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Durable Smartphone For Kids Developed [Video]

Written on November 07, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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The "Pipsqueak" smartphone allows kids to make calls from their parent's number

Yipyap Inc. has developed a smartphone especially designed for kids. The phone called “Pipsqueak”, is a bluetooth phone that was designed just for kids ages 3 and up. The device makes use of bluetooth to connect to a parent’s smartphone.

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Biometric Video Game Helps Kids Curb Their Temper

Written on October 29, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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RAGE Control video game was developed by the Boston Children’s hospital to help children control their anger

Kids generally have a short temper, especially when things don’t go their way. Luckily, the Boston Children’s Hospital has created a video game that will help them calm down and curb their anger.

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Special Bike Teaches Kids to Learn to Ride Faster

Written on September 03, 2012 by Avlya Jaie

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Gyrobike features a stabilizing front-wheel, helps children to ride the bike without the help of training wheels

Kids can now learn how to ride a bike faster, with the help of a special bike called the “Gyrobike”. Unlike the regular kid’s bike, the Gyrobike doesn’t feature a training wheels. Instead it makes use of a Stabilizing front-wheel, called the “Gyrowheel”.

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Moshi Monsters now have 50 million registered users

Written on June 06, 2011 by R. Cruise

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Moshi Monsters, a two-year old online game has reached a very remarkable milestone: 50 million registered users.

Moshi Monsters, a social online game/community which allows kids aged 6 to 12 to adopt virtual pets, move around a virtual land called Monstro City, play games and earn virtual currency, as well as communicate with other users in a safe and moderated environment. The game also includes books, video games, trading cards and a Moshi magazine. Pretty soon toys will be available as well. Moshi will also begin to invade the music scene, TV, film, and hold live tours.

London-based startup Mind Candy, the founder of the game, reports that Moshi has has more than 15 million registered users North America alone. That is out of the total 50 million users. It appears that, the game gets one signup per second.

Fifty million is a pretty large community, but it makes sense bearing in mind the rise of the digital native we have been privy to lately. Last October, a study conducted by Internet security firm AVG found that 92% of children in the U.S. have an online presence by the time they are two, compared to only 73% in Western Europe.

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