Kytephone (YC W12) launches Version 2.0: Adds SMS texting and new homescreen

by Alexis Ohanian8/1/2012

We launched Kytephone four months ago with a simple vision: be the first smartphone every child gets. Despite kids growing up playing with touchscreen devices and getting phones at an increasingly younger age, parents are still rightfully hesitant to give a full smartphone to their kids. With Kytephone, we were able to offer kids a simple, child-friendly UI that ran all their favourite games, while parents got the call and app controls they needed to feel comfortable.

We’re very proud of our latest release, so check it out on Google Play. We’d love to hear your feedback.


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  • Alexis Ohanian