MESA, Ariz., March 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —KD Interactive, makers of the best-selling Kurio line of Android devices built for kids, and YouTube, a subsidiary of Google, announce a partnership whereby all new Kurio tablets sold in the United States will come preloaded with the new YouTube Kids app. Existing Kurio users can now find the YouTube Kids app in the Content Management section of their parent owner account and easily add it to any child profile.
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“Kids love watching videos on YouTube, but as with access to any online content, parents need to make sure that the content their kids encounter is child-appropriate,” said Don Light, President, KD Group North America. “Thanks to the new YouTube Kids app, kids have access to a vast selection of videos on a wide range of topics, all of which are family-friendly and Kurio approved.”
The YouTube Kids app is easy to navigate and packed full of age-appropriate videos, channels and playlists. It features popular children’s programming, plus kid-friendly content from filmmakers, teachers and creators all around the world. Parents can rest easier knowing that videos in the YouTube Kids app are narrowed down to ensure that only relevant and appropriate content for kids is shown.
The first Kurio tablet was introduced in fall of 2012. Kurio Xtreme, a 7-inch Wi-Fi enabled Android 4.4. kid tablet, is the current model available.
In addition to the YouTube Kids app, Kurio Xtreme comes fully loaded with more than $300 worth of free premium content for out-of-the-box play, including more than 10 exclusive Kurio Motion body-controlled games. Thousands of more kid-safe apps can be accessed through the curated Kurio Store or parents can choose age-appropriate content from the millions of apps available through Google Play.
Kurio kid devices feature the proprietary Kurio Genius Internet filter for safe web browsing and the most comprehensive parental controls. Additional Kurio Xtreme features include: 24/7 customer care (live chat right from the tablet and techs can even take over the tablet remotely); app management by category; advanced time controls; an Intel Atom processor; Bluetooth technology and 16 GB of internal memory (expandable with Micro SD Card).
For more information, visit the Official YouTube blog or www.KurioWorld.com.
About KD Interactive
KD Interactive, a division of KD Group, is made up of an international team of specialists, including engineers, educators and scientists to ensure the highest possible quality of products for children. The company works to introduce the latest, most advanced methods and resources of educational technology into platforms aimed at children ages 2 to 14. KD Interactive delivers a true high-tech device with the necessary software applications to captivate both toddlers and older children alike. For more information, visit www.kd-interactive.com.
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