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LeapFrog LeapStart preview: Embracing tech and phyiscal books for kids
LeapFrog LeapStart preview: Embracing tech and phyiscal books for kids By Rik Henderson

Anyone who has kids and owns a tablet will understand how alluring a touchscreen device is for little'uns, even as young as four. However, while many adults might be streamlining their lives to be more digital, there's still an element of magic in a normal,... Read more

LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control
4.0 stars LeapFrog Epic review: Putting parents in control By Stuart Miles

The internet is a place of knowledge, entertainment, and more - but it isn't always a safe place. When it comes to kids spending time online a simple search for one thing can lead to something else, or playing a game could lead to dozens of in-app purchases... Read more

LeapFrog takes the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition head-on with the Epic Android tablet for little’uns
LeapFrog takes the Amazon Fire HD Kids Edition head-on with the Epic Android tablet for little’uns By Rik Henderson

Children's gadget and toy brand LeapFrog has responded to Amazon's entry into the kids tablet market with an Android device of its own. The LeapFrog Epic is designed specifically to be customised and can adapt to suit children as they age and become interested... Read more

LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet review: Learning for youngsters
4.0 stars LeapFrog LeapPad Platinum tablet review: Learning for youngsters By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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... Read more

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 By Rik Henderson

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.... Read more

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 By Luke Edwards

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... Read more

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

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,... Read more

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition
Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 Custom Edition By Britta O'Boyle

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... Read more

LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on
LeapFrog LeapsterGS pictures and hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review
Hands-on: LeapFrog LeapPad 2 review By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface
LeapFrog LeapPad2: The kids alternative to the iPad and Surface By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

Kids shun toys for technology
Kids shun toys for technology By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants
LeapFrog Move & Learn Music Player is iPod for infants By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer
4.0 stars Leapfrog LeapPad Explorer By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog Tag Junior now even friendlier
LeapFrog Tag Junior now even friendlier By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

LeapFrog LeapPad hands-on
LeapFrog LeapPad hands-on By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

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

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... Read more

Another kid-friendly tablet LeapFrog(s) in
Another kid-friendly tablet LeapFrog(s) in By Paul Lamkin

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... Read more

LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on
LeapFrog Leapster Explorer Camera & Video Recorder hands-on By Rik Henderson

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,... Read more

Leapfrog Leapster2 console gets your 4-year-olds online
Leapfrog Leapster2 console gets your 4-year-olds online By Ben Crompton

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... Read more

LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor
4.0 stars LeapFrog Advanced Baby Monitor By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog launches Advanced Baby Monitor
LeapFrog launches Advanced Baby Monitor By Amy-Mae Elliott

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... Read more

LeapFrog Zippity games console for kiddies launches
LeapFrog Zippity games console for kiddies launches By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog My Pal Scout takes on iTeddy
LeapFrog My Pal Scout takes on iTeddy By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog Tag Junior launches
LeapFrog Tag Junior launches By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog launches "Baby BlackBerry"
LeapFrog launches "Baby BlackBerry" By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog Leapster 2 handheld console
4.0 stars LeapFrog Leapster 2 handheld console By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog Tag interactive book
4.5 stars LeapFrog Tag interactive book By Stuart Miles

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... Read more

LeapFrog announce Tag Reading System
LeapFrog announce Tag Reading System By Stuart Miles

LeapFrog has announced a new technologically advanced range of reading books that promise to engage your kids more than just regular paper. Working with a pen, the Tag Reading System interacts directly with books via an infrared camera which recognises... Read more

Leapfrog launches ClickStart - My First Computer
Leapfrog launches ClickStart - My First Computer By Amy-Mae Elliott

LeapFrog Toys are presenting a first for today's tech loving tots with the launch of ClickStart My First Computer the learning PC that plugs directly into a TV. This is specifically designed to let little ones to learn essential PC and pre-school skills... Read more

LeapFrog get into the groove with Counting Maracas and Electric Guitar
LeapFrog get into the groove with Counting Maracas and Electric Guitar By Stuart Miles

First there was the bilingual drum and bilingual learning table from educational toy maker Leap Frog, now the company has launched the Learn and Groove electric guitar and Learn and Groove Counting Maracas. The two new products hope to help children get... Read more

LeapFrog Bilingual LeapStart Learning Table
4.0 stars LeapFrog Bilingual LeapStart Learning Table By Stuart Miles

Having a drum that sounds out the alphabet is one thing, but competitive parents who want to take advantage of their child's brain currently working like a sponge sucking up everything and anything will no doubt want to go for Bilingual LeapStart Learning... Read more

LeapFrog Bilingual Learning Drum
4.5 stars LeapFrog Bilingual Learning Drum By Stuart Miles

Keeping your little one entertained no matter what age they are is a tough job, so any toy that promises to do it for you and is educational at the same time has got to be a bonus. In steps the Bilingual Learning Drum from edutainment company LeapFrog.... Read more

Formula for the perfect road trip with the kids
Formula for the perfect road trip with the kids By Stuart Miles

Last week it was a formula to the answer of "Are we there yet" this week it’s a formula to help you create the perfect road trip this summer: Y= M ((C1)3 + (C2)2 + C3) _________________________ 100(1+ 2B + 3A) Devised by a well travelled management... Read more

Leap Frog promise an easy time this Easter
Leap Frog promise an easy time this Easter By Stuart Miles

According to the pregnant lady in the corner, the average chocolate Easter egg is scoffed within a matter of seconds; leaving parents with the dilemma of what can entertain their kids for the remaining 95 hours 59 minutes of Easter weekend. LeapFrog believes... Read more

Leapster Multimedia Learning System
4.5 stars Leapster Multimedia Learning System By Stuart Miles

How do you get children to learn while at the same time coming across as a cool parent, aunt or uncle? The usual root is to make a game of it and that’s exactly what LeapFrog is hoping to do with its new handheld console the Leapster. Designed to look... Read more