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iMote Lets You Decide Which Stations Your Kids Watch

iMote Lets You Decide Which Stations Your Kids Watch

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By Chris Scott Barr

I don’t have kids, but I do know that there is plenty on TV that I wouldn’t want a small child to see. Most parents seem to have good enough sense not to give their kids control of the remote, which lets them make sure they’re only watching suitable programming. Now if you’re the type that wants to give your child a little freedom to watch what they want at an early age, you have to jump through hoops to make sure that they don’t stumble onto bad channels. Or you could just get the iMote.

I have no idea why they felt the need to use the ‘i’ in the name, but that’s beside the point. The remote has only a handful of buttons, which is all a child needs. You’ve got your power and volume control, along with five channel buttons. You’ll program the five channels to the ones your child watches most, thus assuring they will never see anything inappropriate. If you like to leave your kid alone with the TV for extended periods, it might be worth $30.

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  • mcman

    So, how long will it take the kid to destroy it?

  • Jessicat

    After visiting the wonderful page of thinkgeek, I learned they are stickers that you place on the buttons allowing you the freedom of labeling. I really like the sound of this, but I will not be one of those parents that puts the TV as the babysitter.

  • mcman

    So, how long will it take the kid to destroy it?

  • Jessicat

    After visiting the wonderful page of thinkgeek, I learned they are stickers that you place on the buttons allowing you the freedom of labeling. I really like the sound of this, but I will not be one of those parents that puts the TV as the babysitter.