U.K. Windows Phone ad shows how to shut up an obnoxiously curious kid using Kid's Corner

U.K. Windows Phone ad shows how to shut up an obnoxiously curious kid using Kid's Corner
A new commercial for Windows Phone in the U.K. shows how Kid's Corner can help calm down even the most obnoxiously curious kid. For those unaware, Kid's Corner is a feature on the platform that gives kids their own place on a phone to play approved games and read approved content. To prevent your brood from accidentally sending messages to your boss or from viewing porn, Kid's Corner has its own launcher to keep your area of the phone away from the Kids.

You could buy junior his own phone, but that entails paying for the device and the extra line. And with that comes the possibility that the kid will find his way around some areas of the internet that you would prefer he didn't visit. The best remedy for this is the Kid's Corner, especially since data from Babycenter.com reveals that 75% of mothers regularly give their phone to their kid. Kathleen Holmes, principal designer for Windows Phone, said that "sometimes letting my kids watch a video on my phone gives me a few moments of quiet to catch my breath."

Check out the ad below to see how Kid's Corner works as good as any pacifier you can buy.



source: WindowsPhone via WMPoweruser

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11 Comments

1. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

but i prefer outside game than electronics. Sorry wp.

3. freebee269

Posts: 542; Member since: Aug 10, 2012

The current generation would not agree with you, which is whati think this ad targets.

11. akki20892

Posts: 3902; Member since: Feb 04, 2013

agree with u dude. our childhood was awesome isn't.

2. HDShatter

Posts: 1021; Member since: Jan 17, 2013

5. TerryCrowley

Posts: 194; Member since: Jul 31, 2011

This guy. All of my upvotes.

4. vvelez5

Posts: 623; Member since: Jan 29, 2011

LOL it's a funny one. "Are you having a poo?"

6. RaniDigital

Posts: 3; Member since: Apr 27, 2013

That is a really good commercial. It is simple, memorable and shows what that exclusive feature can and really does get used for.

7. gmracer1

Posts: 646; Member since: Dec 28, 2012

Yeah, shut up your kid with video games instead of doing something interactive with him. Great parenting.

8. xperiaDROID

Posts: 5629; Member since: Mar 08, 2013

"How do birds fly?" "Why does granddad smells?"............"The tooth fairy......"....... GO ASK YOUR TEACHER, KID! Oh wait, the Lumia (Kids Corner) is already the teacher. Silly me!

9. esperanza

Posts: 49; Member since: Mar 23, 2013

awesome phone, terrible bitchmom ;p

10. haseebzahid

Posts: 1853; Member since: Feb 22, 2012

and spoil the kids from childhood they never know what happens around them when they grow up

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