Just because the playdates are online, it doesn't mean they can't be interactive. Think puppet shows, makeovers, or a music session.
Digital tech offers easy, fun ways to bring families and friends closer together.
Meet the Hucklemerry family, who use the app all the time
One writer bites the bullet and signs up.
Fourteen-year-old Grant Thompson stumbled on a major security flaw in Apple FaceTime's app as he tried to call his friends one evening. His mother got in touch with the tech giant straightaway, but Apple has taken about a week to deal with what has become known as the Eavesdropping Bug.
You can talk AND scroll at the same time.
Do we really need another video calling app though?
The singer opened up to the prince about suffering from post traumatic stress disorder to help "break taboos" about mental illness.
A 96-year-old has reminded us how wonderful technology is with her utterly priceless response to using FaceTime for the first