Use the code JIO99-2661 to get Jiobit for $99.
Jiobit isn't just a GPS kid tracker: It' the smallest and longest lasting location tracking device designed specifically for kids. From engineering breakthroughs to attachment options, we're getting closer to releasing Jiobit into the wild.
For entrepreneurs ideas equal livelihood, so it can be hard to face criticism, no matter how constructive. Harder still is to take-in feedback and objectively assess it for its value. Intellectual honesty and self-editing is never easy and can even be a little soul crushing. Here are a few ways to maintain passion while acknowledging weak spots and hurdles while staying open to smart pivots.
Here’s a scary thought: Most startups and crowd-funding hardware companies don’t worry about security. Sure, they think about it (well, maybe some do), but thinking is not worrying, like a parent worries about their kids. Most hardware startups simply state that they transmit data over HTTPS, have some rudimentary authentication, and call it a day. They thought about it, they check the box, but they did not really worry about it.
“Have you thought of doing a Kickstarter?” Of course, but we've decided to launch without the help of a crowdfunding site for three main reasons: We aren't dependent on the funds to manufacture, we want to build trust, and we want you to visit our site.
When it comes to big decisions about our children’s education, health, and safety, my husband and I do those as a team. And because we, as modern parents, have more tools than our parents did, these decisions have become more challenging.
Being a mom is the hardest job there is. We're developing the next generation of independent people. Given that massive responsibility, we're actually qualified to be saving the world. Check out why in this tribute to all the hard working moms out there.
Does being a mom mean missing the stage you just finished? My youngest sons are 20 months apart and for 3 years straight the infant/baby stage was all I knew. They say you'll miss it, and I didn't believe them. Now they're toddlers, and turns out, I miss it.
Now, millennials are having kids, and technology is changing parenting.
Jiobit is a kid tracker that isn't worn on the wrist, but clips onto clothing and shoes. We had our newest engineer test the strength of Jiobit's clip.
Mom blogs and mompreneurs are everywhere these days. Discover a few of my favorites, including Crowley Party, Chronicles of Frivolity and Tech Savvy Mama.
Jiobit, a company creating the world's smallest and longest lasting location tracking solution, has raised an additional $3 million in capital. The new funding will fuel the production and marketing of their first product, Jiobit, a smart tag for kids - targeted for pre-sale later this year.
Here are some of our favorite funny tweets that describe parenting from BuzzFeed.
Christmas time is here! So are all the crowds! Families want to participate, but it's hard to keep track of the whole family.
How often have you thought, “I can’t wait for the kids to start school!”? Don't feel guilty: You’re allowed to want some time away from your kids. You’re also allowed change your mind the minute your 6-year-old walks out the door wearing a backpack twice his size and takes off in a bus without you.
It's never too early to start raising a film buff. There are tons of great kids movies these days (Frozen, How to Train Your Dragon, Inside Out), but if you're looking to plant that cinephile seed, start with these 10 movies (animated and not animated).
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you’ve heard of the phenomenon that is Pokémon Go. Here are tips for parents playing Pokémon Go.
If you grew up in the 80s, you probably remember watching movies like The Goonies, Stand by Me, and Adventures in Babysitting. Those kids embarked on crazy adventures, got into trouble, and learned valuable life lessons - with no parents to be found!
I’m a technologist, and have been from an early age. My passion for tech has been the springboard for starting my own company.
Technology should be unnoticeable, blending seamlessly into the background, which is why the next generation of wearables will eventually be invisible.