Miami – PeeWeePC today began shipping a software bundle designed
to keep young children safe while using the Internet.
The PeeWee Kit is self-contained on a USB drive and is optimized
for netbook computers, the company said. PeeWee PC is a maker of child-oriented
computer hardware and software.
The software included is PeeWee Patrol and PeeWee Privacy. The
two apps allow parents to control all aspects of their child’s access to the
Internet, including how much time they can surf, blocking inappropriate sites,
saving the browsing history and it will take a screenshot of the webpage so the
parents can see what the child is viewing. In addition, the parent can remotely
control the laptop.
The suite has three levels of security, Pre-K, Early Elementary
and Upper Elementary so it can be tuned to the right age group.
Also, included are seven age appropriate games and educational
The USB drive carries a $29.99 suggested retail price. A CD version
is also available for $19.99 and it features only four bundled games.