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5 Great Digital Book Apps for Kids that Truly Deliver
December 20, 2012 | 4:16 pm

  By Brian Burton With the introduction of children’s books to various app stores, countless learning opportunities are presenting themselves for you and your children.  With the moderation process on Apple’s app store being spotty at best, you want to make sure you’re getting the most bang for your buck.  I have read and scoured over more children’s books than you can imagine, and with the introduction of this new digital format, I was anxious to see how this platform could further heighten the storytelling experience. After a few downloads and finger slides across my iPad’s screen, I have to tell you, I...

Amazon Turns Kindle FreeTime Into a Paid Subscription Service
December 6, 2012 | 9:22 pm

By Jeremy Hill | for Technology Tell Earlier this year, Amazon turned on a new service for its Kindle Fire HD tablets called FreeTime. FreeTime is a kid-friendly interface that allows parents to pick and choose which apps, videos and web content their kids can access. On Tuesday, Amazon announced its plans to automate the service with something it calls Kindle FreeTime Unlimited. Unlike the regular version of FreeTime, FreeTime Unlimited will cost Amazon Prime subscribers $2.99 per month for each child, or $6.99 for a family subscription. If you aren’t a Prime member, the price jumps to $4.99 and $9.99 respectively. For...