Parents slam video sharing sites for inappropriate content

Half of parents in the UK have criticised video sharing platforms, including Snapchat and Youtube, for failing to prevent children from accessing distressing, violent or adult-only content.  A survey of 1,500 UK parents, conducted by AgeChecked, found that 58% of parents believe that video sharing sites and apps aren’t doing enough to keep young people safe.…

Why All Toddlers Should Wear Dresses

Dressing your child can be tough. Like, Olympic level, Tough Mudder, Decathlon, Triathlon, running for the bus in the pouring rain with a broken heel tough. Honestly, if you dress a minimum of one child a day I salute you. If you dress more than one, I award you an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony. Is…

Parents reveal lengths they go to for uninterrupted night’s sleep

Surrendering their phones for a day and cancelling social plans are just some of the sacrifices new parents are prepared to make in order to get a full night’s sleep, a survey by Amazon has revealed. According to the study of 2,000 British parents, young families wake up three times per night on average, leading…

40 films that disappoint on small screen: Star Wars tops list

  Star Wars, Titanic and Jurassic Park top the list of blockbuster movies which lose their magic on the ‘small screen’. A study of 2,000 movie fans revealed the 40 films which all disappoint at home, with Harry Potter, The Matrix and Lord of the Rings also featuring in the top 10. Other films Brits…

Top 20 things you should do on a first date

Brits have revealed just how you should behave on a first date - by cracking three jokes, complimenting your partner at least twice and buying them three drinks. A study of 2,000 adults revealed that you should tell at least two funny anecdotes, give them two hugs and ask for a second date no more…

Bolt teams up with Mayhew for £5 ride codes Valentine’s Day

Ride hailing app Bolt has teamed up with London-based animal welfare charity Mayhew to offer 675 x £5 ride codes this Valentine’s Day. Whether travelling to a date, going home to see your pet, or just getting around town, you can use the Bolt app and receive the ride credit by entering ‘BOLT’ and the…

Nissan creates ‘environmentally friendly’ lullaby for EV drivers

Scientists have created an ‘environmentally friendly’ lullaby for parents who are forced to take their young children for a drive to get them to sleep. More than half of mums and dads take their little ones out in the car – once a week for many – to help them nod off. Around seven in…

Safer Internet Day: 7 top tips for staying secure online

With tomorrow (Tuesday 11 February) marking Safer Internet Day, Raj Samani, Chief Scientist and McAfee fellow, talks about how to stay safe online... “Safer Internet Day shines a light on the most critical issues facing people today, protecting what matters to them in a hyper-connected world. It is everyone’s responsibility to educate each other – we…

The ultimate guide to mobile apps that can help save you money

The last few years have seen the rise of mobile apps that are designed to help you save. With the digitization of our lives and smartphones becoming commonplace, it has never been so easy to track your spending and to save money. If you are looking to better your budget and improve your spending habits…

Want to start a watch collection? How to get started

Matthew Cule, watch collector and founder of CuleM Watches, talks about how to start a watch collection... The fact you are reading this article tells me that you already have a keen interest in watches. So, we’re off to a good start. I am a watch collector and also the owner of an independent travel…

Three in five parents never check child’s devices

Over three in five parents admit to never having checked their child’s devices and most think they are spending less than two hours less on their smartphones every day than they really are.  RS Components asked parents in the UK, with children aged 16 and under, their views when it comes to kids and technology.…