Leapfrog may just be the mini-Apple for kids ages 4 to 9.
With LeapFrog's tablet for kids selling out at big-box retailers, it could prove to be the hottest toy this year's holiday season.
It's our last week of 404 podcasts for 2011! We'll be back in the new year for a round of LIVE CES COVERAGE, but Wilson's not feeling well today so Joseph Kaminski fills in for an update on kid tech. This year's most-wanted gift is LeapFrog's LeapPad, a junior tablet with games, e-books, and apps that helps kids learn...and also frees up the TV so Dad can watch the game.
It's our last week of 404 podcasts for 2011! We'll be back in the new year for a round of LIVE CES COVERAGE, but Wilson's not feeling well today so Joseph Kaminski fills in for an update on kid tech. This year's most-wanted gift is the LeapPad by Leap Frog, a junior tablet with games, eBooks, and apps that help kids learn...and also frees up the TV for Dad to watch the game.
Virtual pet meets fitness tracker in the LeapBand, which tracks activity and uses it to play games. We gave it a try for ourselves.
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There are myriad educational apps and devices out there, and Crave's Eric Mack has found many of them disappointing, but he reports that School Zone's Android tablet is a notable exception.
Crave's Eric Mack and his daughter express big excitement over littleBits, a color-coded magnetic playground for miniature makers-in-training.
The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids is a 7-inch tablet for tots and toddlers, on sale in the UK this week.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presses for Internet freedom, Apple announces subscription services for its App Store, and a report shows taxes on mobile phone bills vary quite a bit state to state.
Offering parental controls, the $150 kid-friendly 7-inch Tabeo tablet goes on sale October 21 but can be pre-ordered now.