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The British Museum and Samsung bring augmented reality to museum learning

The British Museum and Samsung bring augmented reality to museum learning

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The British Museum and Samsung have renewed their five-year partnership that sees a new app bring reality and the knowledge of the Web together. This is a big step out from the Digital Discovery Centre which started as a computer room 20 years ago. The... >>

Tinker Tablet for kids targets $15,000 Kickstarter funds

Tinker Tablet for kids targets $15,000 Kickstarter funds

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A children’s toy start-up company is hoping to raise $15,000 from Kickstarter to roll out its Tinker Tablet wooden puzzle.  The Tinker Tablet is “designed to inspire creative kids aged three and up” and consists of a magnetic screen that sits on... >>

Aqua Force water balloon blasters come with 80ft target range

Aqua Force water balloon blasters come with 80ft target range

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When it comes to water fights, Aqua Force’s range of artillery can best be described as weapons of mass destruction, or to borrow the company’s phrase, “weapons of mass saturation.”  There are five Aqua Force water weapons, some of which can... >>

Gyrobike's Gyrowheel looks set to retire bike stabilisers for good

Gyrobike's Gyrowheel looks set to retire bike stabilisers for good

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What was once a rite of passage looks set to become a thing of a past, as the Gyrowheel replaces stabilisers as the new method of teaching children how to ride a bike. Available separately or as part of the 3-in-1 Gyrobike, the Gyrowheel teaches kids... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)

APP OF THE DAY: Magic Town review (iPad)

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Today’s App of the Day launched in a much more soft affair a few weeks back as a web application and, as we said at the time when we interviewed the man behind it, the test will be when it finally comes to iPad. Well, that day has arrived. Magic Town... >>

LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface

LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface

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LeapFrog has updated its LeapPad kids tablet with the launch of the LeaPad2. The new LeapPad2 includes a higher-resolution front and rear camera, and packs a faster processor, better memory capability, improved battery life, and exclusive engaging content... >>