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Kids and Computers: Do Extreme Tykes Still Exist?

ExtremeTech writes:
In a recent story, Daniel S. Evans wrote about building a child-friendly computer. He discusses how a parent can make smart purchasing decisions about hardware and build a system that will appeal to kids' visual tastes, do the things they want, and be upgradeable as their needs mature. These things are all becoming increasingly important, at increasingly younger ages—the sooner kids learn how to type, how to find things (and not find things) online, and develop skills in universal apps like Windows and Word, the better off they'll be in both school and life.

But I realized while reading Dan's story that one aspect of immersing children in tech the way we are is seldom discussed: a relationship between kids and computers today that is almost completely unrecognizable from what it used to be. Even as late as 20 years ago, to use computers meant to understand how they worked—and that's something that's no longer true.

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15 Tips & Settings to Get the Most Out of Vision Pro

Vision Pro is here and it’s a surprisingly capable device. Apple has also loaded the headset with a ton of options and features that aren’t obvious at first glance.

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Apple to Release Immersive Video Content of 2023 MLS Playoffs on Vision Pro

Apple announced that its Major League Soccer Season Pass (through Apple TV) will include new immersive video content covering the 2023 playoffs. Apple TV is the exclusive provider of online Major League Soccer broadcasts via the MLS Season Pass subscription.

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How Meta Is Preparing for the EU’s 2024 Parliament Elections

As the election approaches,Meta plans to activate an Elections Operations Center to identify potential threats and put mitigations in place in real time.

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sonicwrecks82d ago

Don't call it a comeback... because it's not.