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  • Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition
    Tablets

    Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition

    By 21 January 2014

    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...

  • Top 11 toys your children will want for Christmas 2013: Dream Toys list reveals all
    Gadgets

    Top 11 toys your children will want for Christmas 2013: Dream Toys list reveals all

    By 6 November 2013

    The Toy Retailers Association has held its annual Dream Toys event at which it reveals all the top products in several different categories that kids will most be excited to find under the tree this Christmas. Judges choose 50 toys in total, across six...

  • Best tablets available today
    Tablets

    Best tablets available today

    By 23 November 2012

    Christmas, Pesach, Eide, Diwali, the first Sunday before Pentecost; every time of year is a good time of year to buy a tablet PC. So, which one do you buy? It’s very easy to get caught up in the idea of what is the best tablet, but you really need to...

  • VTech InnoTab 2 pictures and hands-on
    Tablets

    VTech InnoTab 2 pictures and hands-on

    By 30 July 2012

    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
    Gaming

    LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on

    By 11 July 2012

    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...

  • Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review
    Tablets

    Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review

    By 11 July 2012

    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
    Tablets

    LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface

    By 19 June 2012

    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
    Gaming

    Kids shun toys for technology

    By 21 March 2012

    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
    Online

    LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants

    By 26 January 2012

    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 review
    Tablets 4 out of 5

    Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer review

    By 28 November 2011

    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...

  • Best gadgets for kids
    Audio

    Best gadgets for kids

    By 9 August 2011

    While children growing up 50 years ago might have been happy with a set of Bayko, a spinning top or a hobby horse; the kids of today are almost as savvy as adults when it comes to gadgets which is only too evident the moment they get hold of an iPad or...

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

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

    By 1 July 2011

    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
    Online

    Pocket-lint Podcast #45

    By 29 June 2011

    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
    Online

    LeapFrog Tag Junior now even friendlier

    By 29 June 2011

    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
    Online

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

    By 29 June 2011

    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
    Tablets

    LeapFrog LeapPad hands-on

    By 28 June 2011

    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
    Gaming

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

    By 30 March 2011

    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
    Tablets

    Another kid-friendly tablet LeapFrog(s) in

    By 17 February 2011

    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...

  • Top 20 Toys for 2011
    Online

    Top 20 Toys for 2011

    By 3 February 2011

    After Pocket-lint's visit to the Toy Fair in London, the team sat down and mulled over the toys that they saw, and the one thing they all agreed on was that 2011 is going to be a cracking year for kids' gadgets, gizmos and playthings. In fact, so much...

  • LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on
    Gaming

    LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on

    By 27 January 2011

    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...

  • Leapfrog Leapster2 console gets your 4-year-olds online
    Gaming

    Leapfrog Leapster2 console gets your 4-year-olds online

    By 10 June 2010

    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 launches iPhone game
    Gaming

    LeapFrog launches iPhone game

    By 14 April 2009

    LeapFrog, manufacturer of educational kid-gadgets, has launched a gaming application for the iPhone and iPod touch. Aimed at 6- to 10-year-olds, the aim is that parents will download the game for their children to play on their iProduct. The "Number Rumble"...

  • LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor review
    Online 4 out of 5

    LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor review

    By 13 March 2009

    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
    Gadgets

    LeapFrog launches Advanced Baby Monitor

    By 3 March 2009

    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
    Gaming

    LeapFrog Zippity games console for kiddies launches

    By 30 January 2009

    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...