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Verizon GizmoTab is a kids' tablet with a twist on the home screenThe GizmoTab is what a tablet would be like if everything was turned into a game.
[MUSIC] At first glance, it looks like a game. But this is actually the home screen of a kid's tablet. Instead of rows of app icons, Verizon's Gizmo Tab has kids navigate applications by putting them in different themed islands. This Android tablet takes a fresh approach to creating a kid friendly interface for children with a home screen that has a feel of a Sims world. The map shows eight different islands, each with a different theme for its app. Head to the school for educational games and books or warp on over to the arcade to play games. The tablet comes preloaded with more than 300 kids' apps ready to go for your children to use, all of which were approved by parenting and teaching experts. Parents can also adjust the settings. So that your kids have to learn to earn play time. And limit how long each child can use the tablet. And here's a quick tip for parents. When you're kids aren't using the gizmo tab. You can actually revert it back to a fully functional Android tablet. It's also pretty useful for when your tyke outgrows the Kiddie apps. And you wanna take off the tablet training wheels.