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10.23.12
Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes
10.23.12

Amazon Kindle Fire HD update brings Kindle FreeTime to tablet-craving tykes

One of Amazon's subtler but potentially valuable promises for the Kindle Fire HD was its Kindle Fr...

By J. Fingas,   10.23.12
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10.02.12
Oregon Scientific MEEP! tablet ships for $150, gives kids a safe, exclamation-filled place to play
10.02.12

Oregon Scientific MEEP! tablet ships for $150, gives kids a safe, exclamation-filled place to play

For all the enthusiasm Oregon Scientific put into launching (and naming) its MEEP! tablet, the com...

By J. Fingas,   10.02.12
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09.06.12
Amazon unveils Kindle FreeTime, gives kids their own space to play
09.06.12

Amazon unveils Kindle FreeTime, gives kids their own space to play

Amazon just solved one of the bigger dilemmas for parents buying that new Kindle Fire HD -- how to...

By J. Fingas,   09.06.12
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06.26.12
Cisco rolls its first Linksys 802.11ac WiFi router and bridge, kicks off Connect Cloud app platform (video)
06.26.12

Cisco rolls its first Linksys 802.11ac WiFi router and bridge, kicks off Connect Cloud app platform (video)

Cisco won't be the fastest out of the gate with an 802.11ac WiFi router, but it's certainly one of...

By J. Fingas,   06.26.12
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02.07.12
Microsoft and British agency create child-friendly version of IE9
02.07.12

Microsoft and British agency create child-friendly version of IE9

As the entry age for web access heads ever southwards, preventing young minds from the perils of th...

By J. Trew,   02.07.12
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09.12.11
Sprint launches Drive First Android app to curb texting and driving, keep chatty teens at bay
09.12.11

Sprint launches Drive First Android app to curb texting and driving, keep chatty teens at bay

Are you concerned that your talky teenager is trying to keep up on the high school gossip whils...

By B. Molen,   09.12.11
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10.13.10
Apple thinks of the children, patents parent-controlled text communication
10.13.10

Apple thinks of the children, patents parent-controlled text communication

US patent 7814163 has been granted to Apple under the title "Text-based communication control for p...

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08.14.09
China backtracks, makes Green Dam 'optional'
08.14.09

China backtracks, makes Green Dam 'optional'

China's efforts to preload the Green Dam censorware on all PCs in the country have been going prett...

By Vlad Savov,   08.14.09
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12.04.07
Microsoft launches family timer for Xbox 360
12.04.07

Microsoft launches family timer for Xbox 360

Microsoft has finally released its 'Family Timer' for the Xbox 360, a long rumored update which was...

By Jason Dobson,   12.04.07
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