Virtual pet meets fitness tracker in the LeapBand, which tracks activity and uses it to play games. We gave it a try for ourselves.
Pricing not available
A study by child-education specialists suggests that playing with touch-screen devices has overtaken Barbie, Ken, and every other form of traditional toy.
Toys are getting more high tech -- even Barbie. In this CNET holiday gift guide, Sumi Das show us toys controlled by the wave of hand, pajamas that tell bedtime stories, and a mirror that does the face painting for you.
Some people never quite grow up, but that's OK. We have high-tech gift suggestions for you, too.
The snap-together circuits, a 21st-century successor to old-school engineering toys like our treasured Legos, now connect to the Internet, giving children terrifying new power.
Can figurines be a way to save the Wii U? Nintendo seems to be banking heavily that they can in the middle of a early-life crisis for an embattled gaming console. That and a handful of familiar 3DS and Wii U games, with one or two surprises.
Nintendo's hot to cash in on the appeal of action figurines that come to life in a game, and Marvel Comics won't be far behind. But does the fad have staying power?
A disposable income means that toys are much more fun as an adult. Here's what we'd love to see on our Christmas list if our wallets suddenly had a few hundred stuffed in them.
The jury in the latest Apple-Samsung patent trial might ultimately say that it followed the law scrupulously. But might a little humanity on the part of these supposed "tech novices" also have come into play?
London-based tech company Mind Candy says its latest app, released today, is a safe alternative to Snapchat and Tumblr, where "kids can be kids."