Kajeet® Launches the First Android™ Smartphones with Website Filtering Technology


The smart phone for kids is the only service to provide a safe, out-of-the-box Android™ smartphone with a free control that allows parents to block inappropriate website content.

Bethesda, Maryland (PRWEB) November 8, 2011: Kajeet® (http://www.kajeet.com), the smart phone for kids™ and the only cell phone service provider in the U.S. to have won four parenting awards for excellence and safety, is pleased to announce an industry first: the availability of Android™ smartphones with exclusive website filtering technology and patented parental controls, just in time for the holiday season.

A new free parental control, the kajeet Smart Blocker™ allows parents to block websites they feel are inappropriate for their children to view on some of today’s most popular Android™ handsets. Kajeet is the only wireless service provider to offer such an innovative tool, making it possible for parents to both provide their kids with powerful Android™ smartphones and — at the same time — limit the types of websites they are able to access.

“Kajeet is thrilled to be able the offer the industry’s first filtered Android™ smartphone. Everything we do is about keeping kids safe and the Android™ smartphone from kajeet is no exception. Our kajeet Smart Blocker™ parental control gives parents peace of mind, knowing they can give their kid an Android™ and manage what websites that smartphone can access. There’s no other carrier that provides this valuable service,” said Daniel Neal, CEO and Founder of kajeet.

The Smart Blocker™ is the newest addition to kajeet’s suite of free, patented online device controls that come enabled on every phone available for purchase. Other parental controls, also available on Android™ smartphones from kajeet, include the ability to manage what numbers each phone can call and text to and from; what times a phone can be used; and who pays for specific services such as game or ringtone downloads. Using the Smart Blocker™ parental control, parents can prevent their kids from accessing sites that reference adult content, profanity, illegal activities, online chat, games and/or social networking websites, among other categories, all based on selections made by the parent. The first Android™ smartphones that kajeet will make available are the LG Optimus S™ and the Samsung Replenish™, both expected to be top sellers this holiday season.

Kajeet makes communicating with cell phones and smartphones safe for kids, reassuring for parents, and provides an affordable, contract-free option for everyone. In addition to kajeet’s free, patented online parental controls, all kajeet phones are enabled with GPS Phone Locator, another easy-to-use online service parents may use to monitor their child’s location on a map and/or by designated landmarks.

For more information about kajeet cell phones, smartphones, plans and safety features, please visit http://www.kajeet.com.

About kajeet    
Founded in 2003, kajeet, the smart phone for kids™, is based in Bethesda, Maryland, but kids are the center of our universe. Kajeet keeps parents talking with their children and teens with free online parental controls, family budgeting, GPS Phone Locator and kid-friendly features. With kajeet, there are no pesky contracts or surprise bills. Parents can find kajeet phones online at http://www.kajeet.com.

Kajeet services are protected by U.S. Patent Number 7,881,697, U.S. Patent Number 7,899,438 and U.S. Patent Number 7,945,238. Other U.S. patents are pending.

Android is a trademark of Google Inc.

 

About kajeet™

Kajeet, the cell phone service made for kids, is based in Bethesda, MD, but kids are the center of our universe. kajeet keeps parents talking with their children and teens with online parental controls and kid-friendly features. With kajeet, there are no pesky contracts or surprise bills. Parents can find kajeet phones online at kajeet.com.

 

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