How much sense does it make to give a toddler an iPad? I actually know a young mom who recently did this with her three-year old daughter! Kids love tablets -- no question -- buy why give a kid something designed for an adult?
Fuhu, Inc., the creators of the nabi tablet, the first tablet made just for kids, recently released the nabi 2, the fastest seven-inch Android 4.0-powered tablet made for ages 4 - 40. Not a toy, the nabi 2 is a tablet users of all ages can enjoy.
The nabi 2 is all-new, starting with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, full 1080p HD video, and longer battery life. Also part of package are a red silicone shock-absorbing bumper, 8GB onboard memory, front-facing camera (2 MP stills/720p video) for use with Skype, built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, MicroSD slot (up to 32GB), mini HDMI port and 2 GB cloud stoarge.
The unit also comes pre-loaded with entertaining, educational and enriching apps, including Fooz Kids University, an integrated learning system that includes state-standardized core curriculum in English, math, science and social studies for kindergarten through fifth grade.
Built-in Spinlets+ TV delivers the best of Cookie Jar shows with over 700 hours of kid-safe entertainment for $2.99 a month. This includes access to kids-safe content from such classic shows like Strawberry Shortcake, Paddington Bear, Animal Crackers and much more,
The nabi 2 can also provide access to more than 9,000 children's albums from the brands that kids love the most -- Disney, Nickelodeon, and many more -- and more than 700 ebooks via a partnership with MeeGenius.
Teaching children responsibility and making good choices is also possible thanks to Chore List and Treasure Box. With Chore List, kids can manage their priorities for the week and keep track of their achievements, which parents can also easily manage and reward. Treasure Box allows children to earn and choose from games, apps, music, video and accessories for their rewards.
Fuhu's ecosystem and accessories also make it easy to sync content, troubleshoot issues, and personalize your tablet. The nabi 2 sells for $199.99. The accessory Kinabis Letter Pack, shown on the Fox 8 Morning News, sells for $24.99. For more information, visit nabitablet.com.
TuneUp Utilities 2013 fixes all Windows versions, including Windows 8
The countdown for Windows 8 has more than a week to go (Oct. 26), but software makers are wasting no time introducing new versions that are compatible with what Microsoft claims will be the most advanced operating system ever developed.
Some consumers, however, are expected to baulk at Windows 8, largely because of its controversial new user interface. If you're among those likely to postpone buying a new Windows 8-powered PC, it's important to keep the system you have running smooth and trouble-free.
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