EXCLUSIVE: LG Optimus Pad is not suitable for pregnant women or toddlers

Gerald Lynch MWC 2011, Tablet, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

LG's Optimus Pad may be breaking the tablet mould and gadget loving hearts by throwing in 3D visuals, but hidden away in the slate's 3D recording menus is a section called "Tips" which reads more like a series of heath…

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Quarter of children have digital presence before they are even born

Gerald Lynch Internet, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

New research from internet security specialists AVG suggests that a quarter of the world's children have a digital footprint before they are even born. Over-eager parents are setting up email addresses, social networking pages and uploading ante-natal scans before the…

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Microsoft launch kid-friendly "Click-Clever Click Safe" internet browser

Gerald Lynch Internet, Microsoft Leave a Comment

Microsoft have launched a new, kid-friendly version of their Internet Explorer 8 browser. Internet Explorer 8 Click Clever, Click Safe will let youngsters report inappropriate sites, unwelcome attention from strangers and cyberbullying with a single click. "It allows people to…

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Kids search for "sex", "porn" and "YouTube" in 2009, according to Symantec.

Gerald Lynch Computer Security, Tech Digest news 8 Comments

Security software company and owners of Norton Anti Virus Symantec have revealed the far-from-innocent terms that youngsters aged below 18 have most searched for in 2009. Tracking the terms used in their OnlineFamily.Norton service, Symantec compiled the list from over…

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