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Closer look at the 7 and 10 inch XO tablets (and accessories)

OLPC and Vivitar are getting ready to launch their second-generation XO tablets for students. Last year the companies introduced their first Android-powered tablet with a custom user interface emphasizing educational software. The new models feature similar software, but it’s now based on Android 4.4 KitKat. The bigger changes are in the hardware. XO tablets now […]

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Closer look at Fuhu’s DreamTab tablets for kids

Fuhu makes tablets for children and typically markets them under the “nabi” brand. But the company’s two newest tablets are called DreamTabs. That’s because they’ve been developed in partnership with animation studio DreamWorks and designed to feature digital content from DreamWorks as well as a new version of Fuhu’s kid-friendly software that’s based on Android […]

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DreamWorks and Fuhu unveil a kids tablet with focus on entertainment

Fuhu’s been making kid-friendly tablets for a few years, but the company’s next model is something different. The company is partnering with DreamWorks, the animation studio behind popular films and TV shows to launch a tablet called the DreamTab. Like other Fuhu tablets, it’ll have a rugged case and software that’s appropriate for young eyes. […]

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Vinci launches $200 MV 7 kids tablet with 3G capabilities

It’s hard out there for an Android tablet maker these days — it’s tough to compete with Samsung, LG, and Asus in terms of features, and it’s hard to compete with Amazon, Google, Dell and HP on price. So my first though when I saw the Vinci MV 7 tablet with a 7 inch screen […]

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids tablet coming November 10th for $230

Samsung starts taking pre-orders for its 7 inch tablet aimed at kids (and parents) on November 1st, and starting November 10th the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 Kids will be available from US retailers including Amazon, Best Buy and Toys R Us for $230. The tablet’s basically a semi-rugged version of the company’s existing Galaxy Tab […]

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MEEP! X2 tablet for kids is faster, slimmer, still costs $150

Oregon Scientific is updating its kid-friendly tablet lineup. Last year the company launched an Android tablet called the MEEP with a 7 inch screen, modest specs, and access to educational software for young folks. This year’s model is called the MEEP! X2, and it appears to be better in just about every way. It’s available […]