Pyle Ships Golf GPS Watch

Pyle Ships Golf GPS Watch

By John Laposky On Apr 10 2014 - 11:09am

Pyle Personal Golf GPS watch
Pyle Audio's Personal Golf GPS watch comes in four colors


New York – Pyle Audio is now shipping its Personal Golf GPS watch which detects nearby golf courses and comes pre-loaded with layouts for more than 20,000 U.S. courses.

The rechargeable watch automatically detects the putting green and flag, calculates shot distance and displays hole number, par, score, and distance to the back, center and front of the green.

Course information can be updated using a PC via an included USB cable. Notable courses pre-loaded include Pebble Beach, Augusta National, Pine Valley and Merion.

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LittleBits Teams With Korg

LittleBits Teams With Korg

By Lisa Johnston On Nov 8 2013 - 3:08pm

The LittleBits Synth kit will ship in December.
The LittleBits Synth kit will ship in December.


New York — LittleBits has teamed with Korg to extend its collection of magnetic electronic module toys.

The LittleBits Synth kit lets users build their own sound machines with signal generators, modifiers, modulators and controllers; multiple kits can be used together to create more powerful instruments, and they can be connected to recording or live sound equipment. The Synth Bits can also be used with previous-generation LittleBits kits. 

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LeapFrog Gives LeapPad2 Rechargeable Battery

LeapFrog Gives LeapPad2 Rechargeable Battery

By Lisa Johnston On Jul 10 2013 - 12:49pm

The LeapPad2 Power will provide up to nine hours of battery life, according to t
The LeapPad2 Power will provide up to nine hours of battery life, according to the company.


Emeryville, Calif. — LeapFrog has updated its LeapPad2 kids tablet to include a rechargeable battery and AC adapter.

“When we asked parents how we could make the next version even better, the top feature they requested was rechargeable batteries," said John Barbour, LeapFrog CEO, in a statement.

The four rechargeable NiMH batteries for the LeapPad2 Power are said to provide up to nine hours of playtime. Suggested retail is $99.99 with availability scheduled for August.

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Techno Source Updates Kid Tablet Line With iPod Touch Competitor

Techno Source Updates Kid Tablet Line With iPod Touch Competitor

By Lisa Johnston On Jul 8 2013 - 12:08pm

The Kurio 4s will carry a $99 suggested retail.
The Kurio 4s will carry a $99 suggested retail.


New York — Techno Source has updated its Kurio kids tablet with three new models, including a 4-inch version it’s positioning against the iPod Touch.

Seven-inch and 10-inch tablet models will also be offered. All three have 8GB of internal storage and can be expanded up to 40GB via MicroSD card.  

Eric Levin, division head for Techno Source, told TWICE the Kurio 4s “is really the only true competitor for the iPod Touch,” which he noted is “almost every kid’s precursor to their phone.”

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Peavey Debuts Turtles Line

Peavey Debuts Turtles Line

By Lisa Johnston On Jun 21 2013 - 2:12pm

The guitars will ship in the fall.
The guitars will ship in the fall.


Las Vegas — Peavey Electronics unveiled a line of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles musical instruments and accessories.

The line, which is officially licensed by Nickelodeon, features the heroic turtles on custom-designed guitars, straps, guitar picks, percussion instruments and more. They will ship in the fall with prices ranging from $5.99 to $199.99. 

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VTech Reports Growth In Revenue, Profit

VTech Reports Growth In Revenue, Profit

By John Laposky On Nov 14 2012 - 11:19am

VTech cited strong sales of its InnoTab 2 educational tablet, introduced in Augu
VTech cited strong sales of its InnoTab 2 educational tablet, introduced in August.


Hong Kong — VTech Holdings today reported higher revenue and profit for the six-month period ending Sept. 30, citing growth of its electronic learning products (ELPs) segment in North America and Europe.

Revenue for the six months increased by 2.1 percent over the same period last year, to $876.1 million. Growth in contract manufacturing services (CMS) as well as higher revenue from telecommunication products and ELPs in Asia Pacific also contributed to the increase, the company said.

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LeapFrog Ships LeapPad2

LeapFrog Ships LeapPad2

Lisa Johnston On Aug 17 2012 - 2:43pm




Emeryville, Calif. — LeapFrog Enterprises announced its latest kid tablet, the LeapPad2, is now available.

The device, geared toward children ages 3 to 9, was announced two months ago and is currently available in green or pink for a $99.99 suggested retail or as a Disney Princess bundle for $129. The latter adds a specially designed frame, carrying case and seven Disney Princess wallpapers. 

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Little Tikes Launches CE Toys

Little Tikes Launches CE Toys

Lisa Johnston On Aug 13 2012 - 12:12pm




The iTikes Canvas is a magnetic doodle board that turns into an iPad drawing tool when it’s paired with the app. Users can also play learning games with the device. Suggested retail is $39.99.

The iTikes Piano toy keyboard teaches how to play and read music when the app is used ($49.99), and the iTikes Map ($59.99) features a smart pen and a camera that uses augmented reality technology to interact with the user.

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Toy Fair Attendance Up In 2012, Apps Rule

Toy Fair Attendance Up In 2012, Apps Rule

Lisa Johnston On Aug 7 2012 - 11:40am




NEW YORK — At Toy Fair, held here earlier this month, manufacturers participated in the “everything old is new again” line of thinking by taking old things like puzzles and making them new again with apps.

Conversely, they were also taking new things like tablets and finding uses for them with standard toys, such as Hot Wheels cars.

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Tablets Talked Up At Toy Fair

Tablets Talked Up At Toy Fair

Lisa Johnston On Aug 6 2012 - 6:05pm




New York - Toy manufacturers of all stripes are convening at the Javits Center here this week for the Toy Industry Association's (TIA) annual Toy Fair, and CE toys are making their mark.

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