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Press

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Press Releases

Zoodles is joining the HTC family  October 18, 2011

Motorola Mobility and Best Buy Announce Motorola XOOM™ Family Edition - For Kids of All Ages  October 14, 2011

Kid Mode® by Zoodles Reaches 1 Million Children and Becomes Fastest-Growing Service for Young Kids  April 7, 2011

Free Zoodles App Puts Android Phones Into "Kid Mode®"  September 8, 2010

New Free Firefox Add-On "Zoodles" Makes Exploring the Web Easy Enough for a Three-Year-Old  June 20, 2010

Inquisitive Minds Launches Zoodles, a Free, Safe Way for Young Kids to Play and Learn Independently Online  May 12, 2010

Reviewer's Guide

Android Reviewer's Guide  April 7, 2011

Zoodles Reviewer's Guide  October 25, 2010

iOS Reviewer's Guide  October 25, 2010

News Articles

Tech News Daily Parents' Guide: How to Make Computers Safe for Every Age
Tech News Daily- May 10, 2011
Zoodles features games and activities for preschoolers and allows parents to target specific skills they want their child to learn. Zoodles is a self-contained play- site that literally fills the computer screen when activated, making it impossible for a child to "wander off....
eHow Free Computer Games for 5 Year Old Children
eHow- May 02, 2011
Zoodles gives 5-year-old children over 1,200 computer games to choose from. Through Zoodles games children will develop listening and attention skills on top of learning art concepts....
MaximumPC Chrome Web App of the Week: Kid Mode® for Chrome
MaximumPC- April 18, 2011
Zoodle's Kid Mode® for Chrome is here to make surfing the interwebz a kid friendly affair. It's an idea so great that we're declaring it our Web App of the Week....
TechGoesStrong Best App: Let Your Child Play with Your Phone
Tech Goes Strong- April 14, 2011
While Kid Mode® can't protect against a case of your kid physically manhandling your device, Kid Mode® does provide just what its name says – a special kid-friendly "mode" for your Windows PC, Android or Apple iOS phone or tablet....
VentureBeat Zoodles reaches a million children with Kid Mode® mobile apps
VentureBeat- April 7, 2011
Mountain View, Calif.-based Zoodles is trying to open up a new market for children on the smartphone and tablet platforms, hoping the devices will spread out to kids as they become cheaper and more ubiquitous....
Android Central Zoodles for Android brings kid-friendly mobile Flash gaming
Android Central- September 13, 2010
All you Android-toting parents out there will be pleased to know that Zoodles Kid Mode® is now available for Android. Zoodles is a program that puts your phone into a "kid mode" for peace of mind while your child uses your phone or PC...
Intro Mobile Zoodles for Android turns the phone into "Kid Mode®"
Intro Mobile- September 11, 2010
After conquering the desktop market, Zoodles is going for Android smartphone users and their kids. The company that "puts devices into 'Kid Mode®,' launched an application in the Android Market, basically allowing parents to give their phone to the kids so they can play and learn independently...
Tech Crunch Zoodles Brings Kid-Friendly Browser To Android Phones
Tech Crunch- September 11, 2010
Zoodles, which creates a browser designed for kids, has taken its child-friendly technology mobile today with a free app for Android smartphones...
VentureBeat Zoodles' Kid Mode® makes Android phones safe play zones
VentureBeat- September 11, 2010
Inquisitive Minds is launching a new mobile app called Zoodles that will bring relief to harried parents. The Zoodles Kid Mode® for Android app lets parents give their smartphone to a bored child while on the go. The app lets the child play hundreds of different age-appropriate Flash games that are accessible through a single app...
Lifehacker Kid-Friendly Browser Zoodles Now Available for Android
Lifehacker- September 11, 2010
Earlier this year we highlighted the kid-safe browser Zoodles. They're back with a mobile version that brings kid-safe browsing, with a simple and secure interface, to Android phones...
Tech Crunch Zoodles Raises $2.6 Million For Kid-Friendly Browser
Tech Crunch- May 12, 2010
Zoodles, a browser designed for kids, has raised $2.6 million in seed financing led by Harrison Metal Capital. The company is also officially launching its browser product today...
VentureBeat Inquisitive Minds raises $2.6M, launches Zoodles safe-browsing tool for kids
VentureBeat- May 12, 2010
Inquisitive Minds is today formally launching Zoodles, a safe way for kids to play and learn independently online. The company is also anouncing it has raised $2.6 million in seed funding...
Lifehacker Zoodles Corrals Kids in a Safe and Educational Browser
Lifehacker- May 12, 2010
If you're looking for a kid-friendly way to let a young child interact with your computer without the risk of them deleting important files or getting into content they shouldn't see, Zoodles is a kid-friendly browser...

Awards

National Parenting Publications - Family Resources - 2009 Gold Award Family Resources - Gold Award
National Parenting Publications Awards
The "go-to" source for parents and professionals seeking the best children's products and resources out there today. Award recipients are chosen by a team of independent expert judges and family testers who evaluate each product against stringent criteria. Winners of the prestigious award are widely recognized as the most entertaining, appealing, safe, educational, age-appropriate and enduring products in the world.

Parents' Choice Awards - Recommended Website - 2010 Parents' Choice -Recommended Website - 2010
Parents' Choice Awards
Designed to help parents and caregivers of all achievements and backgrounds make informed decisions about which new products are right for their children, the Parents' Choice Awards is the nation's oldest nonprofit program created to recognize quality children's media.

Mom's Choice Mom's Choice - Gold Award for Online Resources
Mom's Choice Awards
The Mom's Choice Awards is known for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. This annual competition recognizes authors, inventors, companies, parents and others for their efforts in creating quality family-friendly media products and services.

CTR 2010 Editors Choice Award
Children's Technology Review
The Children's Technology Review identifies the children's technology products that raise the bar for innovation and excellence. Their reviews of web sites, video games, hardware, electronic toys and educational software products help keep parents up-to-date on the latest and greatest technology products for children 0-15 years old.

Great Interactive Software for Kids Great Interactive Software for Kids Award
American Library Association
The American Library Association recognizes that electronic resources are integral to a child's growth and knowledge both in the schools and in public libraries. They are not only an increasingly important information tool but they also promote the natural tendency of children to explore and learn by fostering self-motivation, a sense of accomplishment, and individual decision making. The Great Interactive Software for Kids Award identifies exemplary computer software and multi-platform media for children currently available.

Creative Child Magazine Media of The Year Award - 2010
Creative Child Magazine
Creative Child Magazine is a national bimonthly magazines providing information to parents about how to nurture their child's creativity. Their Award Program recognizes products that help parents raise well-balanced children. All prizes are awarded by a committee of moms, music educators and early education professionals.

The National Parenting Center: Seal of Approval The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval
The National Parenting Center
The National Parenting Center's Seal of Approval program, created in 1990 as an adjunct to TNPC's support services, identifies the finest products and services being marketed to the parent/child audience.

Toy Man Award The Toy Man - Award of Excellence
The Toy Man
Since 1971 The Toy Man Product Guide have been dedicated to advancing work on the convergence of product development with marketing of innovative educational and consumer-based products. In working toward this goal we provide an unbiased and credible method of accurate product recognition by use of The Toy Man® Seal of Approval validation, and exclusive awards.


Video Tours

Overview of Zoodles Kid Mode® Overview of Zoodles Storybooks
Overview of Zoodles Overview of Computer App
Overview of Parent Dashboard Overview of Android App

Image Assets (web)

Kid Browser
Kid Browser
Zoodles Logo Zoodles Logo (b+w)

Zoodles Logo Kid Browser
Kid Mode® Devices

Android Phone App (Screenshots)

Child selection Z to Exit

Games Tab (younger) Games Tab (older) Game Viewer

Art Tab Art Studio Art Gallery

Books Tab Book Viewer

Android Tablet App (Screenshots)

Child selection Z to Exit

Games Tab (younger) Games Tab (older) Game Viewer

Art Studio Art Gallery

Books Tab Book Viewer

Video Mail Tab View Mail Send Mail

iPhone App (Screenshots)

iPhone - Child selection iPhone - Videos Tab iPhone - Sample Video

iPad App (Screenshots)

iPad - Child selection iPad - Videos Tab iPad - Art Tab

Computer App (Screenshots)

3yo-Toybox 5yo-Toybox 5yo-Toybox
Younger Child Experience (3yo) Older Child Experience (7yo) Older Child's Folders

Art Tab Books Tab Playback of Reading

Mail Tab View Message Reply to Message


Image Assets (print)

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