Another interesting set of made for kids tablets on display at Toy Fair were the Lexibook line with slates for kids as young as 3 on up to teenagers. The tablet...
Toy Fair 2012
The $199 TechnoSource Kurio 7 is an Android tablet that offers decent specs, comprehensive parental control and attractive design in one package. The Kindle Fire better watch out.
The Laugh & Learn Apptivity Case for iPad, designed in partnership with OtterBox, completely encapsulates the tablet so you won't have to worry about drool, sippy cup spills, or minor drops.
The tech behind these toys involves conductive plastic that interacts with the iPad's touchscreen similar to finger touch. The figurines and other Apptivity objects won't scratch the display, but if you're still worried they'll work even if there's a screen protector on.
Last year Identity Games launched the GameChanger, a clever blend of traditional board games and the iPad. This year the company is expanding on the idea — or, I should say, shrinking it. At Toy Fair they showed me an early version of the GameChanger XS for the iPhone and iPod touch.