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Trying out Leapfrog LeapBand, a fitness band for kids

Feeding a virtual pet, roaring like a tiger, and earning points: Leapfrog's LeapBand aims to turn fitness into a game. Or, a pet. Hands on from New York.

By May 1, 2014

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Leapfrog LeapBand: Activity tracker for kids (pictures)

Leapfrog hops into activity tracking for children aged 4-7 with its LeapBand smartwatch.

7 Images By April 30, 2014

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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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Huawei leapfrogs Sony, enters global smart phone top three

Huawei sold more phones in the last quarter of 2012 -- the most important part of the year -- than anyone bar Samsung and Apple.

By January 25, 2013

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Microsoft tries to play leapfrog with Windows 8

The company is upending Windows to get back in the game, which is now centered on mobile devices. It won't overtake Apple or Google, but it will apply its money, developers, and persistence to winning.

By October 22, 2012

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Patent holders cut streaming fees for next-gen video tech

HEVC, a new standard for compressing 4K video, will be cheaper for many companies to use than its industry-dominating predecessor. Maybe Google's competition helped.

By September 30, 2014

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Amazon releases family-friendly, low-budget tablets

The e-commerce giant delivers a $99 tablet and a kid-focused tablet, leveraging what's worked for it in the past: low prices and tech-aware parents.

By September 17, 2014

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Pentax seeks turnaround with tiny Q, giant 645 cameras

The teensy Q cameras flopped in the US, but they remain central to Pentax's effort to rebuild its business and brand. Also coming: a big price cut for the K-50 SLR -- and leaf-shutter lenses for the beefy 645Z.

By September 17, 2014

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One year later, Hyperloop remains a fantasy

Elon Musk's tube transport concept unveiled a year ago remains just that: a concept. It also proves that even when the Internet falls in love, radical ideas rarely exit the realm of fiction.

By August 13, 2014

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Google smart contacts come into focus with Alcon

Google finds a partner to work on contact lenses with built-in sensors, LeapFrog creates a video game console for little kids, and Fitbit gets fashionable with Tory Burch jewelry.

By July 15, 2014