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Kids Learning to Internet? School Them With These 90s Instructional Videos
4 years ago

Kids Learning to Internet? School Them With These 90s Instructional Videos

Welcome to the Internet

Did you decide to get a computer for your at-home personal use? Maybe you want to check the stocks at home, get some news headlines, and maybe – but probably not – have a little fun with your family on the internet?

But whoa! Don’t just dive right in and try it yourself. The Internet is a crazy place full of bits and bytes, and you need to know how to call them up, or you’ll be lost. We’ve pulled together some helpful videos for you to watch with your family to get you ready for your own home computer.

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Windows 8 Fails ‘The Dad Test’
7 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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CPSC Joins “National Window Safety Week”, We All Missed It
8 years ago

CPSC Joins “National Window Safety Week”, We All Missed It

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You didn’t know there was a National Window Safety Week? At first, I thought “this is great, I can get some tips on the most popular virus scanners, maybe some system cleaners, back-up software. I’ll get my computer running right!”

Evidently, this has nothing to do with Microsoft Windows. And National Window Safety Week was April 3-9, so we really missed the boat on this. I never got a press release e-mailed to me, so boo on the window industry. Keep reading for what I found out.

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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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