Introducing GameCase, the iOS game controller that propels mobile gaming to unprecedented heights. This impressive device redefines the way games are played on iPad and iPhone. GameCase harnesses the power of iOS 7 and Apple’s new MFi controller framework to provide an experience unlike any other. A new era of mobile gaming has arrived. Continue reading
The New App Offers Runtastic and GALAXY Gear Users a New Way to Track and Manage their Fitness
Today Runtastic — an innovative suite of apps, products and services that track and manage health and fitness data to motivate individuals to get in shape, stay healthy and improve overall fitness — introduced a customized version of its famous running app for the Samsung GALAXY Gear — also announced today. Runtastic users can track distance, speed, elevation, heart rate, pace, and calories burned and view the data on the GALAXY Gear’s easy-to-view screen on their wrist. Runtastic plans to make their popular Road Bike and Mountain Bike apps available on the new device soon. Continue reading
The much anticipated Misfit Shine, an elegant physical activity monitor and one of the most successful Indiegogo crowdfunding campaigns in history, has officially launched in the United States, Canada, Japan, and Hong Kong. Shine will be available in Apple Stores in Europe and Australia later this month.Shine measures the intensity and duration of your physical activity and provides metrics such as steps taken, distance travelled, and estimated calories burned. Wear it at night to track sleep as well. Shine comes with a clasp and a sport band so you can wear it in a number of different locations. Other accessories available include a leather and metal band and a necklace, that enable you to not only wear Shine anywhere on your body but to any occasion. Continue reading
Sony is raising the status of its VAIO(®) Duo, Pro and Fit models by releasing a limited number of rich and exotic VAIO(®) | red edition PCs that provide users a premium experience from color and design to performance and support.
VAIO | red edition is the ultimate expression of Sony craftsmanship. The signature red finish is achieved by a variety of painting techniques on different materials, including carbon fiber and aluminum. Multiple paint layers are individually applied and hand-polished, building layer upon layer of lustrous color. To give it that extra glossy finish, a durable protective UV coating creates an extra vibrant sheen with gorgeous depth and richness.
In addition to premium luxury design, the VAIO | red edition of the Duo, Pro and Fit models are fused with the power of Sony’s display technologies, exceptional camera quality and audio technology.
“Sony has a tradition of designing products built on passion and innovation,” said Pedro LaFarga, SVP, Sony VAIO & Networked Products Division. “The new VAIO( )| red edition is the ultimate in superior PC technology and ensures VAIO users truly experience a level of quality that exceeds expectations. Nothing matches the inspiring look and sheer presence of the VAIO( )| red edition.”
The VAIO | red edition models deliver super charged performance with Intel® Core((TM) )i7 fourth generation processors.
The sophisticated VAIO Pro 13, the world’s lightest 13.3″ touch Ultrabook((TM)), is also the first notebook PC on the market to include a high speed PCIe SSD drive, allowing for faster performance than traditional SSD drives. The VAIO Fit 15 offers a hybrid hard drive and an optical drive that reads and writes Blu-ray Disc(TM) media.
VAIO Duo, Pro and Fit models also include standard Sony features such as a full-size backlit and full-pitch keyboard, track pad and instant PC resume technology.
With NFC (Near Field Communication technology) included across the VAIO Duo, Pro and Fit lines, users can quickly exchange website URLs and enable Bluetooth(®) connections by simply tapping a compatible NFC device to the PCs.
In addition, the PCs feature ArtRage(®) Studio (VAIO Duo includes ArtRage Studio Pro), the premiere digital arts software. And for those that want to try their hand at video creation, all models include VAIO Movie Creator.
All models are also touch-enabled and unlock the full potential of Windows 8. Continue reading
Patient Fusion, the online health platform, today launched mobile medical appointment booking. Patients can find and instantly book medical appointments on-the-go from their smartphone or tablet devices. This free feature will be available for the estimated 14 million newly-insured Americans to use when they are looking for doctors at the beginning of next year. The influx of patients to the healthcare system could create major patient competition to see primary care providers, who are already in short supply. Continue reading
SLIM features luxurious pockets, designed to hold a 13- or 15-inch Macbook Pro, an iPad, and documents. With water-resistant ballistic nylon and waterproof zippers, everything stays safe and dry inside SLIM. The adjustable shoulder straps, minimalist design, and gunmetal hardware supply plenty of comfort and style.
The most innovative feature of Cocoon’s SLIM backpack is the full-size GRID-IT(®) pocket. Utilizing a grid of rubberized elastic straps, SLIM allows you to store gadgets, cables, and accessories vertically, eliminating the need to ever have to dig through your bag again. Thanks to our incredible GRID-IT(®) technology, SLIM is only 3.5″ deep, fully packed. Continue reading
Plug-and-play multimedia video glasses provide no-compromise gaming experience
Carl Zeiss, the world’s leader in optics and opto-electronics, today announced NVIDIA® 3DTV Play(TM) compatibility and a headtracker gaming accessory for its cinemizer® OLED (organic light-emitting diode) multimedia video glasses that allows gamers to explore in an immersive environment through simple head movements, with no compromise whatsoever to image quality or performance. The glasses with headtracker are being demonstrated this week during the E3 Expo, the world’s premier trade show for computer and video games, at the Los Angeles Convention Center (South Hall, Booth #2658). Continue reading
Modular Design Lets YOU Take Charge of Your Power Needs in a ‘snap’
We’re all acquainted with the feelings of angst and powerlessness that come with a dead battery. As our phones become more functional, it seems our batteries become less adequate. In fact, many of us are faced daily with the painful decision of which apps to close and which are simply too important to live without until we can get to our next available power source.
Rand McNally today began shipping its first handheld/bike mounted outdoor GPS device for hiking, biking, geocaching and more. Leveraging its experience and content in the outdoor marketplace, Rand McNally’s Foris(TM) 850 comes loaded with millions of miles of high-quality street and trail maps, a sturdy bike mount, and an easy-to-use interface with on-device help. Continue reading
The Razer Blade Pro: 17-inch HD Screen, Intel Quad Core i7, NVIDIA GTX 765M; comes with built-in professional-grade SBUI applications for creative professionals
Razer(TM), the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, today announced the Blade Pro, the latest evolution of its award-winning 17-inch gaming laptop. Powered by a future 4(th) gen Intel® Core(TM) processor, next generation NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 765M graphics and groundbreaking storage performance, the new Blade Pro is faster and more powerful than ever before. Continue reading
The Harman Kardon AVR 1×10 Series delivers more ways to connect to favorite music, movies, games and shows through advanced technology and functionality, offering a truly modern media solution to crisp audio and video
For more information: harmankardon.com
HARMAN International Industries, Incorporated, introduces three new audio/video receivers that seamlessly mesh versatility, quality and efficiency to create a peerless multimedia experience. The Harman Kardon(®) AVR 1510, AVR 1610 and AVR 1710 feature the brand’s iconic styling and unmatched sound reproduction in addition to enhanced support for streaming and external devices. Harman Kardon launched the world’s first audio receiver in 1953 and the first stereo receiver in 1958. Continue reading
Latest Digital Title Offers Nikon-Specific Tutorials, Inspirational Tips, Comprehensive Reviews and Interactive Content
Leading digital media group Future US today announces its latest digital magazine, LeNs, a new interactive experience dedicated to Nikon photographers and enthusiasts seeking to achieve pro-level results. Set to launch late-Spring 2013, LeNs will offer a multitude of interactive elements to help photographers take their skills to the next level.
Designed for Nikon enthusiasts by Nikon enthusiasts, LeNs will offer monthly expert guidance, specific tutorials, inspirational tips and images from professional photographers, as well as comprehensive reviews of Nikon cameras, lenses and accessories. The digital magazine will also feature step-by-step instructional articles, videos and interactive elements to help readers gain a better understanding of photographic techniques and methods.
“Nikon photographers are a very avid and talented community, and we want to help them develop their passions and skills through LeNs,” said Kelley Corten , Vice President of Content & Product, Future US. “The digitally exclusive edition of LeNs will fully engage readers in the most innovative way and will deliver the upmost interactive digital experience for Nikon users.”
Prior to its launch, LeNs will host a weekly “Spring Fun” photograph contest on its Facebook fan page, LeNs: Advanced Methods for Nikon Photographers. Beginning this week until the end of June, fans can submit their original photos of “Spring Fun” moments each week – such as having a picnic at the park, flying a kite or taking a hike. At the end of each week, one winner will be chosen by the LeNs editorial team based on creativity and originality. Winners will receive a $100 gift card code to Amazon.
For more information about LeNs or updates on its launch, visit facebook.com/Lens.amfnp.
- Future plc is an international media group and leading digital publisher, listed on the London Stock Exchange (symbol: FUTR).
- It has operations in the UK, US and Australia creating 200 publications, apps, websites and events.
- It holds market-leading positions in Technology, Entertainment, Music, Creative and Sport & Auto sectors.
- Future attracts 50 million monthly global unique users to its websites, which include techradar.com, gamesradar.com,bikeradar.com and musicradar.com.
- Future sells more than 24 million magazines every year, that’s 45 magazines sold every minute. Our most well-known brands include T3, Total Film, Mollie Makes and Official Xbox Magazine.
- We deliver over 100 digital editions, selling over two million products in the last 12 months through Apple’s Newsstand for iPad.
- Future exports or syndicates over 200 publications to over 90 countries, making us the UK’s number one exporter and licensor of magazine content.
- Future is currently Consumer Digital Publisher of the Year for both the Association of Online Publishers and the Professional Publishers Association.
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Bamboo Stylus mini Works like a Charm
Wacom releases Bamboo Stylus mini, a high-quality, portable addition to the successful portfolio of styling
Available in six colors with a pen length of 1.85 inches (4.7 centimeters), Wacom’s new Bamboo Stylus mini offers smartphone and tablet users a stylish and solid feeling capacitive stylus for imaginative expression. Continue reading
World’s First Customizable Pro Headphones Now Available from New-Concept Headphone Company Myth Labs
Headphone speakers correspond to different musical genres allowing for optimized sound quality based on genre preferences
Myth Labs headphones are customized to fit individual lifestyles and music collections. Using patent-pending sonic signature technology, everyone has the opportunity to discover their unique sonic match. Myth headphones are modular, offering interchangeable headbands and speakers so the user can easily upgrade or change the style or sound experience of their headphones. Continue reading
For 2013, Brand Adds Two Updated Models and Relaunches Website
With the mission of outfitting trendsetters around the world, Onitsuka Tiger kicks off 2013 with two exciting launches. The brand is proud to release a new iteration of its classic shoe, the TIGER CORSAIR®, and a variation of the popular MEXICO 66®, the RIO RUNNER(TM). Complementing these introductions, Onitsuka Tiger has revamped the brand website to feature a more graphic, visual and user-friendly interface for fans and consumers Continue reading
Gaming Experiences and Completely New Ways to Play
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. (SCEI) today introduced PlayStation®4 (PS4(TM)), its next generation computer entertainment system that redefines rich and immersive gameplay with powerful graphics and speed, intelligent personalization, deeply integrated social capabilities, and innovative second-screen features. Combined with PlayStation®Network with cloud technology, PS4 offers an expansive gaming ecosystem that is centered on gamers, enabling them to play when, where and how they want. PS4 will be available this holiday season. Continue reading
The design has been met with enthusiasm and excitement from backers, LIFX fans and social media channels. The LIFX team have given their 9,000 backers a choice of four finishes which is currently being decided via online poll. Continue reading
First Surprise Unlocked During The Second Quarter Of The Big Game February 3rd
“STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” first of its kind application, based on J.J. Abrams‘ upcoming Paramount Pictures film, is now available to download for free from the App Store and Google Play. Users who have the app will have unprecedented access to all STAR TREK content, as well as the opportunity to participate in missions and win valuable prizes.
Utilizing the latest technologies from Qualcomm Incorporated, such as Qualcomm Labs’ Gimbal(TM) platform and Qualcomm Vuforia(TM) augmented reality platform, the app will allow users to delve deeper into the Star Trek universe by interacting directly with materials from the eagerly awaited film to unlock additional content and experiences. The users collect points, see content, and work their way through the Star Trek Academy.
The app was first announced on January 7(th),( )2013 at the Consumer Electronic Show, during Qualcomm’s Chairman and CEO Dr. Paul E. Jacobs’ keynote address demonstrating the ability to “harness the power of the smartphone to bridge the digital and physical world, allowing the studio to market the film in the real world and simultaneously bring users into the film’s story and world.”
To download the app, visit www.StarTrekMovie.com/StarTrekApp
Highlights of the “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” app include:
– A geofencing function for location-based experiences such as encouraging
viewers to go to the movies;
– An audio scan function that can be turned on to automatically recognize
and reward users for watching “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” content on TV
and other media;
– An image scan function that enables users to interact with images
printed or viewable in the real world;
– New “STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” content, such as videos, images and
wallpapers delivered directly to users’ mobile devices;
– Exclusive opportunities and special offers only available to app users.
“STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” is written by Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof and directed by J.J. Abrams. Abrams is producing with Bryan Burk through Bad Robot Productions, along with Lindelof, Kurtzman and Orci. Jeffrey Chernov and Skydance Productions’ David Ellison, Dana Goldberg and Paul Schwake are the executive producers.
“STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS” opens in theaters everywhere May 17(th), 2013.
About Paramount Pictures Corporation
Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment, is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB), a leading content company with prominent and respected film, television and digital entertainment brands. Paramount controls a collection of some of the most powerful brands in filmed entertainment, including Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, Insurge Pictures, MTV Films, and Nickelodeon Movies. PPC operations also include Paramount Famous Productions, Paramount Home Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures International, Paramount Licensing Inc., and Paramount Studio Group.
Google Play is a trademark of Google Inc.
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iBaby Labs Announces Two Products to Monitor Babies’ Well-Being All The Way From Prenatal Through Childhood at CES 2013
iBaby helps keep parents in the know from pregnancy to their baby’s early years
Consumer Electronics Show — iBaby Labs Inc., the pioneering designer and manufacturer of mobile baby products for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch today unveiled two new additions to its suite of devices: the iBaby Monitor M2 and iBaby HeartSense at the 2013 Consumer Electronics Show. Continue reading
March U.S. Rollout Will Follow Early Launch in Korea
LG Electronics USA announced today that the revolutionary new LG OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode) TV will be available in the United States beginning in March.
The eagerly-awaited 55-inch class (54.6-inch diagonal) WRGB OLED TV went on sale for the first time in South Korea last week with deliveries scheduled to begin there in early February. Continue reading
Complementing its other new Smart Appliances for 2013, LG Electronics (LG) announced its totally redesigned robotic vacuum, the LG HOM-BOT Square, with improved cleaning technologies and smart capabilities for easy cleaning on virtually any surface. Continue reading
The new online store promotes customer convenience and accessibility by offering children’s products in 15 categories; in-stock items ship within just 24-48 hours. Founder of Anna Banana Enterprises, Anne Liddick, states, “A new baby in the family is always a gift within itself, but naturally we want to shower them with gifts. AnnaBananaShowroom.net permits new parents, family and friends to secure high quality and safe baby essentials and gifts without spending too much money. We look forward to expanding our product categories as our Company grows.” Continue reading
The free Vemma Bod-e app coaches dieters through a 12-week body transformation program.
The star of the newly launched Vemma Bod-e 2.0 app is TV Celebrity Transformation Specialist and best-selling author, Chris Powell. The app, available as a free download for iPhone and Android, helps users by delivering 84 different daily video clips directly from Chris and his wife, Heidi, which allows them to act as the user’s own personal diet coaches. These 84 videos are delivered on a once-per-day basis over the first 12-week period of the user’s experience with the app. Also, the app features 6 daily “push” notification messages to keep the user on track to reach their weight loss goals. Continue reading
‘HECTO’ Laser-based Illumination System Delivers Full HD Picture, Creates Brilliant, Space-Saving Home Theater Experience
An impressive home cinema system, the 100-inch class LG “HECTO” Laser TV comprises a special screen and an external Ultra Short Throw (UST) projection unit. The unique system, which will be demonstrated for the first time next month at the 2013 International CES®, offers Full HD 1080p resolution and incredible contrast as a result of LG’s advanced laser-based illumination system. Continue reading
Excimer Laser Technology Revolutionized Vision Correction and Surgical Procedures for Millions of People Worldwide
President Obama recognized a team of three IBM (NYSE: IBM) scientists — James J. Wynne, Rangaswamy Srinivasan and Samuel Blum — with the National Medal of Technology and Innovation, the country’s most prestigious award given to leading innovators for technological achievement. With more than a combined 100 years of service at IBM Research, they are receiving this award for designing, developing, and implementing laser technology that improves people’s health, including LASIK eye surgery. Continue reading
This New Year’s Eve, revelers from around the world will experience the live global celebration via free official 2013 Times Square Ball App, now available from the Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, organizers of Times Square New Year’s Eve, along with their partners, Toshiba and Livestream (http://timessquareball.net/app/). Continue reading
CEO says “Plastic Audio is Gone! For only $295, PRO-Grade Wood is On!”
BassNation® Audio launches its powered BlackBox all-wood audio speaker system to music enthusiast seeking powerful performance at an unbelievable price – only $295
The Singing Machine Company, Inc. (“Singing Machine” or the “Company”) (OTCBB: SMDM) is announcing the lowest price of the season on its hottest new item for 2012, the Singing Machine 4TV. Target stores nationwide will be promoting the 4TV at $49.99 (regularly priced $69) from now through Sunday, December 9, 2012. Continue reading
G-Shock Releases Bluetooth Low Energy Smart Watch
Organize Your Life with the GB6900AA Series
Casio America, Inc. is proud to introduce their latest technological achievement, the G-Shock Bluetooth Low Energy Smart Watch. Casio has been redefining the wristwatch for years by applying the latest technologies. Now, Casio’s application of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) positions the company to create new possibilities for the way people use their watches. The GB6900AA collection provides Bluetooth time sync, alerts for incoming calls and emails, in addition to a Find Me function in which alarm and vibration functions on an iPhone can be activated using the buttons of the watch. To silence the vibration of the alarms, Casio has added a tap function in which the user double taps the face and the alert is automatically dismissed. In addition, the Bluetooth G-Shock will provide a notification when the phone is out of range of the watch, making sure the phone is never misplaced and the watch will automatically adjust itself to the correct time zone by using the time data received through the iPhone. Continue reading
NYNE, a company that enriches consumers’ listening experiences with advanced acoustics, has the perfect gift for holiday shoppers looking for the latest in high quality home audio products: the NH-6500. As part of NYNE’s Home Audio Series, the NH-6500 is an all-in-one system with the power and capability to satisfy the most avid music aficionado in your life. It can even transform into a guitar amplifier that lets you entertain holiday guests long into the night. Continue reading
Gameloft and Red Bull Media House Join Forces to Give ‘GT Racing: Motor Academy’ Wings!
The gaming giant and global media company announces a new partnership to bring exclusive new content to the latest update of the popular mobile racing game.Gameloft, a leading global publisher of digital and social games, and Red Bull Media House, a multi-platform media company with a focus on sports, culture, and lifestyle, have signed a partnership agreement that will offer three exceptional cars – the F1 RB8 (F1world champion Sebastian Vettel‘s 2012 ride), the Camaro SS Red Bull edition, and the Hyundai Genesis Coupe Red Bull edition – in the next update of the popular mobile racing game for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, GT Racing: Motor Academy. Continue reading
Creates 360 Degree Images with Panorama 360 Plus(TM) Feature
olloclip® introduces the award-winning 3-in-1 photo lens solution for the Apple iPhone 5. The patented quick-connect iPhone 5 lens is now available in black, red and white colors at olloclip.com and retails for $69.99 USD Continue reading
Kids are willing to do almost anything to get the toys they want for Christmas according to Walmart’s Talking Holiday Toys Survey, which found that 68 percent of kids said they would clean their rooms daily for a year, while 84 percent would work hard and give up playtime. But every child has limits; only 23 percent of kids would eat spinach for a year to get their holiday toys. The Walmart-commissioned survey also found that mom and dad favor educational toys and are focused on price. VIDEO Continue reading
LG Electronics USA Demonstrates Power Of Touch-Screens Through ‘City24/7‘ Alliance
Interactive Digital Signage Installations in New York Deliver Compelling Information, Offering Special Promotions from Area Merchants, Engaging Locals and Tourists
More than 250 touch-screen digital signage displays from LG Electronics are at the heart of a unique program that’s bringing interactive kiosks to Manhattan and the outer boroughs over the next several months, LG Electronics USA announced today Continue reading
Respected female bloggers (“The Viewpoints Blogger Reviews Panel”) recommend Amazon‘s Kindle Paperwhite after a unique reviews project in which they tested the eReader at the same time, wrote reviews on Viewpoints, discussed it in video chat, then blogged about it.
The Kindle Paperwhite eReader, with its patented built-in light, shines on many levels, according to The Viewpoints Blogger Reviews Panel. Viewpoints (www.viewpoints.com), a leading consumer reviews and product rankings website, recruited the writers to review “the world’s most advanced eReader” for Viewpoints and their own websites. The bloggers praised the Kindle Paperwhite’s battery life, book selection, readability and design, while also noting drawbacks. Continue reading
Handheld Group http://www.handheldgroup.com , a leading manufacturer of rugged mobile computers and smartphones, today announced the launch of its new rugged mobile device for field professionals: the Algiz 10X rugged tablet PC. The powerful Algiz 10X can withstand tough weather elements and harsh handling, and its large, 10.1-inch touchscreen provides the best screen visibility on the market.
The Algiz 10X will be available in January 2013. Orders can be placed immediately.
New Option Allows Customers to Visit Any Toys”R”Us® or Babies”R”Us® Store Nationwide to Complete Their Online Order Using Any Payment Method Cash or Credit – Accepted In Store.
Toys”R”Us, Inc. today announced that it has launched “Pay In Store,” a new payment option for orders placed through Toysrus.com and Babiesrus.com. Customers now have the ability to shop thousands of toys and juvenile products available online and pay for them in any one of the company’s 873 stores across the country, using any payment type, including cash or check. Continue reading
Invite the World’s Best-Selling Power Tool To Your Dinner Party this Holiday Season
Opening a bottle of wine just got a whole lot easier and more fun with SKIL Power Tools. The iXO Vivo(TM) Power Corkscrew (model # 2354-10) is a unique twist on the popular SKIL iXO Cordless Screwdriver. The iXO Vivo combines the versatility and reliability that SKIL users have come to expect of the iXO, with a unique corkscrew attachment that works to safely and securely remove the cork from a wine bottle in under 10 seconds! Be the talk of any party this holiday season with SKIL iXO Vivo Power Corkscrew. Continue reading
Looking for your favorite KODAK Film? Need to find a place to get it developed? Now, look no further than your iPhone Device. Eastman Kodak Company has released its new “KODAK PROFESSIONAL Film App,” coinciding with the kick-off of 2012 PDN PhotoPlus Conference + Expo, in New York City. You can access the app via the iTunes Store. Continue reading
Bang & Olufsen, the global provider of high quality, custom made audio and video products, proudly launches its first Smart TV, BeoVision 11, will arrive in Bang & Olufsen US showrooms this month. BeoVision 11 sets new standards in the marketplace with its rich sound, design perfection, full connectivity and best-in-class video experience. It features an all-in-one entertainment and information hub for the entire family. With BeoVision 11, Bang & Olufsen has created a signature balance of form, function and technology that will keep everyone in the digital household enthralled for years to come. Continue reading
tabeo(TM), The Highly Anticipated Kid-Friendly Tablet Developed By Toys”R”Us®, Has Officially Arrived Along With An Entire tabeo(TM) Ecosystem
Online Pre-orders and Hot Toy Reservations Placed for tabeo, Coupled with Brisk First-Day Selling, Signal Significant Consumer Demand
Company Supports its First-Ever Consumer Electronics Device with Nearly a Dozen tabeo-branded Accessories Including iHome Docking Station, Comprehensive Website at Tabeo.com and Dedicated Customer Service Channels
A month after Toys”R”Us(®) announced the introduction and pre-sale of its first-ever consumer electronics device developed and designed by the company, tabeo((TM)) is now officially available in all of its stores across the country and online at Toysrus.com. The brand-new 7-inch, multi-touch tablet comes with 50 free, preinstalled apps sure to engage and entertain kids, plus great safety features that parents are proving to appreciate. The nationwide rollout included the launch of a variety of tabeo-branded accessories to complement the device – from noise-cancelling headphones and colorful earbuds, to stylish folio cases and supplementary AC adaptors for charging tabeo on-the-go. The company also developed Tabeo.com to serve as the ultimate online hub for consumers interested in learning more about tabeo’s features, browsing the full list of available apps, viewing details on the tablet’s specs and placing an online order. Additionally, to ensure that tabeo owners receive dedicated customer service for any questions they might have, Toys”R”Us has established a variety of channels through which consumers can speak with tabeo representatives either via Live Chat, email or phone, all accessible through Tabeo.com.
“Consumer demand for tabeo has been very strong since we announced its introduction last month, and we’re proud to roll out this exciting new kid-friendly tablet to consumers nationwide,” said Troy Peterson, Vice President, Divisional Merchandise Manager, Toys”R”Us, U.S. “Eager shoppers and early gift-givers finally have the chance to check this item off their kids’ wish lists, and will be pleased to find that there is an entire ecosystem of accessories, such as earbuds, cases and more that come in fun colors, helping to build on kids’ tabeo experience.”
Kid-Friendly Features and Tech-Savvy Sophistication Make for a Winning Combination
Right out of the box, dozens of kid-friendly apps and games are available on the device, including Cut the Rope, Angry Birds, Fruit Ninja, Temple Run and more. Additionally, tabeo is a great educational resource for kids of all ages, as it includes programs such as AlphaTots, Operation Math and TechCalc, along with a library of various literary titles. Plus, kids will have fun with the multitude of included creativity, photography and activity apps provided, from Putt Putt Zoo and Camera App to Freddy Fish and Stolen Shell. Thousands of free apps also can be found through the tabeo App Store, including must-haves like Skype, allowing users to expand the content on their device. Coming soon, users will be able to access the new Toys”R”Us Movies app, where thousands of family-friendly movies and TV shows are available for streaming and download. Also, through the tabeo Web browser, kids also can access YouTube and other top-visited sites.
With the holiday shopping season right around the corner, many consumers are looking for money-saving strategies to minimize the annual financial burden from frenzied holiday shopping. PriceGrabber(®) has compiled several tips to help consumers save approximately $1,500 over the next three months. Continue reading
The candidates aren’t the only ones preparing for the October 22 presidential debate. AT&T* is beefing up its mobile Internet network for the big event at Lynn University in Boca Raton. A Cell on Wheels, or COW, has been rolled in and an antenna system installed to boost mobile Internet coverage and capacity on the campus. Recognized as a top social media college, Lynn University is anticipating a high volume of mobile Internet usage on campus during the debate. Continue reading
Rand McNally today introduced the RVND(TM) 7720, a new 7-inch RV GPS device with Wi-Fi® connectivity allowing for real-time weather information and display, and new hardware with rugged casing, video input, and brighter screen. Continue reading
Polaroid invites fans to celebrate the 75th anniversary through an exclusive Facebook contest beginning today
Today Polaroid is connecting to a new group of consumers and fans in the same way that Polaroid did when it was first introduced to photography enthusiasts and professionals by Edwin Land 75 years ago. This year marks the Polaroid brand’s 75(th) anniversary of sharing the magic of instant. The brand now offers fans a breadth of instant digital and consumer electronic products – including digital cameras, camcorders, tablets and accessories – to give people everything they need to create, capture, print, store, share and enjoy their moments – simply and easily Continue reading
Studios’ Premium Content Grow M-GO’s Media Library of the Most Sought Out Entertainment to Watch at Home or On the Go
The Grill Conference — M-GO, the new service that makes consumers’ entertainment happen by getting them the freshest and broadest content on the devices they choose, today announced content licensing agreements with two leading studios, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) and Relativity Media. M-GO will provide consumers with immediate access to premium animated film franchises such as DreamWorks’ Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon, as well as Relativity’s live action releases The Raven, Mirror Mirror and Act of Valor. Consumers will be able to easily rent or purchase digital entertainment new releases and catalog films on any device or platform Continue reading