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Tablets for Kids: 12-12-12 Timescast

I was sandwiched between the Superbowl and the Pope — not bad bookends. Go to about half way for the segment that accompanies the New York Times coverage of children’s tablets.

Wonderbook: Book of Spells

Review Excerpt: This is the first game for the new Wonderbook accessory, a physical printed book that comes to life on-screen. Each page acts like a giant QR code, which triggers events ...

Wii U

Review Excerpt: Here’s what you need to know about the Wii U game console and controller. The console (the box that connects to your HD TV) is backward compatible with both your ...

Where Do Balloons Go?

Review Excerpt: This eBook + creativity activity explores a question every child has pondered: Where does a balloon go when it escapes into the sky? The 17 screen story is authored ...

Webkinz Friends

Review Excerpt: Webkinz World has arrived on your iPad, but be prepared to part with some real money, unless you have a lot of time to wait. The app follows a familiar in-app sales ...


Review Excerpt: Designed for the very first users of technology (children aged 18 months to 4 years) Vinci Tab M is the little brother to last year’s red-handled Vinci Tab, with ...


Review Excerpt: The VINCI Tab II is a custom-made tablet for young children (ages 1 to 4) that comes bundled with a set of highly didactic custom-made apps. The device is easy to hold, ...

Trains by Byron Barton

Review Excerpt: The design of this app is similar to Boats, also based on the printed version of the Byron Barton book, and lets children interact with many types of trains and train-related ...


Review Excerpt: Pre-loaded with 50 children’s apps, this is a 7 inch Android tablet. Called tabeo (all lower case) the 7-inch tablet has 4 GB of storage, and 50 pre-installed ...
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