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Johnny Wants a Laptop: Go high tech or kiddy computer?
by Staff
There are some differences between computing for kids and for adults, but does everything need to be kid-friendly when investing in a laptop for children? Are kids' computers just all fun and games and "LOL!"? Find out some features and specs, next. TTYL.

Nanny 411 is a filtering device for monitoring the online activities of kids.

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Some manufacturers market waterproof laptops with waterproof keyboards.

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Some elementary schools require that each child have a laptop for learning in the classroom.

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Kid-friendly computers are less expensive than adult, or multi-use, types.

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V-Teach is a leading innovator in designing educational computers and games for children.

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It is harder to get a warranty on a children's computer than a general computer.

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You can be "Big Brother" -- or "Big Mother" -- by monitoring your kids' social networking remotely, any time, any day.

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It's usually best to buy a cheaper computer for kids because "kids will be kids" and are likely to destroy them soon anyway.

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Mac computers for kids are shaped like apples.

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In 2011, many Internet service providers, or ISPs, announced plans to offer low-cost Internet services for low-income customers.

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