Tag Archives: kids

LTE shows it can slim down like the cool kids for IoT

LTE is the champion for smartphone service, but in the Internet of Things, it’s just starting to become a challenger. On Tuesday, Sequans Communications announced what it called the first chip for LTE Category M, a variant of the global mobile standard that is tuned for low-power IoT gear like utility meters, factory sensors and wearables. The chip, called Monarch, ... Read More »

Amazon Fire Kids Edition: Best Kids Tablet under $100

Amazon’s Fire tablet comes in a kid’s edition, and it’s surprisingly well thought out. If you’re in the market for a kid-proof tablet that won’t break the bank, this is one to consider at just $99. What’s more, it’s discounted through February 13 so if you buy it now, you only pay $79.99. That’s a great deal if you consider ... Read More »

Screen set-top box and apps enforce the ‘screen time’ rules you set for your kids

Anyone with kids can fall prey to this trap: You just need a few minutes alone, to do laundry, take a phone call, or just enjoy a little peace and quiet. So you park the kids in front of the TV for 20 minutes…. Or longer. A new startup, Screen, says it can enable you to manage your kids’ screen ... Read More »