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Leapfrog LeapBand

Virtual pet meets fitness tracker in the LeapBand, which tracks activity and uses it to play games. We gave it a try for ourselves.

April 30, 2014

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Kids play with gadgets more than toys, study says

A study by child-education specialists suggests that playing with touch-screen devices has overtaken Barbie, Ken, and every other form of traditional toy.

By February 22, 2014

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Santa goes techie: Smart toys for kids under 12

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.

By November 26, 2013

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Tech toys for big kids

Some people never quite grow up, but that's OK. We have high-tech gift suggestions for you, too.

12 Images By October 31, 2013

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LittleBits circuits now let kid geniuses hook up to the Internet

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.

By July 25, 2014

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Nintendo at E3 2014: Familiar faces, new games, and...toys

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.

By June 10, 2014

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From Skylanders to Amiibo: Video games embrace the toy

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?

By June 11, 2014

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Big kids' toys for Christmas

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.

10 Images By December 4, 2012

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Jury to Apple and Samsung: Go play with your toys, boys

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?

By May 4, 2014

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Popjam is 'walled-garden' Instagram for kids, from Moshi Monsters maker

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."

By July 4, 2014