Netflix has just launched its “Just For Kids” user interface on the iPad, combining two of kids’ favorite things: the iPad and cartoons.
The Just For Kids UI debuted back in August of 2011, and has since made its way to the Xbox and various Blu-ray players and smart TVs.
Children tend to really enjoy the iPad’s touch interface, but without any parental controls within the a
They are called smart TVs, but they could be doing more than being that smart and intelligent TV in your living room or game room.
A report published on DoctorBeet’s Blog, revealed that the author’s new LG Smart TV was calling home, sending detailed information about the author’s viewing habits to a (remote) LG server and using that information to display targeted ads on the Smar
Parental Controls on the Mac sucks. For my use case, anyway. I need to block a small number of sites (like youtube) and clearly adult sites as well. Parental Controls as a minimum blocks any https site in existence, including google, facebook, etc.
It seems as though “Smart” is the rage this year at CES. It’s going to be Smart appliances and Smart homes, and LG is going all in with appliances. Many of their top appliances such as washers, dryers, ovens, and refrigerators will have NFC tags for connecting your Android phone and controlling them.
This is similar to another posting I just made. I want to lock down the tablet (and another Android Phone) for my kids. One way to do this is to force all internet traffic over a VPN to my home network. My router then has parental controls. Therefore, How can I set up the Android to automatically create a VPN/SSLVPN to my home network? It must be automatic.
In pursuit of your living room is a brand new line of smart TVs and a set-top box from Hisense. The H6 smart TV line will have Marvell’s ARMADA 1500 PLUS HD Media processor to run Android 4.2.2 behind the scenes. This new smart TV line will come in 40-inch, 50-inch, and 55-inch sizes. Other specifications include Energy Star 6.0 and 1GB of RAM.
If you follow the energy sector, you’d be aware that the word “smart” gets bandied about quite a lot. Smart meters, smart cities and smart grids are all the rage. New South Wales based retailer and distributor EnergyAustralia has picked up a neat $100M as the winning bidder for the "Smart Grid, Smart City" project.
Does anyone else have this issue? I have the phone on table away from me so the camera cant see my face. I have my screen timeout at 15 secs and smart stay on. I hit the Power bottom and walk away. I can see the smart stay come on but the screen doesnt turn off even thought the camera doesn't see my face.
Qualcomm’s Toq smart watch became available earlier this month exclusively through the company’s site. But starting today, you can purchase one through Amazon. The Toq is priced at $349.99 and comes in black, although white is on the way for Qualcomm’s site. With its high price point, Qualcomm is aiming for developers and early adopters and plans to produce a very limited run.