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5 things to do before giving an old iPhone or iPad to your kid

Don't hand over an aging iOS device to your eager youngster before doing a little kid-proofing first.

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Ben has been writing about technology and consumer electronics for more than 20 years. A PCWorld contributor since 2014, Ben joined TechHive in 2019, where he covers smart speakers, soundbars, and other smart and home-theater devices.