How is it that a society so protective of children offline has left them largely unsupervised online? On this virtual playground, where kids are being unleashed at increasingly younger ages, their activities are pretty much unsupervised.
We've been playing with four Microsoft Windows-based devices that run the gamut from vanilla, strictly business computers to feature-rich devices that could possibly replace your old desktop gaming rig.
Sitting in front of us are three "computers:" a tablet, a new ultrabook and a so-called convertible device that can be used as an ultrabook or tablet. An ultrabook, loosely defined, is a thinner, lighter laptop without an internal CD/DVD drive and a smaller solid state hard drive.
Well I must have touched a nerve when I wrote in September about the lack of space for working on a laptop when traveling in the cheap seats on most airlines. I was back from Japan and at my desk about one minute when Lenovo offered to let me test drive its new Twist.
Your kids will not only benefit from family mealtime -- they'll remember their experiences fondly into adulthood and will pass the tradition on to their children. Here is a four-step guide for parents to bring mealtime back and include their children in the process.
In years past, the consensus was that the iPad is great for content consumption, but it stumbles with content creation. Sure, it was wonderful for browsing the web, tweeting, and playing Angry Birds; but what about for more intensive tasks?
It was sleekly engineered, came in cool colors, and folded up into a compact square that you could hold with one hand. You could use it on a train or a plane, or in a café in Paris to tap out a novel. The first Mac laptop? No, it was the Corona 3 Portable Typewriter invented in 1912.