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Toy Preview from YPulse

A nice summary YPulse, the youth market newsletter, gives us the run-down on the very near future of toys. The integration of technology in this year’s lineup of holiday toys is bound to give parents a headache trying to match the right tech…

Brazil Leads in Pre-Teen Social Network Usage

Trend Micro, an Internet safety and security company, recently released findings of a technology use survey of parents and kids across the globe. Interestingly, Brazilian parents and kids seem to have a growing, and perhaps the largest, problem…
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Andrea SuperBeam Headset SB-205

Who knew I could sound so cool so easily. Many corded headsets on the market do a fine job providing a high-quality listening experience but not as many provide a good voice recording experience. If you Skype, record your own podcasts, use speech-to-text…

Trendspotting: Parents Earn Play Rewards for Kids

I first saw this with Knowledge Adventure’s Spa Adventure game – a Facebook social game where moms could earn points for their kids to spend in the virtual JumpStart world. Now WebKinz from Ganz is offering parents a chance to do the same.…

Play Later: Like TIVO for Internet Streaming Video

Play Later (why do I keep calling it After Play in my head) is a simple and useful idea that should become popular as streaming Internet-based entertainment is more and more prevalent. Just like a DVR captures your favorite programs on broadcast, Play…

Magisto: A (baby) Step for Video Amateurs

Have you ever thought about those glassy eyed audience members that you force to watch your family videos? I mean, really thought about how they feel and what they could possibly be thinking? I’m pretty sure they’re wishing that some genie…

High Tech Mouthguard Monitors Impact to Head During Sports

Watching their kids play sports, every parent I know has their heart in their stomach, for fear of injury, especially to their still-developing brains. And for good reason: at least 250,000 concussions occur in high school football every…

Boomers: Don’t Blame Us, Make Your Next Fortune On Us

There isn’t a generation that hasn’t blamed their parents for something or other, but the Baby Boomer generation seems to have fallen so far from the “greatest generation mark” that we’re seeing a boomer backlash. Boomers have been…

How Disgusting Can You Make Your Product?

No doubt, I should have been a product torture tester. Or maybe I already am…Here are two of my latest “how the heck” issues. First, there’s my laptop. HP’s glossy case finish is on my arms, my linens, my clothing. I'm starting…