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Being a parent is terrifying. You have this little human who is completely helpless, and you have to teach it everything from how to tell the time to managing life as a productive member of society. Obviously you’re not going to start them out with filing taxes in their first few years as shapes and letters are hard enough as is. Kids need to make associations since the human brain makes sense of things through patterns.
If you’re looking to teach them about colors and the differences between them, it’s best to use a hands on approach. Of course, kids these days aren’t always satisfied to sit down with paint or crayons, and we don’t always want them to either. The Mozbii is a Stylus Pen that will let kids pick a color from a real world object and use it in an app. This helps kids explore and interact with their surroundings as well as make a work of art.
This has a flexible neck made of medical grade silica-gel, which means kids can’t break it as easily. They only need to press against the surface of whatever color they want to capture to be able to start coloring in the app with it. The stylus can detect more than 65,000 colors, and has a battery life that will last for 3 months if it’s used 50 times a day. There’s a magnet in the head that is used both for wireless charging as well as keeping it on a whiteboard or the fridge. The app is free, but the Mozbii Pen is going to cost you $100 regardless of whether you choose white, black, pink, orange, or ice blue.
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When it comes to tablets, most of the time we would think of tablets as being productive add-on devices to our notebook or desktop. As for gaming, sure, you will be able to enjoy a little bit of Angry Birds here and there, as well as some of the more engaging RPGs that are there, but to see a tablet as a serious gaming device? You’re kidding me, right? Acer wants to introduce a paradigm shift with what they deem to be the first dedicated gaming tablet in the world, the Acer Predator 8.
The Acer Predator 8 is no pushover when it comes to processing muscle, but rather, you can more or less call it a beast instead. After all, game play will come to life thanks to the Predator Quadio, which happens to be a combination of a quartet of front-facing speakers and virtual surround sound, whereas tactile feedback will be delivered through Predator TacSense. I suppose this goes to show just how important having great audio to accompany fantastic visuals are.
As for your eyeballs, they will not be left out, but rather, treated to exceptionally realistic visuals thanks to the 8” Full HD display (1920 x 1200) that boasts of Predator ColorBlast technology. As for processing muscle, you can rely on the Intel Atom x7 processor that runs underneath the hood, while Android 5.1 Lollipop remains as the mobile operating system of choice, accompanied by 2
When it comes to tablets for the little ones, you can be sure that the name LeapFrog would, well, leap into your mind, pardon the reference. They have, after all, rolled out their fair share of tablets in the past that target children, with a robustness to match, and the LeapFrog Epic is the latest model from them to hit the market, as it comes with special play and learning experiences that have been designed to adapt as a child grows up – in other words, to maximize the lifespan of the device.
What makes the LeapFrog Epic stand out from its predecessors? Well, apart from sporting a vast number of award-winning learning content plus amazing new interactive features to an Android-based consumer electronics tablet, it will, for the first time, offer children different methods to explore safely, play, imagine and create like never before.
The LeapFrog Epic tablet was specially built from the ground up in order to adapt as a child grows, where one can access unique personalized learning experiences which auto-level with a child’s progress; an amazing first-of-its-kind, customizable, interactive, playable home screen; kid-safe browsing right out of the box which will adjust accessibility as a child is ready; in addition to easy-to-use parental controls that assist and define the play experience for each individual child.
The LeapFrog Epic tablet will run on the Android 4.4 KitKat operating system, where it is powered by a quad-core processor, a brilliant seven-inch multi-touch capacitive LCD screen, front and back camera, video recording capability, 16GB of internal memory and a battery that will be able to run for half a dozen hours before requiring a recharge. If you do not want it to look all that bulky and unwieldy, you are able to remove the included kid-safe bumper and untether the stylus, hence upping the cool factor by another notch so that it is more in line with that of your professional looking adult tablet.
The LeapFrog Epic tablet will retail for $139.99 a pop, where it will cater for children aged three to nine years old.
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Monkey see, monkey do, or so that is how it has been for quite a fair number of years already – or should I say, generations. Having said that, it is interesting to know that you do not have to purchase another iPad for your toddler simply because he or she sees you using yours, and wants one, too. VTech knows this, which is why they have come up with the InnoTab MAX tablet for children.
The VTech InnoTab MAX will be different from other tablets, as it will merge VTech’s expert-supported library of cartridges, software and apps alongside carefully selected educational Android apps, resulting in the best of both learning worlds as well as the widest variety of curricula to provide a superior children’s tablet.
Each InnoTab MAX purchase will result in a free educational bundle that will boast of 8 apps, in addition to a free Toca Boca app, right after they register their tablet on the Learning Lodge app store. Parents will be able to pick from a bundle that focuses on a single subject area, including Language Arts, or to pick a bundle that covers a wide range of skills appropriate for their child’s grade level. Not only that, with access to more than 850 educator-supported VTech and Android apps, you would be spoilt for choice.
The InnoTab MAX will be powered by a dual-core CPU with up to six times the processing power of previous generations, accompanied by a high resolution 7″ multi-touch screen, a built-in rechargeable Lithium battery, Parental Controls that enable you to have a greater degree of control over what can and cannot be used, as well as a progress log in order for parents to follow their child’s learning development. Targeting those aged between 3 and 9 years, the InnoTab MAX can be yours for $99.99 a pop, where this could be an early Christmas present.
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The choice of hardware when it comes to mobile gaming these days are expansive. I remember back when Nokia used to rule the featurephone market (and there were practically no regular, everyman smartphones available other than the bulky Nokia Communicator series), mobile gaming was relegated to the likes of Snake on them Symbian powered phones, or if you want something more realistic and engaging, you would have to settle for the likes of the Sony PSP or the Nintendo Game Boy Advance or Nintendo DS Lite. Having said that, the explosion of mobile devices over the years have seen mobile gaming evolve, with smartphones and tablets being the primary tools of portable entertainment. The zooti.HD tablet intends to jump aboard such a bandwagon by offering a portable cloud gaming tablet experience.
AtGames, the people who are behind the zooti.HD tablet, has launched their zooti cloud gaming service in January earlier this year at CES. This means one will be able to take advantage of the numerous retro-popular Sega Genesis Classic and Atari Flashback titles on the Google-certified Android tablet that they call the zooti.HD. It is no pushover, this tablet – make no mistake about it, since it comes across as a full featured, Android tablet that will include the full suite of Google apps, not to mention a game bundle that contains more than 85 classic Sega Genesis titles.
Apart from that, you can use the zooti.HD to seamlessly stream hot PC games right to the tablet itself. The asking price for the zooti.HD ain’t too high either – we are looking at some change being returned to you even after you have handed over a single Benjamin – talk about a value for money proposition! One can configure up to 6 different profiles to use the tablet, where each of these profiles can be customized with its own access rights, including the likes of daily time limits, content management, and other parental and safety controls. Hardware specifications of the zooti.HD include a 7” display at 1280 x 800 IPS resolution, an HDMI port, and Bluetooth support.
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There’s no question that the world has gone high tech. Kids want toys that are “connected” they learn via the electronic screen. Kids see toys, and want to know what it is they do, and at first glance, you may wonder if something is being lost, like the art of creativity? I think that times are changing, and changing quickly. Gadgets for kids will help them keep up, and gadgets made just for kids can leave parents with their sanity.
Check out the New InnoTab MAX, now featuring a powerful dual-core CPU and a high resolution 7″ multi-touch screen, the InnoTab MAX is VTech’s fastest Wi-Fi tablet yet. Made with your kids in mind, the new InnoTab MAX is built to grow with your child, and provide them with years of learning fun, and it still leaves you in the drivers seat, completely in control of all their content, and with your own electronics safely in hand.
InnoTab MAX includes the 2nd generation version of Premium VTech Kid Connect, at no additional charge. This exciting feature allows you to exchange voice and text messages, photos, drawings, and fun stickers in real time between your child’s tablet and your smartphone. Premium VTech Kid Connect is loaded with things designed to delight your child, but keeping security in mind, including things like parent-controlled family group chat, approved contact lists, approved groups, and One Touch Sharing, that lets you post your child’s drawings directly to your Facebook account. (oh, your friends will be thrilled)
So if a fast and powerful, kid friendly tablet is on somebody’s holiday list this coming season, look no further, The InnoTab MAX is packed with the user experience of an adult tablet, with all the educational value and safety controls that kids need, and should fit the bill very nicely. InnoTab MAX has just been released, is recommended for kids from 3 – 9 and is retailing for only $109.99 at amazon.com.
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If you’re a huge sports fan, you’ve probably found yourself flipping through channels endlessly trying to watch more than one game, on different channels. You try and take advantage of every commercial break, jumping back and forth, hoping not to miss any big plays that happened when you weren’t watching. How many times did you silently curse at yourself, when you get back just in time to see the crowd cheering wildly as the game ended?
Well, we’ve got a gadget for you. Check out 4SeTV, a device that gives you the ability to watch 4 different channels, all on the same screen. 4SeTV streams the content you want to see to your Wi-Fi connected devices on your home network, including your smart TV, your tablet or smartphone. Hardware setup is a quick plug and play utilizing your home ‘s wireless router, and with the associated app, a simple swipe lets you change from 1 screen to 4 screens.
So if being able to turn your humble TV into sportsbar-esque perfection excites you, check out the campaign at kickstarter.com, but do it quick, because funding ends today. Dont have a compatible TV? It’s okay, Google Chromecast can still connect, and display your quad-screen action. If you’d like to watch a demo of 4SeTV click HERE. Right now you can get one by backing the project for 99 bucks. Otherwise we’re all gonna have to wait.
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4SeTV – for 4 Times the TV
Our previous exposure to the NVIDIA SHIELD brand was that of it being touted to be a “portable Xbox”, although in reality, it did not seem as though the device was being shaped in such a direction despite the intention of looking like it. This time around, the NVIDIA SHIELD brand is still being used, except that it will focus on the tablet form factor, now how about that? It certainly looks as though this is the next generation tablet that boasts of superior hardware specifications in terms of gaming capability.
The NVIDIA SHIELD tablet will arrive with a slew of features and capabilities that would certainly make you green with envy. At its heart lies a Tegra K1 mobile processor, which is touted to be the world’s most advanced mobile processor. When paired alongside a brilliant 8-inch, full HD display, your eyes will be able to experience visuals that are unprecedented at insane frame rates. In fact, your movie watching experience will not be the same again with 1080p Netflix streaming on the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet.
Ditching conventional wisdom of not having a stylus, the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet does have its very own stylus that has been holstered in the back, ensuring that it remains within easy reach all the time. Thanks to NVIDIA’s DirectStylus 2 technology, this particular move will open up new possibilities for everyone ranging from note takers to serious artists to take advantage of it. The NVIDIA Dabbler app will even assist you in creating hyper-realistic images while you are on the move.
Fully running on the Android platform, the NVIDIA SHIELD tablet has a microSD memory card slot to deliver another 128GB of storage space, and it receives over-the-air updates directly from NVIDIA. Not only that, it will also play nice with apps from Google Play, while the LTE option would bring a smile to the face of many. Expect the Tegra K1’s 192 dedicated graphics cores inside to deliver the best visuals for a tablet, and to make sure your mobile gaming experience is complete, it even works alongside a new wireless controller. The NVIDIA SHIELD tablet will start from $299 onward.
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Sure your kids want an iPad, and some of us with the best intentions convinced ourselves that they would be responsible with such an expensive electronic “toy.” Some of us still have that expensive electronic toy sitting in the kitchen, completely non functional because said “responsible child” decided it was all dirty with fingerprints and needed to be cleaned with copious amounts of window cleaner. Yes, I want her to have the fun and educational experience of using a tablet, but I’d like to be able to pay my mortgage too.
Check out the newest entry into the children’s tablet market, the InnoTab MAX, brought to you by VTech, the same folks that gave us scores of other fabulous kid-tech. This latest edition boasts a 7 inch screen, an 8GB on board memory (expandable to up to 32GB with a micro SD card) and all the cool rotating camera, and video recording action you would expect to see on a wildly more expensive grown up tablet. Your kids can get their groove on with the integrated MP3 and video players, and they get to choose from well over 600 Learning Downloads, and, 200+ hand-picked educational Android apps.
Of course, your little ones only care about the educational aspect of a tablet type device, right? NO! But never fear, with the new InnoTab MAX, kids can send and receive text and voice messages, share photos, drawings and much more! They can also connect with family members using the new Family Bulletin features. Plus, VTech Kid Connect allows your children to participate in family group chat, or in multi-player gaming.
So if you have a tech hungry kid (around 2-9 years old), who wants his own tablet, or simply one who won’t keep her greasy little fingers off yours, the InnoTab MAX might give your whole family exactly what they’re looking for, in a rugged, user friendly, Android based package that they won’t soon get bored with. Find out more at vtechkids.com. The new InnoTab MAX will be available this Fall, just in time for the holiday season.
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It seems that your little ones will have yet another toy to play around with, this time around courtesy of the folks over at LeapFrog after they have announced the availability of the LeapPad2 Custom Edition tablet. Just what does the LeapPad2 Custom Edition tablet have that might entice your little ones? For starters, it would have everything that parents and kids both love in the award-winning LeapPad2, where among the firm favorites are a cool, tech-forward design that offers access to innovative leveled reading experiences. Not only that, you will also find that the LeapPad2 Custom Edition tablet will feature front as well as back cameras that does video recording on the fly, where it should fill up the 4GB of internal memory in a jiffy.
The LeapPad2 Custom Edition was specially designed to encourage creative play, where it will give little ones over 100 different ways to personalize their tablet thanks to the 10 included sticker skins as well as 11 digital wallpaper designs. Not only that, the LeapPad2 Custom Edition will also arrive with nine free apps (which are actually worth another $50).
What is the whole point of having great hardware when there is no suitable support in terms of its software? Fret not with this particular issue, as LeapFrog’s world-class learning library of approximately 1,000 life-changing content experiences have been designed or approved by LeapFrog’s learning experts, and are made available on the new LeapPad2 Custom Edition.
LeapFrog’s robust learning library would be made up of a combination of LeapFrog’s top-quality educational entertainment and engaging conten, where one ought to be able to find the biggest names in children’s entertainment. In fact, this unique learning library has been built against a proprietary curriculum of 2,600 skills across math, reading, science, and creativity, among others, so that kids will be able to enjoy unique, world class learning content that will comprise of personalized profile-based curriculum starting points, innovative hints and prompts, and milestones which will offer little ones the most appropriate and engaging experiences. The LeapPad2 Custom Edition has an asking price of $69.99, where apps can be downloaded from $5 and above.
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