List/Grid Announcements Subscribe RSS feed of category Announcements

dec13square

CTR December 13: Best Tablets for Kids, Fisher-Price’s iPad Seat and Cookies

Welcome to the preview for the December 2013 issue of  Children’s Technology Review. Full access to this 36 page issue is available to paid subscribers. CTR, December 2013 ...
Screen Shot 2013-12-05 at 8.45.52 AM

Press Release: Samsung and Fingerprint Network Want Android Apps for Children

– This is Press Release Copy – SAMSUNG AND FINGERPRINT PARTNER TO CREATE MOBILE PLAY AND LEARN NETWORK FOR KIDS; COMPANIES LAUNCH INITIATIVE TO DRIVE APP DEVELOPMENT Kids’ ...
oct13square

CTR October 2013: Beautiful Apps, Pumpkins, the Queen and Mini Jumbotrons

CTR, October 2013 Vol. 21, No 10, Issue 163 Welcome to the 163rd monthly issue of Children’s Technology Review, with 40 reviews, and 13 Editor’s Choice selections. This month, ...
mickeypaint

Press Release: Disney Publishing Apps Migrate to Google Play

THE FOLLOWING IS THE UNEDITED TEXT OF A PRESS RELEASE: Disney Publishing Worldwide Brings the Magic of Disney Storytelling to Android Story-Based Apps Featuring Popular Disney Franchises ...
ssfp

Sesame Street Family Play Puts 150 Family Games Into One App

Like a recipe book for play ideas (reading required) this is a mostly non-interactive resource from Sesame Street.  THE FOLLOWING IS THE UNEDITED TEXT OF A PRESS RELEASE: Producers ...
random

Random House Children’s Books will publish Dr. Seuss ebooks

The following press release was issued September 4.       RANDOM HOUSE CHILDREN’S BOOKS TO PUBLISH DR. SEUSS’S CLASSICS AS EBOOKS FOR THE FIRST TIME 41 Dr. Seuss ...
Samsung's new tablet for kids, called the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids. Image from Samsung PR

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids

Can the iPad fight off the swarm? The already crowded “7 inch Android tablet for kids” category is getting more interesting, with this just-announced entry from Samsung. ...
Furby-Boom-PR-Shot-smaller

Furby Boom’s App Expands Play Patterns, and the Furby Empire

by Warren Buckleitner Duchess Kate isn’t the only celebrity having a baby this week. Today (July 22, 2013)  Hasbro announced that the 2013 edition of Furby, called Furby Boom ...
ctr_editorschoice-2013x1200

Editor’s Choice June 2013

Untitled Document Note: CTR is an ad free, subscriber supported publication produced monthly. This column is part of our regular issue, which we post for free access ...
Children's Technology Review, No. 160
July 2013

CTR July 2013: PS4, Xbox One, Leapfrog Ultra, and 11 Outstanding Products

July 2013 Volume 21, No. 7, Issue 160 Untitled Document Note: This is the editor's letter. Full contents of this site, including this issue and access to the review ...
Warren, Cristina, André and Chris

2013 BolognaRagazzi Digital Jurors

BolognaRagazzi Digital Award The Jury of the BolognaRagazzi Digital Award will be consisting of international experts active in digital publishing and illustration. Warren Buckleitner, Children’s ...
CTR January 2013, Vol 21, No. 1, Issue 154

CTR January 2013: Trends, Predictions and the KAPi Awards

2012 —> Tablets with Android Apps, the Mini & Surface, The Android Awakening, Embodied Cognition and the Pedagogical Renaissance…. ..not to mention “narrative driven ...
kapiwinnerlarge

2013 KAPi Winners

Living in Digital Times and Children’s Technology Review Announce 2013 KAPi Award Winners The Most Innovative in Children’s Technology to be honored on Thursday, January 10 ...
Screen shot 2012-11-15 at 9.11.13 AM

Press Release: Night & Day Studios Merges With Scrollmotion

For Immediate Release Night & Day Studios Becomes One of the Largest Independent Kidsʼ Mobile App Companies in the World Chooses an Unconventional Approach to Growth PORTLAND, ...
arthur

Can the Living Books Become Living Apps?

Old-timers (now in their 20s) can recall the joy of clicking on the screens of Living Books titles like  Just Grandma and Me. Can iPad versions complete alongside the likes of Toca ...

The Quest for the Best: Announcing the 2012 KAPi Awards

The Quest for the Best: Announcing the 2012 KAPi Awards Eight Products and Two Individuals Are Awarded the Kids at Play Interactive “KAPi” Award at the Consumer Electronics Show ...
nov11b

CTR November 2011: 40 kids and One iPad, Kinect Magic

Children’s Technology Review • November 2011 Vol. 19, No 11, Issue 140 Subscribers, log in for instant access to this issue as a PDF. Not a subscriber? Fix the problem for just ...
Screen Shot 2011-10-18 at 6.39.30 AM

Hey Doc. What About my Toddler’s iPad?

On Monday, October 17, the American Academy of Pediatrics released a revised position statement on the the use of screen media with children aged 2 years and younger.  Personally, ...
oct11b

CTR October 2011: The Best Alphabet Book Ever, Toca Boca’s Toys

Children’s Technology Review • October 2011 • Vol. 19, No 10, Issue 139 Subscribers, log in for instant access to this issue as a PDF. Not a subscriber? Fix the problem for just ...
The September Issue

September 2011 Volume 19, No. 9, Issue 138

News & Commentary on Children’s Technology, September, 2011 Profit vs. pedagogy: How are children’s app developers supposed to eat? We were thrilled to review the second ...
CTR 134 May 2011

CTR Issue 134: Why Children’s Interactive Media Can Fail

May 2011 Volume 19, No. 5,  Issue 134 ANNOUNCEMENT: Don’t miss the Children’s AppFest, May 22nd in Monterey California. It is free and public, and part of Dust or Magic ...
Children discuss apps, at last year's AppFest

2011 Dust or Magic Children’s AppFest Details

            Announcing the Second Annual Children’s AppFest at Asilomar Conference Grounds—Public Invited Come explore state-of-the-art children’s ...
apr11b

CTR April 2011: April Showers Brings 3D

April 2011 Volume 19, No. 4,  Issue 133   News & Commentary on Children’s Tech by Warren Buckleitner, Editor NOTE: CTR is an ad-free, subscriber supported publication. ...

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Engagement as a variable http://youtu.be/8i9-JmhvUQ4?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — HCRHS Winter Guard April 2 http://youtu.be/j4YEzaYSDRo?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — I Am T-Pain Mic — Preview http://youtu.be/kxFEvpESSgo?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — SpyNet Video Watch and Accessories for 2011 http://youtu.be/o_MtC8KQ4Kg?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Dora Fiesta Favorites Kitchen Preview http://youtu.be/CPr6UTqWIiE?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Beamz Player Interactive Music System http://youtu.be/u-seIq9-B3w?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Rock Star Mickey http://youtu.be/a6qzWOYFeDU?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Yoomi for Duo iPad Demonstration http://youtu.be/DnGtvlBJswI?a

Just posted: A New Game Access…

Just posted: A New Game Accessory for the iPad – NYTimes.com http://t.co/wMOueNJ

Back from #EETC

Back from #EETC
mar11b

CTR 132 March 2011: Setting Up a Multi-Touch Preschool

Picture if you will, your ideal early childhood learning environment, say, in a daycare or a public preschool. Chances are, it is filled with developmentally appropriate materials.  ...

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — colorguard http://youtu.be/kcjyM7GJO1g?a

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Pocket Copter http://youtu.be/hcGqxGPHYTQ?a

Infrared radiation (same as yo…

Infrared radiation (same as your TV remote) @PiranhaJaw22 (YouTube http://youtu.be/safjI_DNNRo?a)

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — Barbie Hair-Tastic Printables Demonstration at Toy Fair 2011 http://youtu.be/k0Cg0n1yYVY?a

Just posted the #buckyball sto…

Just posted the #buckyball story video from #toyfair 2011 http://t.co/P63yXkR

I uploaded a YouTube video — …

I uploaded a YouTube video — How Buckyballs are made http://youtu.be/oBCha5ftLOw?a
© 0852 Children's Technology Review. All rights reserved.