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Mattel to acquire Nabi tablet maker Fuhu

The company that makes the Nabi line of Android tablets for kids filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy this week… but that doesn’t mean it’s the end of the line for Fuhu’s tablets. Toy maker Mattel has entered an agreement to acquire Fuhu’s business and assets. What does that mean? For now, not much. If you’ve got a […]

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Nabi Compete is a fitness tracker for kids

The maker of the kid-friendly Nabi line of tablets is launching its first fitness tracker. The Nabi Compete is a bracelet that you can put on a youngster to track steps and sync the data with a smartphone app. Not convinced that this’ll be enough to get your kid off the couch? That’s where the […]

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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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$140 Nabi Jr is a 5 inch tablet with a Tegra 3 processor

Fuhu’s Nabi tablets are aimed at kids. But despite the bright colors and semi-rugged design, some of the company’s latest models have specs you’d expect to find on a full-fledged tablet. The $250 Nabi XD, for instance, is a 10 inch tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, up to 32GB of storage, and an […]

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Nabi Jr, Nabi XD tablets for kids, tweens are now available for $100 and up

Fuhu’s Nabi line of tablets are aimed at kids. They tend to feature rugged case designs, parental controls (so maybe they’re really aimed at parents), and simple user interfaces. But under the hood they run Google Android, which means they can run a pretty wide range of software. A few months ago Fuhu introduced two […]

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Fuhu Nabi XD is a $250 tablet aimed at tweens, but it looks grown-up friendly too

Fuhu‘s line of Android tablets aimed at kids have been around for a few years. They typically offer rugged cases, parental control features, and surprisingly decent specs for relatively low prices. Now Fuhu has introduced a new tablet aimed at slightly older kids — and on paper it looks pretty impressive. The Fuhu Nabi XD […]

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Nabi 2 rugged tablet for kids: A $200 tablet with Tegra 3 processor

Last year an inexpensive tablet aimed at kids called the Nabi hit the market. It wasn’t exactly a top-of-the-line system, featuring a 533 MHz ARM Cortex-A9 dual core CPU and a 7 inch, 800 x 480 pixel display. But it was cheap, at about $200. These days, $200 tablets are a dime a dozen, thanks to […]