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Windows 8 Fails ‘The Dad Test’
8 years ago

Windows 8 Fails ‘The Dad Test’

Though we weren’t fond of the Huggies “dad test,” a couple of people have conducted their own father-based scientific studies, and here’s one we can get behind: The Windows 8 Dad Test.

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Ray Kurzweil to Talk to Dead-Father-Computer-Avatar-AI
8 years ago

Ray Kurzweil to Talk to Dead-Father-Computer-Avatar-AI

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BTW, in case you missed it last week, Ray Kurzweil has declared that he’s going to talk to his dad. Problem is, his dad’s been dead for 40+ years.


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Zoodles Kid-Safe Browsing Hits Android Phones (And You Don’t End Up in Jail, Etc.)
9 years ago

Zoodles Kid-Safe Browsing Hits Android Phones (And You Don’t End Up in Jail, Etc.)

Let’s run through a scenario – you’re at the grocery store, and your kid is going ape. You’re trying to find an empty isle so you can shake him (because we at 8BitDad don’t believe in hitting), but it’s Saturday and all the isles are packed. You start up a game on your chosen cellular device, and hand it to your child. It doesn’t matter if they know how to play Solitaire or not – it will keep him occupied for just enough time to — hey wait a second! He just called 911…

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Streaming Music for Your Kids
9 years ago

Streaming Music for Your Kids

Since we now live in a digital age, long gone are the days when parents thumb through their own music collection to find the least-inappropriate music to share with their babies, toddlers and children. No more plopping a kid down on his play mat and tossing a James Taylor or Hall & Oates cassette into the boombox for playtime. Now that we’re plugged into the matrix, we’ve got tons of sources for music these days – and those options also filter down to our young ones (for better or worse).

Today, I’ll take a look at three popular online music streaming services – Pandora Radio, Slacker Radio, and Radiotime.com – and the options that they offer you in the Children’s Music genre.

See how they stacked up after the break.

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