June 18, 2009 --Disney is teaming up with a computer maker to sell laptop computers for children. The Disney Netpal is made by Asus. It includes parental controls, Wi-Fi access, Windows XP and child-friendly software featuring Disney characters.
The Disney Netpal browser is also preloaded with several web sites for children. It will be sold exclusively at Toys R Us beginning in July for $350.
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