Android Tabeo for Kids at Toys ‘R’ Us

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Chic Mom

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Rating:
5
On September 11, 2012
Last modified:June 12, 2013

Summary:

Android has announced the launch of Tabeo a Google Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) designed just for children and is available at Toys ‘R’ Us.

This new device aims at entertaining as well as educating kids along with strict parental controls.

 

Features:

  • 7 inch tablet
  • 1GB of RAM
  • 1 GHz processor
  • 4 GB built in storeage
  • expandable to 32 GB with micro SDHC card
  • 800 x 480 screen resolution
  • multitouch
  • in build Wi-Fi
  • Front facing camera
  • HDMi port to conect to TV
  • 50 free preloaded games/books and educational apps
  • 6000 plus free apps from Tabeo Store (many more purchable form the kid-safe and friendly  tabeo App Store)
  • Exclusively available at Toys ‘R’ Us stores through out the US from October 21 for US$ 149-99
  • Now available for pre-order online at Toys ‘R’ Us
  • parental controls to customize levels of Internet access

 

Aims:

  • Games: 20 free games (Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Cut the Rope, Temple Run, 100 Floors, Collapse!, Tiki Golf, Tiki Cart 3D etc…
  • Education: 10 free apps helping kids lean letters, math, science and more.
  • Software: Alpha Tots, Discovery Kids Putterbugs, Operation Math, TechCall etc…
  • lphaTots, Discovery Kids Putterbugs, Operation Math and TechCalc, along with five more learning apps.
  • Entertainment: creativity, photography, cooking ( Putt Putt Zoo, Freddy Fish and the Stolen Shell, Camera App etc…)
  • Books: library (iStorybooks, Candy Factory and Little Red Riding Hood)

 

Parental Controls:

  • Set filter security levels for up to eight users
  • Set filter for 27 predetermined categories
  • Set limited usage duration ( if it is exceeded parents get a notification e-mail )

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