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Though already available through Amazon and SkyMall, the Vinci Tab II -- who we met in a previous life -- has found its way to WalMart.com and is moseying to other e-tailers such as ToysRUs.com, Diapers.com and YoYo.com next month. The Vinci carries a 7-inch (800x480) display, a 3-megapixel camera...

May 31st 2012 at 7:34am 0 Comments
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Those of us who have used traditional computers for a while think the iPad is pretty magical. t's super fast, super portable, and the direct interactivity is a very different experience from what we're used to with a mouse and keyboard. But those comparisons aren't as valid for children who are...

May 23rd 2012 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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One of the best toys I had for my kids was Professor Owl, a talking owl that taught them the alphabet. Sadly, Professor Owl stopped working a few years ago and we've never been able to find a good replacement. Instead of continuing to buy cheap learning toys that break, my husband and I decided to...

March 4th 2012 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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So you think your baby's all Twitter-ready with that Kickbee while chilling in the womb? Nah, only practice makes perfect, so the folks at Belgium's Hasselt University came up with the Twoddler: a hacked Fisher-Price activity board with buttons linked to predefined Twitter messages. Obsessive pare...

December 5th 2009 at 2:27pm 0 Comments
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No, this isn't one of the editors at Engadget, although -- judging by the way he conducts himself in this hands on video -- we'll probably drop him a line by the time CES 2010 rolls around. This DIY remote control consists of a USB number pad that's been rehoused in a toddler-safe enclosure and out...

April 7th 2009 at 11:26am 0 Comments

We have two responses to this video of Boogie gameplay: first, Boogie appears to be totally broken. Second, awwwwwwwwwww.NeoGAFfer Captain N's niece Kaelyn got a gold medal on "Brick House" by yelling incoherently into the microphone. For those of you unfamiliar with the Commodores' signature song...

August 14th 2007 at 10:30am 0 Comments