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hereO is a trendy GPS watch for kids

hereO is a trendy GPS watch for kids

Mobile technology and mobile devices are so prevalent today that it totally make sense to employ those not just to make our lives easier but keep our families safer as well. hereO offers just that, injecting GPS technology into a watch that, at the same time, looks cool enough that kids will want to keep them on.

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MiiPC Android kid-friendly desktop review

MiiPC Android kid-friendly desktop review

Kids and computers can be a beautiful mix or a disaster waiting to happen. Education-based applications and popular games are some of the biggest reasons kids get on the computer, and the various dangers of the Internet are one of the biggest reasons parents shy away from granting free-reign access. Such is where the MiiPC comes in. This small desktop PC, which is a cube scarcely larger than a softball, is aimed at families with young children, and offers, among other things, parental controls and runs on Android Jelly Bean. Read our full SlashGear review to find out what all the MiiPC has to offer.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids takes child-friendly tablets mainstream

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids takes child-friendly tablets mainstream

We've had our fair share of looks at child-friendly tablets in the past: they've never really found their way to the main showroom over the past several years. Something must have struck a note for Samsung, on the other hand, as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids has appeared this week complete with yellow coloring and a bright orange bumper. This device works with essentially the same hardware as the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, only here coming with a series of accessories, unique software, and that lovely eye-searing tone.

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LeapPad Ultra 7-inch tablet unveiled with market’s first integrated kid-friendly browser

LeapPad Ultra 7-inch tablet unveiled with market’s first integrated kid-friendly browser

For those with children in their lives, tablet use presents a dichotomy of sorts: on one hand, they're excellent for practicing writing, and many educational apps are available. One the other side, however, is the reality that tablets are expensive and children have a habit of breaking expensive things. As such, LeapFrog's latest tablet, the LeapPad Ultra, is a 7-inch slate designed to be "kid-tough" while offering a built-in browser offering up youngster-friendly content.

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TuTu aims to remind kids there’s more to play than just a touchscreen

TuTu aims to remind kids there’s more to play than just a touchscreen

This week the folks at Roam & Wander have released a kickstarter for a character by the name of TuTu; a pink bunny aimed at bringing kids obsessed with the digital world back into an expansive tactile world of play. What you're seeing here is a bunny toy with a space for an iPhone that becomes the bunny's face. Once the iPhone is placed in the toy and the TuTu app is activated, a two-tiered toy is formed: on one hand there's the plush, on the other, there's an interactive bunny face powered by the iPhone.

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iPotty tries to get your toddler to use the toilet

iPotty tries to get your toddler to use the toilet

People out there who don't have kids can't understand what a big deal it is for parents to potty train their kids. Not only does it really suck to have to clean up wet and poopy diapers multiple times a day, but was disposable diapers are incredibly expensive as well. I'd wager many toddlers out there have seen mom and dad sitting on the throne using an iPad before.

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