Disney and Asus to launch Netpal netbook for kids

Posted: June 17, 2009 in Tech

Disney and Asus to launch a netbook model aimed at kids. The new netbook will be called NetPal.

It comes with Windows XP, 8.9 inch display, Intel Atom, Wi-Fi, 16GB SSD or 160GB drive. Weighs between 2.2 and 2.6 pounds, icons for a Disney browser, e-mail and parental controls. Kids can only surf to sites or correspond via e-mail with people approved by parents.

The user interface features different themes inspired by Disney movies like Cars, Toy Story, WALL-E and others. There are also themes based on popular Disney characters like Mickey Mouse.

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