power Assist Wagon does the work for you

The Power Assist Wagon does the work for you

If you're stuck carting your kids around at the park and other family affairs, that wagon you pull them in might be getting a bit heavy. If you need an extra boost to keep you going all day, this little guy with its motor might be just the boost you need.

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