Smart speakers are fast-becoming a part of everyday life, but while adults may appreciate the convenience they offer, there are concerns about how kids use these AI assistants. Aiming to ease such worries, Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition is a child-friendly version of its Alexa-powered device.
Growing up in a digital age, more and more children have access to the internet via smart devices. But the ones making the decisions on whether kids have smartphones are the parents, and marketers are increasingly taking their concerns into account.
A decade ago, social media was seen as a novel distraction. But with 92% of US teens going online daily, an online persona can lay the groundwork for an individual’s entire social life. Given the internet’s influence on Gen Z, Common Sense is helping students become better digital citizens.
Stealing mum or dad's iPad to watch a show or play a game has become second nature for Gen Z. But Amazon now wants to give them their own tablet. The Amazon Fire Kids Edition is packed with educational content and kid-friendly movies to ensure they’ll never grab for mum’s gadget again.
There is a big gender imbalance in the tech industry; women make up just 26% of the computing workforce. Jewelbots wants to change this dynamic with programmable bracelets that make coding accessible for Gen Z girls. Can smart jewellery get girls interested in science and technology?