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YouTube launches supervised accounts for tweens and teens

YouTube launches supervised accounts for tweens and teens

YouTube has realized that YouTube Kids is too limiting for older kids while at the same time full-blown YouTube access is too much for young teenagers to handle, so it's introducing a third option for parentsSupervised accounts are launching for tweens (ages 10-14) and teens.

As James Beser, Director of Product Management, Kids and Family at YouTube, explains, "We’ve heard from parents and older children that tweens and teens have different needs, which weren’t being fully met by our products. As children grow up, they have insatiable curiosity and need to gain independence and find new ways to learn, create, and belong." Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 11:15 pm

How to buy, use, and spend Bitcoin

How to buy, use, and spend Bitcoin

Bitcoin has been the leading cryptocurrency for the past few years, and buying and spending it is now easier than ever. But how does it all work – and what are the risks?  Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 9:24 pm

Semi-autonomous delivery robots could save lives in Turkey – Strictly Robots

Semi-autonomous delivery robots could save lives in Turkey – Strictly Robots

The Turkish project Bizero Robotics created a semi-autonomous robot, called PIKA, in an attempt to reduce the amount of driver deaths in the country.  Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 8:57 pm

'Catch' the wind with this super portable wind turbine – Future Blink

'Catch' the wind with this super portable wind turbine – Future Blink

The Wind Catcher from KiteX is a wind turbine specifically designed for portability and easy assembly.  Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 7:51 pm

Remember those colorful iMacs of the late '90s? They might be making a comeback.

Remember those colorful iMacs of the late '90s? They might be making a comeback.

Sure, there are a ton of new upgrades expected for Apple's upcoming 2021 iMac, including the company's new M1 chip and a completely revamped design. But here's the news we actually care about: rumored color options. Yep, sorta like those classic iMacs from the late '90s and early 2000s.

According to well-known Apple leaker Jon Prosser, the new desktop machines might be available in the same colors as the 2020 iPad Air: rose gold, green, and sky blue (in addition to the more "traditional" silver and space gray). 

So, not as as eccentric as the blueberry, grape, lime,  and tangerine colors as seen on the iMac G3, but I'll take it. Who knows — maybe this is just a hint of what's to come for the future of colorful Apple products. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 7:42 pm

TikTok removed hundreds of thousands of videos spreading misinformation about the election and COVID-19

TikTok removed hundreds of thousands of videos spreading misinformation about the election and COVID-19

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 7:29 pm

Score the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 for over $150 off

Score the Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 for over $150 off

SAVE $150.99: Grab the 41mm Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 with GPS and Bluetooth for only $249 as of Feb. 24.


Have you reached a slump in your 2021 fitness goals? Whether you need a little motivation to get back on the grind or just want more insight into your health and wellness, a Samsung Galaxy Watch will be your trusted workout and life companion. 

As of Feb. 24, you can get the 41mm Samsung Galaxy Watch 3 with GPS and Bluetooth for only $249. The previous lowest Amazon sale price for this watch sat around $290, according to price tracker camelcamelcamel, so the current $249 pricing is both a pretty big drop from the retail price of $399.99, and close to $50 less than the previous low. That being said, if you've been eyeing this watch, now is a fantastic time to take the plunge. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 4:53 pm

This is the best price we've ever seen on Google's Nest Audio smart speaker

This is the best price we've ever seen on Google's Nest Audio smart speaker

SAVE $20: As of Feb. 24, the Google Nest Audio is on sale for only $79.99 at B&H Photo Video, Best Buy, Target, and the Google Store as of Feb. 24. (It usually retails for $99.99, so you're getting 20% off.)


In the $99 smart speaker showdown between last fall's Apple HomePod mini, Amazon Echo, and the Google Nest Audio, who reigns supreme? 

After taking each of them for a test drive, Mashable tech reporter Brenda Stolyar noticed "plenty of differences between each one that might sway your opinion." Ultimately, though, she gave the crown to the Nest Audio for several reasons: It looks great, its companion app is easy to use, it's compatible with lots of other smart home accessories, and its voice assistant the most knowledgeable of the bunch. ("It's Google, after all.") Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 4:49 pm

Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is on sale for less than $1,000

Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G is on sale for less than $1,000

Save $375: As of Feb. 24, get an unlocked 128GB Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra 5G for $924.99, down from $1,299.99.


Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 Ultra didn't blow Mashable Tech Reporter Brenda Stolyar away when she reviewed it, but it is still a pretty impressive device for stylus users. Originally debuting in August 2020 at $1,299.99, the 128GB version of the phone is on sale for $924.99 at Amazon as of Feb. 24.

This phone is huge — even larger than the iPhone 12 Pro Max. But, honestly, you kind of need a big screen if you're going to be using a stylus. The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is like a phone/tablet crossover that lets you text and make phone calls as well as write and draw onscreen. The included S Pen allows you to create sketches and notes, then convert them into Word or Powerpoint and sync across all your Galaxy devices. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 3:43 pm

Uber asked its drivers about working for the app. They didn’t hold back.

Uber asked its drivers about working for the app. They didn’t hold back.

Uber just found out what drivers really think about driving for the ride-hailing and food delivery app. 

The company conducted a survey in October last year (notably before the controversial Prop. 22 legislation that keeps gig workers as contractors passed in California ). It went out to all U.S. drivers who had used the app at some point in 2020. Nearly 100,000 drivers responded.

Those survey results — including data that shows drivers are dissatisfied with pay and support — went out to drivers in an email Wednesday. Uber worked with third-party data analytics firm Qualtrics in an effort to be more transparent. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 3:00 pm

What is Rumble, Donald Trump Jr.’s new favorite online video platform?

What is Rumble, Donald Trump Jr.’s new favorite online video platform?

While former president Donald Trump may no longer be posting after being banned from most major social media sites, his oldest son is testing the waters at one of the newest video conservative-friendly video platforms: Rumble.

Last week, Donald Trump Jr. began posting daily videos to Rumble. It’s not just video uploads either. Don Jr. has also been promoting Rumble on other platforms too. Over the past week, he has repeatedly used his Twitter account to boast about the "level playing field" Rumble provides for conservative content.

Over the weekend, the eldest Trump child even posted a video explaining why he would be using Rumble for his video content from now on. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 2:26 pm

Newest Las Vegas 'slot machine' is 11 stories tall and dispenses used cars

Newest Las Vegas 'slot machine' is 11 stories tall and dispenses used cars

Forget betting for cash at a casino — used car shopping site Carvana has a giant vending machine in Las Vegas that accepts tokens for a car.

The 11-story structure is Carvana's 28th car vending machine in the U.S., but a first for Nevada. The Las Vegas machine lights up and fits into the skyline near the famous Strip. It holds up to 39 cars that are stacked up and brought down to ground level with a special car elevator.

You first have to browse and buy the car online on Carvana's website and select to pick up the used car at the vending machine. It's free to use the vending machine for pick-up. There are also home deliveries available, especially for buyers who don't have a vending machine located nearby. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 2:00 pm

Here’s what the world’s first 3D printed school will look like

Here’s what the world’s first 3D printed school will look like

3D printing NGO Thinking Huts  teamed up with architectural design agency Mortazavi to construct schools in Madagascar. Using technology developed by Hyperion Robotics, the schools will have 3D printed walls and can be built in under a week. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 12:28 pm

Oppo has a rollable phone with true wireless charging

Oppo has a rollable phone with true wireless charging

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has always been at the forefront when it comes to charging technology, and the company is proving it once again with a new smartphone that charges completely wirelessly.

The charging tech is not without limitations. The Oppo X 2021 smartphone, presented during the Mobile World Congress Shanghai, which kicked off on Tuesday, can charge up to 10 centimetres away from a charging mat. This is achieved with magnetic resonance tech which can deliver up to 7.5W of power to the device. No cable or charging stand is required, Oppo says. 

At #MWC21 this year we're showcasing the next evolution in charging ⚡

Presenting Wireless Air Charging - no cable, no charging stand, just freedom to move! #OPPOxMWC21 pic.twitter.com/ZCodQvT9Gm

— OPPO (@oppo) February 23, 2021 Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 10:08 am

David Attenborough-voiced AR app lets you fill your home with extinct animals

David Attenborough-voiced AR app lets you fill your home with extinct animals

Seeing a saber-toothed tiger on your TV screen is all very well and good, but what about sitting next to one on the couch?

A new David Attenborough-fronted app, Museum Alive, aims to let you do exactly that, using AR technology to turn your home environment into a prehistoric history lesson.

The app, available on iOS only so far, is an extension of Attenborough's 2014 documentary Natural History Museum Alive, which saw the legendary naturalist walking through the London museum while CGI skeletons sprang to life around himMuseum Alive follows in this tradition on a smaller scale, using animated 3D models to conjure up miniature habitats that can be viewed through your smartphone's camera. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 10:00 am

Looking for a Peloton alternative? This bike is on sale.

Looking for a Peloton alternative? This bike is on sale.

Save $400: MYX exercise bikes offer a screen-based workout like Peloton, but are more budget-friendly. As of Feb. 24, they're also $150 off with promo code FEB150MYX, plus get free shipping and assembly (a $250 value).


As we've mentioned before, sometimes it's just not in the budget to drop almost $2,000 on a Peloton bike. Luckily, more affordable exercise bikes are having a bit of a moment. We told you about Amazon's deal of the day Feb. 22 that discounted a Finer Form stationary bike by $180, and as of Feb. 24, we have another great fitness bike deal for you.

MYX Fitness has two exercise bikes available and you can shave $150 off either by entering the code FEB150MYX at checkout. Bonus: MYX is also running a free shipping and assembly deal, which saves you an additional $250. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 10:00 am

Where to pre-order 'Mario Golf: Super Rush' for the Nintendo Switch

Where to pre-order 'Mario Golf: Super Rush' for the Nintendo Switch

TL;DR: Pre-order Mario Golf: Super Rush for under £50 from Amazon and ShopTo, ready for its release on June 25.


Are you looking to pre-order Mario Golf: Super Rush? You've come to the right place, because we've got the links you need to make sure you're the first to play this new game.

Mario Golf: Super Rush is the latest instalment of the Mario Golf series for the Nintendo Switch, and it sounds like a lot of fun. You can play as your favourite Mushroom Kingdom characters on a bunch of fun-filled courses, with multiplayer of up to three other players, both locally and online.

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 5:25 am

Unblock and watch American Netflix with a subscription to Surfshark

Unblock and watch American Netflix with a subscription to Surfshark

SAVE 81%: A two-year subscription to Surfshark is on sale for £1.78 per month as of Feb. 24, saving you 81% on list price.


So you've probably heard that VPNs are the best tools for unblocking streaming sites like Netflix, but which is the best VPN for the job? 

There are plenty of premium services like ExpressVPN that can reliably unblock all of the leading streaming sites, but when it comes to value for money, it's tough to beat Surfshark. This popular VPN offers everything you need for less than £2 a month.

SEE ALSO: The fastest VPNs for browsing, streaming, and shopping securely

A two-year subscription to Surfshark is on sale for just £1.78 per month as of Feb. 24, saving you 81% on list price. Alternatively, a six-month subscription is on sale for 50% off at £4.63 per month. Either way, you can try Surfshark risk-free for 30 days. If you're not totally satisfied, you can get your money back. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 5:20 am

Make money through Amazon's FBA program with this online bundle

Make money through Amazon's FBA program with this online bundle

TL;DR: The Complete Amazon FBA A-Z Bundle is on sale for £20.60 as of Feb. 24, saving you 98% on list price.


The sheer amount of get-rich-quick schemes you see plaguing Facebook is indicative of how badly people want to earn money without lifting a finger. You can't blame them, though. Who wouldn't want pounds hitting their checking accounts while they're sleeping?

Despite what those deceitful posts tell you, there's no easy way to build a passive stream of income without doing some heavy lifting first. When it comes to side hustles though, a lot of people have found success in Amazon's Fulfillment by Amazon program (or FBA for short). In short: it's selling private-label products on Amazon and letting them handle fulfillment and shipping. When done right, you can earn as much as £28,000 in a month, according to one person who we absolutely do not know. Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 5:05 am

Learn AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud with this cloud architect course

Learn AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud with this cloud architect course

TL;DR: The Cloud Computing Architect Certification Bundle is on sale for £27.71 as of Feb. 24, saving you 97% on list price.


You know that notification that keeps popping up on your phone reminding you to back up your files to the cloud? It's there for a reason, and not just to annoy you.nMigrating your data to the cloud helps keep it extra secure and frees up space across your devices so you have more storage to load content.

In the simplest of terms, businesses and enterprises operate virtually in the same way. By shifting their systems to the cloud, they allow for enhanced security and ease of management. Plus, hiring cloud architects is friendlier to their bottom line than having to maintain expensive data centre infrastructures. For this very purpose, companies usually rely on three big names to manage their cloud operations: Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and Google Cloud.  Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 5:00 am

7 helpful tools for adding closed captions to your videos

7 helpful tools for adding closed captions to your videos

Closed captions are crucial for the viewing experience of lots of people: anyone who watched Game of Thrones and wanted to know what was going on, every person who likes those out of context Twitter accounts, people who want to watch videos on the subway but don’t have their headphones, multitaskers, etc. Most importantly, though, they’re a step toward accessibility for the more than 48 million deaf and hard of hearing people in the U.S., and millions more across the globe.

“Videos without captions are completely inaccessible to deaf and hard of hearing people,” Howard A. Rosenblum, the CEO of the National Association of the Deaf, told Mashable over email. “Why would anyone want to exclude that many people from their videos?” Read more...

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Posted on 24 February 2021 | 1:00 am

Twitter is now adding a controversial 'hacked materials' warning label to tweets

Twitter is now adding a controversial 'hacked materials' warning label to tweets

“These materials may have been obtained through hacking,” reads the disclaimer affixed to a tweet linking to a story from independent news outlet, The Grayzone.

Leaked files show Reuters' & the BBC’s role in covert British Foreign Office programs to effect “attitudinal change” & “weaken the Russian state’s influence"

They were joined by intel contractors and outlets like Bellingcat.@MaxBlumenthal investigates https://t.co/EguVEHA3xV

— The Grayzone (@TheGrayzoneNews) February 20, 2021

The tweet was originally posted on Feb. 20. However, three days later, users began to notice the label added to The Grayzone’s tweet. (It is not yet clear when exactly the label appeared.) Furthermore, readers discovered that an extra step was added when trying to retweet posts linking to The Grayzone’s story: A pop-up appeared reiterating the warning label and asking users to “help keep Twitter a place for reliable info.” Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 10:03 pm

Spotify Free users can no longer cast audio to Google smart speakers, displays

Spotify Free users can no longer cast audio to Google smart speakers, displays

If you rely on a Spotify Free account to listen to music and podcasts, your options for how to listen have diminished this week without any warning.

As 9To5Google reports, it looks as though Spotify decided to quietly remove the ability to cast audio using a Spotify free account to Google Assistant smart speakers and smart displays. Anyone attempting to do so will now be presented with a "Premium only" notice appearing beneath the device they are attempting to cast to.

For now, there's no official confirmation this change has happened or if it applies to other non-Google Assistant devices, but if it's a feature you use regularly, signing up for a $9.99/month Premium account or $14.99/month Family account is required to get it back. The recently announced HiFi subscription plan will no doubt include the feature, too. Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 9:45 pm

Planning on signing up for Apple Fitness+? Get an Apple Watch while they're on sale.

Planning on signing up for Apple Fitness+? Get an Apple Watch while they're on sale.

As of Feb. 23, select Apple Watches are on sale on Amazon for up to 15% off:


The review is in: Apple Fitness+ is a solid beginner to mid-level exercise app with a diverse (and constantly growing) library of workouts, but you'll definitely need an Apple Watch for the best experience. 

Mashable tech guru Brenda Stolyar recommends the Series 3 or newer if you're planning on signing up for the app, which is extremely convenient given the fact that Amazon has four of the five current Apple Watch models on sale — even the Series 5, which is often sold out completely on the site. (The only one MIA is the Apple Watch Series 4, which is pretty much standard procedure: While it's still supported by watchOS 7, it's been strangely hard to find ever since Apple discontinued it following the launch of the Series 5.) Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 5:43 pm

Optimize your daily routine with tech tools that help you stay focused

Optimize your daily routine with tech tools that help you stay focused

You Got This is a series that spotlights the gear you need to improve one area of your life. If you buy something from this post, we may earn an affiliate commission. 


Coming out of a year that was all over the place, we’re all ready for a fresh start. To work smarter, not harder in 2021, and catch up on all the sleep we’ve lost over the past 10 months, we’re looking for ways that tech can optimize our daily routines. 

Keep your days humming along with PCs and accessories from Lenovo.com designed to improve how you work and kick back. 

Try a morning meditation 

Burned out on the bed-to-home-office routine? Take this ultra-thin, smartphone-size wireless speaker outside and meditate to some mindful music or a guided session for improved focus and concentration before you start your day. Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 5:23 pm

Get ready for spring cleaning with a discounted Eufy robot vacuum

Get ready for spring cleaning with a discounted Eufy robot vacuum

SAVE $104: As of Feb. 23, get the Eufy BoostIQ RoboVac 15C MAX for only $175.99 — a 37% discount.


We're just under a month away from Spring (finally), and with warmer weather comes more pollen, dust, and the start of shedding season for your pets. All that to say: Once the warmer weather arrives, things start to get messy. Spring cleaning is a must, so set yourself up for success at home this year by outsourcing your floor cleaning to a robot vacuum. Between working from home, cooking dinner, and maintaining a virtual social life, you have better things to do than to clean the floors constantly.  Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 4:02 pm

One of Samsung's huge curved gaming monitors is almost $500 off

One of Samsung's huge curved gaming monitors is almost $500 off

Save $470.99: Samsung's 49-inch QHD curved CRG9 gaming monitor is on sale for $1,029 as of Feb. 23. That's a 31% discount and just around $30 more than its lowest price ever.


Samsung Week on Amazon continues with a deadly discount on one of the most ambitious gaming monitors in recent history: the CRG9. This 49-inch gaming monitor is the equivalent of two 27-inch monitors pushed together, curved around your peripherals to provide something like a personal IMAX experience. Originally retailing at $1,499.99, an almost $500 price drop has it down to $1,029 — over 30% in savings and just around $30 more than its lowest price ever on Amazon. Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 3:50 pm

Why you should file your taxes ASAP if you became unemployed in 2020

Why you should file your taxes ASAP if you became unemployed in 2020

Save $10: Purchase TurboTax Deluxe through Amazon and get the tax service for $49.99 instead of $59.99.


Everybody has to do taxes, and this year there might be extra incentive to get them done early. Tax season has already begun and that means that the third stimulus check we're not-so-patiently awaiting (and any future possible stimulus checks) could be based on your 2020 tax return. So, if you became unemployed or took any major financial hits in 2020, filing ASAP could mean that you'd qualify for a stimulus check even if you didn't get the last two because of your 2019 earnings.

To get started filing your taxes, we suggest TurboTax Deluxe. It's easy to use and covers all the basics — plus, as of Feb. 23, the tax software is on sale for $49.99, saving you $10. As an added bonus: Purchasing either a Mac or PC download of TurboTax Deluxe through Amazon will also score you a $10 discount on McAfee Total Protection antivirus software. Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 3:22 pm

Apple will launch MacBook Pro with HDMI and card reader this year, report claims

Apple will launch MacBook Pro with HDMI and card reader this year, report claims

Apple's MacBook Pro might get a lot more versatile this year. 

According to a report by Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo (via MacRumors), Apple is working on two new MacBook Pro laptops. These computers will have several "significant design and specification changes" compared to current models, Kuo wrote. 

The most notable of these are the return of the SD card reader, as well as the HDMI port. Apple famously removed most of the ports from the MacBook Pro in 2016, leaving only USB-C ports alongside the headphone jack. This may have helped the company make the MacBook Pro slimmer and fancier, but it didn't sit well with some users, who rely on HDMI and the card reader to do actual work.  Read more...

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Posted on 23 February 2021 | 3:05 pm

The best antivirus software options for keeping PCs and Macs protected

The best antivirus software options for keeping PCs and Macs protected

BEST ANTIVIRUS SOFTWARE DEALS THIS WEEK:


It's important to have a great antivirus software package that can protect your PC from threats while you browse online. Viruses, malware, ransomware, and phishing threats are all potential dangers when you're online, even if you think you're being careful. New threats are emerging every day, which is why many antivirus software manufacturers take a holistic approach, protecting your system from all kinds of potential threats, not just the obvious ones.  Read more...

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If you want an all-around security solution that also protects your kids while they browse, this is a reliable bet.

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