If you’re for a convertible Tablet like Netbook for your child the PeeWee Pivot 2.0 is now available at a price of $599.
Designed for the rugged abuse your child may throw at any gadget you put in his or her hands the Pivot has a sturdy plastic exterior with rubberized grips to avoid those slips from tiny hands, as well as a waterproof keyboard. There is also a detachable handle. It weighs in at 3.7 lbs.
Once you flip the screen around into slate mode there’s a suite of touch optimized applications. There is handwriting recognition built in as well but that’s not from the Windows Home XP that is installed as the OS. Instead it is using and application called MyScript Stylus, which was announced a while back as being included on Intel’s Classmate PC line.
Press Release follows:
Spill and drop resistant laptop features rotating touch screen with stylus and retractable carrying handle
Coral Gables, FL – November 17, 2010 – PeeWee PC, the leading manufacturer of computer products and accessories for children, is proud to announce the availability of the new PeeWee Pivot 2.0 laptop. The rugged, durable and lightweight (3.7lbs) notebook is fully loaded and features a 180° rotating touch screen tablet and camera, 15 educational games, Microsoft XP Home, Intel® Atom™ N450 processor, retractable carrying handle and water resistant keyboard.
The PeeWee Pivot 2.0 features a durable exterior and superior security protection. Made with a sturdy plastic shell, rubber slip-resistant grips and water resistant keyboard, the laptop is able to withstand the demanding every day use while at school, home or in the car.
To ensure maximum safety and protection, the PeeWee Pivot 2.0 comes standard with 2 security software suites. PeeWee Patrol and Privacy limits how much time children spend browsing and gaming, blocks inappropriate sites and prevents children from changing system systems. Additionally, the proprietary software allows parents to take screen shots, view browsing history and control the laptop remotely.
Founded in 2008, PeeWee PC works to empower children by providing safe, smart, and customized computing solutions. PeeWee PC designs and sells desktops, notebooks, software and computer accessories for children built with a focus on learning, durability, and safety. Every PeeWee PC computer ships with the company’s proprietary security suite to ensure children can safely browse the internet.