10 Gadgets and Apps to Keep Your Kids Safe

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As every parent knows, it's a dangerous world out there. Whether it's a pedophile lurking in the aisles at Walmart, a cyber bully on Facebook or a case of SIDs that strikes in the crib, your child is in danger at every age.

As a new father, I worry about all the bad things that could happen to my young son both now and when he gets older. As a geek, I look to technology to solve the problem. Here are 10 tech tools I found that can help keep your kids safe.

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Avram Piltch
Avram Piltch, LAPTOP Online Editorial Director
The official Geeks Geek, as his weekly column is titled, Avram Piltch has guided the editorial and production of Laptopmag.com since 2007. With his technical knowledge and passion for testing, Avram programmed several of LAPTOP's real-world benchmarks, including the LAPTOP Battery Test. He holds a master’s degree in English from NYU.
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  • Blogr B Says:

    Good article and glad you didn't mention a gun in the list :)

  • David Andersson Says:

    life360 app for the smartphone is easily disabled by a teenager

  • Noel Says:

    I suppose one would hope that the parent notices their child is gone before they're so far away that the sound is no longer audible. I like the teddy bear design.

  • Glenn Says:

    Is there a GPS option? The loud sound is great, but what if they're far enough and you can't hear it - then there's no point.

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