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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’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

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

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 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

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 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 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 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 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