Protecting kids around the world

Win All Ireland Football and Hurling final tickets with iKydz

UPDATE: We’re extending our deadline date for the All-Ireland Football tickets to Thursday 14th September, when the winner will be announced. Good luck! Congratulations to Simon McGrath, who won tickets to the All-Ireland Hurling Finals! Buy iKydz Now  Visit our … Continue Reading

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Are we facilitating the demise of our children’s mental health?

We love our technology here. I’ve got a smartphone, a tablet, a laptop, a kindle and a smart watch. I use them all the time, and my kindle is my ever-companion. Sometimes I reminisce with my wife about taking a bag … Continue Reading

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Back To School Sale – 15% OFF

To mark (and celebrate!) Back To School, iKydz is giving 15% Off its current product range. Use Promo Code BTS2017 BUY NOW    

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Win All Ireland Hurling final tickets with iKydz

UPDATE: Congratulations to Lesley Casey, who has won the Facebook competition! We hope that you enjoy the tickets! Don’t forget to check out our ongoing online competition where if you purchase an iKydz device, you get entered into a draw … Continue Reading

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What effect can moving schools have on kids?

As we get closer to Back-To-School (yes, we can hear the kids’ groaning!), we recently came across a really interesting article and video from Family Lives about helping kids to manage the transition from primary to secondary school. We probably … Continue Reading

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Is your family really THAT boring?

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Your own computer for just €8!

iKydz are giving away Pine64 single board computers for just €8! YES!! that’s a fully functional development computer for €8, when you purchase an iKydz Home Internet Controller. Single board computers, like the Pine64, are used in education to allow children … Continue Reading

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iKydz shortlisted for Innovation Awards

iKydz has been shortlisted for The Irish Times Innovation Awards 2017.

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Irish Children are spending an average of 5.5 hours online daily

Irish Children are spending an average of 5.5hours online daily – April 2017. We produce our iKydz Internet Usage Index (IIU) on a quarterly basis. Our statistics for April 2017 show that Irish children are online almost 3 times more … Continue Reading

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Tech Review – Nibletz reviews iKydz and puts us ahead of the competition

Another great tech review for iKydz! Nibletz, a recognised global blog for start-ups, takes a look at iKydz and, as expected, compares us more than favourably with our competition.

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Children of the Digital Age

Watch a video produced by the educational group Children of the Digital Age.

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Yellow App – Beware

If your child uses Snapchat then you need to know what Yellow App is. It has been referred to as the Tinder for Kids! Parents take a look at what your kids need to do to set up a profile … Continue Reading

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Live streaming apps are becoming really popular with kids.

Tweens and teens have always craved time with their friends. But with a smartphone in hand, their communication keeps changing. Instead of talking, they text. Instead of texting, they send an emoji. And now, with apps designed for social video-chatting … Continue Reading

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Just 22% of parents surveyed in Buckinghamshire have talked to their children about online safety

Just 22% of parents surveyed in Buckinghamshire have talked to their children about online safety. That’s according to new research done on behalf of internet safety company iKydz.” “In a lot of cases that I’ve experienced, the child knows more … Continue Reading

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5 Golden Rules for Parenting in a Digital Age

We’ve put together the 5 ASKS of social media for parents to discuss with their children to keep them safe online. If you’ve any more tips, be sure to let us know. Our number one priority is to protect children … Continue Reading

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