This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Helpful apps, Web site for naming baby

About Video Transcript

CNET News Video: Tech Minute: Helpful apps, Web site for naming baby

1:00 /

In Great Britain right now, there is a lot of speculation as to what Prince William and Princess Kate will name their baby. Victoria for a girl? George for a boy? If you too are in the hunt for a baby name, turn to technology to pick out the perfect moniker for your little one. CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on some helpful apps and a Web site in this Tech Minute.

There are countless apps out there to help you find the perfect name for your baby. I recommend the free 50,000 Baby Names app for iPhones and Androids. Narrow down the enormous list by choosing a gender or even going with a special theme like flower names or jazz names, or by origin like Bulgarian or Dutch. Find a name you like, Favorite it, or click it to learn more details. The 99-cent app Baby Nametrix is fun for predicting the future profession of your wee one. Peruse statistics like where in the country a name is popular and what political leaning someone of that name has. Did you know that Noah's are often democrats? Finally, ones you have a serious list of contenders, head over to the Social Security website for baby names to check out the name's popularity. Type in a name and choose a period of time to track its popularity over the decades. In San Francisco, I'm Kara Tsuboi, CNET.com for CBS News.

New releases

Most-anticipated games for Holiday...
3:03 October 31, 2014
The most sought after new titles that gamers want for the holidays.
Play video
The Toshiba Excite Go is budget...
2:02 October 31, 2014
This $99 tablet offers decent performance, but struggles with a lackluster display.
Play video
Grasp and feel objects in a virtual...
4:52 October 31, 2014
This week on Crave we survive a heart attack with the Ambulance Drone, fight off an angry mob of zombies with...
Play video
How your phone can help ward off...
1:03 October 31, 2014
Stay ahead of flu season this year and monitor the virus from the safe distance of your smartphone or computer...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 078: A haunted ad,...
22:40 October 30, 2014
On today's show, we're gearing up to celebrate Halloween, so we showed up in costume and talked about haunted...
Play video
2014 Nissan Juke Nismo RS
5:24 October 30, 2014
The NISMO RS version of the Nissan Juke should prove to anyone that the Juke is a sports car. This special...
Play video
LG G3 Vigor: A premium budget...
1:19 October 30, 2014
LG's latest phone pairs luxury features with a low price.
Play video
Multimedia-savvy Lenovo B40 All-in-One...
1:12 October 30, 2014
Lenovo's 21.5-inch B40 all-in-one desktop offers an HD display at a budget price.
Play video