Kids will always (Children’s tech buying guide) want to own gadgets and tech products and as they grow up, they can ask for their mobile phone or tablet. When buying equipment for your child, it can be difficult to know what to look for and what is age-appropriate from an online safety standpoint.
Increasingly, different technology categories overlap. Whether it’s smartwatches that provide messaging or smartphones with great cameras, understanding how these things work in the home is more important than ever. Both so that you can make informed purchases and set things up so that they are safe and secure.
With the help of our techie Andy Robertson, we’ve created a guide that recommends the latest child-friendly technology to help your child get the most out of their digital experience.helps you choose
Most categories have individual product reviews. There are so many to choose from that we’ve been selective in our reviews to cover the ones that are most popular with kids, or which we think are best suited.
organized by category
We have chosen five major categories – Laptops & Tablets, Smartphones, Game Consoles, Smart TVs and Other Gadgets. These include most of the tools kids want to use and keep all the information you need in one place. When choosing a product, it is worth checking into different categories as many have overlapping functions
tells you what you need to know
There’s a lot of information out there and it can be difficult to sift through, so for each category we’ve brought together key e-safety considerations for parents to consider when selecting a device.
All about online security
Our primary concern is to get up to speed with what is available and help you decide what your child has in mind. When you’re using different devices, we focus on giving you the right information to keep them safe online.