4 Gift Ideas from VTech

After writing about the KidiBuzz handheld smart device yesterday, I was curious about what else VTech has available.  And with the holiday season quickly approaching, I thought it’d be great to offer you some gift ideas for the little ones! VTech is “a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children.  As a […]

Amazon Dash Wand with Alexa

Yesterday I wrote about three newer devices available from Amazon: Echo Spot, Echo Plus, and Echo Show.  Each of these devices uses Alexa, a cloud-based service that can answer questions, read news, play music, and so much more.  Another available Alexa device is the Amazon Dash Wand. The Dash Wand was designed to make groceries […]

3 Amazon Echo Devices

There’s so much going on at Amazon it’s hard to keep up with it all.  From Alexa devices to products shipping instantly on Prime Now, there’s something for everyone.  A few years ago, Amazon introduced the Amazon Echo.  Amazon Echo is a hands-free speaker you can control using your voice.  It connects to the Alexa Voice […]

Halloween Fun with Toca Boo

Toca Boca offers several fun, kid-safe apps with loads of open-ended play experiences.  The company believes in “the power of play to spark kids’ imaginations and help them learn about the world.”  They design their products from children’s perspective to “empower them to be playful, creative, and to be who they want to be.”  One […]

Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 from VTech

I covered three smartwatches for children last Wednesday.  If you’re not looking for one with GPS-tracking capability, check out VTech’s Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2. The Kidizoom Smartwatch DX2 allows children to take pictures, videos, play games, and more.  This durable smartwatch features a new sleek and stylish design in a variety of colors such as: Black […]

Inclusion Drives Innovation

Inclusion drives innovation. A prime example of this concept lies in the story of Internet pioneer Vinton Cerf. Despite his hearing loss and difficulty speaking, Cerf found himself heavily involved in communications with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in the ’70s. His frustration with verbal communication — and his colleagues’ openness to alternatives — […]