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LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet review: Learning for youngsters
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LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet review: Learning for youngsters

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LeapFrog has unveiled a new version of its LeapPad tablet, the LeapPad Platinum, a 7-inch tough-ish tablet designed for kids ages between 3-9 years old . As well as being the company's best yet, it also contains the wizardry that will thrill young'uns... >>

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents

5 best games for young kids: Responsible gaming ideas for parents

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With the Xbox One and PS4 breaking all records for console sales and just about every family household in the UK having a tablet device of some description, gaming has permeated every walk of life - sometimes obviously, sometimes not so. Kids and adults... >>

LeapFrog’s kids console now available, LeapTV brings educational motion gaming to 3-8 year-olds

LeapFrog’s kids console now available, LeapTV brings educational motion gaming to 3-8 year-olds

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LeapFrog's LeapTV games console is now available in the shops. Launched by Strictly Come Dancing host Tess Daly and her children, the video game system works in a similar way to a Nintendo Wii, with a motion controller and gamepad device, but all games... >>

Music sounds better with... Greg Rutherford

Music sounds better with... Greg Rutherford

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Want a few ideas of what music tracks you should be lining up on your phone or MP3 player? Fancy trying something new that you wouldn't normally have thought to listen to? As part of a new regular series, Pocket-lint in collaboration with Cambridge Audio will... >>

Why LeapFrog LeapTV games console should be number one on many kids' Christmas lists

Why LeapFrog LeapTV games console should be number one on many kids' Christmas lists

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LeapFrog has become quite a force in gadgetry for young children, with well-thought-out intuitive kids' versions of some of the biggest tech trends around. It has kids' versions of handheld games consoles and tablet devices in its range, and recently... >>

Keep your kids fit and healthy while they play, LeapFrog LeapBand is their own activty tracker

Keep your kids fit and healthy while they play, LeapFrog LeapBand is their own activty tracker

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LeapFrog has entered the wearables market with a cross between a sports fitness band and a smartwatch that encourages kids to keep healthy by playing games.The LeapBand activity tracker is a watch-like device that kids between four and seven can wear.... >>

Leapfrog LeapPad3 and LeapPad Ultra XDi bring power and resolution to kids' tough tablets

Leapfrog LeapPad3 and LeapPad Ultra XDi bring power and resolution to kids' tough tablets

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Leapfrog, the children's tablet specialist, has unveiled its newest tough tablets in the LeapPad3 and LeapPad Ultra XDi.Both feature the usual education-focused software expected from Leapfrog. That means educational videos, games, books and apps. And... >>

LeapFrog LeapBand is an activity band for kids with virtual pet capabilities

LeapFrog LeapBand is an activity band for kids with virtual pet capabilities

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Smartwatches are everywhere, but they're usually expensive gadgets limited to teenagers and adults. LeapFrog has come to the rescue however and unveiled an affordable wrist product for tots.LeapFrog, the maker of numerous educational electronics for youngsters,... >>

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

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LeapFrog has showcased its LeapPad 2 Custom Edition today at ToyFair 2014 in Olympia, allowing customisation of the LeapPad 2 tablet launched last year.The Custom Edition comes with the same specs as the LeapPad 2 so you'll still get the benefits that... >>

VTech InnoTab 2 pictures and hands-on

VTech InnoTab 2 pictures and hands-on

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VTech has updated its tablet, the InnoTab with the InnoTab 2, and we've grabbed one to have a quick play.If the thought of giving your young kid your iPad or your shiny Android tablet scares the hell out of you, VTech, the company behind many an educational... >>

LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on

LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on

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LeapFrog has announced a new updated and improved version of the LeapFrog LeapsterGS handheld games console and we've had a couple of plays with the new gaming device at different events in London ahead of its official launch in August in the UK.The new... >>

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review

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LeapFrog has updated its LeapPad kids tablet with the launch of the LeaPad2 and we've managed to have a quick play at a couple of recent events in London ahead of the UK launch.The new LeapPad2 includes a higher-resolution front and rear camera, packs... >>

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... >>

Kids shun toys for technology

Kids shun toys for technology

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UK children under 10 spend almost an hour a day using technology-based products at home rather than opting for more traditional games like toy soldiers or dolls, according to a new study.In a sign that "these times they are a-changin'", the survey commissioned... >>

LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants

LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants

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Toy tech brand LeapFrog is expanding its line-up of educational kiddy gadgets with a handheld, portable music player that looks like an iPod classic, but for pre-schoolers.The LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player won't store MP3s or other file formats,... >>

Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer
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Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer

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You’ve got your iPad or Android tablet, but what about your kids? According to toy company Leapfrog, your children want a tablet too. But does the LeapPad Explorer, a tablet designed especially for 4-9-year-olds fit the bill, or will they still want... >>

LeapFrog: We want to be major player in iOS and Android

LeapFrog: We want to be major player in iOS and Android

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The children of today are more tech savvy than ever before. They’ve got games consoles, iPod touches, iPads, digital cameras, and plenty more at their disposal. Like it or not, while traditional wooden toys can still be found in the playroom, today’s... >>

Pocket-lint Podcast #45

Pocket-lint Podcast #45

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It's a pseudo-US special this week as Stuart reports live from New York where he's been playing with the LeapFrog LeapPad tablet for kids, and Rik explains what he was up to at the Ford plant in Dearborn, Michigan.Dan has had to make do with good old... >>

LeapFrog Tag Junior now even friendlier

LeapFrog Tag Junior now even friendlier

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LeapFrog, the makers of the hugely successful, and very good Tag reader system, has updated its Junior Tag offering to make it even more kid friendly.The new reading system figures now takes on the form of the company’s friendly dogs Scout and Violet... >>

My Own Story Time Pad: LeapFrog’s Kindle for kids

My Own Story Time Pad: LeapFrog’s Kindle for kids

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LeapFrog has created a new electronic reading device for 2 to 4 year olds that hopes to let them think you’ve been kind enough to give them a Kindle.Designed to look like the ebook reader from Amazon, it’s sadly not as tech savy, but still very cool... >>

LeapFrog LeapPad hands-on

LeapFrog LeapPad hands-on

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You’ve got an iPad, you love that iPad, trouble is your kids want your iPad too. If that sounds familiar then LeapFrog wants you to be interested in a new toy that’s due out in August and costs £80.Called the LeapPad it’s a tablet just for your... >>

LeapFrog starts search for Britain's best (very) young directors

LeapFrog starts search for Britain's best (very) young directors

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With its Leapster Explorer camera accessory helping kids to make video clips of their own, LeapFrog is now looking nationwide for the best young directors, offering a trip for the whole family to Florida for the ultimate winner.Runners-up will also get... >>

Another kid-friendly tablet LeapFrog(s) in

Another kid-friendly tablet LeapFrog(s) in

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Following the news we brought you on Wednesday that VTech is planning on bringing out a child-friendly tablet this year, it's only fair that we tell you all about the LeapPad Explorer - LeapFrog's assault at the kiddie tablet market.Like VTech's effort... >>

LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on

LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on

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While it may be unassuming and requires LeapFrog's Leapster Explorer handheld gaming/educational device to actually work, it's amazing just how much the tiny Camera & Video Recorder add-on actually, ahem, adds on.No bigger than one of the console's cartridges,... >>

Leapfrog Leapster2 console gets your 4-year-olds online

Leapfrog Leapster2 console gets your 4-year-olds online

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Leapfrog, the manufacturer of interactive learning toys for children, has just announced a new limited edition version of its Leapster2 console. Hoiking a lift from the launch of Toy Story 3 (out 23 July) the company has decided to dress up its portable... >>

LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor
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LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor

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Babies are great aren't they, all oohs and ahhs, those cute little things. That is until you want to go downstairs and watch a movie. LeapFrog believes it has the answer no matter what the size of your house with the new Advanced Baby Monitor. But is... >>

LeapFrog launches Advanced Baby Monitor

LeapFrog launches Advanced Baby Monitor

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LeapFrog has announced the launch of its "Advanced Baby Monitor". Letting parents wander as far away as 600 metres from their sleeping offspring, LeapFrog promises clear sound, thanks in part to the use of digital technology that the company says also... >>

LeapFrog Zippity games console for kiddies launches

LeapFrog Zippity games console for kiddies launches

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LeapFrog has answered Vtech's recently announced V.Smile Motion games console with an interactive exercised focused games console of its own. Called the Zippity (as in Zippity do da, zippity day) the games console will be controlled via a large joystick... >>

LeapFrog My Pal Scout takes on iTeddy

LeapFrog My Pal Scout takes on iTeddy

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LeapFrog is hoping to take on the traditional teddy bear market with a new plush toy that's fully interactive. The new toy, called My Pal Scout, can be connected to the Internet allowing parents to download their child's name, favourite colour, animal... >>

LeapFrog Tag Junior launches

LeapFrog Tag Junior launches

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LeapFrog has announced that it plans to follow up its LeapFrog Tag Reading System launched last year with a new version aimed at 2 to 4-year-olds. The new system, called LeapFrog Tag Junior will offer a similar technology that allows infants to interact... >>

LeapFrog launches "Baby BlackBerry"

LeapFrog launches "Baby BlackBerry"

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Baby BlackBerry If you're hooked on the BlackBerry, no doubt your kids will be too. LeapFrog thinks it has the answer with the Text and Learn kid's pda. Dubbed "Baby BlackBerry" by us, a spokesperson for the company told us that the new gadget for kids... >>

LeapFrog Leapster 2 handheld console
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LeapFrog Leapster 2 handheld console

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Kids like computer games. Computer games, if you believe the Daily Mail, are all about death and carnage, or parents are ogres because they let their kids play computer games. Sound familiar? Well Leap Frog want to change all that with the Leap Frog Leapster... >>

LeapFrog Tag interactive book
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LeapFrog Tag interactive book

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The book has been around for such a long time surely there is little left to innovate. Educational toy maker LeapFrog believes its latest creation, the Tag, will leap the humble book into the 21st century. We sat down with some kids to find out. Let me... >>