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It’s been a rough summer for Nintendo. First, Sony’s console sales exceeded Nintendo’s, breaking a decade-long winning streak, and then Philips won an important patent infringement case against Nintendo related to its Wii U controllers. Now, Nintendo is facing a new competitor in a segment of the game console market that Nintendo has traditionally dominated: games for kids. The challenger is LeapFrog, which announced its new LeapTV console today. LeapFrog's new LeapTV console, geared towards kids ages 3 to 8. It has a motion camera for active games. LeapFrog has been making LeapPad educational tablets for kids for years, and while the move from mobile devices to TV consoles... Read more...
LeapFrog, the company that makes all sorts of fun/educational products for kids, mostly centered around technology, has a smartwatch aimed at 4-7 year olds. The device looks cute, with a bright and colorful display, and it’s designed to encourage kiddos to engage in active play and learn about food, nutrition, health, and hygiene. There are activity games wherein kids are supposed to earn points by moving in certain ways (such as leaping like a frog or wiggling like a worm), and the smartwatch tracks that activity, too. Kids can unlock more play on other devices and earn rewards playing games that will sync back to the LeapBand. The LeapBand also has a primary function where kids can choose... Read more...
LeapFrog makes all manner of edu-tech toys, although its LeapPad is certainly one of the coolest--er, most educational. The next generation of the tablet for tots is the LeapPad2, and it’s now available both directly from LeapFrog and at various brick-and-mortar retailers. Available in both green and pink, the tablet features front- and rear-facing cameras, an LF 2000 processor, 4GB of memory, longer battery life than the original, and a carefully curated library of hundreds of games, ebooks, videos, music, and more. The device starts at $99.99, but you can easily nickel-and-dime yourself out of lots more; the Disney Princess Bundle costs $129.99, downloads are $5 apiece, and game cartridges... Read more...
If your kid regularly likes to use your iPad or other tablet, you might be interested in a new offering from LeapFrog called the LeapPad. This tablet is specifically designed for kids and offers more than 100 learning games and apps. The LeapPad also features an on-board camera and video recorder. The look of the LeapPad resembles other adult-oriented tablets but it has a price tag that’s much lower than adult-oriented tablets. The LeapPad is currently available for preorder for $99. The LeapPad has 2GB of internal memory. The tablet’s 5-inch touchscreen display supports a resolution of 480x272. LeapPad apps cost $5 and game cartridges cost $24.99. The LeapPad comes in green and pink... Read more...